61ST ACADEMY AWARDS

March 29, 1989
Shrine Auditorium
Hosted by *none*

BEST PICTURE

“The Accidental Tourist”
“Dangerous Liaisons”
“Mississippi Burning”
“Rain Man”
“Working Girl”

DIRECTOR

Charles Crichton – “A Fish Called Wanda”
Barry Levinson – “Rain Man”
Mike Nichols – “Working Girl”
Alan Parker – “Mississippi Burning”
Martin Scorsese – “The Last Temptation of Christ”

ACTOR

Gene Hackman – “Mississippi Burning” as Agent Rupert Anderson
Tom Hanks – “Big” as Josh Baskin
Dustin Hoffman – “Rain Man” as Raymond “Rain Man” Babbit
Edward James Olmos – “Stand and Deliver” as Jaime Escalante
Max von Sydow – “Pelle the Conqueror” as Lassefar

ACTRESS

Glenn Close – “Dangerous Liaisons” as Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil
Jodie Foster – “The Accused” as Sarah Tobias
Melanie Griffith – “Working Girl” as Tess McGill
Meryl Streep – “A Cry in the Dark” as Lindy Chamberlain
Sigourney Weaver – “Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey” as Dian Fossey

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alec Guinness – “Little Dorrit” as William Dorrit
Kevin Kline – “A Fish Called Wanda” as Otto West
Martin Landau – “Tucker: The Man and His Dream” as Abe Karatz
River Phoenix – “Running on Empty” as Danny Pope
Dean Stockwell – “Married to the Mob” as Tony “The Tiger” Russo

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Joan Cusack – “Working Girl” as Cyn
Geena Davis – “The Accidental Tourist” as Muriel Pritchett
Frances McDormand – “Mississippi Burning” as Mrs. Pell
Michelle Pfeiffer – “Dangerous Liaisons” as Madame Marie de Tourvel
Sigourney Weaver – “Working Girl” as Katharine Parker

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“The Accidental Tourist” – Frank Galati and Lawrence Kasdan
“Dangerous Liaisons” – Christopher Hampton
“Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey” – Anna Hamilton Phelan and Tab Murphy
“Little Dorrit” – Christine Edzard
“The Unbearable Lightness of Being” – Jean-Claude Carrière and Philip Kaufman

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Big” – Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg
“Bull Durham” – Ron Shelton
“A Fish Called Wanda” – John Cleese and Charles Crichton
“Rain Man” – Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow
“Running on Empty” – Naomi Foner

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE

“Hanussen” (Hungary)
“The Music Teacher” (Belgium)
“Pelle the Conqueror” (Denmark)
“Salaam Bombay!” (India)
“Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (Spain)

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

“The Cry of Reason: Beyers Naude – An Afrikaner Speaks Out”
“Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie”
“Let’s Get Lost”
“Promises to Keep”
“Who Killed Vincent Chin?”

DOCUMENTARY
(SHORT SUBJECT)

“The Children’s Storefront”
“Family Gathering”
“Gang Cops”
“Portrait of Imogen”
“You Don’t Have to Die”

ANIMATED SHORT

“The Cat Came Back”
“Technological Threat”
“Tin Toy”

LIVE ACTION SHORT

“The Appointments of Dennis Jennings”
“Cadillac Dreams”
“Gullah Tales”

ART DIRECTION

“Beaches” – Albert Brenner and Garrett Lewis
“Dangerous Liaisons” – Stuart Craig and Gérard James
“Rain Man” – Ida Random and Linda DeScenna
“Tucker: The Man and His Dream” – Dean Tavoularis and Armin Ganz
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” – Elliot Scott and Peter Howitt

CINEMATOGRAPHY

“Mississippi Burning” – Peter Biziou
“Rain Man” – John Seale
“Tequila Sunrise” – Conrad Hall
“The Unbearable Lightness of Being” – Sven Nykvist
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” – Dean Cundey

COSTUME DESIGN

“Coming to America” – Deborah Nadoolman Landis
“Dangerous Liaisons” – James Acheson
“A Handful of Dust” – Jane Robinson
“Sunset” – Patricia Norris
“Tucker: The Man and His Dream” – Milena Canonero

FILM EDITING

“Die Hard” – Frank Urioste and John Link
“Gorillas in the Mist” – Stuart Baird
“Mississippi Burning” – Gerry Hambling
“Rain Man” – Stu Linder
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” – Arthur Schmidt

MAKEUP

“Beetlejuice” – Ve Neill, Steve LaPorte and Robert Short
“Coming to America” – Rick Baker
“Scrooged” – Tom Burman and Bari Dreiband-Burman

ORIGINAL SCORE

“The Accidental Tourist” – John Williams
“Dangerous Liaisons” – George Fenton
“Gorillas in the Mist” – Maurice Jarre
“The Milagro Beanfield War” – Dave Grusin
“Rain Man” – Hans Zimmer

ORIGINAL SONG

“Calling You” from “Bagdad Cafe” – Bob Telson
“Let the River Run” from “Working Girl” – Carly Simon
“Two Hearts” from “Buster” – Lamont Dozier and Phil Collins

SOUND EDITING

“Die Hard”
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
“Willow”

SOUND MIXING

“Bird”
“Die Hard”
“Gorillas in the Mist”
“Mississippi Burning”
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit”

VISUAL EFFECTS

“Die Hard”
“Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
“Willow”
  1. “The Accidental Tourist”
  2. “The Accused”
  3. “Bagdad Cafe”
  4. “Beaches”
  5. “Beetlejuice”
  6. “Big”
  7. “Bird”
  8. “Bull Durham”
  9. “Buster”
  10. “Coming to America”
  11. “A Cry in the Dark”
  12. “Dangerous Liaisons”
  13. “Die Hard”
  14. “A Fish Called Wanda”
  15. “Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey”
  16. “A Handful of Dust”
  17. “The Last Temptation of Christ”
  18. “Little Dorrit”
  19. “Married to the Mob”
  20. “The Milagro Beanfield War”
  21. “Mississippi Burning”
  22. “Pelle the Conqueror”
  23. “Rain Man”
  24. “Running on Empty”
  25. “Scrooged”
  26. “Stand and Deliver”
  27. “Sunset”
  28. “Tequila Sunrise”
  29. “Tucker: The Man and His Dream”
  30. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”
  31. “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
  32. “Willow”
  33. “Working Girl”
FOREIGN
  1. “Hanussen” (Hungary)
  2. “The Music Teacher” (Belgium)
  3. “Salaam Bombay!” (India)
  4. “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (Spain)
DOCUMENTARY
  1. “The Cry of Reason: Beyers Naude – An Afrikaner Speaks Out”
  2. “Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie”
  3. “Let’s Get Lost”
  4. “Promises to Keep”
  5. “Who Killed Vincent Chin?”
SHORT FILMS
  1. “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings”
  2. “Cadillac Dreams”
  3. “The Cat Came Back”
  4. “The Children’s Storefront”
  5. “Family Gathering”
  6. “Gang Cops”
  7. “Gullah Tales”
  8. “Portrait of Imogen”
  9. “Technological Threat”
  10. “Tin Toy”
  11. “You Don’t Have to Die”

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