awards for David Lean on AllMovie

David Lean

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
A Passage to India
1984
Nominated Best Director
A Passage to India
1984
Nominated Best Director
Doctor Zhivago
1965
Won Best Director
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
Won Best Director
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
Nominated Best Director
Summertime
1955
Nominated Best Director
Great Expectations
1947
Nominated Best Director
Brief Encounter
1946
Nominated Best Editing
A Passage to India
1984
Nominated Best Screenplay
Great Expectations
1947
Nominated Best Screenplay
Brief Encounter
1946

American Film Institute

Won Lifetime Achievement Award
1990

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Won Best British Film
Hobson's Choice
1954
Nominated Best British Film
Oliver Twist
1948
Nominated Best Film - Any Source
Doctor Zhivago
1966
Won Best Film - Any Source
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
Won Best Film - Any Source
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
Nominated Best Film - Any Source
Summertime
1955
Won Best Film - Any Source
Breaking the Sound Barrier
1952
Nominated Best Picture
Ryan's Daughter
1970

Directors Guild of America

Nominated Best Director
A Passage to India
1984
Nominated Best Director
Ryan's Daughter
1970
Won Best Director
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
Won Best Director
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957

Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Nominated Best Director
A Passage to India
1984
Won Best Director
Doctor Zhivago
1965
Won Best Director
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
Won Best Director
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
Nominated Best Screenplay
A Passage to India
1984

National Board of Review

Won Best Director
A Passage to India
1984
Won Best Director
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
Won Best Director
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
Won Best Director
Breaking the Sound Barrier
1952

New York Film Critics Circle

Won Best Director
A Passage to India
1984
Won Best Director
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
Won Best Director
Summertime
1955