65th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1993 took place on 29 March 1993 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. It was the 65th Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1992.


Billy Crystal led for the fourth time in a row as a moderator by the Oscar ceremony. The presenters of the candidates are listed below in the respective categories.


Clint Eastwood's Western Unforgiven won four Academy Awards, becoming the most successful film of the evening. After Dances With Wolves directed by and starring Kevin Costner 's 1990 Unforgiven was already the second Western in the early 90s, which was honored as Best Picture Oscar trophy.

Bram Stoker's Dracula, directed by Francis Ford Coppola to win three Oscars succeeded. Also, the film Aladdin was doubly successful by getting the two music Oscars. After Al Pacino for his performances in The Godfather and The Godfather - Part II was only nominated, he succeeded this time, for Scent of a Woman to win the Best Actor Oscar.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

Presented by Jack Nicholson

Unforgiven ( Unforgiven ) - Clint Eastwood


Presented by Barbra Streisand

Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven ( Unforgiven )


Presented by Jodie Foster

Al Pacino - Scent of a Woman ( Scent of a Woman )

Leading lady

Presented by Anthony Hopkins

Emma Thompson - Howards End ( Howards End )

Supporting Actor

Presented by Mercedes Ruehl

Gene Hackman - Unforgiven ( Unforgiven )

Supporting Actress

Presented by Jack Palance

Marisa Tomei - My Cousin Vinny (My Cousin Vinny )


Presented by Richard Gere

Howards End ( Howards End ) - Luciana Arrighi, Ian Whittaker


Presented by Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman

From the middle of a river originates (A River Runs Through It ) - Philippe Rousselot

Costume Design

Presented by Catherine Deneuve

Bram Stoker's Dracula ( Dracula ) - Eiko Ishioka

Documentary (Short Film )

Presented by Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington

Documentary ( long form )

Presented by Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington

The Panama Deception - Barbara Trent, David Kasper


Presented by Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon

Unforgiven ( Unforgiven ) - Joel Cox

Foreign Language Film

Presented by Glenn Close

Indochine by Régis Wargnier (France)


Presented by Marisa Tomei and Joe Pesci

Bram Stoker's Dracula ( Dracula ) - Greg Cannom, Michèle Burke, Matthew W. Mungle

Music ( Original Score )

Presented by Raul Julia

Aladdin - Alan Menken

Music ( Original Song )

Presented by Lena Horne and Quincy Jones

" A Whole New World " from Aladdin - Alan Menken, Tim Rice

Short Film ( Animated)

Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase - Joan C. Gratz

Short Film ( Live Action )

Presented by David Paymer and Sarah Jessica Parker

Omnibus - Sam Karmann

Sound editor

Presented by Jon Lovitz

Bram Stoker's Dracula ( Dracula ) - Tom C. McCarthy, David E. Stone

Sound re-

Presented by Robert Downey Jr. and Alfre Woodard

The Last of the Mohicans ( The Last of the Mohicans ) - Chris Jenkins, Doug Hemphill, Mark Smith, Simon Kaye

Visual Effects

Presented by Andie MacDowell

Death Becomes Her (Death Becomes Her ) - Ken Ralston, Doug Chiang, Douglas Smythe, Tom Woodruff Jr.

Adapted Screenplay

By Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman

Howards End ( Howards End ) - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Original Screenplay

By Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman

The Crying Game - Neil Jordan

Honorary Oscars

Honorary Award

Presented by Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Presented by Angela Lansbury

  • Elizabeth Taylor

Presented by Gregory Peck