Alternate Oscars: 1992

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1.
The Crying Game (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
Unforgiven
Howards End
A Few Good Men
Glengarry Glen Ross ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
The Crying Game (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Neil Jordan

Nominees:
Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven
James Ivory - Howards End
Rob Reiner - A Few Good Men
Robert Altman - The Player ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The Crying Game (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ BEST ACTOR - Stephen Rea

Nominees:
Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven
Jack Lemmon - Glengarry Glen Ross
Robert Downey Jr. - Chaplin
Tom Cruise - A Few Good Men ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Howards End (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST ACTRESS - Emma Thompson

Nominees:
Tilda Swinton - Orlando
Catherine Deneuve - Indochine
Meryl Streep - Death Becomes Her
Goldie Hawn - Death Becomes Her ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
Unforgiven (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Gene Hackman

Nominees:
Jaye Davidson - The Crying Game
Al Pacino - Glengarry Glen Ross
Jack Nicholson - A Few Good Men
Robin Williams - Aladdin ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Michelle Pfeiffer

Nominees:
Miranda Richardson - The Crying Game
Marisa Tomei - My Cousin Vinny
Vanessa Redgrave - Howards End
Joan Plowright - Enchanted April ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Crying Game (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Howards End
Unforgiven
Glengarry Glen Ross
A Few Good Men ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
The Crying Game (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Unforgiven
Death Becomes Her
My Cousin Vinny
Indochine ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
Howards End (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
A Few Good Men
Glengarry Glen Ross
The Player
Orlando ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Unforgiven (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
The Crying Game
A Few Good Men
The Player
Basic Instinct ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
A River Runs Through It (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Unforgiven
Indochine
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Howards End ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Howards End (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Indochine
Unforgiven
Batman Returns ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Orlando
Howards End
Indochine
Unforgiven ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Batman Returns
Orlando
Chaplin
Death Becomes Her ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Death Becomes Her (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Alien 3
Batman Returns
Bram Stoker's Dracula ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Aladdin (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. (90 mins.)
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Batman Returns
Howards End
Death Becomes Her ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
The Bodyguard (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (129 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Strictly Ballroom
The Crying Game
Sister Act ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
The Bodyguard (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (129 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ BEST SONG - "I Have Nothing"

Nominees:
Aladdin - "A Whole New World"
The Bodyguard - "Run to You"
Aladdin - "Friend Like Me"
The Mambo Kings - "Beautiful Maria Of My Soul" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. (94 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
A Few Good Men (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders. (138 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Unforgiven
Aladdin
Bram Stoker's Dracula
The Last of the Mohicans ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
Aladdin (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. (90 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Batman Returns
Alien 3
Unforgiven ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
The Last of the Mohicans
Alien 3 ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Aladdin (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. (90 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Nominees:
Tom and Jerry: The Movie
FernGully: The Last Rainforest ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
Indochine (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields... (159 mins.)
Director: Régis Wargnier
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting