1998 National Board of Review Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The National Board of Review includes teachers, actors, writers and movie-production workers. The organization publishes the magazine Films in Review.

Best Picture:Gods and Monsters
Best Actor:Ian McKellen, Gods and Monsters
Best Actress:Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station
Best Supporting Actor:Ed Harris, The Truman Show and Stepmom
Best Supporting Actress:Christina Ricci, The Opposite of Sex, Buffalo 66, and Pecker
Best Director:Shekhar Kapur, Elizabeth
Best Foreign Film:Central Station
Best Documentary:Wild Man Blues
Career Achievement Award:Michael Caine
Special Achievement in Filmmaking:Roberto Benigni
Freedom of Expression Award:Bernardo Bertolucci
Director's Debut Award:Kasi Lemmons, Eve's Bayou
Best Breakthrough Performer:Bai Ling, Red Corner

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