Academy Awards > 1984

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
Places in the HeartTriStar$34,901,614
The Killing FieldsWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
A Soldier's StoryColumbia$21,821,347
Total Gross: $170,175,185
Average Gross: $34,035,037


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
AmadeusMilos FormanOrion Pictures$51,564,280
Places in the HeartRobert BentonTriStar$34,901,614
The Killing FieldsRoland JoffeWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Passage to IndiaDavid LeanColumbia$27,187,653
Broadway Danny RoseWoody AllenOrion Pictures$10,600,497
Total Gross: $158,954,335
Average Gross: $31,790,867


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
AmadeusF. Murray AbrahamOrion Pictures$51,564,280
AmadeusTom HulceOrion Pictures$51,564,280
The Killing FieldsSam WaterstonWarner Bros.$34,700,291
StarmanJeff BridgesColumbia$28,744,356
Under the VolcanoAlbert FinneyUniversal$2,556,800
Total Gross: $169,130,007
Average Gross: $33,826,001


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Places in the HeartSally FieldTriStar$34,901,614
A Passage to IndiaJudy DavisColumbia$27,187,653
The RiverSissy SpacekUniversal$11,489,982
CountryJessica LangeBuena Vista$9,640,000
The BostoniansVanessa RedgraveALMI$1,009,700
Total Gross: $84,228,949
Average Gross: $16,845,790


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Karate KidPat MoritaColumbia$90,815,558
Greystoke: The Legend of TarzanRalph RichardsonWarner Bros.$45,858,563
Places in the HeartJohn MalkovichTriStar$34,901,614
The Killing FieldsHaing S. NgorWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Soldier's StoryAdolph CaesarColumbia$21,821,347
Total Gross: $228,097,373
Average Gross: $45,619,475


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The NaturalGlenn CloseTriStar$47,951,979
Places in the HeartLindsay CrouseTriStar$34,901,614
A Passage to IndiaPeggy AshcroftColumbia$27,187,653
The Pope of Greenwich VillageGeraldine PageMGM$6,836,201
Swing ShiftChristine LahtiWarner Bros.$6,650,206
Total Gross: $123,527,653
Average Gross: $24,705,531


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Beverly Hills CopParamount$234,760,478
SplashBuena Vista$69,821,334
Places in the HeartTriStar$34,901,614
Broadway Danny RoseOrion Pictures$10,600,497
El NorteArtisann/a
Total Gross: $350,083,923
Average Gross: $70,016,785


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
Greystoke: The Legend of TarzanWarner Bros.$45,858,563
The Killing FieldsWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
A Soldier's StoryColumbia$21,821,347
Total Gross: $181,132,134
Average Gross: $36,226,427


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Romancing the StoneFox$76,572,238
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
The Killing FieldsWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
The Cotton ClubOrion Pictures$25,928,721
Total Gross: $215,953,183
Average Gross: $43,190,637


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
The NaturalTriStar$47,951,979
The Killing FieldsWarner Bros.$34,700,291
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
The RiverUniversal$11,489,982
Total Gross: $172,894,185
Average Gross: $34,578,837


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
The NaturalTriStar$47,951,979
2010MGM$40,400,657
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
The Cotton ClubOrion Pictures$25,928,721
Total Gross: $193,033,290
Average Gross: $38,606,658


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
2010MGM$40,400,657
Places in the HeartTriStar$34,901,614
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
The BostoniansALMI$1,009,700
Total Gross: $155,063,904
Average Gross: $31,012,781


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
Greystoke: The Legend of TarzanWarner Bros.$45,858,563
2010MGM$40,400,657
Total Gross: $137,823,500
Average Gross: $45,941,167


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
GhostbustersColumbia$229,242,989
Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomParamount$179,870,271
2010MGM$40,400,657
Total Gross: $449,513,917
Average Gross: $149,837,972


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
AmadeusOrion Pictures$51,564,280
2010MGM$40,400,657
DuneUniversal$30,925,690
A Passage to IndiaColumbia$27,187,653
The RiverUniversal$11,489,982
Total Gross: $161,568,262
Average Gross: $32,313,652


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomJohn WilliamsParamount$179,870,271
The NaturalRandy NewmanTriStar$47,951,979
A Passage to IndiaMaurice JarreColumbia$27,187,653
The RiverJohn WilliamsUniversal$11,489,982
Under the VolcanoAlex NorthUniversal$2,556,800
Total Gross: $269,056,685
Average Gross: $53,811,337


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG SCORE
PictureStudioBox Office
Purple RainWarner Bros.$68,392,977
The Muppets Take ManhattanTriStar$25,534,703
SongwriterTriStar$865,915
Total Gross: $94,793,595
Average Gross: $31,597,865


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Ghostbusters"Ghostbusters"Columbia$229,242,989
Footloose"Let's Hear it for the Boy"Paramount$80,035,402
Footloose"Footloose"Paramount$80,035,402
The Woman in Red"I Just Called to Say I Love You"Orion Pictures$25,308,147
Against All Odds"Take a Look at Me Now"Columbia$21,689,062
Total Gross: $436,311,002
Average Gross: $87,262,200


 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
CamilaArgentina--
La Diagonale du fouSwitzerland--
Sesion continuaSpain--
Voenno-Polevoy RomanSoviet Union--


 
BEST DOCUMENTARY - FEATURE
PictureStudioBox Office
High Schools--
In the Name of the People--
Marlene--
Streetwise--
The Times of Harvey Milk--


 
BEST DOCUMENTARY - SHORT SUBJECT
PictureStudioBox Office
Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing--
Recollections of Pavlovsk--
The Children of Soong Ching Ling--
The Garden of Eden--
The Stone Carvers--


 
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
PictureStudioBox Office
Charade--
Doctor DeSoto--
Paradise--


 
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
PictureStudioBox Office
Tales of Meeting and Parting--
The Painted Door--
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