1998 Golden Globe Nominees

Updated November 30, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Here are the nominees in the movie categories for the 1998 Golden Globe Awards. The winners are in bold face.

Best Motion Picture — Drama: Elizabeth
  Gods and Monsters
  The Horse Whisperer
  Saving Private Ryan
  The Truman Show
Best Actor in a Drama: Jim Carrey, The Truman Show
  Stephen Fry, Wilde
  Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan
  Ian McKellen, Gods and Monsters
  Nick Nolte, Affliction
Best Actress in a Drama: Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth
  Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station
  Susan Sarandon, Stepmom
  Meryl Streep, One True Thing
  Emily Watson, Hilary and Jackie
Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy: Bulworth
  The Mask of Zorro
  Patch Adams
  Shakespeare in Love
  Still Crazy
  There's Something About Mary
Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy: Antonio Banderas, The Mask of Zorro
  Warren Beatty, Bulworth
  Michael Caine, Little Voice
  John Travolta, Primary Colors
  Robin Williams, Patch Adams
Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy: Cameron Diaz, There's Something About Mary
  Jane Horrocks, Little Voice
  Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare in Love
  Christina Ricci, The Opposite of Sex
  Meg Ryan, You've Got Mail
Best Supporting Actor: Robert Duvall, A Civil Action
  Ed Harris, The Truman Show
  Bill Murray, Rushmore
  Geoffrey Rush, Shakespeare in Love
  Donald Sutherland, Without Limits
  Billy Bob Thornton, A Simple Plan
Best Supporting Actress: Kathy Bates, Primary Colors
  Brenda Blethyn, Little Voice
  Judi Dench, Shakespeare in Love
  Lynn Redgrave, Gods and Monsters
  Sharon Stone, The Mighty
Best Director: Shekhar Kaphur, Elizabeth
  John Madden, Shakespeare in Love
  Robert Redford, The Horse Whisperer
  Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan
  Peter Weir, The Truman Show
Best Screenplay: Warren Beatty and Jeremy Pikser, Bulworth
  Andrew Niccol, The Truman Show
  Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love
  Robert Rodat, Saving Private Ryan
  Todd Solondz, Happiness
Best Original Score: Burkhard Dallwitz; additional music by Philip Glass, The Truman Show
  Jerry Goldsmith, Mulan
  Randy Newman, A Bug's Life
  Stephen Schwartz and Hans Zimmer, The Prince of Egypt
  John Williams, Saving Private Ryan
Best Original Song: The Flame Still Burns, Still Crazy
  The Mighty, The Mighty
  The Prayer, Quest for Camelot: The Magic Sword
  Reflection, Mulan
  Uninvited, City of Angels
  When You Believe, The Prince of Egypt
Best Foreign Film: The Celebration (Denmark)
  Central Station (Brazil)
  Hombres Armados (Spanish Language)
  The Polish Bride (The Netherlands)
  Tango (Argentina)
Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement: Shirley MacLaine

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