"A Walk to Remember" won Mandy Moore the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance. The director, Adam Shankman, won the Artistic Director's Award at the Giffoni Film Festival.
In addition to her MTV Movie Award, Moore won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout Performance, Actress. Moore and her co-star, Shane West, were also nominated for Choice Chemistry. Moore was also nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Actress, Drama/Action Adventure.
"A Walk to Remember" was nominated for Best Live Action Family Film at the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards. However, it lost the award to "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."