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1980
Picture: "Ordinary People"
Actor: Robert DeNiro, "Raging Bull"
Actress: Sissy Spacek, "Coal Miner's Daughter"
Supporting Actor: Timothy Hutton, "Ordinary People"
Supporting Actress: Mary Steenburgen, "Melvin & Howard"
Director: Robert Redford, "Ordinary People"

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1981
Picture: "Chariots of Fire"
Actor: Henry Fonda, "On Golden Pond"
Actress: Katharine Hepburn, "On Golden Pond"
Supporting Actor: John Gielgud, "Arthur"
Supporting Actress: Maureen Stapleton, "Reds"
Director: Warren Beatty, "Reds"

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1982
Picture: "Gandhi"
Actor: Ben Kingsley, "Gandhi"
Actress: Meryl Streep, "Sophie's Choice"
Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett Jr., "An Officer and a Gentleman"
Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange, "Tootsie"
Director: Richard Attenborough, "Gandhi"

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1983
Picture: "Terms of Endearment"
Actor: Robert Duvall, "Tender Mercies"
Actress: Shirley MacLaine, "Terms of Endearment"
Supporting Actor: Jack Nicholson, "Terms of Endearment"
Supporting Actress: Linda Hunt, "The Year of Living Dangerously"
Director: James L. Brooks, "Terms of Endearment"

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1984
Picture: "Amadeus"
Actor: F. Murray Abraham, "Amadeus"
Actress: Sally Field, "Places in the Heart"
Supporting Actor: Haing S. Ngor, "The Killing Fields"
Supporting Actress: Peggy Ashcroft, "A Passage to India"
Director: Milos Forman, "Amadeus"

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1985
Picture: "Out of Africa"
Actor: William Hurt, "Kiss of the Spider Woman"
Actress: Geraldine Page, "The Trip to Bountiful"
Supporting Actor: Don Ameche, "Cocoon"
Supporting Actress: Anjelica Huston, "Prizzi's Honor"
Director: Sydney Pollack, "Out of Africa"

Original Screenplay: William Kelley , Earl W. Wallace and Pamela Wallace, "Witness"
Adapted Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke, "Out of Africa"
Foreign Language Film: "The Official Story," Argentina
Cinematography: David Watkin, "Out of Africa"
Costume Design: Jenny Beavan and John Bright, "A Room With a View"
Art Direction: Emi Wada, "Ran"
Visual Effects: David Berry , Scott Farrar, Ralph McQuarrie and Ken Ralston, "Cocoon"
Makeup: Zoltan Elek and Michael Westmore, "Mask"
Animated Short Film: Cilia Van Dijk, "Anna & Bella"
Live Action Short Film: Jeff Brown and Chris Pelzer, "Molly's Pilgrim"
Documentary Short Subject: David Goodman, "Witness to War: Charlie Clements"
Documentary Feature: Maria Florio and Victoria Mudd, "Broken Rainbow"
Sound: Gary Alexander, Peter Handford, Chris Jenkins and Larry Stensvold, "Out of Africa"
Editing: Thom Noble, "Witness"
Score: John Barry, "Out of Africa"
Original Song: "Say You, Say Me" from "White Nights," Lionel Richie
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Charles "Buddy" Rogers
Honorary Oscar: Paul Newman, actor; Alex North, composer; and John H. Whitney Sr., film pioneer

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1986
Picture: "Platoon"
Actor: Paul Newman, "The Color of Money"
Actress: Marlee Matlin, "Children of a Lesser God"
Supporting Actor: Michael Caine, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Supporting Actress: Dianne Wiest, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Director: Oliver Stone, "Platoon"
Original Screenplay: Woody Allen, "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Adapted Screenplay: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, "A Room With a View"
Foreign Language Film: "The Assault," The Netherlands
Cinematography: Chris Menges, "The Mission"
Costume Design: Jenny Beavan and John Bright, "A Room With a View"
Art Direction: Brian Ackland-Snow and Gianni Quaranta, "A Room With a View"
Visual Effects: Suzanne Benson, John Richardson, Robert Skotak and Stan Winston, "Aliens"
Makeup: Stephan Dupuis and Chris Walas, "The Fly"
Animated Short Film: Willem Thijssen and Linda Van and Tulden, "A Greek Tragedy"
Live Action Short Film: Chuck Workman, "Precious Images"
Documentary Short Subject: Vivienne Verdon-Roe, "Women – For America, For the World"
Documentary Feature: Brigitte Berman, "Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got"; Joseph Feury and Milton Justice, "Down and Out in America"
Sound: Charles "Bud" Grenzbach, Simon Kaye, Richard Rogers and John K. Wilkinson, "Platoon"
Editing: Claire Simpson, "Platoon"
Score: Herbie Hancock, "'Round Midnight"
Original Song: "Take My Breath Away" from "Top Gun," Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Steven Spielberg
Honorary Oscar: Ralph Bellamy, actor; E.M. "Al" Lewis

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1987
Picture: "The Last Emperor"
Actor: Michael Douglas, "Wall Street"
Actress: Cher, "Moonstruck"
Supporting Actor: Sean Connery, "The Untouchables"
Supporting Actress: Olympia Dukakis, "Moonstruck"
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci, "The Last Emperor"
Original Screenplay: John Patrick Shanley, "Moonstruck"
Adapted Screenplay: Mark Peploe and Bernardo Bertolucci, "The Last Emperor"
Foreign Language Film: "Babette's Feast," Denmark
Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro, "The Last Emperor"
Costume Design: James Acheson, "The Last Emperor"
Art Direction: Ferdinando Scarfiotti and Bruno Cesari, "The Last Emperor"
Visual Effects: William George, Kenneth Smith, Dennis Muren, Harley Jessup, "Innerspace"
Makeup: Rick Baker, "Harry and the Hendersons"
Animated Short Film: Frederic Back, "The Man Who Planted Trees"
Live Action Short Film: Jonathan Sanger, Jana Sue Memel, "Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall"
Documentary Short Subject: Sue Marx, Pamela Conn, "Young at Heart"
Documentary Feature: Aviva Slesin, "The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table"
Sound: Bill Rowe, Ivan Sharrock, "The Last Emperor"
Editing: Gabriella Cristiani, "The Last Emperor"
Score: Ryuichi Sakamoto, "The Last Emperor"
Original Song: "The Time of My Life" from "Dirty Dancing," Franke Previte, John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Billy Wilder

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1988
Picture: "Rain Man"
Actor: Dustin Hoffman, "Rain Man"
Actress: Jodie Foster, "The Accused"
Supporting Actor: Kevin Kline, "A Fish Called Wanda"
Supporting Actress: Geena Davis, "The Accidental Tourist"
Director: Barry Levinson, "Rain Man"
Original Screenplay: Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow, "Rain Man"
Adapted Screenplay: Christopher Hampton, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Cinematography: Peter Biziou, "Mississippi Burning"
Foreign Language Film: "Pelle the Conquerer"
Sound: Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Vern Poore and Willie Burton, "Bird"
Sound Effects Editing: Charles Campbell and Louis Edemann, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Visual Effects: Ken Ralston, Richard Williams, Edward Jones and George Gibbs, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Makeup: Ve Neill, Steve La Porte and Robert Short, "Beetlejuice"
Costumes: James Acheson, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Art Direction: Art director Stuart Craig and set decorator Gerard James, "Dangerous Liaisons"
Editing: Arthur Schmidt, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Original Song: "Let the River Run" from "Working Girl," Carly Simon
Original Score: Dave Grusin, "The Milagro Beanfield War"
Documentary Feature: "Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie, Marcel Ophuls, director Documentary Short Subject: "You Don't Have to Die," William Guttentag and Malcolm Clarke, directors
Animated Short Subject: "Tin Toy"
Live Action Short Film: Dean Parisot and Steven Wright, "The Appointment of Dennis Jennings
Honorary: National Film Board of Canada
Honorary: Eastman Kodak
Special Achievement: Animation director Richard Williams, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
Award of Merit: Sound engineers Ray Dolby and Ioan Allen
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Lens designer Gordon Henry Cook
1988 Nominees

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1989
Picture: "Driving Miss Daisy"
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, "My Left Foot"
Actress: Jessica Tandy, "Driving Miss Daisy"
Supporting Actor: Denzel Washington, "Glory"
Supporting Actress: Brenda Fricker, "My Left Foot"
Director: Oliver Stone, "Born on the Fourth of July"
Cinematography: Freddie Francis, "Glory"
Original Screenplay: Tom Schulman, "Dead Poets Society"
Adapted Screenplay: Alfred Uhry, "Driving Miss Daisy"
Art Direction: "Batman"
Editing: "Born on the Fourth of July"
Makeup: "Driving Miss Daisy"
Costume Design: "Henry V"
Sound: "Glory"
Sound Effects Editing: "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
Visual Effects: "The Abyss"
Foreign Language Film: "Cinema Paradiso"
Original Song: "Under the Sea," from "The Little Mermaid," Alan Menken and Howard Ashman
Original Music Score: "The Little Mermaid"
Live-Action Short Film: "Work Experience"
Animated Short Film: "Balance"
Documentary Short Subject: "The Johnstown Flood"
Documentary Feature: "Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt"
Honorary Oscar: Japanese director Akira Kurosawa
1989 Nominees

   
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