Kiss of the Spider Woman is a 1985 drama film directed by Argentine-Brazilian filmmaker Héctor Babenco, and adapted by Leonard Schrader from the 1976 Manuel Puig novel of the same name. William Hurt, Raul Julia, and Sonia Braga star in the leading roles, with supporting roles by José Lewgoy, Milton Gonçalves, Miriam Pires, Nuno Leal Maia, Fernando Torres, and Herson Capri.

The film premiered at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival, where Hurt won the Best Actor award and Babenco was nominated for the Palme d’Or, and was released in the United States on July 26, 1985. It received widespread critical acclaim. Hurt won the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor, and the film received a further three Oscar nominations including Best Picture.

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