Oscar Rewrite: 1983


Best Picture: Terms of Endearment      The Right Stuff

Best Director: James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment) David Cronenberg (Videodrome)

Best Actor: Robert Duvall (Tender Mercies) Chevy Chase (National Lampoon’s Vacation)

Best Actress: Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment)

Best Supporting Actor: Jack Nicholson (Terms of Endearment) Eddie Murphy (Trading Places / 48 Hours)

Best Supporting Actress: Linda Hunt (The Year of Living Dangerously) Michelle Pfeiffer (Scarface)

Best Original Screenplay: Tender Mercies  The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Terms of Endearment (James L. Brooks from Larry McMurtry’s book)   A Christmas Story (Jean Shepherd, Bob Clark, Leigh Brown from Shepherd’s Book)