1993 Oscar - Best Supporting Actor for Val Kilmer for Tombstone

Nick Halden
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In 1993 an injustice was done. Val Kilmer was overlooked by the Academy for his role as Doc Holliday in Tombstone.Val didn't even receive a nomination.


The nominees for Best Supporting Actor in 1993 were: Gene Hackman, Jaye Davidson, Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, and David Paynor. Gene Hackman won for his role in Unforgiven. On this list, there are some great actors, most notably Jack Nicholson for A Few Good Men. However the rest are forgettable.

Val Kilmer's portrayal of Doc Holliday is beyond iconic, Tombstone was an OK Movie to start with but Val's performance turned the film into a classic. One of the most quotable films of all time, all of which come from Kilmer. It is his singular presence that elevated the film and the other actors, without him I believe the film fails.

If you feel that Val Kilmer was screwed out of an Oscar sign this petition. By signing this petition you are saying that you want the Academy to recognize Val's performance publicly in the 2013 Academy awards. This will mark the 20th anniversary of Tombstone. This will right the wrong that was done 20 years ago. Once the petition time frame is over it will be sent to the powers that be at the Academy Awards.

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  • William Clearihue
    William Clearihue United States, Los Angeles
    Jul 14, 2017
    Jul 14, 2017
    A performance which calls to me to view it again and agin. A host of one liners and scenes which deserve a special Oscar.
  • Kimberly Smith
    Kimberly Smith United States
    Jul 04, 2017
    Jul 04, 2017
    Val Kilmer made that role...He did an awesome job and deserves to get awarded for it. Tombstone was a great movie but he put everything into that part and he made that movie excellent!!!! One of my favorite movies.
  • anupam krishna das
    anupam krishna das United States, Miami
    Jul 03, 2017
    Jul 03, 2017
    The fact that Val wasn't nominated is evidence that we're living in Kali Yuga.
  • John petrillo
    John petrillo United States, Miami
    Jul 02, 2017
    Jul 02, 2017
    u flucken right he shoud have eon
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