Oscar Movies: Tootsie

Oscar Alert

Oscar nominations: 10

Picture, produced by Sydney Pollack and Dick Richards
Director: Sydney Pollack
Actor: Dustin Hoffman
Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange
Supporting Actress: Teri Garr
Screenplay (Original): Larry Gelbart and Murray Schisgal
Cinematography: Owen Roizman
Sound: Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, and Les Lazarowitz
Editing: Fredric Steinkamp and William Steinkamp
Song: “It Might Be You,” music by Dave Grusin, lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman

Oscar awards: 1

Supporting Actress: Jessica Lange

Oscar Context:

In 1982, the biopic “Gandhi” swept most of the Oscars, including Picture, Director, and Actor.

Jessica Lange was also nominated that year for Best Actress in “Frances,” but the winner was Meryl Streep for “Sophie's Choice.”