1985

The 57th Academy Awards | 1985
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Monday, March 25, 1985
Honoring movies released in 1984
Highlights
Memorable Moments

Nominees

Actor in a Leading Role

Winner

F. Murray Abraham

Amadeus

Nominees

Jeff Bridges

Starman

Albert Finney

Under the Volcano

Tom Hulce

Amadeus

Sam Waterston

The Killing Fields

Actor in a Supporting Role

Winner

Haing S. Ngor

The Killing Fields

Nominees

Adolph Caesar

A Soldier's Story

John Malkovich

Places in the Heart

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita

The Karate Kid

Ralph Richardson

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Actress in a Leading Role

Winner

Sally Field

Places in the Heart

Nominees

Judy Davis

A Passage to India

Jessica Lange

Country

Vanessa Redgrave

The Bostonians

Sissy Spacek

The River

Actress in a Supporting Role

Winner

Peggy Ashcroft

A Passage to India

Nominees

Glenn Close

The Natural

Lindsay Crouse

Places in the Heart

Christine Lahti

Swing Shift

Geraldine Page

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Art Direction

Winner

Amadeus

Art Direction: Patrizia Von Brandenstein; Set Decoration: Karel Cerny

Nominees

The Cotton Club

Art Direction: Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: George Gaines, Les Bloom

The Natural

Art Direction: Angelo Graham, Mel Bourne, James J. Murakami, Speed Hopkins; Set Decoration: Bruce Weintraub

A Passage to India

Art Direction: John Box, Leslie Tomkins; Set Decoration: Hugh Scaife

2010

Art Direction: Albert Brenner; Set Decoration: Rick Simpson

Cinematography

Winner

The Killing Fields

Chris Menges

Nominees

Amadeus

Miroslav Ondricek

The Natural

Caleb Deschanel

A Passage to India

Ernest Day

The River

Vilmos Zsigmond

Costume Design

Winner

Amadeus

Theodor Pistek

Nominees

The Bostonians

Jenny Beavan, John Bright

A Passage to India

Judy Moorcroft

Places in the Heart

Ann Roth

2010

Patricia Norris

Directing

Winner

Amadeus

Milos Forman

Nominees

Broadway Danny Rose

Woody Allen

Roland Joffé

The Killing Fields

A Passage to India

David Lean

Places in the Heart

Robert Benton

Documentary (Feature)

Winner

The Times of Harvey Milk

Robert Epstein and Richard Schmiechen, Producers

Nominees

High Schools

Charles Guggenheim and Nancy Sloss, Producers

In the Name of the People

Alex W. Drehsler and Frank Christopher, Producers

Marlene

Karel Dirka and Zev Braun, Producers

Streetwise

Cheryl McCall, Producer

Documentary (Short Subject)

Winner

The Stone Carvers

Marjorie Hunt and Paul Wagner, Producers

Nominees

The Children of Soong Ching Ling

Gary Bush and Paul T.K. Lin, Producers

Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing

Ben Achtenberg and Joan Sawyer, Producers

The Garden of Eden

Lawrence R. Hott and Roger M. Sherman, Producers

Recollections of Pavlovsk

Irina Kalinina, Producer

Film Editing

Winner

The Killing Fields

Jim Clark

Nominees

Amadeus

Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler

The Cotton Club

Barry Malkin, Robert Q. Lovett

A Passage to India

David Lean

Romancing the Stone

Donn Cambern, Frank Morriss

Foreign Language Film

Winner

Dangerous Moves

Switzerland

Nominees

Beyond the Walls

Israel

Camila

Argentina

Double Feature

Spain

Wartime Romance

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Makeup

Winner

Amadeus

Paul LeBlanc, Dick Smith

Nominees

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Rick Baker, Paul Engelen

2010

Michael Westmore

Music (Original Score)

Winner

A Passage to India

Maurice Jarre

Nominees

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

John Williams

The Natural

Randy Newman

The River

John Williams

Under the Volcano

Alex North

Music (Original Song Score)

Winner

Purple Rain

Prince

Nominees

The Muppets Take Manhattan

Jeff Moss

Songwriter

Kris Kristofferson

Music (Original Song)

Winner

The Woman in Red

I Just Called To Say I Love You in "The Woman in Red" Music and Lyric by Stevie Wonder

Nominees

Against All Odds

Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) in "Against All Odds" Music and Lyric by Phil Collins

Footloose

Footloose in "Footloose" Music and Lyric by Kenny Loggins and Dean Pitchford

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters in "Ghostbusters" Music and Lyric by Ray Parker, Jr.

Footloose

Let's Hear It For The Boy in "Footloose" Music and Lyric by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford

Best Picture

Winner

Amadeus

Saul Zaentz, Producer

Nominees

The Killing Fields

David Puttnam, Producer

A Passage to India

John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin, Producers

Places in the Heart

Arlene Donovan, Producer

A Soldier's Story

Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary and Patrick Palmer, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

Winner

Charade

Jon Minnis, Producer

Nominees

Doctor De Soto

Morton Schindel and Michael Sporn, Producers

Paradise

Ishu Patel, Producer

Short Film (Live Action)

Winner

Up

Mike Hoover, Producer

Nominees

The Painted Door

Michael MacMillan and Janice L. Platt, Producers

Tales of Meeting and Parting

Sharon Oreck and Lesli Linka Glatter, Producers

Sound

Winner

Amadeus

Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Chris Newman

Nominees

Dune

Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Kevin O'Connell, Nelson Stoll

A Passage to India

Graham V. Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Michael A. Carter, John Mitchell

The River

Nick Alphin, Robert Thirlwell, Richard Portman, David Ronne

2010

Michael J. Kohut, Aaron Rochin, Carlos De Larios, Gene S. Cantamessa

Visual Effects

Winner

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Dennis Muren, Michael McAlister, Lorne Peterson, George Gibbs

Nominees

Ghostbusters

Richard Edlund, John Bruno, Mark Vargo, Chuck Gaspar

2010

Richard Edlund, Neil Krepela, George Jenson, Mark Stetson

Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)

Winner

Amadeus

Peter Shaffer

Nominees

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

P.H. Vazak, Michael Austin

The Killing Fields

Bruce Robinson

A Passage to India

David Lean

A Soldier's Story

Charles Fuller

Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)

Winner

Places in the Heart

Robert Benton

Nominees

Beverly Hills Cop

Screenplay by Daniel Petrie, Jr.; Story by Danilo Bach, Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Broadway Danny Rose

Woody Allen

El Norte

Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas

Splash

Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Bruce Jay Friedman; Screen Story by Bruce Jay Friedman; Based on a story by Brian Grazer

Special Achievement Award (Sound Effects Editing)

Winner

The River

Kay Rose

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Winner

David L. Wolper
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Against All Odds
1 Nomination
Music (Original Song) - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) in "Against All Odds" Music and Lyric by Phil Collins
Amadeus
11 Nominations, 8 Wins
* Art Direction - Art Direction: Patrizia Von Brandenstein; Set Decoration: Karel Cerny
* Actor in a Leading Role - F. Murray Abraham in "Amadeus"
* Sound - Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Chris Newman
* Directing - Milos Forman
* Makeup - Paul LeBlanc, Dick Smith
* Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) - Peter Shaffer
* Best Picture - Saul Zaentz, Producer
* Costume Design - Theodor Pistek
Cinematography - Miroslav Ondricek
Film Editing - Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler
Actor in a Leading Role - Tom Hulce in "Amadeus"