1987 Oscar Winners

The 59th Annual Academy Awards were held on Monday, March 30, 1987 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, L.A. County Music Center.

Best Picture

Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar


Orion Pictures

Directed by Oliver Stone

Starring Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger, Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Oliver Stone & Kevin Dillon

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Writing (Original Screenplay)
Foreign Language Film
Film Editing
Art Direction
Visual Effects
Music (Original Score)
Music (Original Song)
  • Top Gun
    "Take My Breath Away" - Music by Giorgio Moroder; Lyric by Tom Whitlock
Sound Editing
Sound Mixing
Honorary Award
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Oscar Winner Totals

  1. Platoon (4 Oscars)
  2. Hannah and Her Sisters (3 Oscars)
  3. A Room with a View (3 Oscars)
  4. Aliens (2 Oscars)
  5. The Color of Money (1 Oscar)
  6. Children of a Lesser God (1 Oscar)
  7. The Mission (1 Oscar)
  8. Down and Out in America (1 Oscar)
  9. Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got (1 Oscar)
  10. Aanslag, De (The Assault) (1 Oscar)
  11. The Fly (1 Oscar)
  12. Round Midnight (1 Oscar)
  13. Top Gun (1 Oscar)