Oscar Movies: Runaway Train (1985)

Oscar Nominations: 3

Actor: Jon Voight

Supporting Actor: Eric Roberts

Film editing: Henry Richardson

Oscar Awards: None

 

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Actor Oscar was William Hurt for “Kiss of the Spider Woman.”  Don Ameche was the Oscar sentimental favorite in the male supporting category, winning for the comedy “Cocoon.”

The Editing Oscar went to Thom Noble for the drama “Witness,” directed by Peter Weir.