My Oscar Ballot for 1987
Films considered in the year of their AMPAS eligibility
(Listings may vary over time as I discover or revisit more movies)
Best Picture
Au revoir, les enfants
Broadcast News
Fatal Attraction
Best Director
James L. Brooks, Broadcast News
Alain Cavalier, Thérèse
John Huston, The Dead
Louis Malle, Au revoir, les enfants
Steven Spielberg, Empire of the Sun
Best Actress
Glenn Close, Fatal Attraction
Holly Hunter, Broadcast News
Sally Kirkland, Anna
Catherine Mouchet, Thérèse
Meryl Streep, Ironweed
Best Actor
Christian Bale, Empire of the Sun
Albert Brooks, Broadcast News
Avtandil Makharadze, Repentance
Gaspard Manesse, Au revoir, les enfants
Christopher Reeve, Street Smart
Best Supporting Actress
Karen Allen, The Glass Menagerie
Kathy Baker, Street Smart
Olympia Dukakis, Moonstruck
Anjelica Huston, The Dead
Carmen Maura, Law of Desire
Best Supporting Actor
Vincent D'Onofrio, Full Metal Jacket
R. Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket
Morgan Freeman, Street Smart
Donal McCann, The Dead
Mandy Patinkin, The Princess Bride
Best Original Screenplay
Anna, Agnieszka Holland and Yurek Bogayevicz
Au revoir, les enfants, Louis Malle
Broadcast News, James L. Brooks
Matewan, John Sayles
Repentance, Nana Dzhanelidze, Tenghiz Abuladze, and Rezo Kveselava
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Dead, Tony Huston
Empire of the Sun, Tom Stoppard
Fatal Attraction, James Dearden
Hellraiser, Clive Barker
Thérèse, Camille de Casabianca and Alain Cavalier
Best Cinematography
Barfly, Robby Müller
The Dead, Fred Murphy
The Last Emperor, Vittorio Storaro
Matewan, Haskell Wexler
Thérèse, Philippe Rousselot

Still on the Docket: 84 Charing Cross Road, Baby Boom, La Bamba, The Big Easy, Black Widow, China Girl, Come and See, Evil Dead II, Gaby: A True Story, Gardens of Stone, Good Morning, Babylon, Hamburger Hill, High Tide, House of Games, Housekeeping, Hollywood Shuffle, Ishtar, Jean de Florette, Lethal Weapon, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, A Man in Love, Manon of the Spring, My Life as a Dog, Orphans, The Pick-Up Artist, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, Rendezvous, Rita, Sue, and Bob Too!, River's Edge, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, The Sicilian, Slamdance, Someone to Watch over Me, The Stepfather, Tin Men, Tough Guys Don't Dance, Walker, Weeds, Wish You Were Here, The Witches of Eastwick
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