The 1999 Academy Awards®
Host: March 26, 2000
Date: Billy Crystal

Best Picture
American Beauty--winner
The Cider House Rules
The Green Mile
The Insider
The Sixth Sense

Best Director
Sam Mendes, American Beauty--winner
Spike Jonze, Being John Malkovich
Lasse Hallstrom, The Cider House Rules
Michael Mann, The Insider
M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense

Best Actor
Russell Crowe, The Insider
Richard Farnsworth, The Straight Story
Sean Penn, Sweet and Lowdown
Kevin Spacey, American Beauty--winner
Denzel Washington, The Hurricane

Best Actress
Annette Bening, American Beauty
Janet McTeer, Tumbleweeds
Julianne Moore, The End of the Affair
Meryl Streep, Music of the Heart
Hilary Swank, Boys Don't Cry--winner

Best Supporting Actor
Michael Caine, The Cider House Rules--winner
Tom Cruise, Magnolia
Michael Clarke Duncan, The Green Mile
Jude Law, The Talented Mr. Ripley
Haley Joel Osment, The Sixth Sense

Best Supporting Actress
Toni Collette, The Sixth Sense
Angelina Jolie, Girl, Interrupted--winner
Catherine Keener, Being John Malkovich
Samantha Morton, Sweet and Lowdown
Chloe Sevigny, Boys Don't Cry

Best Foreign Language Film
All About My Mother (Spain)--winner
Caravan (Nepal)
East-West (France)
Solomon and Gaenor (U.K.)
Under the Sun (Sweden)

Best Original Screenplay
American Beauty (Alan Ball)--winner
Being John Malkovich (Charlie Kaufman)
Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan)
Topsy-Turvy (Mike Leigh)

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Cider House Rules (John Irving)--winner
Election (Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor)
The Green Mile (Frank Darabont)
The Insider (Eric Roth, Michael Mann)
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Anthony Minghella)

Best Original Score
American Beauty (Thomas Newman)
Angela's Ashes (John Williams)
The Cider House Rules (Rachel Portman)
The Red Violin (John Corigliano)--winner
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Gabriel Yared)

Best Cinematography
American Beauty--winner
The End of the Affair'
The Insider
Sleepy Hollow
Snow Falling on Cedars

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Anna and the King
The Cider House Rules
Sleepy Hollow
The Talented Mr. Ripley

Best Costume Design
Anna and the King
Sleepy Hollow
The Talented Mr. Ripley

Best Makeup
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Bicentennial Man

Best Film Editing
American Beauty
The Cider House Rules
The Insider
The Matrix
The Sixth Sense

Best Visual Effects
The Matrix--winner
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Stuart Little

Best Sound
The Green Mile
The Insider
The Matrix
The Mummy
Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace

Best Sound Effects Editing
Fight Club
The Matrix
Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace

Best Original Song
"Blame Canada," from South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
"Music of My Heart," from Music of the Heart
"Save Me," from Magnolia
"When She Loved Me," from Toy Story 2
"You'll Be in My Heart," written and performed by Phil Collins, from Tarzan--winner

Best Animated Short Film
My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts
The Old Man and the Sea
3 Misses
When the Day Breaks

Best Live Action Short Film
Bor, Min Bror
Killing Joe
Major and Minor Miracles
My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York

Best Documentary, Short Subject
King Gimp
The Wildest Show in the South: The Angola Prison Rodeo

Best Documentary, Feature
Buena Vista Social Club
Genghis Blues
On the Ropes
One Day in September
Speaking in Strings

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