Winner '88:
First Saw It:
Rain Man
Sometime in 1989 or 1990, in the theater or on HBO, on the U.S. Marine Corps base in Quantico, VA
Bridesmaids: The Accidental Tourist, Dangerous Liaisons, Mississippi Burning, Working Girl
My Vote: An anemic field, especially given the options, but probably Dangerous Liaisons
Overlooked: Dead Ringers, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Bull Durham, Die Hard


Rain Man
Reviewed in October 2010
Director: Barry Levinson. Cast: Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen, Jack Murdock, Lucinda Jenney, Bonnie Hunt, Ralph Seymour, Michael D. Roberts, Kim Robillard. Screenplay: Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow (based on a story by Barry Morrow).

Photo © 1988 MGM/United Artists
Not yet reviewed in full. C


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Barry Levinson
Best Actor: Dustin Hoffman
Best Original Screenplay: Ronald Bass & Barry Morrow
Best Cinematography: John Seale
Best Art Direction: Ida Random; Linda DeScenna
Best Film Editing: Stu Linder
Best Original Score: Hans Zimmer

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Barry Levinson
Best Actor (Drama): Dustin Hoffman
Best Screenplay: Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow

Other Awards:
Berlin Film Festival: Golden Bear (Best Picture)
Directors Guild of America: Best Director

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