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JASON'S BEST: If I Voted For The Oscars 1991 (Return to Jason's Best Main Page)


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Here's the detailed list of my Oscar choices for 1991 -- my choice for the winner is in bold -- in addition, I have also included a few additional categories worth mentioning...


JFK - Best Picture of 1991

BEST PICTURE
Grand Canyon
JFK
The Prince of Tides
The Silence of the Lambs
Thelma & Louise

BEST ACTOR
Warren Beatty in Bugsy
Kevin Costner in JFK
Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs
Nick Nolte in The Prince of Tides
Val Kilmer in The Doors

BEST ACTRESS
Annette Bening in Bugsy
Geena Davis in Thelma & Louise
Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs
Jessica Lange in Cape Fear
Susan Sarandon in Thelma & Louise

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Joe Pesci in JFK
Ben Kingsley in Bugsy
Gary Oldman in JFK
Tommy Lee Jones in JFK
Jack Palance in City Slickers

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mercedes Ruehl in The Fisher King
Jessica Tandy in Fried Green Tomatoes
Juliette Lewis in Cape Fear
Mary Stuart Masterson in Fried Green Tomatoes
Kate Nelligan in The Prince of Tides

BEST DIRECTOR
Kenneth Branagh for Dead Again
Oliver Stone for JFK
Ridley Scott for Thelma & Louise
Barbra Streisand for The Prince of Tides
Jonathan Demme for The Silence of the Lambs

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
City Slickers
Dead Again
Grand Canyon
Bugsy
Thelma & Louise

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Doctor
JFK
The Prince of Tides
Frankie & Johnny
The Silence of the Lambs

BEST MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE
James Newton Howard for The Prince of Tides
Patrick Doyle for Dead Again
Ennio Morricone for Bugsy
John Williams for JFK
Hans Zimmer for Thelma & Louise

BEST MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG
"Dream of Dreams" from An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
"Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves -- performed by Bryan Adams
"Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast
"When You're Alone" from Hook
"Places That Belong To You" from The Prince of Tides -- performed by Barbra Streisand

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Backdraft
Dead Again
JFK
The Prince of Tides
Thelma & Louise

BEST FILM EDITING
Bugsy
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
JFK
Thelma & Louise
The Silence of the Lambs

BEST ART DIRECTION
Bugsy
The Addams Family
Hook
The Fisher King
Dead Again

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Bugsy
Hook
The Addams Family
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Barton Fink

BEST MAKEUP
Hook
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

BEST SOUND
Backdraft
JFK
The Last Boy Scout
Dead Again
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Backdraft
Hook
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Backdraft
Hook
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Terminator 2: Judgment Day

BEST SCENE OR SEQUENCE IN A 1991 MOTION PICTURE
The ending when Thelma and Louise make the decision to drive off the cliff in Thelma & Louise
The entire final courtroom sequence making the case for conspiracy at the end of JFK
The first meeting between Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs
The final Captain's Log, conversation, and sign-off of the original crew at the end of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
The thrilling ending on the river with Robert De Niro terrorizing Nick Nolte's family in Cape Fear

BEST MOVIE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
JFK
Grand Canyon
The Prince of Tides
Thelma & Louise
Bugsy

BEST MOVIE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
Bugsy
The Doors
The Prince of Tides
Backdraft
Thelma & Louise

BEST MOVIE POSTER
Backdraft
JFK
Dead Again
The Doors
Boyz N The Hood