awards & nominations

Sicario (2015)

Benicio Del Toro as "Alejandro"

After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), the team travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to flush out a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedSupporting Actor

21 Grams (2003)

Benicio Del Toro as "Jack Jordan"

In a film that plays with the idea of straightforward storytelling, a group of troubled people find that they are linked in unpredictable ways. Paul Rivers (Sean Penn) is an academic dealing with a terminal heart condition, but his life is changed by a car crash that seems unrelated to his ailment. The traffic accident, involving ex-con Jack Jordan (Benicio Del Toro) and the husband of Cristina Peck (Naomi Watts), is one that ruins lives but ultimately also resurrects them.

Academy Award (2003)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2003)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Traffic (2000)

Benicio Del Toro as "Javier Rodriguez"

A contemporary thriller set in the world of drug trafficking. Traffic evokes the high stakes and high risks of the drug trade, as seen through a series of interrelated stories, some of which are highly personal and some of which are filled with intrigue and danger.

Academy Award (2000)WonActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)WonActor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2000)WonBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)WonOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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