Alternate Oscars: 1986

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1.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (106 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
Platoon
Aliens
A Room With a View
The Mission ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Oliver Stone

Nominees:
Woody Allen - Hannah and Her Sisters
James Ivory - A Room With a View
Roland Joffé - The Mission
Randa Haines - Children of a Lesser God ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay... (119 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
“ BEST ACTOR - William Hurt

Nominees:
Paul Newman - The Colour of Money
Bob Hoskins - Mona Lisa
Jeremy Irons - The Mission
Paul Hogan - 'Crocodile' Dundee ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay... (119 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
“ BEST ACTRESS - Marlee Matlin

Nominees:
Sigourney Weaver - Aliens
Kathleen Turner - Peggy Sue Got Married
Sissy Spacek - Crimes of the Heart
Julie Andrews - Duet For One ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Tom Berenger

Nominees:
Michael Caine - Hannah and Her Sisters
Willem Dafoe - Platoon
Daniel Day Lewis - A Room With a View
Denholm Elliott - A Room With a View ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (106 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Diane Wiest

Nominees:
Maggie Smith - A Room With a View
Piper Laurie - Children of a Lesser God
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - The Colour of Money
Judi Dench - A Room With a View ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (106 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
A Room With a View
Platoon
Children of a Lesser God
Aliens ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (106 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Platoon
Blue Velvet
Salvador
'Crocodile' Dundee ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Children of a Lesser God
The Colour of Money
Crimes of the Heart
Aliens ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
Aliens
Top Gun
Hannah and Her Sisters
The Mission ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
The Mission (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. (125 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
A Room With a View
Platoon
Aliens
Top Gun ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Aliens
The Mission
Labyrinth
Little Shop of Horrors ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Lady Jane
The Mission
Labyrinth
Little Shop of Horrors ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Labyrinth (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Aliens
Highlander
Platoon
The Mission ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Highlander
Little Shop of Horrors
Labyrinth ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
The Mission (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. (125 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Aliens
Top Gun
The Karate Kid: Part II
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Hannah and Her Sisters ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Highlander (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize". (116 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
“ BEST SONG - "Who Wants to Live Forever"

Nominees:
Top Gun - "Take My Breath Away"
The Karate Kid: Part II - "Glory of Love"
An American Tail - "Somewhere Out There"
Little Shop of Horrors - "Mean Green Mother from Outer Space" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Aliens
Top Gun
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
The Mission ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Top Gun
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Highlander
The Karate Kid: Part II ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
Top Gun
The Karate Kid: Part II
Highlander ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
An American Tail (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Nominees:
Basil the Great Mouse Detective
When the Wind Blows ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
The Assault (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In January 1945, during the 2nd world-war, the Dutch resistance kills a collaborator in the street where the 12 year old Anton Steenwijk lives... (155 mins.)
Director: Fons Rademakers
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting