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Amadeus: Director's Cut

PG In Theaters 09/19/1984 , 158min.
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Plot & Details

Composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) is content with his talent and status until his musical rival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce), comes to Vienna. Salieri can't understand why God has blessed Mozart, and not himself, with amazing talent. His jealousy grows until, finally, he acts upon it.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Milos Forman Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Editing Michael Chandler Nominated
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Editing Nena Danevic Nominated
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Saul Zaentz Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Karel Cerny Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Peter Shaffer Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor Tom Hulce Nominated
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Makeup Paul LeBlanc Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Todd Boekelheide Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Tom Scott Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography Miroslav Ondrícek Nominated
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Patrizia Von Brandenstein Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Mark Berger Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Costume Design Theodor Pistek Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Makeup Dick Smith Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor F. Murray Abraham Won
1984 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Sound Chris Newman Won

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Peter Shaffer Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costumes Theodor Pistek Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Miroslav Ondrícek Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Sound Award Dick Smith Nominated
1986 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Editing Award Michael Chandler Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Patrizia Von Brandenstein Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Picture Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Makeup Award Dick Smith Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Tom Hulce Nominated
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Director Milos Forman Won
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Jeffrey Jones Nominated
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama F. Murray Abraham Won
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Peter Shaffer Won
1984 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Picture - Drama Won

American Film Institute

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1998 American Film Institute 100 Greatest American Movies Won

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Peter Shaffer Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costumes Theodor Pistek Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Miroslav Ondrícek Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Sound Award Dick Smith Nominated
1986 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Editing Award Michael Chandler Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Patrizia Von Brandenstein Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Picture Nominated
1985 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Makeup Award Dick Smith Nominated

Directors Guild of America

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1984 Directors Guild of America Best Director Milos Forman Won

French Academy of Cinema

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1984 French Academy of Cinema Best Foreign Film Milos Forman Won

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1984 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Director Milos Forman Won
1984 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Actor F. Murray Abraham Won
1984 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Picture Won
1984 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Screenplay Peter Shaffer Won

Telluride Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2001 Telluride Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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