55th Golden Globe Awards

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55th Golden Globe Awards
Date January 18, 1998
Highlights
Best Film: Drama Titanic
Best Film: Musical or Comedy As Good As It Gets
Best Drama Series The X-Files
Best Musical or Comedy Series Ally McBeal

The 55th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1997, were held on January 18, 1998.[1][2][3][4][5][6] The nominations were announced on December 18, 1997.[7][8][9] The ceremony at the Beverly Hilton was notable for two memorable moments. First, when Christine Lahti was announced as the winner of Best Actress in a Television Drama, she was in the restroom and came out a few minutes later to accept. Also, after winning Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries, Ving Rhames brought fellow nominee Jack Lemmon on stage to give his award to the elder actor.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Film[edit]

Best Actor – Drama[edit]

Peter FondaUlee's Gold

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy[edit]

Jack NicholsonAs Good as It Gets

Best Actress – Drama[edit]

Judi DenchMrs Brown

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy[edit]

Helen HuntAs Good as It Gets

Best Director[edit]

James CameronTitanic

Best Film – Drama[edit]

Titanic

Best Film – Musical or Comedy[edit]

As Good as It Gets

Best Foreign Language Film[edit]

My Life in Pink (Ma vie en rose)Belgium

Best Music, Original Score[edit]

"Titanic" – James Horner

Best Original Song[edit]

"My Heart Will Go On" by Céline DionTitanic

Best Screenplay[edit]

Good Will HuntingBen Affleck and Matt Damon

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Burt ReynoldsBoogie Nights

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Kim BasingerL.A. Confidential

Television[edit]

Best Actor – Drama Series[edit]

Anthony EdwardsER

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series[edit]

Michael J. FoxSpin City

Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film[edit]

Ving RhamesDon King: Only in America

Best Actress – Drama Series[edit]

Christine LahtiChicago Hope

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series[edit]

Calista FlockhartAlly McBeal

Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film[edit]

Alfre WoodardMiss Evers' Boys

Best Series – Drama[edit]

The X-Files

Best Series – Musical or Comedy[edit]

Ally McBeal

Best Miniseries or Television Film[edit]

George Wallace

Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film[edit]

George C. Scott12 Angry Men

Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film[edit]

Angelina JolieGeorge Wallace

Miscellaneous[edit]

Award breakdown[edit]

Film[edit]

4 / 8 Titanic: Best Director, Best Film - Drama & Best Original Score and Song
3 / 6 As Good as It Gets: Best Actor, Actress and Film - Musical or Comedy
1 / 1 Ma vie en rose (My Life in Pink): Best Foreign Language Film
1 / 1 Mrs Brown: Best Actress - Drama
1 / 1 Ulee's Gold: Best Actor - Drama
1 / 2 Boogie Nights: Best Supporting Actor
1 / 4 Good Will Hunting: Best Screenplay
1 / 5 L.A. Confidential: Best Supporting Actress

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sterngold, David (19 January 1998). "'Titanic' Wins Top Golden Globe Award". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Lowry, Brian (19 January 1998). "Their Ship Sails In". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  3. ^ "Golden Globe Winners". Los Angeles Times. 19 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Titanic sweeps Golden Globes". BBC News. 19 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "'Titanic' cruises Golden Globes". CNN. 19 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  6. ^ "'Titanic' grabs top Golden Globe honors". The Augusta Chronicle. 19 January 1998. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  7. ^ Wallace, Amy; Welkos, Robert (19 December 1997). "Studio Films Resurface With 'Titanic' Surge". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  8. ^ "Complete List of Golden Globe Nominees". Los Angeles Times. 19 December 1997. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  9. ^ "Nominees for Golden Globe Awards". CNN. 18 December 1997. Retrieved 11 January 2018.