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JASON'S BEST: If I Voted For The Oscars 1987 (Return to Jason's Best Main Page)


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Here's the detailed list of my Oscar choices for 1987 -- my choice for the winner is in bold -- in addition, I have also included a few additional categories worth mentioning...


Fatal Attraction - Best Picture of 1987

BEST PICTURE
Broadcast News
Full Metal Jacket
Fatal Attraction
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Wall Street

BEST ACTOR
Michael Douglas in Fatal Attraction
Michael Douglas in Wall Street
Nicolas Cage in Raising Arizona
William Hurt in Broadcast News
Steve Martin in Roxanne

BEST ACTRESS
Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction
Cher in Moonstruck
Holly Hunter in Broadcast News
Meryl Streep in Ironweed
Sally Kirkland in Anna

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
John Candy in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Sean Connery in The Untouchables
Vincent D'Onofrio in Full Metal Jacket
Martin Sheen in Wall Street
Denzel Washington in Cry Freedom

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anne Archer in Fatal Attraction
Olympia Dukakis in Moonstruck
Anne Ramsey in Throw Momma from the Train
Ann Sothern in The Whales of August
Susan Sarandon in The Witches of Eastwick

BEST DIRECTOR
Bernardo Bertolucci for The Last Emperor
Adrian Lyne for Fatal Attraction
Oliver Stone for Wall Street
John Boorman for Hope and Glory
Stanley Kubrick for Full Metal Jacket

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Throw Momma from the Train
Broadcast News
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Raising Arizona
Wall Street

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Fatal Attraction
Full Metal Jacket
The Last Emperor
The Dead
Good Morning, Vietnam

BEST MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE
John Williams for Empire of the Sun
Stewart Copeland for Wall Street
Maurice Jarre for Fatal Attraction
Ennio Morricone for The Untouchables
David Newman for Throw Momma from the Train

BEST MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG
"(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" from Dirty Dancing
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" from Mannequin
"Shakedown" from Beverly Hills Cop II

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Fatal Attraction
Raising Arizona
Empire of the Sun
The Last Emperor
Full Metal Jacket

BEST FILM EDITING
Fatal Attraction
Full Metal Jacket
The Last Emperor
Lethal Weapon
Wall Street

BEST ART DIRECTION
Empire of the Sun
The Last Emperor
Hope and Glory
The Untouchables
The Witches of Eastwick

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Empire of the Sun
The Last Emperor
Raising Arizona
Jean de Florette
The Witches of Eastwick

BEST MAKEUP
Harry and the Hendersons
The Untouchables
The Witches of Eastwick

BEST SOUND
Full Metal Jacket
Empire of the Sun
The Last Emperor
Lethal Weapon
The Witches of Eastwick

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Full Metal Jacket
Robocop
Lethal Weapon

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Robocop
Innerspace
Predator

BEST SCENE OR SEQUENCE IN A 1987 MOTION PICTURE
Alex Forrest in her apartment alone on the floor switching the light on and off while Madame Butterfly plays, the camera slowing moving in on her, intercut with the happy get-togethers of the Gallaghers in Fatal Attraction
Nicolas Cage robbing the store, and running through the city from the cops while Holly Hunter tries to follow him in Raising Arizona
Private Pyle kills the seargeant and then commits suicide in Full Metal Jacket
The ending when Neal Page discovers the truth about Del Griffith in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
The "Greed is good" speech that Gordon Gekko delivers in Wall Street

BEST MOVIE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
Fatal Attraction
Wall Street
Broadcast News
The Witches of Eastwick
Raising Arizona

BEST MOVIE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
Fatal Attraction
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Full Metal Jacket
Good Morning, Vietnam

BEST MOVIE POSTER
Fatal Attraction
Innerspace
The Witches of Eastwick
Throw Momma from the Train
Three Men and a Baby