1982 Academy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 1982 Academy Awards were presented April 11, 1983 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles.

Best PictureE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, producers (Universal)
Gandhi, Richard Attenborough, producer (Columbia)
Missing, Edward Lewis and Mildred Lewis, producers (Universal)
Tootsie, Sydney Pollack and Dick Richards, producers (Columbia)
The Verdict, Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown, producers (Twentieth Century-Fox)
Actor in a Leading RoleDustin Hoffman, Tootsie
Ben Kingsley, Gandhi
Jack Lemmon, Missing
Paul Newman, The Verdict
Peter O'Toole, My Favorite Year

Ben Kingsley, Gandhi
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Actress in a Leading RoleJulie Andrews, Victor/Victoria
Jessica Lange, Frances
Sissy Spacek, Missing
Meryl Streep, Sophie's Choice
Debra Winger, An Officer and a Gentleman
Actor in a Supporting RoleCharles Durning, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Louis Gossett, Jr., An Officer and a Gentleman
John Lithgow, The World According to Garp
James Mason, The Verdict
Robert Preston, Victor/Victoria
Actress in a Supporting RoleGlenn Close, The World According to Garp
Teri Garr, Tootsie
Jessica Lange, Tootsie
Kim Stanley, Frances
Lesley Ann Warren, Victor/Victoria
DirectingRichard Attenborough, Gandhi
Sidney Lumet, The Verdict
Wolfgang Petersen, Das Boot
Sidney Pollack, Tootsie
Steven Spielberg, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenJohn Briley, Gandhi
Larry Gelbart and Murray Schisgal, screenplay; Don McGuire and Larry Gelbart, story, Tootsie
Barry Levinson, Diner
Melissa Mathison, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Douglas Day Stewart, An Officer and a Gentleman
Screenplay Based on Material From Another MediumBlake Edwards, Victor/Victoria
Costa-Gavras and Donald Stewart, Missing
David Mamet, The Verdict
Alan J. Pakula, Sophie's Choice
Wolfgang Petersen, Das Boot
CinematographyNestor Almendros, Sophie's Choice
Allen Daviau, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Owen Roizman, Tootsie
Jost Vacano, Das Boot
Billy Williams and Ronnie Taylor, Gandhi
Art DirectionStuart Craig and Bob Laing, art direction; Michael Seirton, set decoration, Gandhi
Dale Hennesy, art direction; Marvin March, set decoration, Annie
Rodger Maus, Tim Hutchinson and William Craig Smith, art direction; Harry Cordwell, set decoration, Victor/Victoria
Lawrence G. Paull and David L. Snyder, art direction; Linda DeScenna, set decoration, Blade Runner
Franco Zeffirelli, art direction; Gianni Quaranta, set decoration, La Traviata
SoundMilan Bor, Trevor Pyke and Mike Le-Mare, Das Boot
Gerry Humphreys, Robin O'Donoghue, Jonathan Bates and Simon Kaye, Gandhi
Buzz Knudson, Robert Glass, Don Digirolamo and Gene Cantamessa, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Michael Minkler, Bob Minkler, Lee Minkler and Jim La Rue, Tron
Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander and Les Lazarowitz, Tootsie
Song“Eye of the Tiger,” Rocky III, Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan III, music and lyrics
“How Do You Keep the Music Playing?,” Best Friends, Michel Legrand, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
“If We Were in Love,” Yes, Giorgio, John Williams, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
“It Might Be You,” Tootsie, Dave Grusin, music; Alan and Marilyn Bergman, lyrics
“Up Where We Belong,” An Officer and a Gentleman, Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie, music; Will Jennings, lyrics
Original ScoreJerry Goldsmith, Poltergeist
Marvin Hamlisch, Sophie's Choice
Jack Nitzsche, An Officer and a Gentleman
Ravi Shankar and George Fenton, Gandhi
John Williams, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Adaptation ScoreLeslie Bricusse and Henry Mancini, Victor/Victoria
Ralph Burns, Annie
Tom Waits, One From the Heart
Film EditingJohn Bloom, Gandhi
Carol Littleton, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Hannes Nikel, Das Boot
Fredric Steinkamp and William Steinkamp, Tootsie
Peter Zinner, An Officer and a Gentleman
Costume DesignElois Jenssen and Rosanna Norton, Tron
John Mollo and Bhanu Athaiya, Gandhi
Patricia Norris, Victor/Victoria
Piero Tosi, La Traviata
Albert Wolsky, Sophie's Choice
MakeupSarah Monzani and Michèle Burke, Quest for Fire
Tom Smith, Gandhi
Visual EffectsRichard Edlund, Michael Wood and Bruce Nicholson, Poltergeist
Carlo Rambaldi, Dennis Murren and Kenneth F. Smith, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Douglas Trumbull, Richard Yuricich and David Dryer, Blade Runner
Sound Effects EditingCharles L. Campbell and Ben Burtt, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Stephen Hunter Flick and Richard L. Anderson, Poltergeist
Mike Le-Mare, Das Boot
Short Films
AnimatedThe Great Cognito (Will Vinton, producer; Will Vinton Productions)
The Snowman (John Coates, producer; Snowman Enterprises Ltd.)
Tango (Zbigniew Rybczynski, producer; Film Polski Production)
Live ActionBallet Robotique (Bob Rogers, producer; Bob Rogers and Co.)
A Shocking Accident (Christine Oestreicher, producer; Flamingo Pictures, Ltd.)
The Silence (Michael Toshiyuki Uno and Joseph Benson, producers; American Film Institute)
Split Cherry Tree (Jan Saunders, producer; Learning Corporation of America)
Sredni Vashtar (Andrew Birkin, producer; Laurentic Film Productions, Ltd.)
Short SubjectGods of Metal (Robert Richter, producer; Richter Productions)
If You Love This Planet (Edward Le Lorrain and Terri Nash, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America (Charles Guggenheim and Werner Schumann, producers; Guggenheim Productions, Inc.)
To Live or Let Die (Freida Lee Mock, producer; American Film Foundation)
Traveling Hopefully (John G. Avildsen, producer; Arnuthfonyus Films, Inc.)
FeatureAfter the Axe (Sturla Gunnarsson and Steve Lucas, producers; National Film Board of Canada)
Ben's Mill (John Karol and Michel Chalufour, producers; Public Broadcasting Associates—ODYSSEY)
In Our Water (Meg Switzgable, producer; Foresight Films Production)
Just Another Missing Kid (John Zaritsky, producer; Canadian Broadcasting Corp.)
A Portrait of Giselle (ABC Video Enterprises, Inc. in association with Wishupon Productions)
Foreign Language FilmAlsino and the Condor, Nicaragua
Coup de Torchon (Clean Slate), France
The Flight of the Eagle, Sweden
Private Life, U.S.S.R.
Volver a Empezar (To Begin Again), Spain
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardWalter Mirisch
Honorary AwardTo Mickey Rooney for 60 years of versatility in a variety of memorable film performances

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