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Oscars 1992: Winners and Nominees of the 64th Academy Awards

Public list by WPS with 45 movies or TV shows/series

These movies have won or been nominated for the Oscars 1992 on 03/30/1992.

The 64th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1991 in the United States and took place on March 30, 1992, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST. During the ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 23 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Gil Cates and directed by Jeff Margolis. Actor Billy Crystal hosted the show for the third consecutive year. Three weeks earlier, in a ceremony held at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on March 7, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by host Tom Hanks. The Silence of the Lambs won five awards, including Best Picture. Other winners included Terminator 2: Judgment Day with four awards, Beauty and the Beast, Bugsy, and JFK with two, and City Slickers, Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment, The Fisher King, In the Shadow of the Stars, Manipulation, Mediterraneo, Session Man, and Thelma & Louise with one. The telecast garnered more than 44 million viewers in the United States. ()

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Beauty and the Beast(1991)

3.9/5 (with 3,935 votes)

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day(1991)

4.0/5 (with 4,765 votes)

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Hook(1991)

3.5/5 (with 2,045 votes)

The boy who wasn't supposed grow up—Peter Pan—does just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. During his trip to see Granny Wendy in London, the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland.

Boyz n the Hood(1991)

R
| 1h 52min | Drama, Crime
3.8/5 (with 617 votes)

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

The Addams Family(1991)

PG-13
| 1h 42min | Kids & Family, Comedy, Fantasy
3.5/5 (with 1,649 votes)

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any of the details of Fester's life.

Thelma & Louise(1991)

R
| 2h 10min | Drama, Thriller, Crime, Adventure
3.8/5 (with 1,169 votes)

Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves(1991)

PG-13
| 2h 23min | Adventure, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 1,199 votes)

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Backdraft(1991)

R
| 2h 17min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 484 votes)

Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.

JFK(1991)

R
| 3h 9min | Drama, Thriller, History
3.8/5 (with 718 votes)

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

Cape Fear(1991)

R
| 2h 8min | Thriller, Crime
3.7/5 (with 1,162 votes)

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, Bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

The Silence of the Lambs(1991)

R
| 1h 59min | Crime, Drama, Thriller, Horror
4.2/5 (with 6,083 votes)

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Fried Green Tomatoes(1991)

PG-13
| 2h 10min | Drama, Comedy
3.9/5 (with 475 votes)

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

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City Slickers(1991)

PG-13
| 1h 54min | Comedy, Western
3.2/5 (with 271 votes)

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.

Bugsy(1991)

R
| 2h 14min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
3.2/5 (with 117 votes)

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him while his family wait back home. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

The Fisher King(1991)

R
| 2h 18min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 464 votes)

Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.

The Prince of Tides(1991)

R
| 2h 12min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 94 votes)

A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country(1991)

3.5/5 (with 443 votes)

After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.

Raise the Red Lantern(1991)

2h 5min | Drama
4.0/5 (with 231 votes)

China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...

Directed by Zhang Yimou - With Gong Li, He Saifei

Barton Fink(1991)

R
| 1h 56min | Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 585 votes)

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Grand Canyon(1991)

R
| 2h 14min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 67 votes)

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in jeopardy in the other's rough neighborhood.

Europa Europa(1990)

R
| 1h 52min | History, Drama, War
3.7/5 (with 77 votes)

A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth.

Mediterraneo(1991)

3.9/5 (with 358 votes)

Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in sight, so the soldiers begin to relax a little. Things change when their ship is hit and destroyed by the enemy, and the soldiers find themselves abandoned there.

The Commitments(1991)

R
| 1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Music
3.7/5 (with 174 votes)

Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey "The Lips" Fagan.

Madame Bovary(1991)

2h 23min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.2/5 (with 43 votes)

Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile lifestyle catches up to her, the lives of everyone around her are endangered.

For the Boys(1991)

2h 18min | Music, Drama
3.3/5 (with 24 votes)

With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.

Rambling Rose(1991)

R
| 1h 52min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 20 votes)

Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself from getting into trouble with men.

The Ox(1991)

1h 32min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 5 votes)

In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge tries to sell the hide at a local market. He is spotted by the local vicar and, wracked with guilt, confesses. The vicar assures him that if he gives himself up, he'll be treated leniently, but Helge's sentence is far harsher than anyone predicted...

The Elementary School(1991)

1h 40min | Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 16 votes)

The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is replaced by the militant Igor Hnidzo. He is very strict - but also very just. His weakness is his interest in young women. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.

Wild by Law(1991)

54min | Documentary
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Tells about the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the three men responsible for its passage: forester/philosopher Aldo Leopold, author of the bestselling Sand County almanac and the first to bring the word 'ecology' into standard usage; Bob Marshall, millionaire socialist and founder of the Wilderness Society; and Howard Zahniser, a bureaucrat with a love of the wild places he seldom saw. Singly and together, these three fought from the 1920s through the 1950s to preserve the natural world. Provides an overview of the roots of the environmental movement, offering a deeper understanding of one of the most important issues facing contemporary civilization.

Directed by Lawrence Hott, Diane Garey - With Linda Hunt, Ralph Waite, David Brower

Blackfly(1991)

3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

A young surveyer, new to Ontario, encounters the blackflies. Over and over again, he encounters those blackflies.

Directed by Christopher Hinton
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