Academy Awards > 1983

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentParamount$108,423,489
The Big ChillColumbia$56,342,711
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Tender MerciesUniversal$8,443,124
The DresserColumbia$5,310,748
Total Gross: $199,712,174
Average Gross: $39,942,435


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentJames L. BrooksParamount$108,423,489
SilkwoodMike NicholsFox$35,615,609
Tender MerciesBruce BeresfordUniversal$8,443,124
Fanny and AlexanderIngmar BergmanEmbassy$6,783,304
The DresserPeter YatesColumbia$5,310,748
Total Gross: $164,576,274
Average Gross: $32,915,255


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Educating RitaMichael CaineColumbia$14,648,076
Tender MerciesRobert DuvallUniversal$8,443,124
The DresserTom CourtenayColumbia$5,310,748
The DresserAlbert FinneyColumbia$5,310,748
Reuben, ReubenTom ContiFoxn/a
Total Gross: $33,712,696
Average Gross: $6,742,539


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentShirley MacLaineParamount$108,423,489
Terms of EndearmentDebra WingerParamount$108,423,489
SilkwoodMeryl StreepFox$35,615,609
Educating RitaJulie WaltersColumbia$14,648,076
TestamentJane AlexanderParamount$2,044,892
Total Gross: $269,155,555
Average Gross: $53,831,111


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentJack NicholsonParamount$108,423,489
Terms of EndearmentJohn LithgowParamount$108,423,489
The Right StuffSam ShepardWarner Bros.$21,192,102
To Be or Not to Be (1983)Charles DurningFox$13,030,214
Total Gross: $251,069,294
Average Gross: $62,767,324


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Big ChillGlenn CloseColumbia$56,342,711
YentlAmy IrvingMGM$40,218,899
SilkwoodCherFox$35,615,609
The Year of Living DangerouslyLinda HuntWarner Bros.$10,278,575
Cross CreekAlfre WoodardUniversaln/a
Total Gross: $142,455,794
Average Gross: $28,491,159


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
WarGamesMGM$79,567,667
The Big ChillColumbia$56,342,711
SilkwoodFox$35,615,609
Tender MerciesUniversal$8,443,124
Fanny and AlexanderEmbassy$6,783,304
Total Gross: $186,752,415
Average Gross: $37,350,483


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentParamount$108,423,489
Educating RitaColumbia$14,648,076
The DresserColumbia$5,310,748
Reuben, ReubenFoxn/a
BetrayalFox Intl Classicsn/a
Total Gross: $128,382,313
Average Gross: $25,676,463


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Terms of EndearmentParamount$108,423,489
FlashdanceParamount$92,921,203
Blue ThunderColumbia$42,313,354
SilkwoodFox$35,615,609
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Total Gross: $300,465,757
Average Gross: $60,093,151


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
FlashdanceParamount$92,921,203
WarGamesMGM$79,567,667
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
ZeligWarner Bros.$11,798,616
Fanny and AlexanderEmbassy$6,783,304
Total Gross: $212,262,892
Average Gross: $42,452,578


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
Return of the JediFox$252,583,617
Terms of EndearmentParamount$108,423,489
YentlMGM$40,218,899
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Fanny and AlexanderEmbassy$6,783,304
Total Gross: $429,201,411
Average Gross: $85,840,282


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
ZeligWarner Bros.$11,798,616
Fanny and AlexanderEmbassy$6,783,304
The Return of Martin GuerreEuropean Int'l$3,704,433
Cross CreekUniversaln/a
Total Gross: $22,286,353
Average Gross: $5,571,588


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
Return of the JediFox$252,583,617
Terms of EndearmentParamount$108,423,489
WarGamesMGM$79,567,667
Never Cry WolfBuena Vista$29,600,000
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Total Gross: $491,366,875
Average Gross: $98,273,375


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Return of the JediFox$252,583,617
The Right StuffWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Total Gross: $273,775,719
Average Gross: $136,887,860


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Return of the JediJohn WilliamsFox$252,583,617
Terms of EndearmentMichael GoreParamount$108,423,489
The Right StuffBill ContiWarner Bros.$21,192,102
Under FireJerry GoldsmithOrion Pictures$5,696,391
Cross CreekLeonard RosenmanUniversaln/a
Total Gross: $387,895,599
Average Gross: $77,579,120


 
BEST ADAPTATION SCORE
PictureStudioBox Office
Trading PlacesParamount$90,404,800
YentlMGM$40,218,899
The Sting IIUniversal$6,347,072
Total Gross: $136,970,771
Average Gross: $45,656,924


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Flashdance"Flashdane... What a Feeling"Paramount$92,921,203
Flashdance"Maniac"Paramount$92,921,203
Yentl"The Way He Makes Me Feel"MGM$40,218,899
Yentl"Papa, Can You Hear Me?"MGM$40,218,899
Tender Mercies"Over You"Universal$8,443,124
Total Gross: $274,723,328
Average Gross: $54,944,666


 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Fanny and AlexanderSwedenEmbassy$6,783,304
Total Gross: $6,783,304
Average Gross: $6,783,304
CarmenSpain--
Coup de foudreFrance--
Job lazadasaHungary--
Le BalAlgeria--


 
BEST DOCUMENTARY - FEATURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Children of Darkness--
First Contact--
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'--
Seeing Red--
The Profession of Arms--


 
BEST DOCUMENTARY - SHORT SUBJECT
PictureStudioBox Office
Flamenco at 5:15--
Ihr zent frei--
In the Nuclear Shadow: What Can the Children Tell Us?--
Sewing Woman--
Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph--


 
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
PictureStudioBox Office
Mickey's Christmas Carol--
Sound of Sunshine - Sound of Rain--
Sundae in New York--


 
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
PictureStudioBox Office
Boys and Girls--
Goodie-Two-Shoes--
Overnight Sensation--