The 1997 Academy Awards®
Host: Billy Crystal
Date: March 23, 1998  

Best Picture
As Good As It Gets
The Full Monty
Good Will Hunting
L.A. Confidential

Best Director
James Cameron, Titanic--winner
Peter Cattaneo, The Full Monty
Atom Egoyan, The Sweet Hereafter
Curtis Hanson, L.A. Confidential
Gus Van Zant, Good Will Hunting

Best Actor
Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting
Robert Duvall, The Apostle
Peter Fonda, Ulee's Gold
Dustin Hoffman, Wag the Dog
Jack Nicholson, As Good As It Gets--winner

Best Actress
Helena Bonham Carter, The Wings of the Dove
Julie Christie, Afterglow
Judi Dench, Mrs. Brown
Helen Hunt, As Good As It Gets--winner
Kate Winslett, Titanic

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Forster, Jackie Brown
Anthony Hopkins, Amistad
Greg Kinnear, As Good As It Gets
Burt Reynolds, Boogie Nights
Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting--winner

Best Supporting Actress
Kim Basinger, L.A. Confidential--winner
Joan Cusack, In & Out
Minnie Driver, Good Will Hunting
Julianne Moore, Boogie Nights
Gloria Stuart, Titanic

Best Foreign Language Film
Jenseits der Stille (Germany)
Karakter (The Netherlands)--winner
O Que É Isso, Companheiro? (Brazil)
Secretos del corazón (Spain)
Vor (Russia)

Best Original Screenplay
As Good As It Gets (Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks)
Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Deconstructing Harry (Woody Allen)
The Full Monty (Simon Beaufoy)
Good Will Hunting (Matt Damon, Ben Affleck)--winner

Best Adapted Screenplay
Donnie Brasco (Paul Attanasio)
The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)
L.A. Confidential (Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson)--winner
Wag the Dog (Hilary Henkin, David Mamet)
The Wings of the Dove (Hossein Amini)

Best Original Dramatic Score
Amistad (John Williams)
Good Will Hunting (Danny Elfman)
Kundun (Philip Glass)
L.A. Confidential (Jerry Goldsmith)
Titanic (James Horner)--winner

Best Original Musical or Comedy Score
Anastasia (Stephen Flaherty, Lynn Ahrens, David Newman)
As Good As It Gets (Hans Zimmer)
The Full Monty (Anne Dudley)--winner
Men in Black (Danny Elfman)
My Best Friend's Wedding (James Newton Howard)

Best Cinematography
Amistad (Janusz Kaminski)
Kundun (Roger Deakins)
L.A. Confidential (Dante Spinotti)
Titanic (Russell Carpenter)--winner
The Wings of the Dove (Eduardo Serra)

Other Categories:

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Titanic (Peter Lamont, art director; Michael Ford, set decorator)

Best Costume Design
Titanic (Deborah Lynn Scott)

Best Makeup
Men in Black (Rick Baker, David LeRoy Anderson)

Best Film Editing
Titanic (Conrad Buff IV, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris)

Best Visual Effects
Titanic (Robert Legato, Mark A. Lasoff, Thomas L. Fisher, Michael Kanfer)

Best Sound
Titanic (Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers, Mark Ulano)

Best Sound Effects Editing
Titanic (Tom Bellfort, Christopher Boyes)

Best Original Song
Titanic, for the song "My Heart Will Go On", performed by Céline Dion, music by James Horner, lyrics by Will Jennings

Best Animated Short Film

Geri's Game (Jan Pinkava)

Best Live Action Short Film
Visas and Virtue (Chris Tashima, Chris Donahue, Tim Toyama)

Best Documentary, Short Subject
A Story of Healing (Donna Dewey, Carol Pasternak)

Best Documentary, Feature
The Long Way Home (Marvin Hier, Richard Trank)

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