BBOPTAs - 1989

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1.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups:
Do the Right Thing
Pet Sematary
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
The Little Mermaid
How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Ghostbusters II
Batman
Bride of Re-Animator ” - solmaquina
 
2.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Best Film of the Year

Runner ups:
Back to the Future: Part II
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Batman
The Little Mermaid
Pet Sematary
How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Ghostbusters II
Lethal Weapon 2 ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Lead Actor: Michael J. Fox

Runner ups:
Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator
Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Richard E. Grant in How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Bill Murray in Ghostbusters II
John Candy in Uncle Buck
Spike Lee in Do the Right Thing
Keanu Reeves in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Alex Winter in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Tom Hanks in Turner & Hooch ” - solmaquina
 
4.
Pet Sematary (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
“ Best Supporting Actor: Fred Gwynne

Runner ups:
Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future: Part II
Thomas F. Wilson in Back to the Future: Part II
Jack Nicholson in Batman
Sean Connery in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Lea Thompson in Back to the Future: Part II
Harold Ramis in Ghostbusters II
Dan Ackroyd in Ghostbusters II
Signourney Weaver in Ghostbusters II
Rick Moranis in Ghostbusters II ” - solmaquina
 
5.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Direction

Runner ups:
Pet Sematary
Batman
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Do the Right Thing ” - solmaquina
 
6.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups:
Do the Right Thing
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure ” - solmaquina
 
7.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups:
The Little Mermaid
Pet Sematary
Bride of Re-Animator
The BFG ” - solmaquina
 
8.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Best Cinematography

Runner ups:
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Pet Sematary
Back to the Future: Part II
Do the Right Thing ” - solmaquina
 
9.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Editing

Runner ups:
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Batman
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Pet Sematary ” - solmaquina
 
10.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Art-Direction

Runner ups:
Batman
Bride of Re-Animator
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Meet the Feebles ” - solmaquina
 
11.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Best Costume Design

Runner ups:
Back to the Future: Part II
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier ” - solmaquina
 
12.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Make-up

Runner ups:
The Fly II
Pet Sematary
Batman
Bride of Re-Animator ” - solmaquina
 
13.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Visual Effects

Runner ups:
The Fly II
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Batman
Bride of Re-Animator ” - solmaquina
 
14.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Original Score

Runner ups:
Batman
The Little Mermaid
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Church ” - solmaquina
 
15.
Meet the Feebles (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her... (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Best Original Song: "Sodomy"

Runner ups:
"Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid
"Under the Sea" from The Little Mermaid
"Pet Sematary" from Pet Sematary
"Meet the Feebles" from Meet the Feebles ” - solmaquina
 
16.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
“ Best Animated Film

Runner ups:
Asterix and the Big Fight
The BFG
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
17.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
“ Best Animation

Runner ups:
Asterix and the Big Fight
The BFG
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
18.
The BFG (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Cosgrove
“ Best Voice-Over Performance: David Jason

Runner ups:
Samuel E. Wright in The Little Mermaid
Pat Carroll in The Little Mermaid
Amanda Root in The BFG
Mark Hadlow in Meet the Feebles ” - solmaquina
 
19.
Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush. (104 mins.)
Director: Kazuki Ohmori
“ Best Foreign-Language Film

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
20.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. (108 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Funniest Film

Runner ups:
Back to the Future: Part II
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bride of Re-Animator
Meet the Feebles ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Comedic Performance: Thomas F. Wilson

Runner ups:
Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future: Part II
Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator
Bill Murray in Ghostbusters II
Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future: Part II ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Pet Sematary (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
“ Scariest Film

Runner ups:
The Church
The Woman in Black
The Dead Next Door
The Bride of Re-Animator ” - solmaquina
 
23.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Best Action Movie

Runner ups:
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Batman
Lethal Weapon 2
The Little Mermaid ” - solmaquina
 
24.
Do the Right Thing (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Most Emotional Film

Runner ups:
Turner & Hooch
Back to the Future: Part II
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Pet Sematary ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Pet Sematary (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
“ Best Zombie and/or Vampire Film

Runner ups:
Bride of Re-Animator
The Dead Next Door ” - solmaquina
 
26.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Best Superhero Film

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
27.
Look Who's Talking (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice over. (93 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ Turd of the Year

Runner ups:
Intruder
Field of Dreams
The Woman in Black
Godzilla vs. Biollante ” - solmaquina
 
28.
Knick Knack (1989 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts. (4 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ Best Short Film

Runner ups:
The Lunch Date
Balance
Tummy Trouble
A Grand Day Out ” - solmaquina
 
29.
The Twilight Zone (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist. (45 mins.)
“ Best Drama Series (for season 3)

Runner ups:
Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3)
Tales from the Crypt (season 1)
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
30.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
“ Best Male Performance (TV Drama): Patrick Stewart (for seasons 2/3)

Runner ups:
Brent Spiner in Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3)
Jonathan Frakes in Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3)
Michael Dorn in Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3)
LeVar Burton in Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3) ” - solmaquina
 
31.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
“ Best Female Performance (TV Drama): Diana Muldaur (for seasons 2/3)

Runner ups:
Marina Sirtis in Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 2/3)
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
32.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
“ Best TV Comedy (for series 3)

Runner ups:
Blackadder Goes Forth (series 1)
Seinfeld (season 1)
The Munsters Today (seasons 1/2)
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
33.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
“ Best Male Performance (TV Comedy): Rowan Atkinson (for series 1)

Runner ups:
Hugh Laurie in Blackadder Goes Forth (series 1)
Stephen Fry in Blackadder Goes Forth (series 1)
Tony Robinson in Blackadder Goes Forth (series 1)
Tim McInnerny in Blackadder Goes Forth (series 1) ” - solmaquina
 
34.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ Best Female Performance (TV Comedy): Julia Louise-Dreyfus (for season 1)

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
35.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Backwards (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
As Rimmer is taking Kryten for a driving lesson in Starbug they find themselves being whisked away through a time hole and end up on Earth, where time is running backwards. (30 mins.)
“ Best Direction in an Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Red Dwarf: "Timeslides"
Tales from the Crypt: "And All Through the House"
The Twilight Zone: "The Mind of Simon Foster"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Q Who?" ” - solmaquina
 
36.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Backwards (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
As Rimmer is taking Kryten for a driving lesson in Starbug they find themselves being whisked away through a time hole and end up on Earth, where time is running backwards. (30 mins.)
“ Best Writing in an Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Red Dwarf: "Timeslides"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: "The Measure of a Man"
Red Dwarf: "Polymorph"
The Twilight Zone: "The Cold Equations" ” - solmaquina
 
37.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Backwards (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
As Rimmer is taking Kryten for a driving lesson in Starbug they find themselves being whisked away through a time hole and end up on Earth, where time is running backwards. (30 mins.)
“ Best Individual Episode

Runner ups:
Red Dwarf: "Timeslides"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: "The Measure of a Man"
Blackadder Goes Forth: "Private Plane"
Red Dwarf: "Polymorph"
The Twilight Zone: "The Cold Equations"
Red Dwarf: "Bodyswap"
The Twilight Zone: "The Mind of Simon Foster"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: "The Survivors"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Q Who?" ” - solmaquina
 
38.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
“ Best Newcomer TV Comedy

Runner ups:
Seinfeld
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
39.
The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate... (100 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wise
“ Best TV Special

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
40.
Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989. (84 mins.)
Stars: Bill Hicks
“ Best Feature Stand-up Comedy Recording

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
41.
Tetris (1989 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Differently shaped forms fall down into a 2D container. The forms, which can be moved and rotated, must be sorted in "on-the-fly".
“ Best Video Game

Runner ups:
Super Mario Land
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina