The 2nd Bodil Awards ceremony was held on 29 April 1949 at Palace Hotel's night club Ambassadeur in Copenhagen, Denmark, honouring the best national and foreign films of 1938. Ib Schønberg acted as host and Lily Broberg, Poul Reichhardt and Grethe Thordahl performed at the event which was attended by 300 guests.
|2nd Bodil Awards|
|Date||29 April 1949|
|Hosted by||Ib Schønberg|
|Best Film||The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman|
Bodil Ipsen's and Lau Lauritzen, Jr.'s The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman won the award for Best Danish Film and Johannes Meyer won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in it. Mogens Wieth won the award for Best Leading Actor for his role in Kampen mod uretten. Karin Nellemose won the award for Best Leading Actress for her perfor role in the same film and the award for Best Supporting Actress for Mens porten var lukket.
|Best Danish Film||Honorary Bodil Award|
Annelise Reenberg for her work as a cinematographer on Astrid and Bjarne Henning Jensen's Kristinus Bergman
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
Mogens Wieth – Kampen mod uretten
Karin Nellemose – Kampen mod uretten
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
Karin Nellemose – Mens porten var lukket
|Best American Film||Best Non-American Film|