1996: THE YEAR OF The English Patient

The English Patient was the Online Film & Television Association's choice for the Best Picture of 1996. The film took home a total of 3 awards. Below is the list of every nomination for the year 1996 along with the award winners highlighted like this. Nomination and Awards tallies can be found in the menu at the right. These tallies have been updated to exclude the multiple split categories of Comedy/Musical, Drama and Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror. These create a negative comparison to future years with far fewer categories. The original total is included after the film title in the list at the right.


BEST PICTURE

  • The English Patient - Saul Zaentz
  • Evita - Alan Parker, Robert Stigwood, Andrew G. Vajna
  • Fargo - Ethan Coen
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt - Michael Hausman, Oliver Stone, Janet Yang
  • Shine - Jane Scott

BEST ACTOR

  • Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire
  • Ralph Fiennes - The English Patient
  • Woody Harrelson - The People vs. Larry Flynt
  • William H. Macy - Fargo
  • Geoffrey Rush - Shine

BEST ACTRESS

  • Brenda Blethyn - Secrets & Lies
  • Frances McDormand - Fargo
  • Madonna - Evita
  • Debbie Reynolds - Mother
  • Kristin Scott Thomas - The English Patient

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Hank Azaria - The Birdcage
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. - Jerry Maguire
  • Samuel L. Jackson - A Time to Kill
  • Edward Norton - Primal Fear
  • James Woods - Ghosts of Mississippi

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Joan Allen - The Crucible
  • Lauren Bacall - The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • Juliette Binoche - The English Patient
  • Barbara Hershey - The Portrait of a Lady
  • Courtney Love - The People vs. Larry Flynt

BEST VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE

  • Jason Alexander - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Sean Connery - Dragonheart
  • Tom Hulce - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Mike Judge - Beavis and Butt-head Do America
  • Lily Tomlin - The Celluloid Closet

BEST DRAMA PICTURE

  • The English Patient - Saul Zaentz
  • Evita - Alan Parker, Robert Stigwood, Andrew G. Vajna
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt - Michael Hausman, Oliver Stone, Janet Yang
  • Shine - Janet Scott
  • Trainspotting - Andrew Macdonald

BEST DRAMA ACTOR

  • Ralph Fiennes - The English Patient
  • Woody Harrelson - The People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Liam Neeson - Michael Collins
  • Geoffrey Rush - Shine
  • Denzel Washington - Courage Under Fire

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS

  • Brenda Bletyn - Secrets & Lies
  • Courtney Love - The Poeple vs. Larry Flynt
  • Madonna - Evita
  • Winona Ryder - The Crucible
  • Kristin Scott Thomas - The English Patient

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL PICTURE

  • The Birdcage - Mike Nichols
  • Evita - Alan Parker, Robert Stigwood, Andrew G. Vajna
  • Fargo - Ethan Coen
  • Jerry Maguire - James L. Brooks, Cameron Crowe, Laurence Mark, Richard Sakai
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse - Todd Solondz

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL ACTOR

  • Antonio Banderas - Evita
  • Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire
  • Nathan Lane - The Birdcage
  • William H. Macy - Fargo
  • Eddie Murphy - The Nutty Professor

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL ACTRESS

  • Glenn Close - 101 Dalmatians
  • Frances McDormand - Fargo
  • Madonna - Evita
  • Gwyneth Paltrow - Emma
  • Debbie Reynolds - Mother

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY HORROR PICTURE

  • Dragonheart - Raffaella De Laurentiis
  • Independence Day - Dean Devlin
  • Mars Attacks! - Tim Burton, Larry Franco
  • Scream - Cathy Konrad, Cary Woods
  • Star Trek: First Contact - Rick Berman

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR ACTOR

  • Jeff Goldblum - Independence Day
  • Bill Pullman - Independence Day
  • Will Smith - Independence Day
  • Brent Spiner - Star Trek: First Contact
  • Patrick Stewart - Star Trek: First Contact

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR ACTRESS

  • Neve Campbell - Scream
  • Glenn Close - Mars Attacks!
  • Alice Krige - Star Trek: First Contact
  • Julia Roberts - Mary Reilly
  • Alfre Woodard - Star Trek: First Contact

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Joel Coen - Fargo
  • Milos Forman - The People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Scott Hicks - Shine
  • Anthony Minghella - The English Patient
  • Alan Parker - Evita

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Fargo- Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
  • Jerry Maguire - Cameron Crowe
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt - Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
  • Shine - Jan Sardi
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse - Todd Solondz

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • The Crucible - Arthur Miller
  • The English Patient - Anthony Minghella
  • Evita - Oliver Stone, Alan Parker
  • Trainspotting - John Hodge
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam
  • Microcosmos: Le Peuple de l"Herbe
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
  • When We Were Kings

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • The Eighth Day (Le Huitième Jour) - Belgium
  • Hate (La Haine) - France
  • Kolya - Czech Republic
  • Microcosmos: Le Peuple de l"Herbe - France
  • Ridicule - France

BEST SCORE

  • The English Patient - Gabriel Yared
  • Evita - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
  • Fargo - Carter Burwell
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz
  • Shine - David Hirschfelder

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

  • "Because You Loved Me" - Up Close and Personal
  • "I Finally Found Someone" - The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • 'someday" - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • "That Thing You Do!" - That Thing You Do!
  • "You Must Love Me" - Evita

BEST ADAPTED SONG

  • "Change the World" - Phenomenon
  • "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" - Evita
  • "Mission: Impossible Theme" - Mission: Impossible
  • 'secret Garden" - Jerry Maguire
  • "You Don't Own Me" - First Wives Club

BEST FILM EDITING

  • The English Patient - Walter Murch
  • Evita - Gerry Hambling
  • Fargo - Roderick Jaynes
  • Independence Day - David Brenner
  • Twister - Michael Kahn

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • The Crucible - Andrew Dunn
  • The English Patient - John Seale
  • Evita - Darius Khondji
  • Fargo - Roger Deakins
  • Michael Collins - Chris Menges

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • The English Patient - Stuart Craig, Stephanie McMillan
  • Evita - Brian Morris, Philippe Turlure
  • Hamlet - Tim Harvey
  • Star Trek: First Contact - Herman Zimmerman, John M Dwyer
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - Catherine Martin, Brigitte Broch

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • 101 Dalmatians - Rosemary Burrows, Anthony Powell
  • Emma - Ruth Myers
  • Evita - Penny Rose
  • Hamlet - Alexandra Byrne
  • The Portrait of a Lady - Janet Patterson

BEST MAKEUP


  • 101 Dalmatians
  • The English Patient
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • The Nutty Professor
  • Star Trek: First Contact

BEST SOUND


  • Evita
  • Independence Day
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Twister

BEST SOUND EFFECTS

  • Independence Day
  • Mission: Impossible
  • The Rock
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Twister

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Dragonheart
  • Independence Day
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Twister