Oscar Movies: Salvador (1986)

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Oscar Alert


Oscar Nominations: 2


Actor: James Woods

Screenplay (Original): Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context:


In 1986, the Best Actor winner was Paul Newman for “The Color of Money,” the sequel to “The Hustler,” for which he was also nominated.  The other three Best Actor nominees were: Dexter Gordon for “Round Midnight,” Bob Hoskins for “Mona Lisa,” and William Hurt for “Children of a Lesser God.”


The Original Screenplay Oscar went to Woody Allen for “Hannah and Her Sisters,” in a contest that included “Crocodile Dyndee,” “My Beautiful Laundrette,” and Platoon,” also scripted by Oliver Stone.