Movies Of The Year Awards: 1985

Best Picture:

The End: Ran
Oscar: Out Of Africa

Best Director:

The End: Akira Kurosawa, Ran
Oscar: Sydney Pollack, Out Of Africa


The End: Tatsuya Nakadai, Ran
Oscar: William Hurt, Kiss Of The Spider Woman


The End: Meryl Streep, Out Of Africa
Oscar: Geraldine Page, The Trip To Bountiful

Supporting Actor:

The End: Danny Glover, Silverado and The Color Purple
Oscar: Don Ameche, Cocoon

Supporting Actress:

The End: Mieko Harada, Ran
Oscar: Anjelica Huston, Prizzi’s Honor

Original Screenplay:

The End: Woody Allen, The Purple Rose Of Cairo
Oscar: Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley and Pamela Wallace, Witness

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Kurt Luedtke, Out Of Africa
Oscar: Kurt Luedtke, Out Of Africa

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Ran
Oscar: The Official Story

Film Editing:

The End: Peter Cheung, Police Story
Oscar: Thom Noble, Witness


The End: Takao Saitô, Asakazu Nakai and Masaharu Ueda, Ran
Oscar: David Watkin, Out Of Africa

Art Direction:

The End: Ran
Oscar: Out Of Africa

Costume Design:

The End: Ran
Oscar: Ran


The End: Ran
Oscar: Mask


The End: Back To The Future
Oscar: Out Of Africa

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: Back To The Future
Oscar: Back To The Future

Visual Effects:

The End: Return To Oz
Oscar: Cocoon

Original Score:

The End: Tôru Takemitsu, Ran
Oscar: John Barry, Out Of Africa

Original Song:

The End: “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, Simple Minds, The Breakfast Club
Oscar: “Say You, Say Me”, Lionel Richie, White Nights


The End: Back To The Future

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