How many Academy Awards was ET nominated for?
Nine: Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Sound, Score, Visual Effects, Sound Effects Editing. It won the last four categories.
At the Golden Globe Awards, the film won Best Picture in the
Drama category and Best Score; it was also nominated for Best
Director, Best Screenplay, and Best New Male Star for Henry
Four: Best Sound, Score, Visual Effects and Sound Effects Editing.