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.
Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:
- 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