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The 64th Academy Awards (1992) Nominees and Winners

Held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Monday, March 30, 1992,
honoring movies released in 1991.

Best Actor Anthony Hopkins in a scene from Best Picture winner "The Silence of the Lambs."

Best Actor Anthony Hopkins in a scene from Best Picture winner "The Silence of the Lambs."

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Warren Beatty in "Bugsy"
  • Robert De Niro in "Cape Fear"
  • Anthony Hopkins in "The Silence of the Lambs"
  • Nick Nolte in "The Prince of Tides"
  • Robin Williams in "The Fisher King"

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Tommy Lee Jones in "JFK"
  • Harvey Keitel in "Bugsy"
  • Ben Kingsley in "Bugsy"
  • Michael Lerner in "Barton Fink"
  • Jack Palance in "City Slickers"

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Geena Davis in "Thelma & Louise"
  • Laura Dern in "Rambling Rose"
  • Jodie Foster in "The Silence of the Lambs"
  • Bette Midler in "For the Boys"
  • Susan Sarandon in "Thelma & Louise"

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Diane Ladd in "Rambling Rose"
  • Juliette Lewis in "Cape Fear"
  • Kate Nelligan in "The Prince of Tides"
  • Mercedes Ruehl in "The Fisher King"
  • Jessica Tandy in "Fried Green Tomatoes"

Art Direction

  • "Barton Fink" Art Direction: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
  • "Bugsy" Art Direction: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
  • "The Fisher King" Art Direction: Mel Bourne; Set Decoration: Cindy Carr
  • "Hook" Art Direction: Norman Garwood; Set Decoration: Garrett Lewis
  • "The Prince of Tides" Art Direction: Paul Sylbert; Set Decoration: Caryl Heller


  • "Bugsy" Allen Daviau
  • "JFK" Robert Richardson
  • "The Prince of Tides" Stephen Goldblatt
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Adam Greenberg
  • "Thelma & Louise" Adrian Biddle

Costume Design

  • "The Addams Family" Ruth Myers
  • "Barton Fink" Richard Hornung
  • "Bugsy" Albert Wolsky
  • "Hook" Anthony Powell
  • "Madame Bovary" Corinne Jorry


  • "Boyz N the Hood" John Singleton
  • "Bugsy" Barry Levinson
  • "JFK" Oliver Stone
  • "The Silence of the Lambs" Jonathan Demme
  • "Thelma & Louise" Ridley Scott

Documentary (Feature)

  • "Death on the Job" Vince DiPersio and William Guttentag, Producers
  • "Doing Time: Life inside the Big House" Alan Raymond and Susan Raymond, Producers
  • "In the Shadow of the Stars" Allie Light and Irving Saraf, Producers
  • "The Restless Conscience" Hava Kohav Beller, Producer
  • "Wild by Law" Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey, Producers

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • "Birdnesters of Thailand (aka "Shadow Hunters")" Eric Valli and Alain Majani, Producers
  • "Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment" Debra Chasnoff, Producer
  • "A Little Vicious" Immy Humes, Producer
  • "The Mark of the Maker" David McGowan, Producer
  • "Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers" Bill CouturiĆ© and Bernard Edelman, Producers

Film Editing

  • "The Commitments" Gerry Hambling
  • "JFK" Joe Hutshing, Pietro Scalia
  • "The Silence of the Lambs" Craig McKay
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Conrad Buff, Mark Goldblatt, Richard A. Harris
  • "Thelma & Louise" Thom Noble

Foreign Language Film

  • "Children of Nature" Iceland
  • "The Elementary School" Czechoslovakia
  • "Mediterraneo" Italy
  • "The Ox" Sweden
  • "Raise the Red Lantern" Hong Kong


  • "Hook" Christina Smith, Monty Westmore, Greg Cannom
  • "Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country" Michael Mills, Edward French, Richard Snell
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Stan Winston, Jeff Dawn

Music (Original Score)

  • "Beauty and the Beast" Alan Menken
  • "Bugsy" Ennio Morricone
  • "The Fisher King" George Fenton
  • "JFK" John Williams
  • "The Prince of Tides" James Newton Howard

Music (Original Song)

  • "Be Our Guest" from "Beauty and the Beast" Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
  • "Beauty and the Beast" from "Beauty and the Beast" Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
  • "Belle" from "Beauty and the Beast" Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman
  • "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" from "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" Music by Michael Kamen; Lyric by Bryan Adams and Robert John Lange
  • "When You’re Alone" from "Hook" Music by John Williams; Lyric by Leslie Bricusse

Best Picture

  • "Beauty and the Beast" Don Hahn, Producer
  • "Bugsy" Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson and Warren Beatty, Producers
  • "JFK" A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone, Producers
  • "The Prince of Tides" Barbra Streisand and Andrew Karsch, Producers
  • "The Silence of the Lambs" Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt and Ron Bozman, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

  • "Blackfly" Christopher Hinton
  • "Manipulation" Daniel Greaves
  • "Strings" Wendy Tilby

Short Film (Live Action)

  • "Birch Street Gym" Stephen Kessler, Thomas R. Conroy
  • "Last Breeze of Summer" David M. Massey
  • "Session Man" Seth Winston, Rob Fried


  • "Backdraft" Gary Summers, Randy Thom, Gary Rydstrom, Glenn Williams
  • "Beauty and the Beast" Terry Porter, Mel Metcalfe, David J. Hudson, Doc Kane
  • "JFK" Michael Minkler, Gregg Landaker, Tod A. Maitland
  • "The Silence of the Lambs" Tom Fleischman, Christopher Newman
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Tom Johnson, Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Lee Orloff

Sound Effects Editing

  • "Backdraft" Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns
  • "Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country" George Watters II, F. Hudson Miller
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Gary Rydstrom, Gloria S. Borders

Visual Effects

  • "Backdraft" Mikael Salomon, Allen Hall, Clay Pinney, Scott Farrar
  • "Hook" Eric Brevig, Harley Jessup, Mark Sullivan, Michael Lantieri
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Dennis Muren, Stan Winston, Gene Warren, Jr., Robert Skotak

Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)

  • "Europa Europa" Agnieszka Holland
  • "Fried Green Tomatoes" Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski
  • "JFK" Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar
  • "The Prince of Tides" Pat Conroy, Becky Johnston
  • "The Silence of the Lambs" Ted Tally

Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)

  • "Boyz N the Hood" John Singleton
  • "Bugsy" James Toback
  • "The Fisher King" Richard LaGravenese
  • "Grand Canyon" Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan
  • "Thelma & Louise" Callie Khouri

  • Star indicates a win.