Academy Awards > 1989

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
Dead Poets SocietyBuena Vista$95,860,116
Born on the Fourth of JulyUniversal$70,001,698
Field of DreamsUniversal$64,431,625
My Left FootMiramax$14,743,391
Total Gross: $351,630,126
Average Gross: $70,326,025


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Dead Poets SocietyPeter WeirBuena Vista$95,860,116
Born on the Fourth of JulyOliver StoneUniversal$70,001,698
My Left FootJim SheridanMiramax$14,743,391
Henry VKenneth BranaghSamuel Goldwyn$10,161,099
Total Gross: $190,766,304
Average Gross: $47,691,576


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyMorgan FreemanWarner Bros.$106,593,296
Dead Poets SocietyRobin WilliamsBuena Vista$95,860,116
Born on the Fourth of JulyTom CruiseUniversal$70,001,698
Do the Right ThingDanny AielloUniversal$27,545,445
My Left FootDaniel Day-LewisMiramax$14,743,391
Henry VKenneth BranaghSamuel Goldwyn$10,161,099
Total Gross: $324,905,045
Average Gross: $54,150,841


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyJessica TandyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
The Fabulous Baker BoysMichelle PfeifferFox$18,428,904
Music BoxJessica LangeTriStar$6,263,883
Shirley ValentinePauline CollinsParamount$6,056,912
Camille ClaudelIsabelle AdjaniOrion Classics$3,331,297
Total Gross: $140,674,292
Average Gross: $28,134,858


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyDan AykroydWarner Bros.$106,593,296
GloryDenzel WashingtonTriStar$26,828,365
Crimes and MisdemeanorsMartin LandauOrion Pictures$18,254,702
A Dry White SeasonMarlon BrandoMGM$3,766,879
Total Gross: $155,443,242
Average Gross: $38,860,811


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
ParenthoodDianne WiestUniversal$100,047,830
Steel MagnoliasJulia RobertsTriStar$83,759,091
My Left FootBrenda FrickerMiramax$14,743,391
Enemies, A Love StoryAnjelica HustonFox$7,754,571
Enemies, A Love StoryLena OlinFox$7,754,571
Total Gross: $214,059,454
Average Gross: $42,811,891


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Dead Poets SocietyBuena Vista$95,860,116
When Harry Met Sally...Columbia$92,823,546
Do the Right ThingUniversal$27,545,445
sex, lies and videotapeMiramax$24,741,667
Crimes and MisdemeanorsOrion Pictures$18,254,702
Crimes and MisdemeanorsOrion Pictures$18,254,702
Total Gross: $277,480,178
Average Gross: $46,246,696


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
Born on the Fourth of JulyUniversal$70,001,698
The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904
Enemies, A Love StoryFox$7,754,571
Total Gross: $202,778,469
Average Gross: $50,694,617


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
Born on the Fourth of JulyUniversal$70,001,698
The BearTriStar$31,753,898
GloryTriStar$26,828,365
The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904
Total Gross: $253,606,161
Average Gross: $50,721,232


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
BatmanWarner Bros.$251,188,924
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
The AbyssFox$54,222,310
GloryTriStar$26,828,365
The Adventures of Baron MunchausenColumbia$8,083,123
Total Gross: $446,916,018
Average Gross: $89,383,204


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
Harlem NightsParamount$60,864,870
Henry VSamuel Goldwyn$10,161,099
The Adventures of Baron MunchausenColumbia$8,083,123
ValmontOrion Pictures$1,132,112
Total Gross: $186,834,500
Average Gross: $37,366,900


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
Driving Miss DaisyWarner Bros.$106,593,296
DadUniversal$22,103,037
The Adventures of Baron MunchausenColumbia$8,083,123
Total Gross: $136,779,456
Average Gross: $45,593,152


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
Back to the Future Part IIUniversal$118,450,002
The AbyssFox$54,222,310
The Adventures of Baron MunchausenColumbia$8,083,123
Total Gross: $180,755,435
Average Gross: $60,251,812


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeParamount$197,171,806
Born on the Fourth of JulyUniversal$70,001,698
The AbyssFox$54,222,310
Black RainParamount$46,212,055
GloryTriStar$26,828,365
Total Gross: $394,436,234
Average Gross: $78,887,247


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeParamount$197,171,806
Lethal Weapon 2Warner Bros.$147,253,986
Black RainParamount$46,212,055
Total Gross: $390,637,847
Average Gross: $130,212,616


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeJohn WilliamsParamount$197,171,806
The Little MermaidAlan MenkenBuena Vista$84,355,863
Born on the Fourth of JulyJohn WilliamsUniversal$70,001,698
Field of DreamsJames HornerUniversal$64,431,625
The Fabulous Baker BoysDave GrusinFox$18,428,904
Total Gross: $434,389,896
Average Gross: $86,877,979


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Parenthood"I Love to See You Smile"Universal$100,047,830
The Little Mermaid"Under the Sea"Buena Vista$84,355,863
The Little Mermaid"Kiss the Girl"Buena Vista$84,355,863
Chances Are"After All"TriStar$16,278,590
Shirley Valentine"The Girl Who Used to Be Me"Paramount$6,056,912
Total Gross: $291,095,058
Average Gross: $58,219,012