Laurel Awards


The Laurel Awards was an American cinema awards system established to honor films, actors, actresses, producers, directors, and composers. This award was created by the Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine, and ran from 1948 to 1971 (with the exception of 1969).

Laurel Awards
CountryUnited States
Presented byMotion Picture Exhibitor (magazine)
First awarded1948
Last awarded1971

The Laurel Awards were determined by both American and Canadian film buyers.[1] After the vote, the results were published in the magazine and each winner was given a golden plaque.


Best Picture
  • Patton: 1971, not awarded any other year
Best Male Performance
Best Female Performance
Top Female Star
Top Male Star
Top Male Personality
Top Producer / Director
Top Director


  1. ^ "Laurel Awards—Poll With A Difference". Motion Picture Exhibitor. 10 (9): SS-2. August 28, 1957.

External linksEdit

  • Laurel Awards at IMDb