Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Olympia Dukakis)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (John Patrick Shanley)Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (Norman Jewison)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Norman Jewison)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Vincent Gardenia)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia Dukakis. The film was released on December 16, 1987 in New York City, and then nationally on December 18, 1987. Receiving largely positive reviews from critics, it went on to gross $91,640,528 at the North American box office, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of that year. Moonstruck was nominated for six Oscars at the 60th Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.