Academy Awards > 1988

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Rain ManMGM$172,825,435
Working GirlFox$63,779,477
Dangerous LiaisonsWarner Bros.$34,670,720
Mississippi BurningOrion Pictures$34,603,943
The Accidental TouristWarner Bros.$32,632,093
Total Gross: $338,511,668
Average Gross: $67,702,334


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Rain ManBarry LevinsonMGM$172,825,435
Working GirlMike NicholsFox$63,779,477
A Fish Called WandaCharles CrichtonMGM$62,493,712
Mississippi BurningAlan ParkerOrion Pictures$34,603,943
The Last Temptation of ChristMartin ScorseseUniversal$8,373,585
Total Gross: $342,076,152
Average Gross: $68,415,230


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Rain ManDustin HoffmanMGM$172,825,435
BigTom HanksFox$114,968,774
Mississippi BurningGene HackmanOrion Pictures$34,603,943
Stand and DeliverEdward James OlmosWarner Bros.$13,994,920
Pelle the ConquerorMax von SydowMiramax$2,053,931
Total Gross: $338,447,003
Average Gross: $67,689,401


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Working GirlMelanie GriffithFox$63,779,477
Dangerous LiaisonsGlenn CloseWarner Bros.$34,670,720
The AccusedJodie FosterParamount$32,078,318
Gorillas in the MistSigourney WeaverUniversal$24,720,479
A Cry in the DarkMeryl StreepWarner Bros.$6,908,797
Total Gross: $162,157,791
Average Gross: $32,431,558


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
A Fish Called WandaKevin KlineMGM$62,493,712
Married to the MobDean StockwellOrion Pictures$21,486,757
Tucker: The Man and His DreamMartin LandauParamount$19,652,638
Running on EmptyRiver PhoenixWarner Bros.$2,835,116
Little DorritAlec GuinnessCannon Films$1,025,228
Total Gross: $107,493,451
Average Gross: $21,498,690


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Working GirlSigourney WeaverFox$63,779,477
Working GirlJoan CusackFox$63,779,477
Dangerous LiaisonsMichelle PfeifferWarner Bros.$34,670,720
Mississippi BurningFrances McDormandOrion Pictures$34,603,943
The Accidental TouristGeena DavisWarner Bros.$32,632,093
Total Gross: $229,465,710
Average Gross: $45,893,142


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Rain ManMGM$172,825,435
BigFox$114,968,774
A Fish Called WandaMGM$62,493,712
Bull DurhamOrion Pictures$50,888,729
Au Revoir, Les EnfantsOrion Classics$4,542,825
Running on EmptyWarner Bros.$2,835,116
Total Gross: $408,554,591
Average Gross: $68,092,432


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Dangerous LiaisonsWarner Bros.$34,670,720
The Accidental TouristWarner Bros.$32,632,093
Gorillas in the MistUniversal$24,720,479
The Unbearable Lightness of BeingOrion Pictures$10,006,806
Little DorritCannon Films$1,025,228
Total Gross: $103,055,326
Average Gross: $20,611,065


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Rain ManMGM$172,825,435
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
Die HardFox$83,008,852
Mississippi BurningOrion Pictures$34,603,943
Gorillas in the MistUniversal$24,720,479
Total Gross: $471,611,079
Average Gross: $94,322,216


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
Rain ManMGM$172,825,435
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
Tequila SunriseWarner Bros.$41,292,551
Mississippi BurningOrion Pictures$34,603,943
The Unbearable Lightness of BeingOrion Pictures$10,006,806
Total Gross: $415,181,105
Average Gross: $83,036,221


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
Rain ManMGM$172,825,435
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
BeachesBuena Vista$57,041,866
Dangerous LiaisonsWarner Bros.$34,670,720
Tucker: The Man and His DreamParamount$19,652,638
Total Gross: $440,643,029
Average Gross: $88,128,606


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
Coming to AmericaParamount$128,152,301
Dangerous LiaisonsWarner Bros.$34,670,720
Tucker: The Man and His DreamParamount$19,652,638
SunsetTriStar$4,594,452
A Handful of DustNew Line$1,560,700
Total Gross: $188,630,811
Average Gross: $37,726,162


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
Coming to AmericaParamount$128,152,301
BeetlejuiceWarner Bros.$73,707,461
ScroogedParamount$60,328,558
Total Gross: $262,188,320
Average Gross: $87,396,107


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
Die HardFox$83,008,852
WillowMGM$57,269,863
Total Gross: $296,731,085
Average Gross: $98,910,362


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
Die HardFox$83,008,852
Mississippi BurningOrion Pictures$34,603,943
Gorillas in the MistUniversal$24,720,479
BirdWarner Bros.$2,181,286
Total Gross: $300,966,930
Average Gross: $60,193,386


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Who Framed Roger RabbitBuena Vista$156,452,370
Die HardFox$83,008,852
WillowMGM$57,269,863
Total Gross: $296,731,085
Average Gross: $98,910,362


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Rain ManHans ZimmerMGM$172,825,435
Dangerous LiaisonsGeorge FentonWarner Bros.$34,670,720
The Accidental TouristJohn WilliamsWarner Bros.$32,632,093
Gorillas in the MistMaurice JarreUniversal$24,720,479
The Milagro Beanfield WarDave GrusinUniversal$13,825,794
Total Gross: $278,674,521
Average Gross: $55,734,904


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Working Girl"Let the River Run"Fox$63,779,477
Bagdad Cafe"Calling You"Island Pictures$3,587,303
Buster"Two Hearts"Hemdale$540,000
Total Gross: $67,906,780
Average Gross: $22,635,593