Alternate Oscars for 1990

by cptamerica2 | created - 21 Dec 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

The 2nd FLICK AWARDS

This is just my personal picks of how the top awards for 1990 in film should have gone. For more, visit https://thebogeys.wordpress.com/

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1. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Casting/Cast Ensemble

Nominees: Goodfellas (winner) Miller's Crossing Dick Tracy The Hunt for Red October Young Guns II

2. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 271,139 | Gross: $119.39M

Stunts

Nominees: Total Recall (winner) Days of Thunder Die Hard 2 Young Guns II Quigley Down Under

3. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 271,139 | Gross: $119.39M

Visual Effects

Nominees: Total Recall (winner) Edward Scissorhands Back to the Future III Ghost The Witches

4. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 213,944 | Gross: $184.21M

Sound Editing

Nominees: Dances with Wolves (winner) Total Recall The Hunt for Red October Days of Thunder Misery

5. Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

60 Metascore

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Votes: 69,949 | Gross: $82.67M

Sound Mixing

Nominees: Days of Thunder (winner) The Hunt for Red October Total Recall Young Guns II Flatliners

6. The Hunt for Red October (1990)

PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

58 Metascore

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Votes: 160,365 | Gross: $122.01M

Sound Effects

Nominees: The Hunt for Red October (winner) Total Recall Days of Thunder Dick Tracy Misery

7. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

74 Metascore

A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 404,359 | Gross: $56.36M

Art Direction

Nominees: Edward Scissorhands (winner) Dick Tracy Total Recall The Godfather Part III Misery

8. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Soundtrack

Nominees: Goodfellas (winner) Home Alone Pretty Woman Miller's Crossing Awakenings

9. Young Guns II (1990)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Western

47 Metascore

In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater

Votes: 27,436 | Gross: $44.14M

Original Song

Nominees: Young Guns II - Blaze of Glory (winner) Pretty Woman - King of Wishful Thinking Dick Tracy - Sooner or Later Postcards from the Edge - I'm Checkin' Out The Godfather Part III - I'll Remember You

10. Ghost (1990)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

52 Metascore

After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.

Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 173,748 | Gross: $217.63M

Original Score

Nominees: Ghost - Maurice Jarre (winner) Dances with Wolves - John Barry Home Alone - John Williams Young Guns II - Alan Silvestri Total Recall - Jerry Goldsmith

11. Dick Tracy (1990)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Charlie Korsmo

Votes: 52,456 | Gross: $103.74M

Makeup & Hairstyling

Nominees: Dick Tracy (winner) Total Recall Edward Scissorhands The Witches Miller's Crossing

12. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 213,944 | Gross: $184.21M

Editing

Nominees: Dances with Wolves (winner) Goodfellas Misery Miller's Crossing The Hunt for Red October

13. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 213,944 | Gross: $184.21M

Costume Design

Nominees: Dances with Wolves (winner) Dick Tracy Edward Scissorhands Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Hamlet

14. Dances with Wolves (1990)

PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

72 Metascore

Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Votes: 213,944 | Gross: $184.21M

Cinematography

Nominees: Dances with Wolves (winner) Goodfellas Miller's Crossing Edward Scissorhands Dick Tracy

15. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

70 Metascore

The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.

Directors: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers

Votes: 32,588 | Gross: $27.93M

Animated Film

Nominees: The Rescuers Down Under (winner) Duck Tales: The Movie

16. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Adapted Screenplay

Nominees: Goodfellas - Nicholas Pileggi (winner) Misery - William Goldman Reversal of Fortune - Nicholas Kazan Dances with Wolves - Michael Blake Awakenings - Steve Zaillon

17. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 115,394 | Gross: $5.08M

Original Screenplay

Nominees: Miller's Crossing - Joel & Ethan Coen (winner) Edward Scissorhands - Tim Burton Ghost - Bruce Joel Rubin Quigley Down Under - John Hill Jacob's Ladder - Bruce Joel Rubin

18. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

Votes: 22,988 | Gross: $13.45M

Supporting Actress

Nominees: The Grifters - Annette Benning (winner) Goodfellas - Lorraine Bracco Ghost - Whoopi Goldberg Reversal of Fortune - Glenn Close Dances with Wolves - Mary McDonnell

19. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Supporting Actor

Nominees: Goodfellas - Joe Pesci (winner) Goodfellas - Robert DeNiro Miller's Crossing - Albert Finney Miller's Crossing - John Turturo The Godfather Part III - Andy Garcia

20. Misery (1990)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

75 Metascore

After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 158,726 | Gross: $61.28M

Leading Actress

Nominees: Misery - Kathy Bates (winner) Pretty Woman - Julia Roberts The Long Walk Home - Sissy Spacek Postcards from the Edge -Meryl Streep The Grifters - Angelica Huston

21. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

74 Metascore

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

Votes: 108,281 | Gross: $52.10M

Leading Actor

Nominees: Awakenings - Robert DeNiro (winner) Goodfellas - Ray Liotta Reversal of Fortune - Jeremy Irons Edward Scissorhands - Johnny Depp Awakenings - Robin Williams

22. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Director

Nominees: Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese (winner) Dances with Wolves - Kevin Costner Miller's Crossing - Joel & Ethan Coen Edward Scissorhands - Tim Burton Awakenings - Penny Marshall

23. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Crime, Drama

89 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 868,958 | Gross: $46.84M

Best Picture

Nominees: Goodfellas (winner) Dances with Wolves Miller's Crossing Misery Edward Scissorhands Total Recall Ghost Awakenings Reversal of Fortune Young Guns II



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