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Shadows Awards 5th Shadows Awards for 1985
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Complete lists announced
just before the Oscar nominations
in February 1986

1984   <   SHADOWS AWARDS   >   1986
B E S T   F I L M   o f   1 9 8 5 :
THE BREAKFAST CLUB (John Hughes)
the breakfast club 2. Kiss of the Spider Woman (Hector Babenco)
3. The Color Purple (Steven Spielberg)
4. Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis)
5. After Hours (Martin Scorsese)
6. The Purple Rose of Cairo (Woody Allen)
7. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (Tim Burton)
8. Witness (Peter Weir)
9. Out of Africa (Sydney Pollack)
10. Cocoon (Ron Howard)
11. Prizzi's Honor (John Huston)
12. Brazil (Terry Gilliam)
13. St Elmo's Fire (Joel Schumacher)
14. Lost in America (Albert Brooks)
15. Mask (Peter Bogdanovich)
16. Shoah (Claude Lanzmann)
17. Agnes of God (Norman Jewison)
18. Sweet Dreams (Karel Reisz)
19. Runaway Train (Andrei Konchalovsky)
20. Jagged Edge (Richard Marquand)
D I R E C T O R :
STEVEN SPIELBERG
(The Color Purple)
W R I T E R :
JOHN HUGHES
(The Breakfast Club)
2. Terry Gilliam (Brazil)
3. Peter Weir (Witness)
4. Woody Allen (The Purple Rose of Cairo)
5. Hector Babenco (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
6. Sydney Pollack (Out of Africa)
7. Claude Lanzmann (Shoah)
8. John Huston (Prizzi's Honor)
9. Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future)
10. Lawrence Kasdan (Silverado)
2. Woody Allen (The Purple Rose of Cairo)
3. Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown (Brazil)
4. Leonard Schrader (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
5. Menno Meyjes (The Color Purple)
6. David Hare (Plenty)
7. Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale (Back to the Future)
8. William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl Wallace (Witness)
9. Richard Condon, Janet Roach (Prizzi's Honor)
10. Albert Brooks (Lost in America)
A C T R E S S :
MEG TILLY
(Agnes of God)
A C T O R :
WILLIAM HURT
(Kiss of the Spider Woman)
tilly 2. Whoopi Goldberg (The Color Purple)
3. Meryl Streep (Out of Africa, Plenty)
4. Kathleen Turner (Prizzi's Honor)
5. Cher (Mask)
6. Anne Bancroft (Agnes of God)
7. Jessica Lange (Sweet Dreams)
8. Mia Farrow (The Purple Rose of Cairo)
9. Glenn Close (Jagged Edge)
10. Jane Fonda (Agnes of God)
hurt 2. Harrison Ford (Witness)
3. Danny Glover (The Color Purple, Witness)
4. Raul Julia (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
5. Jack Nicholson (Prizzi's Honor)
6. Eric Stoltz (Mask)
7. Jonathan Pryce (Brazil)
8. Michael J Fox (Back to the Future)
9. Jeff Daniels (The Purple Rose of Cairo)
10. Griffin Dunne (After Hours)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S :
TRACEY ULLMAN
(Plenty)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R :
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
(Back to the Future)
ullman 2. Oprah Winfrey (The Color Purple)
3. Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor)
4. Sonja Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
5. Teri Garr (After Hours)
6. Maureen Stapleton (Cocoon)
7. Katherine Helmond (Brazil)
8. Rosanna Arquette (After Hours)
9. Jessica Tandy (Cocoon)
10. Kelly McGillis (Witness)
lloyd 2. Robert DeNiro (Brazil)
3. Lukas Haas (Witness)
4. Sam Elliott (Mask)
5. Alexander Godunov (Witness)
6. Don Ameche (Cocoon)
7. Eric Roberts (Runaway Train)
8. Paul Gleason (The Breakfast Club)
9. William Hickey (Prizzi's Honor)
10. Danny Aiello (The Purple Rose of Cairo)
T V   &   M U S I C : W O R S T   F I L M :
BEST TV SERIES: Hill Street Blues (NBC)
BEST SINGLE: Bad (U2)
King David (Bruce Beresford)

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