Tagged: awards

Tom Berenger in Platoon

Platoon: 1986 Best Picture

“Platoon” and “A Room with a View” had the most nomination (8) at the 59th Academy Awards, but the Best Picture and Best Director Oscars went to “Platoon”, along with...

Out of Africa

Out of Africa: 1985 Best Picture

“Out of Africa” won 7 Oscars at the 58th Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, but it did not win any of the acting Oscars. The other Best...

Amadeus

Amadeus: 1984 Best Picture

Amadeus picked up 8 Oscars at the 57th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Milos Forman) and Best Actor (F. Murray Abraham). Tom Hulce who played the title role...

Ben Kingsley as Gandhi

Gandhi: 1982 Best Picture

“Gandhi” won 8 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor, at the 55th Academy Awards. Not bad at all out of 11 nominations. “Tootsie” had 10 nomination and...

Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire: 1981 Best Picture

At the 54th Academy Awards “Chariots of Fire” won Best Picture, over the highly favored “Reds” (12 nominations), as well as “On Golden Pond” (10), “Raiders of the Lost Ark”...

Ordinary People

Ordinary People: 1980 Best Picture

“Ordinary People” won Best Picture and Best Director at the 53rd Academy Awards, beating “Raging Bull”, “The Elephant Man” and “Tess”. Two biographical films about living people got the top...

De Niro in The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter: 1978 Best Picture

“The Deer Hunter” won Best Picture and Best Director at the 51st Academy Awards. The also rans were “Coming Home”, “Heaven Can Wait”, “Midnight Express” and “An Unmarried Woman”. Best...

Keaton and Allen in Annie Hall

Annie Hall: 1977 Best Picture

“Annie Hall” won 4 Oscars at the 50th Academy Awards, including Best Picture. That was out of 5 nominations. It was up against these 3 films with way more nominations:...