Laurie Sparham/Miramax
February 09, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

Ah, to be “Beautiful” and in “Love.” “Shakespeare in Love” led the way with 13 Oscar nominations, and Roberto Benigni didn’t do too shabbily, either, snagging five nods for his “Life Is Beautiful.” Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan” rounded up 11 mentions. But there are only so many nominations to go around, and many Oscar hopefuls were left without one: Jim Carrey, who failed to get a Best Actor nod from the Academy despite his Golden Globe for “The Truman Show,” Bill Murray, whose pre-Oscar buzz for his supporting role in “Rushmore” fell on deaf ears with the people that mattered, and the “Saving Private Ryan” supporting grunts — Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies, Giovanni Ribisi, et. al., who apparently canceled each other out.

Here’s a complete list of nominees for the 71st Academy Awards. Winners will be announced during the Oscar ceremony on Sunday, March 21. (For in-depth Oscar coverage, check out our Oscars Special page.)

Best Actor

  • Roberto Benigni, “Life Is Beautiful”
  • Tom Hanks, “Saving Private Ryan”
  • Ian McKellen, “Gods and Monsters”
  • Nick Nolte, “Affliction”
  • Ed Norton, “American History X”

    Best Actress

  • Cate Blanchett, “Elizabeth”
  • Fernanda Montenegro, “Central Station”
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, “Shakespeare in Love”
  • Meryl Streep, “One True Thing”
  • Emily Watson, “Hilary and Jackie”

    Best Supporting Actor

  • James Coburn, “Affliction”
  • Robert Duvall, “A Civil Action”
  • Ed Harris, “The Truman Show”
  • Geoffrey Rush, “Shakespeare in Love”
  • Billy Bob Thornton, “A Simple Plan”

    Best Supporting Actress

  • Kathy Bates, “Primary Colors”
  • Brenda Blethyn, “Little Voice”
  • Judi Dench, “Shakespeare in Love”
  • Rachel Griffiths, “Hilary and Jackie”
  • Lynn Redgrave, “Gods and Monsters”

    Best Director

  • Roberto Benigni, “Life Is Beautiful”
  • John Madden, “Shakespeare in Love”
  • Terrence Malick, “The Thin Red Line”
  • Steven Spielberg, “Saving Private Ryan”
  • Peter Weir, “The Truman Show”

    Best Picture

  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Life Is Beautiful”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “The Thin Red Line”

    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 Original Screenplay

  • “Bulworth,” Warren Beatty and Jeremy Pikser
  • “Life Is Beautiful,” Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni
  • “Saving Private Ryan,” Robert Rodat
  • “Shakespeare in Love,” Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
  • “The Truman Show,” Andrew Niccol

    Best Foreign Film

  • “Tango,” Argentina
  • “Central Station,” Brazil
  • “Children of Heaven,” Iran
  • “Life Is Beautiful,” Italy
  • “The Grandfather,” Spain

    Best Art Direction

  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Pleasantville”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “What Dreams May Come”

    Best Cinematography

  • “A Civil Action”
  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “The Thin Red Line”

    Best Original Song

  • “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” from “Armageddon”
  • “The Prayer” from “Quest for Camelot”
  • “A Soft Place to Fall” from “The Horse Whisperer”
  • “That’ll Do” from “Babe: Pig in the City”
  • “When You Believe” from “The Prince of Egypt”

    Best Original Musical or Comedy Score

  • “A Bug’s Life,” Randy Newman
  • “Mulan,” Matthew Wilder, David Zippel, and Jerry Goldsmith
  • “Patch Adams,” Marc Shaiman
  • “The Prince of Egypt,” Stephen Schwartz and Hans Zimmer
  • “Shakespeare in Love,” Stephen Warbeck

    Best Original Dramatic Score

  • “Elizabeth,” David Hirschfelder
  • “Life Is Beautiful,” Nicola Piovani
  • “Pleasantville,” Randy Newman
  • “Saving Private Ryan,” John Williams
  • “The Thin Red Line,” Hans Zimmer

    Best Sound

  • “Armageddon”
  • “The Mask of Zorro”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “The Thin Red Line”

    Best Sound Effects Editing

  • “Armageddon”
  • “The Mask of Zorro”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”

    Best Costume

  • “Beloved”
  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Pleasantville”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “Velvet Goldmine”

    Best Documentary Feature

  • “Dancemaker”
  • “The Farm: Angola, U.S.A.”
  • “The Last Days”
  • “Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth”
  • “Regret to Inform”

    Best Documentary (Short Subject)

  • “The Personals: Improvisations on Romance in the Golden Years”
  • “A Place in the Land”
  • “Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square”

    Best Film Editing

  • “Life Is Beautiful”
  • “Out of Sight”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”
  • “The Thin Red Line”

    Best Makeup

  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Saving Private Ryan”
  • “Shakespeare in Love”

    Best Animated Short Film

  • “Bunny”
  • “The Canterbury Tales”
  • “Jolly Roger”
  • “More”
  • “When Life Departs”

    Best Live Action Short Film

  • “Culture”
  • “Election Night (Valgaften)”
  • “Holiday Romance”
  • “La Carte Postale (The Postcard)”
  • “Victor”

    Best Visual Effects

  • “Armageddon”
  • “Mighty Joe Young”
  • “What Dreams May Come”
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