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Movie Awards: BEST OF 1998

Here's a throwback to 1998 with my personal awards list for that year. These nominees and winners are based on the 40 films from 1998 that I've been able to see. I hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane!

Best Visual Effects
Nominees:
ARMAGEDDON
GODZILLA
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
SPHERE

Winner: ARMAGEDDON

Best Original Song
Nominees:
"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing," by Aerosmith from ARMAGEDDON
"I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You," by Marc Anthony & Tina Arena from THE MASK OF ZORRO
"I'll Make a Man Out of You," by Donny Osmond & Ensemble from MULAN
"The Prince of Egypt (When You Believe)," by Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston from THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
"Time of Your Life," by Randy Newman from A BUG'S LIFE

Winner: "I DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING"

Best Original Score
Nominees:
James Horner for THE MASK OF ZORRO
Jerry Goldsmith for MULAN
John Williams for SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
Randy Newman for A BUG'S LIFE
Stephen Schwartz for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Winner: JOHN WILLIAMS

Best Cameo or Brief Appearance
Nominees:
Don Knotts in PLEASANTVILLE
Jon Lovitz in HAPPINESS
Lawrence Taylor in THE WATERBOY
Sam Elliott in THE BIG LEBOWSKI
William H. Macy in PSYCHO

Winner: SAM ELLIOTT

Best Young Star
Nominees:
Giorgio Cantarini in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
Kirsten Dunst in SMALL SOLDIERS
Lindsay Lohan in THE PARENT TRAP
Peter McNicholl in LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
Rufus Read in HAPPINESS

Winner: RUFUS READ

Best On-Screen Couple
Nominees:
Ben Affleck & Liv Tyler in ARMAGEDDON
Jeff Daniels & Joan Allen in PLEASANTVILLE
Jim Carrey & Natascha McElhone in THE TRUMAN SHOW
Mulan & Shang in MULAN
Nicoletta Braschi & Roberto Benigni in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Winner: NICOLETTA BRASCHI & ROBERTO BENIGNI

Best Villain
Nominees:
Ed Harris in THE TRUMAN SHOW
Geoffrey Rush in LES MISERABLES
Miguel Ferrer (as Shan-Yu) in MULAN
Tom Wilkinson in RUSH HOUR
Vince Vaughn in PSYCHO

Winner: VINCE VAUGHN

Best Hero(ine)
Nominees:
Antonio Banderas in THE MASK OF ZORRO
Bruce Willis in ARMAGEDDON
Jeff Bridges in THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Roberto Benigni in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
Tom Hanks in SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Winner: ROBERTO BENIGNI

Best Voice Acting
Nominees:
Chris Rock (as Rodney) in DOCTOR DOLITTLE
Eddie Murphy (as Mushu) in MULAN
Kevin Spacey (as Hopper) in A BUG'S LIFE
Rose Marie (as Norma Bates) in PSYCHO
Sylvester Stallone (as Weaver) in ANTZ

Winner: EDDIE MURPHY

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Cynthia Stevenson in HAPPINESS
Fairuza Balk in THE WATERBOY
Joan Allen in PLEASANTVILLE
Natasha Richardson in THE PARENT TRAP
Tara Reid in THE BIG LEBOWSKI

Winner: JOAN ALLEN

Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Beverly D'Angelo in AMERICAN HISTORY X
Jessica Steen in ARMAGEDDON
Julianne Moore in PSYCHO
Natascha McElhone in THE TRUMAN SHOW
Uma Thurman in LES MISERABLES

Winner: BEVERLY D'ANGELO

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy
Nominees:
Henry Winkler in THE WATERBOY
John Goodman in THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Philip Seymour Hoffman in HAPPINESS
Steve Buscemi in ARMAGEDDON
William H. Macy in PLEASANTVILLE

Winner: JOHN GOODMAN

Best Supporting Actor, Drama
Nominees:
Anthony Hopkins in THE MASK OF ZORRO
Barry Pepper in SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
Ed Harris in THE TRUMAN SHOW
Edward Furlong in AMERICAN HISTORY X
Edward Norton in ROUNDERS

Winner: EDWARD NORTON

Best Actress, Comedy
Nominees:
Catherine Zeta-Jones in THE MASK OF ZORRO
Jane Adams in HAPPINESS
Julianne Moore in THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Kathy Bates in THE WATERBOY
Reese Witherspoon in PLEASANTVILLE

Winner: KATHY BATES

Best Actress, Drama
Nominees:
Anne Heche in PSYCHO
Claire Danes in LES MISERABLES
Laura Linney in THE TRUMAN SHOW
Liv Tyler in ARMAGEDDON
Nicoletta Braschi in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Winner: NICOLETTA BRASCHI

Best Actor, Comedy
Nominees:
Adam Sandler in THE WATERBOY
Antonio Banderas in THE MASK OF ZORRO
Dylan Baker in HAPPINESS
Jeff Bridges in THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Jim Carrey in THE TRUMAN SHOW

Winner: JEFF BRIDGES

Best Actor, Drama
Nominees:
Edward Norton in AMERICAN HISTORY X
Matt Damon in ROUNDERS
Roberto Benigni in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
Tom Hanks in SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
Vince Vaughn in PSYCHO

Winner: EDWARD NORTON

Best Screenplay, Comedy
Nominees:
A BUG'S LIFE
HAPPINESS
LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
MULAN
PLEASANTVILLE

Winner: HAPPINESS

Best Screenplay, Drama
Nominees:
AMERICAN HISTORY X
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
ROUNDERS
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
THE TRUMAN SHOW

Winner: AMERICAN HISTORY X

Best Cast, Comedy
Nominees:
THE BIG LEBOWSKI
HAPPINESS
LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
THE MASK OF ZORRO
PLEASANTVILLE

Winner: HAPPINESS

Best Cast, Drama
Nominees:
AMERICAN HISTORY X
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
ROUNDERS
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
THE TRUMAN SHOW

Winner: AMERICAN HISTORY X

Best Sequel or Prequel
Nominees:
THE LION KING II: SIMBA'S PRIDE

Winner: THE LION KING II: SIMBA'S PRIDE

Best Foreign Language Film
Nominees:
CHARACTER
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Winner: LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Best Animated Film
Nominees:
A BUG'S LIFE
THE LION KING II: SIMBA'S PRIDE
MULAN
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Winner: MULAN

Best Horror/Thriller
Nominees:
PSYCHO

Winner: PSYCHO

Best Action/Adventure
Nominees:
ARMAGEDDON
LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
THE MASK OF ZORRO
RUSH HOUR
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Winner: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Best Comedy
Nominees:
THE BIG LEBOWSKI
HAPPINESS
PLEASANTVILLE
THE TRUMAN SHOW
THE WATERBOY

Winner: HAPPINESS

Best Drama
Nominees:
AMERICAN HISTORY X
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
REGENERATION
ROUNDERS SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Winner: AMERICAN HISTORY X

Best Picture of the Year
Nominees:
AMERICAN HISTORY X
HAPPINESS
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
THE TRUMAN SHOW

Winner: AMERICAN HISTORY X

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