Academy Awards > 1991

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Beauty and the BeastBuena Vista$145,863,363
The Silence of the LambsOrion Pictures$130,742,922
The Prince of TidesColumbia$74,787,599
JFKWarner Bros.$70,405,498
BugsyTriStar$49,114,016
Total Gross: $470,913,398
Average Gross: $94,182,680


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Silence of the LambsJonathan DemmeOrion Pictures$130,742,922
JFKOliver StoneWarner Bros.$70,405,498
Boyz N the HoodJohn SingletonColumbia$57,504,069
BugsyBarry LevinsonTriStar$49,114,016
Thelma and LouiseRidley ScottMGM$45,360,915
Total Gross: $353,127,420
Average Gross: $70,625,484


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Silence of the LambsAnthony HopkinsOrion Pictures$130,742,922
Cape FearRobert DeNiroUniversal$79,091,969
The Prince of TidesNick NolteColumbia$74,787,599
BugsyWarren BeattyTriStar$49,114,016
The Fisher KingRobin WilliamsTriStar$41,895,491
Total Gross: $375,631,997
Average Gross: $75,126,399


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
The Silence of the LambsJodie FosterOrion Pictures$130,742,922
Thelma and LouiseGeena DavisMGM$45,360,915
Thelma and LouiseSusan SarandonMGM$45,360,915
For the BoysBette MidlerFox$17,860,280
Rambling RoseLaura DernNew Line$6,266,621
Total Gross: $245,591,653
Average Gross: $49,118,331


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
City SlickersJack PalanceColumbia$124,033,791
JFKTommy Lee JonesWarner Bros.$70,405,498
BugsyBen KingsleyTriStar$49,114,016
BugsyHarvey KeitelTriStar$49,114,016
Barton FinkMichael LernerFox$6,153,939
Total Gross: $298,821,260
Average Gross: $59,764,252


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Fried Green TomatoesJessica TandyUniversal$82,418,501
Cape FearJuliette LewisUniversal$79,091,969
The Prince of TidesKate NelliganColumbia$74,787,599
The Fisher KingMercedes RuehlTriStar$41,895,491
Rambling RoseDiane LaddNew Line$6,266,621
Total Gross: $284,460,181
Average Gross: $56,892,036


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
Boyz N the HoodColumbia$57,504,069
BugsyTriStar$49,114,016
Thelma and LouiseMGM$45,360,915
The Fisher KingTriStar$41,895,491
Grand CanyonFox$33,243,020
Total Gross: $227,117,511
Average Gross: $45,423,502


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
The Silence of the LambsOrion Pictures$130,742,922
Fried Green TomatoesUniversal$82,418,501
The Prince of TidesColumbia$74,787,599
JFKWarner Bros.$70,405,498
Europa, EuropaOrion Classics$5,575,738
Total Gross: $363,930,258
Average Gross: $72,786,052


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
The Silence of the LambsOrion Pictures$130,742,922
JFKWarner Bros.$70,405,498
Thelma and LouiseMGM$45,360,915
The CommitmentsFox$14,919,570
Total Gross: $466,272,250
Average Gross: $93,254,450


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
The Prince of TidesColumbia$74,787,599
JFKWarner Bros.$70,405,498
BugsyTriStar$49,114,016
Thelma and LouiseMGM$45,360,915
Total Gross: $444,511,373
Average Gross: $88,902,275


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
HookTriStar$119,654,823
The Addams FamilyParamount$113,502,426
The Prince of TidesColumbia$74,787,599
BugsyTriStar$49,114,016
The Fisher KingTriStar$41,895,491
Barton FinkFox$6,153,939
Total Gross: $405,108,294
Average Gross: $67,518,049


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
HookTriStar$119,654,823
The Addams FamilyParamount$113,502,426
BugsyTriStar$49,114,016
Barton FinkFox$6,153,939
Madame Bovary (1991)Samuel Goldwyn$1,942,423
Total Gross: $290,367,627
Average Gross: $58,073,525


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
HookTriStar$119,654,823
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryParamount$74,888,996
Total Gross: $399,387,164
Average Gross: $133,129,055


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
HookTriStar$119,654,823
BackdraftUniversal$77,868,585
Total Gross: $402,366,753
Average Gross: $134,122,251


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
Beauty and the BeastBuena Vista$145,863,363
The Silence of the LambsOrion Pictures$130,742,922
BackdraftUniversal$77,868,585
JFKWarner Bros.$70,405,498
Total Gross: $629,723,713
Average Gross: $125,944,743


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
Terminator 2: Judgment DayTriStar$204,843,345
BackdraftUniversal$77,868,585
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryParamount$74,888,996
Total Gross: $357,600,926
Average Gross: $119,200,309


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Beauty and the BeastAlan MenkenBuena Vista$145,863,363
The Prince of TidesJames Newton HowardColumbia$74,787,599
JFKJohn WilliamsWarner Bros.$70,405,498
BugsyEnnio MorriconeTriStar$49,114,016
The Fisher KingGeorge FentonTriStar$41,895,491
Total Gross: $382,065,967
Average Gross: $76,413,193


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"Everything I Do, I Do It For You"Warner Bros.$165,493,908
Beauty and the Beast"Beauty and the Beast"Buena Vista$145,863,363
Beauty and the Beast"Be Our Guest"Buena Vista$145,863,363
Beauty and the Beast"Belle"Buena Vista$145,863,363
Hook"When You're Alone"TriStar$119,654,823
Total Gross: $722,738,820
Average Gross: $144,547,764