59th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (1987)
- Date of Ceremony: Monday, March 30, 1987
- For films released in: 1986
- Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
- Host(s): Chevy Chase (video), Goldie Hawn and Paul Hogan
The two nomination leaders for the 59th Annual Academy Awards couldn’t be more different. A Room with a View was a romantic British costume drama, while Platoon was a gritty, bloody look at the Vietnam War.
Hosted by Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn and Paul Hogan, the ceremony would be the last with multiple hosts until the 82nd Oscars with Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin.
- Platoon: 8
- A Room with a View: 8
- Hannah and Her Sisters: 7
- Aliens: 7
- The Mission: 7
- Children of a Lesser God: 5