70th Academy Awards (1997): Precursor Tallies

The titles of the Academy Award Winners are accented in blue. The titles of the Academy Awards Nominees are accented in bold. Professional Guild winners have the guild abbreviation highlighted in blue. Organization Abbreviations Guide at bottom.

Best Picture

  • L.A. Confidential (9) – SEFC, BGCA, OFCS, NSFC, BSFC, LAFCC, NYFCC, NBoR, CFC
  • Titanic (6) – IMCA, GG, FFC, SAT, OMPA, PGA
  • As Good As It Gets (3) – GG, SAT, OMPA
  • Contact (1) – OMPA
  • The Sweet Hereafter (1) – TFC

Best Director

  • Curtis Hanson – L.A. Confidential (8) – SEFC, FFC, NSFC, BFSC, LAFCC, NYFCC, NBoR, CFC
  • James Cameron – Titanic (7) – IMCA, BFCA, GG, OFCS, SAT, OMPA, DGA
  • Atom Egoyan – The Sweet Hereafter (1) – TFC

Best Actor

  • Jack Nicholson – As Good As It Gets (8) – IMCA, BFCA, GG, OFCS, NBoR, SAT, OMPA, SAG
  • Robert Duvall – The Apostle (6) – FFC, NSFC, TFC, LAFCC, SAT, CFC
  • Peter Fonda – Ulee’s Gold (4) – SEFC, GG, NYFCC, OMPA
  • Gary Oldman – The Fifth Element (1) – OMPA
  • Al Pacino – Donnie Brasco (1) – BSFC

Best Actress

  • Helena Bonham Carter – The Wings of the Dove (7) – SEFC, BFCA, TFC, BFC, BSFC, LAFC, NBoR
  • Helen Hunt – As Good As It Gets (5) – GG, FFC, SAT, OMPA, SAG
  • Judi Dench – Mrs. Brown (4) – GG, OFCS, SAT, CFC
  • Julie Christie – Afterglow (2) – NSFC, NYFC
  • Jodie Foster – Contact (2) – IMCA, OMPA
  • Kate Winslet – Titanic (1) – OMPA

Best Supporting Actor

  • Burt Reynolds – Boogie Nights (8) – GG, OFCS, NSFC, LAFCC, NYFCC, SAT, OMPA, CFC
  • Rupert Everett – My Best Friend’s Wedding (3) – IMCA, FFC, SAT
  • Greg Kinnear – As Good As It Gets (2) – SEFC, NBoR
  • Kevin Spacey – L.A. Confidential (2) – TFC, BSFC; Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1) – TFC
  • Anthony Hopkins – Amistad (1) – BFCA
  • Robin Williams – Good Will Hunting (1) – SAG

Best Supporting Actress

  • Julianne Moore – Boogie Nights (5) – FFC, NSFC, LAFCC, SAT, OMPA
  • Kim Basinger – L.A. Confidential (4) – IMCA, SEFC, GG, SAG
  • Joan Cusack – In & Out (4) – BFCA, TFC, NYFCC, SAT
  • Gloria Stuart – Titanic (2) – OFCS, SAG
  • Anne Heche – Wag the Dog, Donnie Brasco (1) – NBoR
  • Debbi Morgan – Eve’s Bayou (1) – CFC
  • Sarah Polley – The Sweet Hereafter (1) – BFCS

Best Original Screenplay

  • Good Will Hunting (5) – IMCA, BFCA, GG, SAT, OMPA
  • As Good As It Gets (2) – SEFC, WGA
  • In the Company of Men (1) – TFC

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • L.A. Confidential (14) – IMCA, SEFC, BFCA, OFCS, FFC, NSFC, TFC, BSFC, LAFCC, NYFCC, WGA, SAT, OMPA, CFC

Best Original Song

  • My Heart Will Go On – Titanic (4) – IMCA, GG, SAT, OMPA

Best Dramatic Score

  • Titanic (5) – IMCA, GG, SAT, OMPA, CFC

Best Comedy/Musical Score

  • As Good As It Gets (1) – OMPA

Best Editing

  • Titanic (4) – IMCA, SAT, OMPA, ACE

Best Cinematography

  • Titanic (5) – IMCA, FFC, OMPA, CFC, ASC
  • Kundun (3) – NSFC, BSFC, NYFCC
  • Amistad (1) – SAT
  • L.A. Confidential (1) – LAFCC

Best Art Direction

  • Titanic (5) – IMCA, LAFCC, SAT, OMPA, SMPTAD

Best Costume Design

  • Titanic (2) – SAT, OMPA
  • The Fifth Element (1) – IMCA

Best Makeup

  • The Fifth Element (1) – OMPA

Best Sound

  • Titanic (2) – OMPA, CAS

Best Sound Editing

  • Titanic (1) – OMPA

Best Visual Effects

  • Contact (1) – SAT
  • Titanic (1) – OMPA

Best Foreign Film

  • Shall We Dance? (8) – SEFC, BFCA, OFCS, FFC, TFC, NBoR, SAT, CFC
  • Ma Vie en Rose (3) – IMCA, GG, OMPA
  • La Promesse (2) – NSFC, LAFCC
  • Ponette (1) – NYFCC
  • Underground (1) – BSFC

Best Documentary Feature

  • Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (7) – IMCA, FFC, NSFC, TFC, BSFC, NBoR, OMPA
  • 4 Little Girls (3) – BFCA, OFCS, SAT
  • Riding the Rails (1) – LAFCC