58th Academy Awards

The 58th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1985, were held on March 24, 1986 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California.

They were hosted by Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams. The ceremony was watched by 38.93 million viewers, tying the 78th Academy Awards as the third-lowest rated telecast since 1966. The 80th Academy Awards still holds the distinction of the least watched ceremony of 31.76 million.

The 1985 Academy Award Winners

Picture: Out of Africa
Actor: William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
Actress: Geraldine Page (The Trip to Bountiful)
Supporting Actor: Don Ameche (Cocoon)
Supporting Actress: Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor)
Director: Sydney Pollack (Out of Africa)
Adapted Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke (Out of Africa)
Original Screenplay: William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace (Witness)
Song: "Say You, Say Me" (White Nights)
Original Score: Out of Africa
Cinematography: Out of Africa
Costume Design: Ran
Art / Set Decoration: Out of Africa
Film Editing: Witness
Foreign Language Film: The Official Story (Argentina)
Sound: Out of Africa
Sound Effects: Back to the Future
Makeup: Mask
Visual Effects: Cocoon
Short Films: Anna & Bella (Animated) / Molly's Pilgrim (Live Action)
Documentaries: Witness to War: Dr. Charlie Clements (Short) / Broken Rainbow (Feature)