Past Oscar Winners

1985 Oscar Winners

Best Picture
  • Out of Africa
  • The Color Purple
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Prizzi's Honor
  • Witness
Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • William Hurt, Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • James Garner, Murphy’s Romance
  • Jack Nicholson, Prizzi’s Honor
  • Jon Voight, Runaway Train
  • Harrison Ford, Witness
Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Geraldine Page, Trip to Bountiful
  • Anne Bancroft, Agnes of God 
  • Whoopi Goldberg, The Color Purple
  • Meryl Streep, Out of Africa
  • Jessica Lange, Sweet Dreams
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Don Ameche, Cocoon
  • Robert Loggia, Jagged Edge
  • Klaus Maria Brandauer, Out of Africa
  • William Hickey, Prizzi’s Honor
  • Eric Roberts, Runaway Train
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Anjelica Huston, Prizzi’s Honor
  • Meg Tilly, Agnes of God
  • Margaret Avery, The Color Purple
  • Oprah Winfrey, The Color Purple
  • Amy Madigan, Twice a Lifetime
Best Director
  • Sydney Pollack, Out of Africa
  • Hector Babenco, Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • John Huston, Prizzi’s Honor
  • Akira Kurosawa, Ran
  • Peter Weir, Witness

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