Academy Awards > 1994

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Pulp FictionMiramax$107,928,762
Four Weddings and a FuneralGramercy$52,700,832
The Shawshank RedemptionColumbia$28,341,469
Quiz ShowBuena Vista$24,822,619
Total Gross: $543,488,181
Average Gross: $108,697,636


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpRobert ZemeckisParamount$329,694,499
Pulp FictionQuentin TarantinoMiramax$107,928,762
Quiz ShowRobert RedfordBuena Vista$24,822,619
Bullets Over BroadwayWoody AllenMiramax$13,383,747
Red (1994)Krzysztof KieslowskiMiramax$3,581,969
Total Gross: $479,411,596
Average Gross: $95,882,319


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpTom HanksParamount$329,694,499
Pulp FictionJohn TravoltaMiramax$107,928,762
Nobody's FoolPaul NewmanParamount$39,491,975
The Shawshank RedemptionMorgan FreemanColumbia$28,341,469
The Madness of King GeorgeNigel HawthorneSamuel Goldwyn$15,238,689
Total Gross: $520,695,394
Average Gross: $104,139,079


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The ClientSusan SarandonWarner Bros.$92,115,211
Little Women (1994)Winona RyderSony / Columbia$50,083,616
NellJodie FosterFox$33,683,817
Blue SkyJessica LangeOrion Pictures$3,359,465
Tom and VivMiranda RichardsonMiramax$538,534
Total Gross: $179,780,643
Average Gross: $35,956,129


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpGary SiniseParamount$329,694,499
Pulp FictionSamuel L. JacksonMiramax$107,928,762
Quiz ShowPaul ScofieldBuena Vista$24,822,619
Bullets Over BroadwayChazz PalminteriMiramax$13,383,747
Ed WoodMartin LandauBuena Vista$5,887,457
Total Gross: $481,717,084
Average Gross: $96,343,417


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Pulp FictionUma ThurmanMiramax$107,928,762
The Madness of King GeorgeHelen MirrenSamuel Goldwyn$15,238,689
Bullets Over BroadwayJennifer TillyMiramax$13,383,747
Bullets Over BroadwayDianne WiestMiramax$13,383,747
Tom and VivRosemary HarrisMiramax$538,534
Total Gross: $150,473,479
Average Gross: $30,094,696


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Pulp FictionMiramax$107,928,762
Four Weddings and a FuneralGramercy$52,700,832
Bullets Over BroadwayMiramax$13,383,747
Red (1994)Miramax$3,581,969
Heavenly CreaturesMiramax$3,049,135
Total Gross: $180,644,445
Average Gross: $36,128,889


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Nobody's FoolParamount$39,491,975
The Shawshank RedemptionColumbia$28,341,469
Quiz ShowBuena Vista$24,822,619
The Madness of King GeorgeSamuel Goldwyn$15,238,689
Total Gross: $437,589,251
Average Gross: $87,517,850


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
SpeedFox$121,248,145
Pulp FictionMiramax$107,928,762
The Shawshank RedemptionColumbia$28,341,469
Hoop DreamsFine Line$7,830,611
Total Gross: $595,043,486
Average Gross: $119,008,697


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Legends of the FallSony / Columbia$66,638,883
The Shawshank RedemptionColumbia$28,341,469
Wyatt EarpWarner Bros.$25,052,000
Red (1994)Miramax$3,581,969
Total Gross: $453,308,820
Average Gross: $90,661,764


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Interview with the VampireWarner Bros.$105,264,608
Legends of the FallSony / Columbia$66,638,883
The Madness of King GeorgeSamuel Goldwyn$15,238,689
Bullets Over BroadwayMiramax$13,383,747
Total Gross: $530,220,426
Average Gross: $106,044,085


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
MaverickWarner Bros.$101,631,272
Little Women (1994)Sony / Columbia$50,083,616
Bullets Over BroadwayMiramax$13,383,747
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the DesertGramercy$11,220,670
Queen MargotMiramax$1,292,232
Total Gross: $177,611,537
Average Gross: $35,522,307


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Mary Shelley's FrankensteinSony / Columbia$22,006,296
Ed WoodBuena Vista$5,887,457
Total Gross: $357,588,252
Average Gross: $119,196,084


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
True LiesFox$146,282,411
The MaskNew Line$119,938,730
Total Gross: $595,915,640
Average Gross: $198,638,547


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Clear and Present DangerParamount$122,187,717
SpeedFox$121,248,145
Legends of the FallSony / Columbia$66,638,883
The Shawshank RedemptionColumbia$28,341,469
Total Gross: $668,110,713
Average Gross: $133,622,143


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpParamount$329,694,499
Clear and Present DangerParamount$122,187,717
SpeedFox$121,248,145
Total Gross: $573,130,361
Average Gross: $191,043,454


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Forrest GumpAlan SilvestriParamount$329,694,499
The Lion KingHans ZimmerBuena Vista$312,855,561
Interview with the VampireElliot GOldenthalWarner Bros.$105,264,608
Little Women (1994)Thomas NewmanSony / Columbia$50,083,616
The Shawshank RedemptionTHomas NewmanColumbia$28,341,469
Total Gross: $826,239,753
Average Gross: $165,247,951


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Lion King"Circle of Life"Buena Vista$312,855,561
The Lion King"Hakuna Matata"Buena Vista$312,855,561
The Lion King"Can You Feel the Love Tonight"Buena Vista$312,855,561
The Paper"Make Up Your Mind"Universal$38,824,341
Junior"Look What Love Has Done"Universal$36,763,355
Total Gross: $1,014,154,379
Average Gross: $202,830,876


 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Eat Drink Man WomanTaiwanSamuel Goldwyn$7,294,403
Burnt by the SunRussiaSony Classics$2,302,338
Strawberry and ChocolateCubaMiramax$2,080,805
FarinelliBelgiumSony Classics$1,573,411
Before the RainMacedoniaGramercy$763,847
Total Gross: $14,014,804
Average Gross: $2,802,961


 
BEST DOCUMENTARY - FEATURE
PictureStudioBox Office
A Great Day in HarlemCastle Hill$527,034
Freedom on My MindTara Releasing$71,176
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear VisionOcean Releasing$62,186
Total Gross: $660,396
Average Gross: $220,132
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