awards for El Cid on AllMovie

El Cid (1961)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Nominated Best Color Art Direction 1961
Nominated Best Drama or Comedy Score 1961
Nominated Best Song 1961

Directors Guild of America

Nominated Best Director 1961

Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Nominated Best Director 1961
Nominated Best Original Score 1961
Nominated Best Picture - Drama
 
1961
Won Special Achievement 1961