List of accolades received by the Predator franchise
Total number of wins and nominations
Totals 6 11
Footnotes

Predator is a science fiction/horror film franchise originally conceived by screenwriters Jim and John Thomas. Originating from a joke makings rounds around Hollywood about Rocky Balboa fighting an alien, the Thomas brothers penned a screenplay for the first film, Predator, which was acquired by 20th Century Fox and released in 1987.[1] Since then, there have been two sequels released intermittently, including Predator 2 in 1990 and Predators in 2010. A fourth film, The Predator, is set to be released in 2018.[2] The franchise is about the interactions with a barbaric and technologically-advanced races called the "Predators", which hunt humans for sport.[3]

Though the critical consensus of the Predator franchise has been overall mixed, the films have been met with praise for their visual effects, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects and a number of wins and nominations for the Saturn Awards.[4]

Predator

Organization Award category Recipients Result Ref.
Academy Awards Best Visual Effects Joel Hynek, Robert M. Greenberg, Richard Greenberg and Stan Winston Nominated [4]
BMI Film Music Awards BMI Film Music Award Alan Silvestri Won
Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects Richard Shorr Won
Hugo Awards Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Science Fiction Film Nominated
Best Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Nominated
Best Music Alan Silvestri Won
Best Special Effects Joel Hynek, Robert M. Greenberg, Richard Greenberg and Stan Winston Nominated

Predator 2

Organization Award category Recipients Result Ref.
Australian Cinematographers Society Best Cinematographer Peter Levy Won
Fantasporto Best Film Stephen Hopkins Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Science Fiction Film Nominated
Best Make-up Stan Winston and Scott H. Eddo Nominated
Best Special Effects Stan Winston and Joel Hynek Nominated

Predators

Organization Award category Recipients Result Ref.
Black Reel Awards Best Supporting Actor Laurence Fishburne Nominated
Taurus World Stunt Awards[5] Best High Work The stunt team fell off an 80' cliff, crashing to the water below. No CGI or wires were used.
(rewarded stunts: Heidi Pascoe, Bob Brown, Jeremy Fitzgerald, Ryan Ryusaki and Troy Robinson)
Won
Best Specialty Stunt Five people tumble and fall down a steep hill about 100' and end up going over an 80' cliff and freefall into the water. No CGI was used for this stunt. Won

See also

References

  1. ^ Haufrect, Ian T. (Director) (2001). If it Bleeds, We Can Kill It: The Making of Predator (Motion picture). United States: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
  2. ^ Romano, Nick (February 28, 2016). "Predator sequel lands March 2018 release date". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Ebert, Roger (November 21, 1990). "Roger Ebert, Film Review for Predator 2". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "The 60th Academy Awards". Oscars.com. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "2011 Winners & Nominees". Taurus World Stunt Awards.