Tagged: awards

Rain Man

Rain Man: 1988 Best Picture

“Rain Man” won Best Picture, Best Director (Barry Levinson), Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman) and Best Original Screenplay at the 61st Academy Awards. The other contenders for Best Picture were “Mississippi...

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor: 1987 Best Picture

“The Last Emperor” was the big winner at the 60th Academy Awards, scooping up Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume and 4 more. The other...

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...