1998: THE YEAR OF Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan was the Online Film & Television Association's choice for the Best Picture of 1998. The film took home a total of 8 awards. Below is the list of every nomination for the year 1998 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

  • Life Is Beautiful - Gianluigi Braschi, Elda Ferri
  • Saving Private Ryan - Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn, Steven Spielberg
  • Shakespeare in Love - Donna Gigliotti, Marc Norman, David Parfitt, Harvey Weinstein, Edward Zwick
  • The Thin Red Line - Robert Michael Geisler, Grant Hill, John Roberdeau
  • The Truman Show - Edward S. Feldman, Andrew Niccol, Scott Rudin, Adam Schroeder

BEST ACTOR

  • Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful
  • Jim Carrey - The Truman Show
  • Joseph Fiennes - Shakespeare in Love
  • Ian McKellen - Gods and Monsters
  • Nick Nolte - Affliction

BEST ACTRESS

  • Cate Blanchett - Elizabeth
  • Jane Horrocks - Little Voice
  • Fernanda Montenegro - Central Station
  • Gwyneth Paltrow - Shakespeare in Love
  • Christina Ricci - The Opposite of Sex

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Dylan Baker - Happiness
  • Ed Harris - The Truman Show
  • Bill Murray - Rushmore
  • Nick Nolte - The Thin Red Line
  • Billy Bob Thornton - A Simple Plan

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Joan Allen - Pleasantville
  • Kathy Bates - Primary Colors
  • Judi Dench - Shakespeare in Love
  • Rachel Griffiths - Hilary and Jackie
  • Lisa Kudrow - The Opposite of Sex

BEST YOUTH PERFORMANCE

  • Scarlett Johansson - The Horse Whisperer
  • Lindsay Lohan - The Parent Trap
  • Eamonn Owens - The Butcher Boy
  • Anna Paquin - Hurlyburly
  • Dominique Swain - Lolita

BEST VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE

  • Woody Allen - Antz
  • Ralph Fiennes - The Prince of Egypt
  • Dave Foley - A Bug's Life
  • Kevin Spacey - A Bug's Life
  • Ming-Na Wen - Mulan

BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE: MALE

  • Sean Gullette - Pi (Π)
  • Francesco Guzzo - Life Is Beautiful
  • Vinicius de Oliveira - Central Station
  • Eamonn Owens - The Butcher Boy
  • Jason Schwartzman - Rushmore

BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE: FEMALE

  • Megan Dodds - Ever After
  • Hatty Jones - Madeline
  • Lindsay Lohan - The Parent Trap
  • Kessia Randall - Beloved
  • Zara Turner - Sliding Doors

BEST ENSEMBLE

  • Happiness
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Truman Show

BEST CASTING

  • Elizabeth - Simone Ireland, Vanessa Pereira
  • Happiness - Ann Goulder
  • The Opposite of Sex - Amanda Mackey Johnson, Cathy Sandrich
  • Primary Colors - Juel Bestrop, Ellen Lewis, Juliet Taylor
  • Shakespeare in Love - Michelle Guish

BEST DRAMA PICTURE

  • Elizabeth - Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Alison Owen
  • Life Is Beautiful - Gianluigi Braschi, Elda Ferri
  • Saving Private Ryan - Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn, Steven Spielberg
  • The Thin Red Line - Robert Michael Geisler, Grant Hill, John Roberdeau
  • The Truman Show - Edward S. Feldman, Andrew Niccol, Scott Rudin, Adam Schroeder

BEST DRAMA ACTOR

  • Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful
  • Jim Carrey - The Truman Show
  • John Hurt - Love and Death on Long Island
  • Ian McKellen - Gods and Monsters
  • Nick Nolte - Affliction

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS

  • Cate Blanchett - Elizabeth
  • Fernanda Montenegro - Central Station
  • Lynn Redgrave - Gods and Monsters
  • Emily Watson - Hilary and Jackie
  • Oprah Winfrey - Beloved

BEST DRAMA ENSEMBLE

  • Elizabeth
  • Gods and Monsters
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Truman Show

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL PICTURE

  • The Opposite of Sex - Michael Besman, David Kirkpatrick
  • Pleasantville - Jon Kilik, Gary Ross, Steven Soderbergh
  • Primary Colors - Mike Nichols
  • Shakespeare in Love - Donna Gigliotti, Marc Norman, David Parfitt, Harvey Weinstein, Edward Zwick
  • There's Something About Mary - Frank Beddor, Michael Steinberg, Bradley Thomas, Charles B. Wessler

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL ACTOR

  • Warren Beatty - Bulworth
  • Michael Caine - Little Voice
  • Joseph Fiennes - Shakespeare in Love
  • Bill Murray - Rushmore
  • John Travolta - Primary Colors

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL ACTRESS

  • Joan Allen - Pleasantville
  • Kathy Bates - Primary Colors
  • Jane Horrocks - Little Voice
  • Gwyneth Paltrow - Shakespeare in Love
  • Christina Ricci - The Opposite of Sex

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL ENSEMBLE

  • Happiness
  • Little Voice
  • The Opposite of Sex
  • Primary Colors
  • Shakespeare in Love

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR PICTURE

  • Apt Pupil - Jane Hamsher, Don Murphy, Bryan Singer
  • Dark City - Andrew Mason, Alex Proyas
  • Deep Impact - David Brown, Richard D. Zanuck
  • Ever After - Mireille Soria, Tracey Trench
  • Pi (π) - Eric Watson

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR ACTOR

  • Robert Duvall - Deep Impact
  • Sean Gullette - Pi (π)
  • Ian McKellen - Apt Pupil
  • Rufus Sewell - Dark City
  • Patrick Stewart - Star Trek: Insurrection

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR ACTRESS

  • Gillian Anderson - The X-Files: Fight the Future
  • Drew Barrymroe - Ever After
  • Jennifer Connelly - Dark City
  • Anjelica Huston - Ever After
  • Vanessa Redgrave - Deep Impact

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR ENSEMBLE

  • Dark City
  • Deep Impact
  • Ever After
  • Star Trek: Insurrection
  • The X-Files: Fight the Future

BEST FAMILY PICTURE

  • Antz - Brad Lewis, Aron Warner, Patty Wooton
  • Babe: Pig in the City - Bill Miller, George Miller, Doug Mitchell
  • A Bug's Life - Darla K. Anderson, Kevin Reher
  • Mulan - Pam Coats
  • The Prince of Egypt - Penney Finkelman Cox, Sandra Rabins

BEST FAMILY ACTOR

  • Woody Allen - Antz
  • Ralph Fiennes - The Prince of Egypt
  • Dave Foley - A Bug's Life
  • David Hyde Pierce - A Bug's Life
  • Eddie Murphy - Mulan

BEST FAMILY ACTRESS

  • Anne Bancroft - Antz
  • Lindsay Lohan - The Parent Trap
  • Sharon Stone - Antz
  • Magda Szubanski - Babe: Pig in the City
  • Ming-Na Wen - Mulan

BEST FAMILY ENSEMBLE

  • Antz
  • Babe: Pig in the City
  • A Bug's Life
  • Mulan
  • The Prince of Egypt

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful
  • Shekhar Kapur - Elizabeth
  • Terrence Malick - The Thin Red Line
  • Steven Spielberg - Saving Private Ryan
  • Peter Weir - The Truman Show

BEST FIRST FEATURE

  • Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson - Antz
  • Thom Fitzgerald - The Hanging Garden
  • Vincent Gallo - Buffalo '66
  • Don Roos - The Opposite of Sex
  • Gary Ross - Pleasantville

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • Elizabeth - Michael Hirst
  • Happiness - Todd Solondz
  • Life Is Beautiful - Vincenzo Cerami, Roberto Benigni
  • Shakespeare in Love - Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
  • The Truman Show - Andrew Niccol

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • Gods and Monsters - Bill Condon
  • Out of Sight - Scott Frank
  • Primary Colors - Elaine May
  • A Simple Plan - Scott B. Smith
  • The Thin Red Line - Terrence Malick

BEST DOCUMENTARY


  • Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
  • The Big One
  • Kurt and Courtney
  • Storefront Hitchcock
  • Wild Man Blues

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

  • The Celebration - Denmark
  • Central Station - Brazil
  • Life Is Beautiful - Italy
  • Live Flesh - Spain
  • The Thief - Russia

BEST DRAMA SCORE

  • Elizabeth - David Hirschfelder
  • Saving Private Ryan - John Williams
  • A Simple Plan - Danny Elfman
  • The Thin Red Line - Hans Zimmer
  • The Truman Show - Burkhard Dallwitz, Philip Glass

BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL SCORE

  • Bulworth - Ennio Morricone
  • The Opposite of Sex - Mason Daring
  • Pleasantville - Randy Newman
  • Primary Colors - Ry Cooder, Carly Simon
  • Shakespeare in Love - Stephen Warbeck

BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR SCORE


  • Dark City - Trevor Jones
  • Deep Impact - James Horner
  • Ever After - George Fenton
  • Pi (π) - Clint Mansell
  • The X-Files: Fight the Future - Mike Oldfield, Mark Snow

BEST FAMILY SCORE

  • Antz - Harry Gregson-Williams, John Powell
  • A Bug's Life - Randy Newman
  • Mulan - Jerry Goldsmith, Matthew Wilder, David Zippel
  • The Prince of Egypt - Hans Zimmer, Stephen Schwartz
  • Quest for Camelot - Patrick Doyle, David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

  • "Deliver Us" - The Prince of Egypt
  • "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" - Armageddon
  • "Reflection" - Mulan
  • "Uninvited" - City of Angels
  • "When You Believe" - The Prince of Egypt

BEST ADAPTED SONG

  • "Across the Universe" - Pleasantville
  • "I Wanna Be Loved By You" - Little Voice
  • "On a Jet Plane" - Armageddon
  • "The Theme from Lost in Space" - Lost in Space
  • "You Light Up My Life" - Happiness

BEST FILM EDITING

  • Elizabeth - Jill Bilcock
  • Enemy of the State - Chris Lebenzon
  • Saving Private Ryan - Michael Kahn
  • The Thin Red Line - Leslie Jones, Saar Klein, Billy Weber
  • The Truman Show - William M. Anderson, Lee Smith

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Elizabeth - Remi Adefarasin
  • Pleasantville - John Lindley
  • Saving Private Ryan - Janusz Kaminski
  • The Thin Red Line - John Toll
  • The Truman Show - Peter Biziou

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Babe: Pig in the City - Roger Ford, Kerrie Brown
  • Dark City - George Liddle, Patrick Tatopouls
  • Elizabeth - John Myhre, Peter Howitt
  • Shakespeare in Love - Martin Childs, Jill Quertier
  • The Truman Show - Dennis Gassner, Nancy Haigh

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • Beloved - Colleen Atwood
  • Elizabeth - Alexandra Byrne
  • Life Is Beautiful - Danilo Donati
  • Shakespeare in Love - Sandy Powell
  • Velvet Goldmine - Sandy Powell

BEST MAKEUP

  • Dark City
  • Elizabeth
  • Pleasantville
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Star Trek: Insurrection

BEST SOUND

  • Dark City
  • Enemy of the State
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Truman Show

BEST SOUND EFFECTS

  • Armageddon
  • Dark City
  • Enemy of the State
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Thin Red Line

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Armageddon
  • Babe: Pig in the City
  • Pleasantville
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • What Dreams May Come

BEST TITLES SEQUENCE

  • The Big Lebowski
  • Elizabeth
  • Enemy of the State
  • Psycho
  • The Truman Show

BEST CINEMATIC MOMENT

  • Elizabeth - "The Virgin Queen Takes the Throne for the First Time"
  • The Prince of Egypt - "The Parting of the Red Sea"
  • Saving Private Ryan - "Normandy Invasion"
  • There's Something About Mary - "Gel"
  • The Truman Show - "Truman Decides His Fate After Talking to Christof"

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