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The 67th Academy Awards, honoring the best films of 1994
1994 in film
1994 was a significant year in film.The top grosser worldwide was The Lion King, which to date stands as the highest-grossing traditionally-animated film of all time...

, were held on March 27, 1995 at the Shrine Auditorium
Shrine Auditorium
The Shrine Auditorium is a landmark large-event venue, in Los Angeles, California, USA. It is also the headquarters of the Al Malaikah Temple, a division of the Shriners.-History:...

, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...

. They were hosted by well-known comedian and talk show
Talk show
A talk show or chat show is a television program or radio program where one person discuss various topics put forth by a talk show host....

 host David Letterman
David Letterman
David Michael Letterman is an American television host and comedian. He hosts the late night television talk show, Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC...

.

The ceremony is perhaps best remembered for Letterman's performance as the host. Although some thought of him as different but good, most critics labeled his performance as terrible and vowed for him never to host the Oscars again. This negative criticism arose from Letterman's absurdist brand of comedy, and it would lead to Late Show with David Letterman
Late Show with David Letterman
Late Show with David Letterman is a U.S. late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS. The show debuted on August 30, 1993, and is produced by Letterman's production company, Worldwide Pants Incorporated. The show's music director and band-leader of the house band, the CBS Orchestra, is...

 losing in the ratings to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno by the summer of 1995. Letterman seems to have a sense of humor about it, however, because around Academy Award season he frequently references his lackluster appearance at the Academy awards on his show in a humorous tone.

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

 won Best Picture, as well as an additional five Oscars, including Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title...

' second consecutive Academy Award for Best Actor
Academy Award for Best Actor
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry...

. Hanks became only the second person in Oscar history to accomplish the feat of winning consecutive awards in the Best Actor category, the first being Spencer Tracy
Spencer Tracy
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy was an American theatrical and film actor, who appeared in 75 films from 1930 to 1967. Tracy was one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, ranking among the top ten box office draws for almost every year from 1938 to 1951...

. Also, Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest is an American actress. She has had a successful career on stage, television, and film, and has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award.-Early life:...

 won her second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. Since its inception, however, the...

 in a Woody Allen
Woody Allen
Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author, and playwright. Allen's films draw heavily on literature, sexuality, philosophy, psychology, Jewish identity, and the history of cinema...

 film, becoming the first person to win two Oscars in the same category where the films were directed by the same person (she won another Best Supporting Actress in 1986 for Hannah and Her Sisters
Hannah and Her Sisters
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begin and end with a family Thanksgiving dinner...

).

This year had the rarity of producing a tie. When Tim Allen
Tim Allen
Tim Allen is an American comedian, actor, voice-over artist, and entertainer, known for his role in the sitcom Home Improvement...

 opened the envelope for Best Live Action Short
Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film
This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974. For the three preceding years it was known as "Short Subjects, Live Action Films." The term "Short Subjects, Live Action Subjects" was used from 1957 until 1970. From 1936 until 1956 there were two separate...

, much to his surprise there was a tie. This is the last time (as of 2011) this has happened.

The awards this year were also notable for the near inclusion of a documentary as Best Picture. The documentary category was then, as always, nominated by a special committee. The critically acclaimed film Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams is a 1994 documentary film directed by Steve James, with Kartemquin Films. It follows the story of two African-American high school students in Chicago and their dream of becoming professional basketball players....

 failed to make the documentary committee's short list, even though it was on more critics' top ten lists than any other film that year, including Pulp Fiction
Pulp fiction
Pulp fiction may refer to:* pulp magazines, short stories presented in a magazine format, printed on cheaply made wood-pulp paper* Pulp Fiction, a 1994 film directed by Quentin Tarantino...

, Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

, The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

, and Quiz Show
Quiz Show
Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford. Adapted by Paul Attanasio from Richard Goodwin's memoir Remembering America, the film is based upon the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s...

. Many prominent critics, most notably Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel
Eugene Kal "Gene" Siskel was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune. Along with colleague Roger Ebert, he hosted the popular review show Siskel & Ebert At the Movies from 1975 until his death....

 and Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Roger Joseph Ebert is an American film critic and screenwriter. He is the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.Ebert is known for his film review column and for the television programs Sneak Previews, At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, and Siskel and Ebert and The...

 campaigned for Academy members to vote to nominate Hoop Dreams for Best Picture, something that had never happened before. The effort failed, yet Hoop Dreams was nominated for Best Film Editing, one of the few documentaries ever to be nominated in a craft category.

This was only the 2nd (and last as of 2011) in Oscar history where 3 of the 4 acting winners were repeats. The other time was during the 1938 Oscars
11th Academy Awards
The 11th Academy Awards were held on February 23, 1939 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. It was the first Academy Awards show without any official host, as well as the first to have a foreign language film nominated for Best Picture.This was the first of only two times in Oscar...

. Interestingly enough, the only first timer was Martin Landau
Martin Landau
Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. Landau began his career in the 1950s. His early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest . He played continuing roles in the television series Mission: Impossible and Space:1999...

 who was the oldest of the bunch.

Awards


Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface
Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Picture
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to artists working in the motion picture industry. The Best Picture category is the only category in which every member of the Academy is eligible not only...

Best Director
  • Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

    • Four Weddings and a Funeral
      Four Weddings and a Funeral
      Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British comedy film directed by Mike Newell. It was the first of several films by screenwriter Richard Curtis to feature Hugh Grant...

    • Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

    • Quiz Show
      Quiz Show
      Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford. Adapted by Paul Attanasio from Richard Goodwin's memoir Remembering America, the film is based upon the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

  • Robert Zemeckis
    Robert Zemeckis
    Robert Lee Zemeckis is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Zemeckis first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of the comedic time-travel Back to the Future film series, as well as the Academy Award-winning live-action/animation epic Who Framed Roger Rabbit ,...

     – Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

    • Woody Allen
      Woody Allen
      Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author, and playwright. Allen's films draw heavily on literature, sexuality, philosophy, psychology, Jewish identity, and the history of cinema...

       – Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

    • Quentin Tarantino
      Quentin Tarantino
      Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s, he began his career as an independent filmmaker with films employing nonlinear storylines and the aestheticization of violence...

       – Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

    • Robert Redford
      Robert Redford
      Charles Robert Redford, Jr. , better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Oscars: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime...

       – Quiz Show
      Quiz Show
      Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford. Adapted by Paul Attanasio from Richard Goodwin's memoir Remembering America, the film is based upon the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s...

    • Krzysztof Kieślowski
      Krzysztof Kieslowski
      Krzysztof Kieślowski was an Academy Award nominated influential Polish film director and screenwriter, known internationally for The Double Life of Veronique and his film cycles The Decalogue and Three Colors.-Early life:...

       – Three Colours: Red
      Three Colours: Red
      Three Colors: Red is a 1994 film co-written, produced, and directed by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski. It is the final film of The Three Colors Trilogy, which examines the French Revolutionary ideals; it is preceded by Blue and White. Kieślowski had announced that this would be his final...

  • Best Actor
    Academy Award for Best Actor
    Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry...

    Best Actress
    Academy Award for Best Actress
    Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry...

  • Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks
    Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title...

     – Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

    • Nigel Hawthorne
      Nigel Hawthorne
      Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne, CBE was an English actor, perhaps best remembered for his role as Sir Humphrey Appleby, the Permanent Secretary in the 1980s sitcom Yes Minister and the Cabinet Secretary in its sequel, Yes, Prime Minister. For this role he won four BAFTA Awards during the 1980s in the...

       – The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III. It tells the true story of George III's deteriorating mental health, and his equally declining relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales, particularly...

    • Paul Newman
      Paul Newman
      Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver and auto racing enthusiast...

       – Nobody's Fool
    • John Travolta
      John Travolta
      John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease...

       – Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

    • Morgan Freeman
      Morgan Freeman
      Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, aviator and narrator. He is noted for his reserved demeanor and authoritative speaking voice. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus and won...

       – The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

  • Jessica Lange
    Jessica Lange
    Jessica Phyllis Lange is an American actress who has worked in film, theatre and television. The recipient of several awards, including two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes and one Emmy, Lange is regarded as one of the première female actors of her generation.Lange was discovered by producer...

     – Blue Sky
    • Susan Sarandon
      Susan Sarandon
      Susan Sarandon is an American actress. She has worked in films and television since 1969, and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking. She had also been nominated for the award for four films before that and has received other recognition for her...

       – The Client
    • Winona Ryder
      Winona Ryder
      Winona Ryder is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice as a goth teenager, which won her critical and commercial recognition...

       – Little Women
      Little Women (1994 film)
      Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film adaptation of the Alcott classic, following silent versions released in 1917 and 1918, a 1933 George...

    • Jodie Foster
      Jodie Foster
      Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, film director, producer as well as a former child actress....

       – Nell
      Nell (film)
      Nell is a 1994 drama film starring Jodie Foster as a young woman who has to face other people for the first time after being raised by her mother in an isolated cabin. The film was directed by Michael Apted, and was based on Mark Handley's play Idioglossia. The original music score is composed by...

    • Miranda Richardson
      Miranda Richardson
      Miranda Jane Richardson is an English stage, film and television actor. She has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and has won two Golden Globes and a BAFTA during her career....

       – Tom & Viv
      Tom & Viv
      Tom & Viv is a 1984 play by British playwright, Michael Hastings, which tells the story of the relationship between the American poet, T. S. Eliot, and his first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot...

  • Best Supporting Actor
    Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
    Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. Since its inception, however, the...

    Best Supporting Actress
    Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
    Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. Since its inception, however, the...

  • Martin Landau
    Martin Landau
    Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. Landau began his career in the 1950s. His early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest . He played continuing roles in the television series Mission: Impossible and Space:1999...

     – Ed Wood
    Ed Wood (film)
    Ed Wood is a 1994 American comedy-drama biopic directed and produced by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp as cult filmmaker Edward D. Wood, Jr. The film concerns the period in Wood's life when he made his best-known films as well as his relationship with actor Bela Lugosi, played by Martin Landau...

    • Chazz Palminteri
      Chazz Palminteri
      Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri is an American actor and writer, best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale, and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets Over Broadway....

       – Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

    • Gary Sinise
      Gary Sinise
      Gary Alan Sinise is an American actor, film director and musician. During his career, Sinise has won various awards including an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award. In 1992, Sinise directed, and played the role of George Milton in the successful film adaptation of...

       – Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

    • Samuel L. Jackson
      Samuel L. Jackson
      Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American film and television actor and film producer. After becoming involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved on to acting in theater at Morehouse College, and then films. He had several small roles such as in the film Goodfellas before meeting his mentor,...

       – Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

    • Paul Scofield
      Paul Scofield
      David Paul Scofield, CH, CBE , better known as Paul Scofield, was an English actor of stage and screen...

       – Quiz Show
      Quiz Show
      Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford. Adapted by Paul Attanasio from Richard Goodwin's memoir Remembering America, the film is based upon the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s...

  • Dianne Wiest
    Dianne Wiest
    Dianne Wiest is an American actress. She has had a successful career on stage, television, and film, and has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award.-Early life:...

     – Bullets Over Broadway
    Bullets Over Broadway
    Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

    • Jennifer Tilly
      Jennifer Tilly
      Jennifer Tilly is an American actress and poker player. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She is the older sister of actress Meg Tilly.-Early life:...

       – Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

    • Helen Mirren
      Helen Mirren
      Dame Helen Mirren, DBE is an English actor. She has won an Academy Award for Best Actress, four SAG Awards, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards, and two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards.-Early life and family:...

       – The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III. It tells the true story of George III's deteriorating mental health, and his equally declining relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales, particularly...

    • Uma Thurman
      Uma Thurman
      Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Among her best-known roles are those in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill...

       – Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

    • Rosemary Harris
      Rosemary Harris
      Rosemary Ann Harris is an English actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Throughout her career she has been nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and has won a Golden Globe, an Emmy, a Tony Award, an Obie, and five Drama Desk Awards.-Early life:Harris was born in...

       – Tom & Viv
      Tom & Viv
      Tom & Viv is a 1984 play by British playwright, Michael Hastings, which tells the story of the relationship between the American poet, T. S. Eliot, and his first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot...

  • Best Original Screenplay
    Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)
    The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. Before 1940, there was an Academy Award for Best Story for writing. For 1940, it and the award in this article were separated into two awards. Beginning with the...

    Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Pulp Fiction
    Pulp Fiction (film)
    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

     – Quentin Tarantino
    Quentin Tarantino
    Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s, he began his career as an independent filmmaker with films employing nonlinear storylines and the aestheticization of violence...

     and Roger Avary
    Roger Avary
    Roger Avary is a Canadian film and television producer, screenwriter, olive farmer and director in the American mass media industry. He was behind the screenplays of the films Silent Hill and Beowulf...

    • Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

       – Woody Allen
      Woody Allen
      Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author, and playwright. Allen's films draw heavily on literature, sexuality, philosophy, psychology, Jewish identity, and the history of cinema...

       and Douglas McGrath
      Douglas McGrath
      Douglas Geoffrey McGrath is an American screenwriter. He is also a film director and actor.McGrath was nominated for a both an Academy Award and a BAFTA award for his Bullets Over Broadway screenplay...

    • Four Weddings and a Funeral
      Four Weddings and a Funeral
      Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British comedy film directed by Mike Newell. It was the first of several films by screenwriter Richard Curtis to feature Hugh Grant...

       – Richard Curtis
      Richard Curtis
      Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, CBE is a New Zealand-born British screenwriter, music producer, actor and film director, known primarily for romantic comedy films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones's Diary, Notting Hill, Love Actually and The Girl in the Café, as well as the hit...

    • Heavenly Creatures
      Heavenly Creatures
      Heavenly Creatures is a 1994 film directed by Peter Jackson, from a screenplay he co-wrote with his wife Fran Walsh, about the notorious 1954 Parker-Hulme murder case in Christchurch, New Zealand. Filmed on location in Christchurch, it features Melanie Lynskey and Kate Winslet in their screen debuts...

       – Peter Jackson
      Peter Jackson
      Sir Peter Robert Jackson, KNZM is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, known for his The Lord of the Rings film trilogy , adapted from the novel by J. R. R...

       and Fran Walsh
      Fran Walsh
      Frances "Fran" Walsh, Lady Jackson, MNZM is a screenwriter, film producer and occasional musician. She is the spouse of filmmaker Peter Jackson. They have two children: Billy and Katie....

    • Three Colours: Red
      Three Colours: Red
      Three Colors: Red is a 1994 film co-written, produced, and directed by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski. It is the final film of The Three Colors Trilogy, which examines the French Revolutionary ideals; it is preceded by Blue and White. Kieślowski had announced that this would be his final...

       – Krzysztof Kieślowski
      Krzysztof Kieslowski
      Krzysztof Kieślowski was an Academy Award nominated influential Polish film director and screenwriter, known internationally for The Double Life of Veronique and his film cycles The Decalogue and Three Colors.-Early life:...

       and Krzysztof Piesiewicz
      Krzysztof Piesiewicz
      Krzysztof Marek Piesiewicz is a Polish lawyer, screenwriter, and politician, who is currently a member of the Polish Parliament and head of the Ruch Społeczny or Social Movement Party....

  • Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

     – Eric Roth
    Eric Roth
    Eric Roth is an American screenwriter. He won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for Forrest Gump . He also co-wrote the screenplay for Michael Mann's The Insider , the Steven Spielberg film Munich , and David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , all of which were nominated for...

    • The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George
      The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III. It tells the true story of George III's deteriorating mental health, and his equally declining relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales, particularly...

       – Alan Bennett
      Alan Bennett
      Alan Bennett is a British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. Born in Leeds, he attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with The Oxford Revue. He stayed to teach and research mediaeval history at the university for several years...

    • Nobody's Fool – Robert Benton
      Robert Benton
      Robert Douglas Benton is an American screenwriter and film director.Benton was born in Waxahachie, Texas, the son of Dorothy and Ellery Douglass Benton, a telephone company employee. He attended the University of Texas and Columbia University. Benton has won numerous awards for both writing and...

    • Quiz Show
      Quiz Show
      Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford. Adapted by Paul Attanasio from Richard Goodwin's memoir Remembering America, the film is based upon the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s...

       – Paul Attanasio
      Paul Attanasio
      Paul Albert Attanasio is an American screenwriter and producer of film and television, who is currently an executive producer on the television series House.-Life and career:...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

       – Frank Darabont
      Frank Darabont
      Frank Darabont is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. He has directed the films The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist, all based on stories by Stephen King...

  • Best
    Foreign Language Film
    • Burnt by the Sun
      Burnt by the Sun
      Burnt by the Sun is a 1994 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. The film depicts the story of a senior Red Army officer and his family during the Great Purge of the late 1930s in the Stalinist Soviet Union...

       (Russia
      Russia
      Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

      )
      • Before the Rain
        Before the Rain (film)
        Before the Rain is a 1994 Macedonian film starring Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Šerbedžija, Grégoire Colin, and Labina Mitevska. It was directed and written by Milčo Mančevski. The music was created by the band Anastasia.-Plot:...

         (The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
      • Eat Drink Man Woman
        Eat Drink Man Woman
        Eat Drink Man Woman is a Taiwanese film directed by Ang Lee and starring Sihung Lung, Yu-wen Wang, Chien-lien Wu, Kuei-mei Yang. Many of the cast had starred in Ang Lee's previous film, The Wedding Banquet with Sihung Lung and Ah Lei Gua once more playing central elderly figures, and Winston Chao...

         (Taiwan
        Taiwan
        Taiwan , also known, especially in the past, as Formosa , is the largest island of the same-named island group of East Asia in the western Pacific Ocean and located off the southeastern coast of mainland China. The island forms over 99% of the current territory of the Republic of China following...

        )
      • Farinelli Il Castrato (Belgium
        Belgium
        Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

        )
      • Strawberry and Chocolate (Cuba
        Cuba
        The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city...

        )
    Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short
  • Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
    Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
    Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision is a 1994 documentary film made by Freida Lee Mock about the life of American artist Maya Lin, whose best-known work is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C....

     – Freida Lee Mock
    Freida Lee Mock
    Freida Lee Mock is a filmmaker, credited with producing films about a wide variety of historical and contemporary subjects. She is a co-founder of the American Film Foundation with Terry Sanders....

     and Terry Sanders
    Terry Sanders
    Terry Sanders is an American filmmaker having produced and/or directed more than 70 dramatic features, televisions specials, documentaries and portrait films. He co-heads the American Film Foundation and has produced and photographed the Oscar-winning dramatic short "A Time Out of War"...

    • Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter
      Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter
      Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter is a 1994 documentary film directed by Deborah Hoffmann. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature....

       – Deborah Hoffmann
    • D-Day Remembered
      D-Day Remembered
      D-Day Remembered is a 1994 documentary film directed by Charles Guggenheim. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature....

       – Charles Guggenheim
      Charles Guggenheim
      Charles Guggenheim was an American film director and producer.- Early life :Guggenheim was born into a prominent German Jewish family in Cincinnati, Ohio. His father was a furniture salesman. While studying farming at Colorado A&M in 1943, Guggenheim was drafted into the United States Army...

    • Freedom on My Mind
      Freedom on My Mind
      Freedom on My Mind is a 1994 documentary film about the efforts to register African-American voters in 1960s Mississippi and the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature...

       – Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford
    • A Great Day in Harlem
      A Great Day in Harlem (film)
      A Great Day in Harlem is a 1994 documentary film directed by Jean Bach about the photograph of the same name. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature....

       – Jean Bach
  • A Time for Justice
    A Time for Justice
    A Time for Justice is a 1994 short documentary film produced by Charles Guggenheim. It won an Academy Award in 1995 for Documentary Short Subject. The film was produced by Guggenheim and the Southern Poverty Law Center.-External links:...

     – Charles Guggenheim
    Charles Guggenheim
    Charles Guggenheim was an American film director and producer.- Early life :Guggenheim was born into a prominent German Jewish family in Cincinnati, Ohio. His father was a furniture salesman. While studying farming at Colorado A&M in 1943, Guggenheim was drafted into the United States Army...

    • Blues Highway
      Blues Highway (film)
      Blues Highway is a 1994 short documentary film directed by Bill Guttentag and Vince DiPersio. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short....

       – Vince DiPersio and Bill Guttentag
      Bill Guttentag
      Bill Guttentag is a two-time Oscar winning documentary and feature film writer-producer-director.-Career:In 1988, Guttentag won an Oscar for Best Documentary with his HBO film "You Don't Have to Die," telling the story of one boy's battle against cancer...

    • 89mm od Europy
      89mm from Europe
      89mm from Europe is a 1993 Polish short documentary film directed by Marcel Łoziński, looking at the 89 mm difference in track gauge between Russian and European railroads. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short....

       – Marcel Lozinski
      Marcel Lozinski
      Marcel Łoziński is a Polish film director and screenwriter. He has directed 22 films since 1972. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for 89mm from Europe.He was born in Paris, France.-External links:...

    • School of the Americas Assassins
      School of the Americas Assassins
      School of the Americas Assassins is a 1994 short documentary film about human rights abuses by graduates of School of the Americas. Produced by Robert Richter, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short....

       – Robert Richter
    • Straight from the Heart
      Straight from the Heart (1994 film)
      Straight from the Heart is a 1994 short documentary film directed by Dee Mosbacher and co-directed by Frances Reid. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short....

       – Dee Mosbacher
      Dee Mosbacher
      Diane "Dee" Mosbacher, MD, PhD, is an American filmmaker, lesbian feminist activist, and psychiatrist...

       and Frances Reid
      Frances Reid
      Frances Reid was an American dramatic actress. Although she starred in many productions, she is best known for her portrayal of Alice Horton on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of our Lives from its debut in November 1965 until her death on February 3, 2010.-Biography:Born in Wichita Falls, Texas,...

  • Best Live Action Short
    Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film
    This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974. For the three preceding years it was known as "Short Subjects, Live Action Films." The term "Short Subjects, Live Action Subjects" was used from 1957 until 1970. From 1936 until 1956 there were two separate...

    Best Animated Short
  • Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life
    Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life
    Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life is a short comic film for BBC Scotland. It was written and directed by Peter Capaldi, it stars Richard E. Grant as Franz Kafka, and co-stars Ken Stott....

     – Peter Capaldi
    Peter Capaldi
    Peter Dougan Capaldi is an Academy Award and BAFTA award winning Scottish actor and film director. In 1995, his short film Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film...

     and Ruth Kenley-Letts
  • Trevor
    Trevor (film)
    Trevor is a 1994 American short comedy film directed by Peggy Rajski about a gay 13-year-old boy who, when rejected by friends because of his sexuality, makes an attempt to take his life....

     – Peggy Rajski and Randy Stone
    Randy Stone
    Randy Stone was an American actor and casting director, and Academy Award winner.-Career:Randy Stone began his acting career in 1976 as a child actor on Charlie's Angels. However, most of his acting roles were as an adult. He appeared in two episodes of Space: Above and Beyond, and did two movies...

    • Kangaroo Court
      Kangaroo court
      A kangaroo court is "a mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted".The outcome of a trial by kangaroo court is essentially determined in advance, usually for the purpose of ensuring conviction, either by going through the motions of manipulated procedure or...

       – Sean Astin
      Sean Astin
      Sean Astin is an American film actor, director, voice artist, and producer better known for his film roles as Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, and Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In television, he appeared as Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24...

       and Christine Astin
    • On Hope – JoBeth Williams
      JoBeth Williams
      JoBeth Williams is an American film and television actress and director, and current President of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.-Early life:...

       and Michele McGuire
    • Syrup – Paul Unwin
      Paul Unwin (film director)
      Paul Unwin is a film, theatre, TV writer / director.As a theatre director his work includes The Man Who Had All the Luck by Arthur Miller at the Bristol Old Vic and the Young Vic, The Misanthrope at the Bristol Old Vic and the Royal National Theatre, Hamlet, Othello, In Times Like These by Jeremy...

       and Nick Vivian
  • Bob's Birthday
    Bob's Birthday
    Bob's Birthday is a 1993 animated short by Alison Snowden and David Fine, winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 67th Academy Awards. The 12 minute 18 second film features a humorous look a wife's plans to throw a surprise birthday party for her husband on his 40th...

     – Alison Snowden
    Alison Snowden
    Alison Snowden Alison Snowden Alison Snowden (born in Alison Snowden (born in Alison Snowden (born in [[Nottingham 4 April 1958) is a voice actress, producer, and screenwriter best known for [[Bob and Margaret]].- Life and work :...

     and David Fine
    David Fine
    David Sylvan Fine is an American domestic terrorist who was one of four perpetrators of the August 24, 1970, Sterling Hall bombing on the campus University of Wisconsin–Madison, in an act of political protest to the University's research efforts on behalf of the United States armed forces. The...

    • The Big Story – Tim Watts
      Tim Watts
      Tim Watts is a short film maker and caricaturist on TV's Spitting Image. Watts won the BAFTA award with longtime collaborator, David Stoten in 1994 for The Big Story.-External links:* on IMDB...

       and David Stoten
      David Stoten
      David Stoten is a short film maker and caricaturist on TV's Spitting Image. Stoten won the BAFTA award with longtime collaborator, Tim Watts in 1994 for The Big Story....

    • The Janitor – Vanessa Schwartz
    • The Monk and the Fish
      The Monk and the Fish
      The Monk and the Fish is a 1994 animated short film made by Michaël Dudok de Wit at the studio Folimage. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film at the 67th Academy Awards and Best Short Animated Film at the 48th British Academy Film Awards...

       – Michael Dudok de Wit
      Michaël Dudok De Wit
      Michael Dudok de Wit is an animator, director and illustrator. In 1978, he graduated from the West Surrey College of Art with his first film The Interview. After working for a year in Barcelona, he settled in London where he directs and animates award-winning commercials for television and cinema...

    • Triangle – Erica Russell
  • Best Original Score
    Academy Award for Best Original Score
    The Academy Award for Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.-Superlatives:...

    Best Original Song
    Academy Award for Best Original Song
    The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences . It is presented to the songwriters who have composed the best original song written specifically for a film...

  • The Lion King
    The Lion King
    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

     – Hans Zimmer
    Hans Zimmer
    Hans Florian Zimmer is a German film composer and music producer. He has composed music for over 100 films, including critically acclaimed film scores for The Lion King , Crimson Tide , The Thin Red Line , Gladiator , The Dark Knight and Inception .Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the...

    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Alan Silvestri
      Alan Silvestri
      Alan Anthony Silvestri is an American film composer and conductor.-Career:Silvestri is best known for his collaborations with director Robert Zemeckis, having scored Romancing the Stone , the Back to the Future trilogy , Who Framed Roger Rabbit , Death Becomes Her , Forrest Gump , Contact ,...

    • Interview with the Vampire
      Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
      Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American drama and horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice. The film focuses on Lestat and Louis, beginning with Louis' transformation into a vampire by Lestat in 1791...

       – Elliot Goldenthal
      Elliot Goldenthal
      Elliot Goldenthal is an American composer of contemporary classical music. He was a student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, and is best known for his distinctive style and ability to blend various musical styles and techniques in original and inventive ways...

    • Little Women
      Little Women (1994 film)
      Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film adaptation of the Alcott classic, following silent versions released in 1917 and 1918, a 1933 George...

       – Thomas Newman
      Thomas Newman
      Thomas Montgomery Newman is an American composer and conductor, best known for his many film scores. He is one of the more respected and recognized composers for modern film and has scored over fifty feature films in a career which spans nearly three decades.Newman has received a total of ten...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

       – Thomas Newman
      Thomas Newman
      Thomas Montgomery Newman is an American composer and conductor, best known for his many film scores. He is one of the more respected and recognized composers for modern film and has scored over fifty feature films in a career which spans nearly three decades.Newman has received a total of ten...

  • "Can You Feel the Love Tonight
    Can You Feel the Love Tonight
    250px|thumb|right|Simba and Nala embrace during the "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" sequence."Can You Feel the Love Tonight" is a song from Disney's 1994 animated film, The Lion King, composed by Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice. It was described by Don Hahn , Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff as...

    " from The Lion King
    The Lion King
    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

     – Music by Elton John
    Elton John
    Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, Hon DMus is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor...

    ; Lyrics by Tim Rice
    Tim Rice
    Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice is an British lyricist and author.An Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning lyricist, Rice is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus...

    • "Look What Love Has Done" from Junior
      Junior (film)
      Junior is a 1994 American comedy film written by Kevin Wade and Chris Conrad and directed by Ivan Reitman. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a scientist who undergoes a male pregnancy as part of a scientific experiment.-Plot:...

       – Music and Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager
      Carole Bayer Sager
      Carole Bayer Sager is an American lyricist, songwriter, singer, and painter.-Introduction:Born in New York City, Sager graduated from New York University, where she majored in English, dramatic arts and speech...

      , James Newton Howard
      James Newton Howard
      James Newton Howard is an American composer best known for his scores to motion pictures. He is one of the most popular and respected composers for cinema, and has scored over 100 films...

      , James Ingram
      James Ingram
      James Ingram is an American soul musician. He is best known as a vocalist. He is also a self-taught musician who plays piano, guitar, bass, drums and keyboards...

       and Patty Smyth
      Patty Smyth
      Patty Smyth is an American rock and roll musician. She first enjoyed mainstream success in 1982 as lead singer of the band Scandal and later scored a solo #2 hit with her song "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough"...

    • "Circle of Life
      Circle of Life
      The song was re-recorded in 2003 by the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, a group of actors and actresses who have appeared in Disney Channel television series and original movies...

      " from The Lion King
      The Lion King
      The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

       – Music by Elton John
      Elton John
      Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, Hon DMus is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor...

      ; Lyric by Tim Rice
      Tim Rice
      Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice is an British lyricist and author.An Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning lyricist, Rice is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus...

    • "Hakuna Matata
      Hakuna Matata
      Hakuna matata is a Swahili phrase that is literally translated as "There are no worries." It is sometimes translated as "no worries", although is more commonly used similarly to the American English phrase "no problem".-Jambo Bwana:...

      " from The Lion King
      The Lion King
      The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

       – Music by Elton John
      Elton John
      Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, Hon DMus is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor...

      ; Lyric by Tim Rice
      Tim Rice
      Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice is an British lyricist and author.An Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning lyricist, Rice is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus...

    • "Make Up Your Mind" from The Paper
      The Paper
      The Paper is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Robert Duvall, and Glenn Close. The film depicts 24 hours in a newspaper editor's professional and personal life.-Plot:...

       – Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
      Randy Newman
      Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his mordant pop songs and for film scores....

  • Best Sound Editing Best Sound Mixing
  • Speed – Stephen Hunter Flick
    • Clear and Present Danger
      Clear and Present Danger (film)
      Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on the book of the same name by Tom Clancy. It is a subsequent release to the 1992 film Patriot Games, which in itself is a subsequent release to the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October.It is the last film to feature Harrison...

       – Bruce Stambler
      Bruce Stambler
      Bruce Stambler is a sound editor. He won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Effects Editing in recognition for his work on The Ghost and the Darkness. His work on The Fugitive earned him a BAFTA Award for sound...

       and John Leveque
    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Gloria Borders and Randy Thom
  • Speed – Gregg Landaker
    Gregg Landaker
    Gregg Landaker is an American sound engineer. He won three Academy Awards for Best Sound and has been nominated for four more in the same category...

    , Steve Maslow
    Steve Maslow
    Steve Maslow is an American sound engineer. He won three Academy Awards for Best Sound and has been nominated for four more in the same category...

    , Bob Beemer
    Bob Beemer
    Robert Joseph Beemer, is an American sound mixer who won four Oscars.-Biography:Bob Beemer was born on February 8, 1955, at Queen of Angels Hospital in Hollywood, California...

     and David MacMillan
    David MacMillan (sound engineer)
    David MacMillan is an American sound engineer. He has won three Academy Awards for Best Sound. He has worked on over 70 films since 1973.-Selected filmography:* The Right Stuff * Speed * Apollo 13 -External links:...

    • Clear and Present Danger
      Clear and Present Danger (film)
      Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on the book of the same name by Tom Clancy. It is a subsequent release to the 1992 film Patriot Games, which in itself is a subsequent release to the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October.It is the last film to feature Harrison...

       – Donald O. Mitchell
      Donald O. Mitchell
      Donald O. Mitchell is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and was nominated for thirteen more in the same category...

      , Michael Herbick
      Michael Herbick
      Michael Herbick is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 90 films since 1988.-Selected filmography:* The Fugitive * Clear and Present Danger...

      , Frank A. Montaño
      Frank A. Montaño
      Frank A. Montaño is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on nearly 100 films since 1987.-Selected filmography:* Under Siege * The Fugitive...

       and Art Rochester
      Art Rochester
      Art Rochester is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on 65 films since 1970.-Selected filmography:* The Conversation...

    • Legends of the Fall
      Legends of the Fall
      Legends of the Fall is a 1994 epic drama film based on the 1979 novella of the same title by Jim Harrison. It was directed by Edward Zwick and stars Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. The film was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction , and Best...

       – Paul Massey
      Paul Massey (sound engineer)
      Paul Massey is a British sound engineer. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 150 films since 1982.-Selected filmography:* Legends of the Fall...

      , David E. Campbell
      David E. Campbell
      David E. Campbell is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for five more in the same category...

      , Chris David
      Chris David (sound engineer)
      Chris David is a British sound engineer. He was nominated for an Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. for the film Legends of the Fall. He has worked on over 170 films since 1982.-External links:...

       and Douglas Ganton
      Douglas Ganton
      Douglas Ganton is an American sound engineer. He was nominated for an Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. for the film Legends of the Fall. He has worked on over 70 films since 1975.-External links:...

    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Randy Thom, Tom Johnson
      Tom Johnson (sound engineer)
      Tom Johnson is an American sound engineer. He has won two Academy Awards for Best Sound and has been nominated for five more in the same category...

      , Dennis S. Sands
      Dennis S. Sands
      Dennis S. Sands is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 240 films since 1979.-Selected filmography:* Forrest Gump * Contact * Cast Away...

       and William B. Kaplan
      William B. Kaplan
      William B. Kaplan is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 80 films since 1972.-Selected filmography:* Back to the Future * Top Gun...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

       – Robert J. Litt
      Robert J. Litt
      Robert J. Litt is an American sound engineer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He worked on over 160 films between 1964 and 2000.-Selected filmography:* Mississippi Burning * The Shawshank Redemption...

      , Elliot Tyson
      Elliot Tyson
      Elliot Tyson is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for three more in the same category...

      , Michael Herbick
      Michael Herbick
      Michael Herbick is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 90 films since 1988.-Selected filmography:* The Fugitive * Clear and Present Danger...

       and Willie D. Burton
  • Best Art Direction
    Academy Award for Best Art Direction
    The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. The Academy Award for Best Art Direction recognizes achievement in art direction on a film. The films below are listed with their production year, so the Oscar 2000 for best art direction went to a film from 1999...

    Best Cinematography
    Academy Award for Best Cinematography
    The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture.-History:...

  • The Madness of King George
    The Madness of King George
    The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III. It tells the true story of George III's deteriorating mental health, and his equally declining relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales, particularly...

     – Art Direction: Ken Adam
    Ken Adam
    Sir Kenneth Adam, OBE, born Klaus Hugo Adam , is a motion picture production designer most famous for his set designs for the James Bond films of the 1960s and 1970s.-Childhood in Germany:...

    ; Set Decoration: Carolyn Scott
    Carolyn Scott
    Carolyn Scott is a art director and set decorator. She won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film The Madness of King George.-External links:...

    • Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

       – Art Direction: Santo Loquasto
      Santo Loquasto
      Santo Richard Loquasto is a Sicilian-Italian-American production designer, scenic designer and costume designer for stage, film, and dance. He is a descendant of Libertino lo Guasto of Serradifalco, Caltanissetta, Sicily. Indy race car driver Al Loquasto was his first cousin...

      ; Set Decoration: Susan Bode
      Susan Bode
      Susan Bode is a set decorator. She was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Bullets Over Broadway.-External links:...

    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Art Direction: Rick Carter
      Rick Carter
      Rick Carter is an American production designer and art director. He is known for his work in the film Forrest Gump, which earned him an Oscar nomination, as well as numerous nominations of other awards for his work in Amistad and A.I. Artificial Intelligence...

      ; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
    • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
      Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
      Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American drama and horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice. The film focuses on Lestat and Louis, beginning with Louis' transformation into a vampire by Lestat in 1791...

       – Art Direction: Dante Ferretti
      Dante Ferretti
      Dante Ferretti is an Italian production designer, art director and costume designer for films.In his career, Ferretti has worked with many great directors, both American and Italian, such as Pier Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Terry Gilliam, Franco Zeffirelli, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford...

      ; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
      Francesca Lo Schiavo
      Francesca Lo Schiavo is an Italian set decorator.She has been nominated for an Academy Award seven times, winning twice, and is married to Dante Ferretti, a fellow art director...

    • Legends of the Fall
      Legends of the Fall
      Legends of the Fall is a 1994 epic drama film based on the 1979 novella of the same title by Jim Harrison. It was directed by Edward Zwick and stars Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. The film was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction , and Best...

       – Art Direction: Lilly Kilvert
      Lilly Kilvert
      Lilly Kilvert is an American production designer. She has been nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction.-External links:...

      ; Set Decoration: Dorree Cooper
      Dorree Cooper
      Dorree Cooper is an American set decorator. She was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Legends of the Fall.-External links:...

  • Legends of the Fall
    Legends of the Fall
    Legends of the Fall is a 1994 epic drama film based on the 1979 novella of the same title by Jim Harrison. It was directed by Edward Zwick and stars Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. The film was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction , and Best...

     – John Toll
    John Toll
    John Toll A.S.C. is a Cleveland-born American cinematographer.In 1978 he worked on his first film, Norma Rae, as camera operator. He won back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Cinematography in 1994 and 1995, for the movies Legends of the Fall and Braveheart.He was also nominated for an Academy...

    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Don Burgess
      Don Burgess (cinematographer)
      Don Michael Burgess, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer. He studied at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.-Filmography:*Mo' Money *Josh and S.A.M. *Forrest Gump *Richie Rich...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

       – Roger Deakins
      Roger Deakins
      Roger Antony Deakins, ASC, BSC is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers. Deakins is a member of both the American and British Society of Cinematographers...

    • Three Colours: Red
      Three Colours: Red
      Three Colors: Red is a 1994 film co-written, produced, and directed by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski. It is the final film of The Three Colors Trilogy, which examines the French Revolutionary ideals; it is preceded by Blue and White. Kieślowski had announced that this would be his final...

       – Piotr Sobocinski
      Piotr Sobocinski
      Piotr Sobociński was one of the most respected cinematographers ever to come from Poland, picking up where his father, legendary Polish cinematographer, Witold Sobociński, left off. He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Three Colours: Red in 1994.-Early life:Born in 1958,...

    • Wyatt Earp
      Wyatt Earp (film)
      Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and features an ensemble cast that includes Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Isabella Rossellini, Mark Harmon,...

       – Owen Roizman
      Owen Roizman
      Owen Roizman, A.S.C. is a cinematographer and a Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.He is also a member of the American Society of Cinematographers .-Filmography:...

  • Best Makeup Best Costume Design
  • Ed Wood
    Ed Wood (film)
    Ed Wood is a 1994 American comedy-drama biopic directed and produced by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp as cult filmmaker Edward D. Wood, Jr. The film concerns the period in Wood's life when he made his best-known films as well as his relationship with actor Bela Lugosi, played by Martin Landau...

     – Ve Neill
    Ve Neill
    Ve Neill is an American makeup artist. Her real name is Mary Flores. She has won three Academy Awards, for the films Beetlejuice, Mrs. Doubtfire and Ed Wood...

    , Rick Baker and Yolanda Toussieng
    • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
      Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
      Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh. The film starred Branagh, Robert De Niro, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter. It was produced on a budget of $45 million...

       – Daniel Parker
      Daniel Parker
      Daniel Parker was a leader in the Primitive Baptist Church in the Southern United States. As an elder, Parker led a group who separated from that church and formed the Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists...

      , Paul Engelen and Carol Hemming
    • Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump
      Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

       – Daniel Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore and Judith Cory
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott. The plot is based on the journey of three drag queens who travel across the Australian Outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus that they have named...

     – Lizzy Gardiner
    Lizzy Gardiner
    Lizzy Gardiner is an Australian costume designer, who has been working in Hollywood since the early 1990s. Noted for her originality, she is best known for her American Express gold card dress which she wore to collect her Academy Award for Best Costume Designer at the 67th Academy Awards in 1995...

     and Tim Chappel
    • Maverick
      Maverick (film)
      Maverick is a 1994 Western comedy film based on the 1950s television series of the same name, created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Richard Donner from a screenplay by William Goldman and features Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and James Garner, as well as several cameo appearances...

       – April Ferry
    • Little Women
      Little Women (1994 film)
      Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film adaptation of the Alcott classic, following silent versions released in 1917 and 1918, a 1933 George...

       – Colleen Atwood
      Colleen Atwood
      Colleen Atwood is an American costume designer.Atwood has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design nine times and won Academy Awards for the movies Chicago in 2002, Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006, and Alice in Wonderland in 2011. Atwood has collaborated several times with...

    • Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway
      Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri, and Jennifer Tilly....

       – Jeffrey Kurland
    • Queen Margot – Moidele Bickel
      Moidele Bickel
      Moidele Bickel is a costume designer born in 1937, in Germany. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Costume Design for her work in the film Queen Margot .- External links :...

  • Best Film Editing Best Visual Effects
  • Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

     – Arthur Schmidt
    • Hoop Dreams
      Hoop Dreams
      Hoop Dreams is a 1994 documentary film directed by Steve James, with Kartemquin Films. It follows the story of two African-American high school students in Chicago and their dream of becoming professional basketball players....

       – Frederick Marx, Steve James
      Steve James (producer)
      Steve James is an American film producer and director of several documentaries, including the award-winning Hoop Dreams and Stevie. He is also the director of the 1997 feature film Prefontaine...

       and Bill Haugse
    • Speed – John Wright
      John Wright (film editor)
      John Wright is an ACE-certified film editor.Wright has received two Academy Awards nominations for his work on The Hunt for Red October and Speed...

    • The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption
      The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman....

       – Richard Francis-Bruce
      Richard Francis-Bruce
      Richard Francis-Bruce is an Australian film editor who has received several nominations for the Academy Award for Film Editing.- Career :...

    • Pulp Fiction
      Pulp Fiction (film)
      Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who co-wrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references...

       – Sally Menke
      Sally Menke
      Sally JoAnne Menke was an American film editor with more than 20 film credits since 1984. She had a long-time collaboration with director Quentin Tarantino, having edited all of his films...

  • Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic comedy-drama romance film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise...

     – Ken Ralston
    Ken Ralston
    Visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston is Senior Visual Effect Supervisor and Creative Head at the Academy Award–winning visual effects studio Sony Pictures Imageworks. For more than three decades Ralston has taken audiences to unimaginable worlds with his intuitive vision and unparalleled mastery of...

    , George Murphy
    George Murphy
    George Lloyd Murphy was an American dancer, actor, and politician.-Life and career:He was born in New Haven, Connecticut of Irish Catholic extraction, the son of Michael Charles "Mike" Murphy, athletic trainer and coach, and Nora Long. He was educated at Peddie School, Trinity-Pawling School, and...

    , Stephen Rosenbaum and Allen Hall
    Allen Hall
    Allen Hall is the smallest of the undergraduate student halls of residence which constitute the University of Manchester's Fallowfield Campus, with just 120 students....

    • True Lies
      True Lies
      True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere, Charlton Heston, and Art Malik. Eliza Dushku also appears in the film in one of her first major film roles...

       – John Bruno, Thomas Fisher, Jacques Stroweis and Patrick McClung
    • The Mask
      The Mask (film)
      The Mask is a 1994 American superhero comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark Horse Entertainment and New Line Cinema, and originally released to movie theatres on July 29, 1994 through New Line...

       – Scott Squires
      Scott Squires
      Scott Squires is a Visual Effects Supervisor and Director.His first film project was Close Encounters where he developed the Cloud Tank Effect....

      , Steve Williams, Tom Bertino
      Tom Bertino
      Tom Bertino is a professional animator, formerly Animation Director and Visual Effects Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic.-Life:He graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1981....

       and Jon Farhat

  • In Memoriam


    Presented by Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver is an American actress. She is best known for her critically acclaimed role of Ellen Ripley in the four Alien films: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection, for which she has received worldwide recognition .Other notable roles include Dana...

    . In a video montage, the Academy acknowledged the contributions of the following film makers who died during the previous year: Fernando Rey
    Fernando Rey
    Fernando Casado Arambillet , best known as Fernando Rey, was a Spanish film, theatre, and TV actor, who worked in both Europe and the United States...

    , Cameron Mitchell
    Cameron Mitchell (actor)
    Cameron Mitchell was an American film, television and Broadway actor with close ties to one of Canada's most successful families, and considered, by Lee Strasberg, to be one of the founding members of The Actor's Studio in New York City.-Early life and career:Born Cameron MacDowell Mitzel in...

    , Barry Sullivan
    Barry Sullivan (actor)
    Barry Sullivan was an American movie actor who appeared in over 100 movies from the 1930s to the 1980s.Born in New York City, Sullivan fell into acting when in college playing semi-pro football...

    , Giulietta Masina
    Giulietta Masina
    Giulietta Masina was an Italian film and stage actress. She starred in La Strada and Nights of Cabiria, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, in 1956 and 1957, respectively...

    , Peter Cushing
    Peter Cushing
    Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the handsome but sinister scientist Baron Frankenstein and the vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing, amongst many other roles, often appearing opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally...

    , executive Frank Wells, Noah Beery, Jr.
    Noah Beery, Jr.
    Noah Lindsey Beery , known professionally as Noah Beery, Jr. or just Noah Beery, was an American actor specializing in warm, friendly character parts similar to the ones played by his uncle Wallace Beery, although Noah Beery, Jr., unlike his uncle, seldom broke away from playing supporting...

    , Woody Strode
    Woody Strode
    Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode was a decathlete and football star who went on to become a pioneering black American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960...

    , Jessica Tandy
    Jessica Tandy
    Jessie Alice "Jessica" Tandy was an English-American stage and film actress.She first appeared on the London stage in 1926 at the age of 16, playing, among others, Katherine opposite Laurence Olivier's Henry V, and Cordelia opposite John Gielgud's King Lear. She also worked in British films...

    , Tom Ewell
    Tom Ewell
    Tom Ewell was an American actor.-Early life and career:Born Samuel Yewell Tompkins in Owensboro, Kentucky, where his family expected him to follow in their footsteps as lawyers or whiskey and tobacco dealers....

    , Lionel Stander
    Lionel Stander
    Lionel Jay Stander was an American actor in films, radio, theater and television.-Early life and career:Lionel Stander was born in The Bronx, New York, to Russian Jewish immigrants, the first of three children...

    , composer Jule Styne
    Jule Styne
    Jule Styne was a British-born American songwriter especially famous for a series of Broadway musicals, which included several very well known and frequently revived shows.-Early life:...

    , executive Arthur Krim, animator Walter Lantz
    Walter Lantz
    Walter Benjamin Lantz was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer, and director, best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker.-Early years and start in animation:...

    , art director Ferdinando Scarfiotti
    Ferdinando Scarfiotti
    Ferdinando Scarfiotti was an Italian art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film The Last Emperor.-Selected filmography:* Death in Venice...

    , screenwriter Robert Bolt
    Robert Bolt
    Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar winning screenwriter.-Career:He was born in Sale, Cheshire. At Manchester Grammar School his affinity for Sir Thomas More first developed. He attended the University of Manchester, and, after war service, the University of...

    , Donald Pleasence
    Donald Pleasence
    Sir Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE, was a British actor who gained more than 200 screen credits during a career which spanned over four decades...

    , producer Harry Saltzman
    Harry Saltzman
    Harry Saltzman was a Canadian theatre and film producer best known for his mega-gamble which resulted in his co-producing the James Bond film series with Albert R...

    , director Terence Young, Burt Lancaster
    Burt Lancaster
    Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique and distinctive smile...

    , composer Henry Mancini
    Henry Mancini
    Henry Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards , plus a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995...

    , Martha Raye
    Martha Raye
    Martha Raye was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television....

    , George Peppard
    George Peppard
    George Peppard, Jr. was an American film and television actor.Peppard secured a major role when he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's , portrayed a character based on Howard Hughes in The Carpetbaggers , and played the title role of the millionaire sleuth Thomas Banacek in...

    , Gilbert Roland
    Gilbert Roland
    Gilbert Roland was a Mexican-born American film actor.He was born Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico and originally intended to become a bullfighter like his father. When the family moved to the United States, however, he became interested in acting when he was...

    , Rossano Brazzi
    Rossano Brazzi
    -Biography:Brazzi was born in Bologna to Adelmo and Maria Brazzi. He attended San Marco University in Florence, Italy, where he was raised from the age of four...

    , Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
    Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City where he was a regular performer....

    , Mildred Natwick
    Mildred Natwick
    Mildred Natwick was an American stage and film actress.- Early life :A native of Baltimore, Maryland, she was born to Joseph and Mildred Marion Dawes Natwick. She graduated from the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore...

    , Macdonald Carey
    Macdonald Carey
    Edward Macdonald Carey was an American actor, best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBC's soap opera Days of our Lives...

    , David Wayne
    David Wayne
    David Wayne was an American actor with a career spanning nearly 50 years.-Early life and career:...

     and Raul Julia
    Raúl Juliá
    Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay was a Puerto Rican actor.Born in San Juan, he gained interest in acting while still in school. Upon completing his studies, Juliá decided to pursue a career in acting. After performing in the local scene for some time, he was convinced by entertainment personality Orson...

    .

    Presenters

    • Tim Allen
      Tim Allen
      Tim Allen is an American comedian, actor, voice-over artist, and entertainer, known for his role in the sitcom Home Improvement...

       (Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film)
    • Ellen Barkin
      Ellen Barkin
      Ellen Barkin is an American film, television and theatre actress.-Early life:She was born Ellen Rona Barkin in Bronx, a borough of New York City, New York, the daughter of Evelyn , a hospital administrator who worked at Jamaica Hospital, and Sol Barkin, a chemical salesman...

       (Presenter: Best Sound)
    • Angela Bassett
      Angela Bassett
      Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real life women in African American culture, including singer Tina Turner in the motion picture What's Love Got to Do with It, as well as Betty Shabazz in the films Malcolm X and...

       (Presenter: Performances of Best Original Song Nominees from The Lion King)
    • Annette Bening
      Annette Bening
      Annette Carol Bening is an American actress. Bening is a four-time Oscar nominee for her roles in The Grifters, American Beauty, Being Julia and The Kids Are All Right, winning Golden Globe Awards for the latter two films...

       (Presenter: Four Weddings and a Funeral Film Clip)
    • Bugs Bunny
      Bugs Bunny
      Bugs Bunny is a animated character created in 1938 at Leon Schlesinger Productions, later Warner Bros. Cartoons. Bugs is an anthropomorphic gray rabbit and is famous for his flippant, insouciant personality and his portrayal as a trickster. He has primarily appeared in animated cartoons, most...

       and Daffy Duck
      Daffy Duck
      Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons, often running the gamut between being the best friend and sometimes arch-rival of Bugs Bunny...

       (Presenters: Best Animated Short Film)
    • Jamie Lee Curtis
      Jamie Lee Curtis
      Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and author. Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in several horror films early in her career, such as Halloween, The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train, Curtis has since compiled a body of work that spans many...

       (Presenter: Scientific & Technical Awards)
    • Robert De Niro
      Robert De Niro
      Robert De Niro, Jr. is an American actor, director and producer. His first major film roles were in Bang the Drum Slowly and Mean Streets, both in 1973...

       and Al Pacino
      Al Pacino
      Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared...

       (Presenters: Best Picture)
    • Matt Dillon
      Matt Dillon
      Matthew Raymond "Matt" Dillon is an American actor and film director. He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s.- Early life :...

       (Presenter: Patty Smyth Performance)
    • Sally Field
      Sally Field
      Sally Margaret Field is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film culture, including: in the 1960s, for Gidget or Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun ; in the 1970s, for Sybil , Smokey and...

       (Presenter: Forrest Gump Film Clip)
    • Hugh Grant
      Hugh Grant
      Hugh John Mungo Grant is an English actor and film producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. His films have earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant achieved international stardom after appearing in Richard Curtis's...

       and Andie MacDowell
      Andie MacDowell
      Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell is an American model and actress. She has received the Golden Camera and an Honorary César.-Early life:...

       (Presenters: Best Original Score)
    • Tom Hanks
      Tom Hanks
      Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title...

       (Presenter: Best Actress)
    • Anthony Hopkins
      Anthony Hopkins
      Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, KBE , best known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor of film, stage and television...

       (Presenter: Writing Awards)
    • Holly Hunter
      Holly Hunter
      Holly Hunter is an American actress. Hunter starred in The Piano for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She has also been nominated for Oscars for her roles in Broadcast News, The Firm, and Thirteen...

       (Presenter: Best Actor)
    • Jeremy Irons
      Jeremy Irons
      Jeremy John Irons is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many London theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the...

       (Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film)
    • Samuel L. Jackson
      Samuel L. Jackson
      Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American film and television actor and film producer. After becoming involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved on to acting in theater at Morehouse College, and then films. He had several small roles such as in the film Goodfellas before meeting his mentor,...

       and John Travolta
      John Travolta
      John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease...

       (Presenters: Documentary Awards)
    • Tommy Lee Jones
      Tommy Lee Jones
      Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and film director. He has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive....

       (Presenter: Best Supporting Actress)
    • Steve Martin
      Steve Martin
      Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician and composer....

       (Presenter: Best Film Editing)
    • Paul Newman
      Paul Newman
      Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver and auto racing enthusiast...

       (Presenter: Best Cinematography)
    • Jack Nicholson
      Jack Nicholson
      John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor, film director, producer and writer. He is renowned for his often dark portrayals of neurotic characters. Nicholson has been nominated for an Academy Award twelve times, and has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice: for One Flew Over the...

       (Presenter: Honorary Award to Michelangelo Antionioni)
    • Julia Ormond
      Julia Ormond
      Julia Karin Ormond is an English actress who has appeared in film and television and on stage.-Early life and education:...

       (Presenter: Elton John Performance)
    • Anna Paquin
      Anna Paquin
      Anna Helene Paquin is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Paquin's first critically successful film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1994 at the age of 11 – the second youngest winner in history...

       (Presenter: Best Supporting Actor)
    • Sarah Jessica Parker
      Sarah Jessica Parker
      Sarah Jessica Parker is an American film, television, and theater actress and producer.She is best known for her leading role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City , for which she won four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Emmy Awards...

       (Presenter: Best Sound Effects Editing)
    • Gregory Peck
      Gregory Peck
      Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor.One of 20th Century Fox's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play important roles well into the 1980s. His notable performances include that of Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird, for which he won an...

       (Presenter: Quiz Show Film Clip)
    • Keanu Reeves
      Keanu Reeves
      Keanu Charles Reeves is a Canadian actor. Reeves is perhaps best known for his roles in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Speed, Point Break and the science fiction-action trilogy The Matrix...

       (Presenter: Pulp Fiction Film Clip)
    • Tim Robbins
      Tim Robbins
      Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is the former longtime partner of actress Susan Sarandon...

       and Susan Sarandon
      Susan Sarandon
      Susan Sarandon is an American actress. She has worked in films and television since 1969, and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking. She had also been nominated for the award for four films before that and has received other recognition for her...

       (Presenters: Best Art Direction)
    • Rene Russo
      Rene Russo
      - Early life :Russo was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Shirley , a factory worker and barmaid, and Nino Russo, a sculptor and car mechanic who left the family when Rene was two. Her father and maternal grandfather were of Italian descent. Russo grew up with her sister, Toni, and their...

       (Presenter: Randy Newman Performance)
    • Arnold Schwarzenegger
      Arnold Schwarzenegger
      Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, investor, and politician. Schwarzenegger served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011....

       (Presenter: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to Clint Eastwood)
    • Steven Seagal
      Steven Seagal
      Steven Frederic Seagal is an American action film star, producer, writer, martial artist, guitarist and reserve deputy sheriff. A 7th-dan black belt in Aikido, Seagal began his adult life as an Aikido instructor in Japan...

       (Presenter: Best Visual Effects)
    • Steven Spielberg
      Steven Spielberg
      Steven Allan Spielberg KBE is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, video game designer, and studio entrepreneur. In a career of more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as an...

       (Presenter: Best Director)
    • Sylvester Stallone
      Sylvester Stallone
      Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone , commonly known as Sylvester Stallone, and nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an American actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, film director and occasional painter. Stallone is known for his machismo and Hollywood action roles. Two of the notable characters he has portrayed...

       (Presenter: Best Original Song)
    • Sharon Stone
      Sharon Stone
      Sharon Vonne Stone is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She achieved international recognition for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct...

       (Presenter: Best Costume Design)
    • Uma Thurman
      Uma Thurman
      Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Among her best-known roles are those in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill...

       (Presenter: Best Makeup)
    • Denzel Washington
      Denzel Washington
      Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and film producer. He first rose to prominence when he joined the cast of the medical drama, St. Elsewhere, playing Dr...

       (Presenter: The Shawshank Redemption Film Clip)
    • Sigourney Weaver
      Sigourney Weaver
      Sigourney Weaver is an American actress. She is best known for her critically acclaimed role of Ellen Ripley in the four Alien films: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection, for which she has received worldwide recognition .Other notable roles include Dana...

       (Presenter: In Memoriam Montage)
    • Oprah Winfrey
      Oprah Winfrey
      Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011...

       (Presenter: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Quincy Jones)

    Performers

    • Hinton Battle
      Hinton Battle
      Hinton Battle is an American actor, dancer, and dance instructor. He has won three Tony Awards, all in the category of Featured Actor in a Musical...

       ("Circle of Life
      Circle of Life
      The song was re-recorded in 2003 by the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, a group of actors and actresses who have appeared in Disney Channel television series and original movies...

      " from The Lion King
      The Lion King
      The Lion King is a 1994 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series...

      )
    • Tim Curry
      Tim Curry
      Timothy James "Tim" Curry is a British actor, singer, composer and voice actor, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California....

      , Kathy Najimy
      Kathy Najimy
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      , and Mara Wilson
      Mara Wilson
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       ("Make 'Em Laugh")
    • David Alan Grier
      David Alan Grier
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       and Ernie Sabella
      Ernie Sabella
      Ernest "Ernie" Sabella is an American actor, who is best known for his role as the official voice of Pumbaa from the The Lion King.-Life and career:...

       ("Hakuna Matata
      Hakuna Matata
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      " from The Lion King)
    • Elton John
      Elton John
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       ("Can You Feel the Love Tonight
      Can You Feel the Love Tonight
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      " from The Lion King)
    • Randy Newman
      Randy Newman
      Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his mordant pop songs and for film scores....

       ("Make Up Your Mind" from The Paper
      The Paper
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      )
    • Patty Smyth
      Patty Smyth
      Patty Smyth is an American rock and roll musician. She first enjoyed mainstream success in 1982 as lead singer of the band Scandal and later scored a solo #2 hit with her song "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough"...

       ("Look What Love Has Done" from Junior
      Junior (film)
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      )

    Multiple nominations and awards


    The following seventeen films received multiple nominations:
    • 13 nominations: Forrest Gump
    • 7 nominations: Bullets over Broadway, Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction
    • 4 nominations: The Lion King, The Madness of King George, Quiz Show
    • 3 nominations: Legends of the Fall, Little Women, Speed, Three Colours: Red
    • 2 nominations: Clear and Present Danger, Ed Wood, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Interview with the Vampire, Nobody's Fool, Tom & Viv

    The following four films received multiple awards:
    • 6 awards: Forrest Gump
    • 2 awards: Ed Wood, The Lion King, Speed

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