Academy Awards > 1997

BEST PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
As Good as It GetsSony / Columbia$148,478,011
Good Will HuntingMiramax$138,433,435
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
The Full MontyFox Searchlight$45,950,122
Total Gross: $998,266,696
Average Gross: $199,653,339


 
BEST DIRECTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
TitanicJames CameronParamount$600,788,188
Good Will HuntingGus Van SantMiramax$138,433,435
L.A. ConfidentialCurtis HansonWarner Bros.$64,616,940
The Full MontyPeter CattaneoFox Searchlight$45,950,122
The Sweet HereafterAtom EgoyanFine Line$3,263,585
Total Gross: $853,052,270
Average Gross: $170,610,454


 
BEST ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
As Good as It GetsJack NicholsonSony / Columbia$148,478,011
Good Will HuntingMatt DamonMiramax$138,433,435
Wag the DogDustin HoffmanNew Line$43,061,945
The ApostleRobert DuvallOctober$19,868,354
Ulee's GoldPeter FondaMGM$9,161,691
Total Gross: $359,003,436
Average Gross: $71,800,687


 
BEST ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
TitanicKate WinsletParamount$600,788,188
As Good as It GetsHelen HuntSony / Columbia$148,478,011
The Wings of the DoveHelena Bonham CarterMiramax$13,692,848
Mrs. BrownJudi DenchMiramax$9,229,808
AfterglowJulie ChristieSony Classics$2,465,960
Total Gross: $774,654,815
Average Gross: $154,930,963


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
As Good as It GetsGreg KinnearSony / Columbia$148,478,011
Good Will HuntingRobin WilliamsMiramax$138,433,435
AmistadAnthony HopkinsDreamWorks$44,229,441
Jackie BrownRobert ForesterMiramax$39,673,162
Boogie NightsBurt ReynoldsNew Line$26,400,640
Total Gross: $397,214,689
Average Gross: $79,442,938


 
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
TitanicGloria StuartParamount$600,788,188
Good Will HuntingMinnie DriverMiramax$138,433,435
L.A. ConfidentialKim BasingerWarner Bros.$64,616,940
In & OutJoan CusackParamount$63,856,929
Boogie NightsJulianne MooreNew Line$26,400,640
Total Gross: $894,096,132
Average Gross: $178,819,226


 
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
As Good as It GetsSony / Columbia$148,478,011
Good Will HuntingMiramax$138,433,435
The Full MontyFox Searchlight$45,950,122
Boogie NightsNew Line$26,400,640
Deconstructing HarryFine Line$10,686,841
Total Gross: $369,949,049
Average Gross: $73,989,810


 
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
PictureStudioBox Office
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
Wag the DogNew Line$43,061,945
Donnie BrascoSony / Columbia$41,909,762
The Wings of the DoveMiramax$13,692,848
The Sweet HereafterFine Line$3,263,585
Total Gross: $166,545,080
Average Gross: $33,309,016


 
BEST EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
Air Force OneSony / Columbia$172,956,409
As Good as It GetsSony / Columbia$148,478,011
Good Will HuntingMiramax$138,433,435
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
Total Gross: $1,125,272,983
Average Gross: $225,054,597


 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
AmistadDreamWorks$44,229,441
The Wings of the DoveMiramax$13,692,848
KundunBuena Vista$5,684,789
Total Gross: $729,012,206
Average Gross: $145,802,441


 
BEST ART DIRECTION
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
Men in BlackSony / Columbia$250,690,539
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
GattacaSony / Columbia$12,532,777
KundunBuena Vista$5,684,789
Total Gross: $934,313,233
Average Gross: $186,862,647


 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
AmistadDreamWorks$44,229,441
The Wings of the DoveMiramax$13,692,848
KundunBuena Vista$5,684,789
Oscar and LucindaFox Searchlight$1,897,404
Total Gross: $666,292,670
Average Gross: $133,258,534


 
BEST MAKEUP
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
Men in BlackSony / Columbia$250,690,539
Mrs. BrownMiramax$9,229,808
Total Gross: $860,708,535
Average Gross: $286,902,845


 
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
The Lost World: Jurassic ParkUniversal$229,086,679
Starship TroopersSony / Columbia$54,814,377
Total Gross: $884,689,244
Average Gross: $294,896,415


 
BEST SOUND
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
Air Force OneSony / Columbia$172,956,409
Con AirBuena Vista$101,117,573
ContactWarner Bros.$100,920,329
L.A. ConfidentialWarner Bros.$64,616,940
Total Gross: $1,040,399,439
Average Gross: $208,079,888


 
BEST SOUND EDITING
PictureStudioBox Office
TitanicParamount$600,788,188
Face/OffParamount$112,276,146
The Fifth ElementSony / Columbia$63,820,180
Total Gross: $776,884,514
Average Gross: $258,961,505


 
BEST ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
TitanicJames HornerParamount$600,788,188
Good Will HuntingDanny ElfmanMiramax$138,433,435
L.A. ConfidentialJerry GoldsmithWarner Bros.$64,616,940
AmistadJohn WilliamsDreamWorks$44,229,441
KundunPhilip GlassBuena Vista$5,684,789
Total Gross: $853,752,793
Average Gross: $170,750,559


 
BEST ORIGINAL COMEDY/MUSICAL SCORE
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Men in BlackDanny ElfmanSony / Columbia$250,690,539
As Good as It GetsHans ZimmerSony / Columbia$148,478,011
My Best Friend's WeddingJames Newton HowardSony / Columbia$127,120,029
AnastasiaStephen Flaherty; Lynn Ahrens; David NewmanFox$58,406,347
The Full MontyAnne DudleyFox Searchlight$45,950,122
Total Gross: $630,645,048
Average Gross: $126,129,010


 
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
PictureNomineesStudioBox Office
Titanic"My Heart Will Go On"Paramount$600,788,188
Good Will Hunting"Miss Misery"Miramax$138,433,435
Con Air"How Do I Live"Buena Vista$101,117,573
Hercules"Go the Distance"Buena Vista$99,112,101
Anastasia"Journey to the Past"Fox$58,406,347
Total Gross: $997,857,644
Average Gross: $199,571,529


 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE
PictureStudioBox Office
The ThiefStratosphere$1,126,506
CharacterSony Classics$623,983
Four Days in SeptemberMiramax$397,517
Beyond SilenceMiramax$181,881
Total Gross: $2,329,887
Average Gross: $582,472
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BEST DOCUMENTARY - FEATURE
PictureStudioBox Office
Ayn Rand: A Sense of LifeStrand$205,246
Waco: The Rules of EngagementSomford Entertainment$142,193
4 Little GirlsGreen Valley$130,146
The Long Way Home7th Art$60,509
Total Gross: $538,094
Average Gross: $134,524
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