Oscar Movies: Fisher King, The (1991)

Oscar Nominations: 5

Screenplay (Original): Richard LaGravenese
Best Actor: Robin Williams
Supporting Actress: Mercedes Ruehl
Art Direction-Set Decoration: Mel Bourne; Cindy Carr
Score (Original): George Fenton

Oscar Awards: 1

Supporting Actress

Oscar Context

In 1991, the big winner at the Oscars was Jonathan Demme's “The Silence of the Lambs,” which won Picture, Director, Screenplay (Adapted), Actor, and Actress.

Callie Khouri's script for “Thelma and Louise” won the Original Screenplay Oscar; Art Direction went to “Bugsy”; and Score to Alan Menken for Disney's animated “Beauty and the Beast.”