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February 14, 1996

Best Picture

"Apollo 13"



"The Postman (Il Postino)"

"Sense and Sensibility"

Best Actor

Nicolas Cage, "Leaving Las Vegas"

Richard Dreyfuss, "Mr. Holland's Opus"

Anthony Hopkins, "Nixon"

Sean Penn, "Dead Man Walking"

Massimo Troisi, "The Postman (Il Postino)"

Best Actress

Susan Sarandon, "Dead Man Walking"

Elisabeth Shue, "Leaving Las Vegas"

Sharon Stone, "Casino"

Meryl Streep, "The Bridges of Madison County"

Emma Thompson, "Sense and Sensibility"

Best Director

Chris Noonan, "Babe"

Mel Gibson, "Braveheart"

Tim Robbins, "Dead Man Walking"

Mike Figgis, "Leaving Las Vegas"

Michael Radford, "The Postman (Il Postino)"

Best Supporting Actress

Joan Allen, "Nixon"

Kathleen Quinlan, "Apollo 13"

Mira Sorvino, "Mighty Aphrodite"

Mare Winningham, "Georgia"

Kate Winslet, "Sense and Sensibility"

Best Supporting Actor

James Cromwell, "Babe"

Ed Harris, "Apollo 13"

Brad Pitt, "12 Monkeys"

Tim Roth, "Rob Roy"

Kevin Spacey, "The Usual Suspects"

Best Original Screenplay

Randall Wallace, "Braveheart"

Woody Allen, "Mighty Aphrodite"

Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson and Oliver Stone, "Nixon"

Screenplay by Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow; story by John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft, "Toy Story"

Christopher McQuarrie, "The Usual Suspects"

Best Adapted Screenplay

William Broyles Jr. and Al Reinert, "Apollo 13"

George Miller and Chris Noonan, "Babe"

Mike Figgis, "Leaving Las Vegas"

Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli, Massimo Troisi, "The Postman (Il Postino)"

Emma Thompson, "Sense and Sensibility"

Most Nominations

"Braveheart": 10

"Apollo 13": 9

"Babe": 7

"Sense and Sensibility": 7

"The Postman (Il Postino)": 5

"Dead Man Walking": 4

"Leaving Las Vegas": 4

"Nixon": 4

"Batman Forever": 3

"Crimson Tide": 3

"Toy Story": 3

Complete list of nominees, F6

The Big Night

The spectacle that is Oscar returns to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on March 25, with the telecast at 6 p.m. on ABC. After David Letterman's Bottom 10 performance last year, Whoopi Goldberg returns for her second appearance as host.

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