The 1989 Academy Awards®
Host: Billy Crystal
Date: March 26, 1990

Best Picture
Born on the Fourth of July
Dead Poets Society
Driving Miss Daisy
Field of Dreams
My Left Foot

Best Director
Woody Allen, Crimes and Misdemeanors
Kenneth Branagh, Henry V
Jim Sheridan, My Left Foot
Oliver Stone, Born on the Fourth of July--winner
Peter Weir, Dead Poets Society

Best Actor
Kenneth Branagh, Henry V
Tom Cruise, Born on the Fourth of July
Daniel Day-Lewis, My Left Foot--winner
Morgan Freeman, Driving Miss Daisy
Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

Best Actress
Isabelle Adjani, Camille Claudel
Pauline Collins, Shirley Valentine
Jessica Lange, Music Box
Michelle Pfeiffer, The Fabulous Baker Boys
Jessica Tandy, Driving Miss Daisy--winner

Best Supporting Actor
Danny Aiello, Do the Right Thing
Dan Akroyd, Driving Miss Daisy
Marlon Brando, A Dry White Season
Martin Landau, Crimes and Misdemeanors
Denzel Washington, Glory--winner

Best Supporting Actress
Brenda Fricker, My Left Foot--winner
Anjelica Huston, Enemies: A Love Story
Lena Olin, Enemies: A Love Story
Julia Roberts, Steel Magnolias
Dianne Weist, Parenthood

Best Foreign Language Film

Camille Claudel (France)
Dansen med Regitze (Denmark)
Jésus de Montréal (Canada)
Lo que le pasó a Santiago (Puerto Rico)
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Italy)--winner

Best Original Screenplay
Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen)
Dead Poets Society (Tom Schulman)--winner
Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh)
When Harry Met Sally (Nora Ephron)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Born on the Fourth of July (Oliver Stone, Ron Kovic)
Driving Miss Daisy (Alfred Uhry)--winner
Enemies: A Love Story (Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky)
Field of Dreams (Phil Alden Robinson)
My Left Foot (Jim Sheridan, Shane Connaughton)

Best Original Score
Born on the Fourth of July (John Williams)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (Dave Grusin)
Field of Dreams (James Horner)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (John Williams)
The Little Mermaid (Alan Menken)--winner

Best Cinematography
The Abyss (Freddie Francis)
Blaze (Haskell Wexler)
Born on the Fourth of July (Robert Richardson)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (Michael Ballhaus)
Glory (Freddie Francis)--winner

Other Categories:

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Batman (Anton Furst, Peter Young)

Best Costume Design
Henry V (Phyllis Dalton)

Best Makeup
Driving Miss Daisy (Manlio Rocchetti, Lynn Barber, Kevin Haney)

Best Film Editing
Born on the Fourth of July (David Brenner, Joe Hutshing)

Best Visual Effects
The Abyss (Hoyt Yeatman, Dennis Muren, John Bruno, Dennis Skotak)

Best Sound
Glory (Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams)

Best Sound Effects Editing
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Ben Burtt, Richard Hymns)

Best Original Song
The Little Mermaid, for the song "Under the Sea," music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman

Best Animated Short Film
Balance (Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein)

Best Live Action Short Film
Work Experience (James Hendrie)

Best Documentary, Short Subject
The Johnstown Flood (Charles Guggenheim)

Best Documentary, Feature
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (Robert Epstein, Bill Couturié)

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