55th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (1983)
- Date of Ceremony: Monday, April 11, 1983
- For films released in: 1982
- Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
- Host(s): Liza Minnelli (video), Dudley Moore (video), Richard Pryor (video) and Walter Matthau (video)
The year that the 55th Academy Awards covered, 1982, was a great year for soon-to-be-classic films.
Gandhi, Tootsie, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Victor/Victoria, An Officer and a Gentleman, Sophie’s Choice, My Favorite Year…all of them released in 1982.
Gandhi and Tootsie led the pack of nominations for the ceremony, with 11 and 10 nods respectively.
- Gandhi: 11
- Tootsie: 10
- E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: 9
- Victor/Victoria: 7
- Das Boot: 6
- An Officer and a Gentleman: 6
- The Verdict: 5
- Sophie's Choice: 5