2017 Nominees – 8th Annual 20/20 Awards

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The Original 1997 Academy Awards nominees and winners are listed on the right, and the 2017 20/20 Awards nominees and winners are featured on the left.

Bold and italicized indicates the winner.

The 20/20 Awards - 2017The Academy Awards - 1997
Best PictureBest Picture
FARGOTHE ENGLISH PATIENT
JERRY MAGUIREFARGO
SECRETS & LIESJERRY MAGUIRE
SLING BLADESECRETS & LIES
TRAINSPOTTINGSHINE
Best DirectorBest Director
Anthony Minghella - THE ENGLISH PATIENTAnthony Minghella - THE ENGLISH PATIENT
Joel Coen - FARGOJoel Coen - FARGO
Milos Forman - THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNTMilos Forman - THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT
Mike Leigh - SECRETS & LIESMike Leigh - SECRETS & LIES
Danny Boyle - TRAINSPOTTINGScott Hicks - SHINE
Best ActorBest Actor
Ralph Fiennes - THE ENGLISH PATIENTTom Cruise - JERRY MAGUIRE
Woody Harrelson - THE PEOPLVE VS. LARRY FLYNTRalph Fiennes - THE ENGLISH PATIENT
Ewan McGregor - TRAINSPOTTINGWoody Harrelson - THE PEOPLVE VS. LARRY FLYNT
Geoffrey Rush - SHINEGeoffrey Rush - SHINE
Billy Bob Thornton - SLING BLADEBilly Bob Thornton - SLING BLADE
Best ActressBest Actress
Brenda Blethyn - SECRETS & LIESBrenda Blethyn - SECRETS & LIES
Gina Gershon - BOUNDDiane Keaton - MARVIN'S ROOM
Frances McDormand - FARGOFrances McDormand - FARGO
Kristin Scott Thomas - THE ENGLISH PATIENTKristin Scott Thomas - THE ENGLISH PATIENT
Emily Watson - BREAKING THE WAVESEmily Watson - BREAKING THE WAVES
Best Supporting ActorBest Supporting Actor
Robert Carlyle - TRAINSPOTTINGCuba Gooding Jr. - JERRY MAGUIRE
Cuba Gooding Jr. - JERRY MAGUIREWilliam H. Macy - FARGO
William H. Macy - FARGOArmin Mueller Stahl - SHINE
Edward Norton - PRIMAL FEAREdward Norton - PRIMAL FEAR
John Ritter - SLING BLADEJames Woods - GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI
Best Supporting ActressBest Supporting Actress
Joan Allen - THE CRUCIBLEJoan Allen - THE CRUCIBLE
Lauren Bacall - THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACESLauren Bacall - THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES
Juliette Binoche - THE ENGLISH PATIENTJuliette Binoche - THE ENGLISH PATIENT
Marianne Jean-Baptiste - SECRETS & LIESBarbara Hershey - THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY
Jennifer Tilly - BOUNDMarianne Jean-Baptiste - SECRETS & LIES
Best Original ScreenplayBest Original Screenplay
FARGO - Joel Coen and Ethan CoenFARGO - Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
JERRY MAGUIRE - Cameron CroweJERRY MAGUIRE - Cameron Crowe
LONE STAR - John SaylesLONE STAR - John Sayles
SECRETS & LIES - Mike LeighSECRETS & LIES - Mike Leigh
SHINE - Jan Sardi and Scott HicksSHINE - Jan Sardi and Scott Hicks
Best Adapted ScreenplayBest Adapted Screenplay
THE CRUCIBLE - Arthur MillerTHE CRUCIBLE - Arthur Miller
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - Anthony MinghellaTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - Anthony Minghella
THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS - William GoldmanHAMLET - Kenneth Branagh
SLING BLADE - Billy Bob ThorntonSLING BLADE - Billy Bob Thornton
TRAINSPOTTING - John HodgeTRAINSPOTTING - John Hodge
Best Foreign Language FilmBest Foreign Language Film
KOLYAA CHEF IN LOVE
RIDICULEKOLYA
SHALL WE DANCE?PRISONER OF THE MOUNTAINS
RIDICULE
THE OTHER SIDE OF SUNDAY
Best Documentary Best Documentary
HYPE!THE LINE KING: THE AL HIRSCHFIELD STORY
MANDELAMANDELA
MICROCOSMOSSUZANNE FARRELL: ELUSIVE MUSE
PARADISE LOSTTELL THE TRUTH AND RUN: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS
WHEN WE WERE KINGSWHEN WE WERE KINGS
Best Original Score - DRAMABest Original Score - DRAMA
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - Gabriel YaredTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - Gabriel Yared
FARGO - Carter BurwellHAMLET - Patrick Doyle
THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS - Jerry GoldsmithMICHAEL COLLINS - Elliot Goldenthal
HAMLET - Patrick DoyleSHINE - David Hirschfelder
SHINE - David HirschfelderSLEEPERS - John Williams
Best Original Score - MUSICAL OR COMEDYBest Original Score - MUSICAL OR COMEDY
BOTTLE ROCKET - Mark MothersbaughEMMA - Rachel Portman
EVITA - Alan Parker and Oliver StoneTHE FIRST WIVES CLUB - Marc Shaiman
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Alan Menken and Stephen SchwartzTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH - Randy NewmanJAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH - Randy Newman
MARS ATTACKS! - Jonathan GemsTHE PREACHER'S WIFE - Hans Zimmer
Best SongBest Song
"Don't Cry For Me Argentina" from EVITA"You Must Love Me" from EVITA
"Lust For Life" from TRAINSPOTTING"I Finally Found Someone" from THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES
"Secret Garden" from JERRY MAGUIRE"For The First Time" from ONE FINE DAY
"That Thing You Do" from- THAT THING YOU DO"That Thing You Do" from THAT THING YOU DO
"You Must Love Me" from EVITA"Because You Loved Me" from UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
Best Sound DesignBest Sound Design
THE ENGLISH PATIENTDAYLIGHT
THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESSTHE ENGLISH PATIENT
INDEPENDENCE DAYERASER
MARS ATTACKS!EVITA
TWISTERTHE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS
INDEPENDENCE DAY
THE ROCK
TWISTER
Best Art DirectionBest Art Direction
THE BIRDCAGE - Bo WelchTHE BIRDCAGE - Bo Welch
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - Stuart CraigTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - Stuart Craig
FARGO - Rick HeinrichsEVITA - Brian Morris
TRAINSPOTTING - Kave QuinnHAMLET - Tim Harvey
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET - Catherine MartinWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO & JULIET - Catherine Martin
Best CinematographyBest Cinematography
BOUND - Bill PopeTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - John Seale
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - John SealeEVITA - Darius Khondji
FARGO - Roger DeakinsFARGO - Roger Deakins
FLY AWAY HOME - Caleb DeschanelFLY AWAY HOME - Caleb Deschanel
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET - Donald McAlpineMICHAEL COLLINS - Chris Menges
Best MakeupBest Makeup
THE ENGLISH PATIENTGHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI
THE NUTTY PROFESSORTHE NUTTY PROFESSOR
STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACTSTAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT
Best Costume DesignBest Costume Design
THE BIRDCAGE - Ann RothANGELS AND INSECTS - Paul Brown
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - Ann RothTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - Ann Roth
FARGO - Mary ZophresHAMLET - Alexandra Byrne
HAMLET - Alexandra ByrneEMMA - Ruth Myers
TRAINSPOTTING - Rachel FlemingTHE PORTRAIT OF A LADY - Janet Patterson
Best Film EditingBest Film Editing
THE ENGLISH PATIENT - Walter MurchEVITA - Gerry Hambling
FARGO - Roderick JaynesTHE ENGLISH PATIENT - Walter Murch
SHINE - Pip KarmelFARGO - Roderick Jaynes
TRAINSPOTTING - Masahiro Hirakubo JERRY MAGUIRE - Joe Hutshing
WHEN WE WERE KINGS - Leon Gast, Taylor Hackford, Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte, Keith RobinsonSHINE - Pip Karmel
Best Visual EffectsBest Visual Effects
INDEPENDENCE DAYDRAGONHEART
MARS ATTACKS!INDEPENDENCE DAY
TWISTERTWISTER