awards & nominations

Julia (1977)

Maximilian Schell as "Johann"

This Oscar-winning drama, based on the writing of Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends and its unexpected consequences. After Lillian (Jane Fonda), a renowned playwright, reunites in Russia with her childhood playmate Julia (Vanessa Redgrave), the writer is recruited to smuggle funds into Germany to aid the anti-Nazi movement. Waiting in the wings is Lillian's lover and mentor, Dashiell Hammett (Jason Robards), who is unaware of her dangerous assignment.

Academy Award (1977)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1977)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Maximilian Schell as "Hans Rolfe"

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood (Spencer Tracy) hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning (Burt Lancaster) and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe (Maximilian Schell), but also from the widow of a Nazi general (Marlene Dietrich), an idealistic U.S. Army captain (William Shatner) and reluctant witness Irene Wallner (Judy Garland).

Academy Award (1961)WonActor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)NominatedForeign Actor
Golden Globe (1961)WonBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama