Oscar Movies: JFK (1991)

Warner

Oscar Nominations: 7

Picture, produced by A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone
Screenplay (Adapted): Oliver Stone and Zachary Sklar
Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones
Cinematography: Robert Richardson
Film Editing: Joe Hutshing and Pietro Scalia
Sound: Michael Minkler, Gregg Landaker, and Tod A. Maitland
Score (Original): John Williams

Oscar Awards: 2

Cinematography
Film Editing

Oscar Context

The big winner in 1991 was Jonathan Demme's “The Silence of the Lambs,” which won Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor (Anthony Hopkins), and Actress (Jodie Foster). The three other Best Picture nominees were Disney's animated musical “Beauty and the Beast,” Barry Levinson's gangster biopic “Bugsy,” and Barbra Streisand's melodrama “The Prince of Tides.”

The winner of the Supporting Actor Oscar was Jack Palance for “City Slickers,” the Sound Oscar went to “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” and the Scoring Award to Alan Menken for “Beauty and the Beast.”