'Elephant Man' and 'Bull' lead Oscar nominations
Two visually brutal movies based on fact -- "The Elephant Man" and "Raging Bull" -- led all motion pictures for the 53rd annual Academy Awards with eight nominations each, including nominations for best actor, John Hurt and Robert De Niro.Skip to next paragraph
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Also nominated for best picture were "Coal Miner's Daughter," with seven nominations, and "Ordinary People" and "Tess," with six each.
Nominated for best actress were Ellen Burstyn, "resurrection"; Goldie Hawn, "Private Benjamin"; Mary Tyler Moore, "Ordinary People"; Gena Rowlands, "Gloria"; and Sissy Spacek, "Coal Miner's Daughter."
Nominated for best actor were Robert Duvall, "The Great Santini"; Jack Lemmo n, "Tribute"; and Peter O'Toole, "The Stunt Man."