The 1986 Academy Awards®
Hosts: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan
Date: March 30, 1987

Best Picture
Children of a Lesser God
Hannah and Her Sisters
The Mission
A Room with a View

Best Director
Woody Allen, Hannah and Her Sisters
James Ivory, A Room with a View
Roland Joffé, The Mission
David Lynch, Blue Velvet
Oliver Stone, Platoon--winner

Best Actor
Dexter Gordon, 'Round Midnight
Bob Hoskins, Mona Lisa
William Hurt, Children of a Lesser God
Paul Newman, The Color of Money--winner
James Woods, Salvador

Best Actress
Jane Fonda, The Morning After
Marlee Matlin, Children of a Lesser God--winner
Sissy Spacek, Crimes of the Heart
Kathleen Turner, Peggy Sue Got Married
Sigourney Weaver, Aliens

Best Supporting Actor
Tom Berenger, Platoon
Michael Caine, Hannah and Her Sisters--winner
Willem Dafoe, Platoon
Denholm Elliott, A Room with a View
Dennis Hopper, Hoosiers

Best Supporting Actress
Tess Harper, Crimes of the Heart
Piper Laurie, Children of a Lesser God
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, The Color of Money
Maggie Smith, A Room with a View
Dianne Wiest, Hannah and Her Sisters--winner

Best Foreign Language Film
'38 (Austria)
37°2 le matin (France)
De Aanslag (The Netherlands)--winner
Le déclin de l'empire Américain (Canada)
Vesnicko má stredisková (Czechoslovakia)

Best Original Screenplay
Crocodile Dundee (Paul Hogan, Ken Shadie, John Cornell)
Hannah and Her Sisters (Woody Allen)--winner
My Beautiful Laundrette (Hanif Kureishi)
Platoon (Oliver Stone)
Salvador (Oliver Stone, Richard Boyle)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Children of a Lesser God (Hesper Anderson, Mark Medoff)
The Color of Money (Richard Price)
Crimes of the Heart (Beth Henley)
A Room with a View (Ruth Prawer Jhabvala)--winner
Stand by Me (Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans)

Best Original Score
Aliens (James Horner)
Hoosiers (Jerry Goldsmith)
The Mission (Ennio Morricone)
'Round Midnight (Herbie Hancock)--winner
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Leonard Rosenman)

Best Cinematography
The Mission (Chris Menges)--winner
Peggy Sue Got Married (Jordan Cronenweth)
Platoon (Robert Richardson)
A Room with a View (Tony Pierce-Roberts)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Donald Peterman)

Other Categories:

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
A Room with a View (Gianni Quaranta, Brian Ackland-Snow, Brian Savegar, Elio Altramura)

Best Costume Design
A Room with a View (Jenny Beavan, John Bright)

Best Makeup
The Fly (Chris Walas, Stephan Dupuis)

Best Film Editing
Platoon (Claire Simpson)

Best Visual Effects
Aliens (Robert Skotak, Stan Winston, John Richardson, Suzanne M. Benson)

Best Sound
Platoon (John Wilkinson, Rochard D. Rogers, Bud Grenzbach, Simon Kaye)

Best Sound Effects Editing
Aliens (Don Sharpe)

Best Original Song
Top Gun, for the song "Take My Breath Away," music by Giorgio Moroder, lyrics by Tom Whitlock

Best Animated Short Film
A Greek Tragedy (Linda Van Tulden, Willum Thijssen)

Best Live Action Short Film
Precious Images (Chuck Workman)

Best Documentary, Short Subject
Women - for America, for the World (Vivienne Verdon-Roe)

Best Documentary, Feature (tie)
Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got (Brigitte Berman)
Down and Out in America (Joseph Feury, Milton Justice)

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