Cocoon: Residents at an old folks home begin getting younger.   1985, 2 Academy Awards, 2 Nominations

Out of Africa: A woman remembers her experiences living in Africa during the early 1900s.  1985 Best Director, Best Picture, 5 other  Academy Awards, 11 Nominations

The Last Emperor: A biography of the final Chinese emperor.  1987, 9 Academy Awards

The Trip to Bountiful: Son and wife must deal with an aging mother who wants to return to the home of her girlhood. 1985 1 Academy Award, 2 Nomina

The Mission: Jesuits try to protect Indians from slavery.  Best cinematography; 6 other nominations 1986 

Au Revoir les Enfants: A Boys' school in occupied France hides Jewish students. 1986  in French

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 3 Academy Awards, 7 Nominations PG13

Moonstruck: A Brooklyn widow tries to patch up differences between her fiancÚ and his brother.  Best actress, best supporting actress, best screenplay, 1987

Glory: One of the first African-American units in the US Army faces what looks to be a suicide mission.  1989 3 Academy Awards, 5 Nominations

Driving Miss Daisy:  An African-American Chauffeur and his wealthy boss improve their relationship over many years. Bruce Beresford, Best screenplay, Best picture, best actress; nom. for best actor. 1989

Dead Poets Society: Students arrive at a strict private school and are inspired by a new teacher to fulfill their lives beyond the ordinary. 1989 Peter Weir, USA, 129 minutes

Award-Winning Films 1985-1989
1985 Out of Africa 7 Academy Awards, 11 Nominations
1985 Witness 2 Academy Awards, 8 Nominations Rated R
1985 Cocoon 2 Academy Awards, 2 Nominations
1985 Prizzi's Honor 1 Academy Award, 8 Nominations Rated R
1985 Back to the Future 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations
1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations Rated R
1985 Ran 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations
1985
The Official Story  1 Academy Award, 2 Nominations
1985
The Trip to Bountiful 1 Academy Award, 2 Nominations
1985
White Nights 1 Academy Award, 2 Nominations PG
1985
Anna & Bella 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1985
Broken Rainbow 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1985
Mask 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1985
Molly's Pilgrim 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1985
Witness to War: Dr. Charlie Clements 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination

1986 Platoon 4 Academy Awards, 8 Nominations Rated R
1986 A Room with a View 3 Academy Awards, 8 Nominations UR
1986
Hannah and Her Sisters 3 Academy Awards, 7 Nominations PG13
1986 Aliens,  2 Academy Awards, 7 Nominations Rated R
1986 The Mission 1 Academy Award, 7 Nominations PG
1986 Children of a Lesser God 1 Academy Award, 5 Nominations Rated R
1986
The Color of Money 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations Rated R
1986 Top Gun 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations PG
1986 'Round Midnight 1 Academy Award, 2 Nominations Rated R
1986 Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1986
The Assault 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination PG
1986 The Fly 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination Rated R
1986 A Greek Tragedy 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1986
Precious Images 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1986
Women - for America, for the World 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination

1987 The Last Emperor 9 Academy Awards, 9 Nominations
1987
Moonstruck 3 Academy Awards, 6 Nominations
1987 The Untouchables 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations Rated R
1987 Babette's Feast 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987 Dirty Dancing 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987 Harry and the Hendersons 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987
Innerspace 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination PG
1987
The Man Who Planted Trees  1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987
Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987
The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1987 Wall Street 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination Rated R
1987 Young at Heart 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination

1988 Rain Man 4 Academy Awards, 8 Nominations Rated R
1988
Dangerous Liaisons 3 Academy Awards, 7 Nominations Rated R
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 3 Academy Awards, 6 Nominations
1988 Mississippi Burning 1 Academy Award, 7 Nominations Rated R
1988
Working Girl 1 Academy Award, 6 Nominations Rated R
1988 The Accidental Tourist 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations PG
1988 A Fish Called Wanda 1 Academy Award, 3 Nominations Rated R
1988 Pelle the Conqueror 1 Academy Award, 2 Nominations UR
1988 The Accused 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination Rated R
1988 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
Beetlejuice 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
Bird 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
The Milagro Beanfield War 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
Tin Toy 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1988
You Don't Have to Die 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination

1989 Driving Miss Daisy 4 Academy Awards, 9 Nominations
1989 Glory 3 Academy Awards, 5 Nominations Rated R
1989
Born on the Fourth of July 2 Academy Awards, 8 Nominations Rated R
1989
My Left Foot 2 Academy Awards, 5 Nominations Rated R
1989 The Little Mermaid 2 Academy Awards, 3 Nominations
1989
The Abyss 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations
1989
Dead Poets Society 1 Academy Award, 4 Nominations
1989 Henry V 1 Academy Award, 3 Nominations
1989
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1 Academy Award, 3 Nominations
1989
Balance 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1989
Batman 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1989
Cinema Paradiso 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1989
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1989
The Johnstown Flood 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination
1989
Work Experience 1 Academy Award, 1 Nomination