|4 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Writer||Tom Hedley, Joe Eszterhas|
|Starring||Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri|
|56th Academy Awards|
Flashdance is a 1983 American romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne. It was the first collaboration of producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and the presentation of some sequences in the style of music videos was an influence on other 1980s films.
- Best Cinematography — Don Peterman
- Best Film Editing — Bud Smith, Walt Mulconery
- Best Original Song — "Flashdance... What a Feeling" by Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey, Irene Cara
- Best Original Song — "Maniac" by Michael Sembello, Dennis Matkosky
Alex Owens is a female dynamo: steel worker by day, exotic dancer by night. Her dream is to get into a real dance company, though, and with encouragement from her boss/boyfriend, she may get her chance. The city of Pittsburgh co-stars. What a feeling!