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The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. This list of years in film indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The table of years in film is a tabular display of all years in film, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy 3, The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park 4, Hellboy 2: The Golden... 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See also: 1997 in literature, other events of 1998, 1999 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1998 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 // 1998 - The single Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls sets a new hot 100 airplay record, 18 weeks at number one. ... See also: Other events of 1998 List of years in science . ...

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Top grossing films

Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 1998; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year. The top ten films of 1998 as of January 26, 2006 (U.S. and Canada), January 26, 2006 (UK) and January 26, 2006 (Australia) are as follows: Cinema admissions in 1995 The film industry consists of the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking: i. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

International and U.S. & Canada combined box office gross figures are listed in U.S. dollars, British results in pounds sterling and Australian results in Australian dollars.
1998
Rank
Title Studio Box Office Gross
Total Int.l U.S./Canada U. K. Australia
1. Armageddon Buena Vista $553,709,788 $201,578,182 £16,401,954 $14,316,211
2. Saving Private Ryan DreamWorks $481,840,909 $216,540,909 £18,740,016 $24,172,708
3. Godzilla Columbia Pictures $379,014,294 $136,314,294 £15,920,578 $13,496,649
4. There's Something About Mary 20th Century Fox $369,884,651 $176,484,651 £15,665,386 $20,007,019
5. A Bug's Life Disney/Pixar $363,398,565 $162,798,565 £28,824,239 $20,131,422
6. Deep Impact Paramount Pictures $349,464,664 $140,464,664 £10,157,326 $16,929,903
7. Mulan Buena Vista $304,320,254 $120,620,254 £9,454,609 $4,776,349
8. Dr. Dolittle 20th Century Fox $294,456,605 $144,156,605 £19,671,348 $16,617,575
9. Shakespeare in Love Miramax $289,317,794 $100,317,794 £20,080,703 $12,009,367
10. Lethal Weapon 4 Warner Bros. $285,444,603 $130,444,603 £7,006,948 $10,998,583

In total, two films released in 1998 grossed more than $400 million, reaching international blockbuster motion picture status. This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Buena Vista production logo, 1950s. ... Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy-Award-winning film set in World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... This article is about the film studio. ... Godzilla is an American science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich and starred Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Michael Lerner and Kevin Dunn. ... The Columbia Pictures logo from 1993 to the present Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. ... Theres Something About Mary is an American film released in 1998 by 20th Century Fox, directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly (the Farrelly brothers). ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the six major American film studios. ... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA) notable for its seven Academy Awards. ... Deep Impact is a 1998 science fiction disaster film released by Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... This article is about the film Mulan. For the legendary person, see Hua Mulan. ... Buena Vista production logo, 1950s. ... Dr. Dolittle is an American comedy film, released in 1998 and starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to (and understand) animals. ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the six major American film studios. ... Shakespeare in Love is an award-winning 1998 romantic comedy film. ... Miramax is a Big Ten film distribution and production company. ... Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 film starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock and Jet Li. ... “WB” redirects here. ... Blockbuster motion picture is a term used by the motion picture industry to describe any movie that has achieved $100 million in ticket sales. ...

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For a complete list of 1998's top-grossing films, follow these links: This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The decade of the 1870s in film involved some significant events. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1880s. ... An incomplete list of films made in the 1890s: // Blacksmith Scene Dickson Greeting (1891) The Kiss (1896) This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... See also: 1888 in film 1889 in film 1890 1891 in film 1892 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births January 4 - Weyler Hildebrand, swedish actor, director and writer. ... // W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the Black Maria in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed. ... See also: 1891 in film 1892 1892 films 1893 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births April 2 - Jack Warner, Hollywood studio founder (d. ... See also: 1892 in film 1893 1893 films 1894 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births September 26 – Gladys Brockwell, American actress (d. ... See also: 1893 in film 1894 1894 films 1895 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. ... Events March 22 - First display of motion pictures by Auguste and Louis Lumière (private screening). ... See also: 1895 in film 1896 1896 films 1897 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January - In Britain, Birt Acres and Robert W. Paul developed their own film projector, the Theatrograph (later known as the Animatograph). ... See also: 19th century in film 1896 in film 1897 1898 in film years in film film Events 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp. ... See also: 19th century in film 1897 in film 1898 1899 in film years in film film Events Births September 14 - Hal B. Wallis, major American film producer (d. ... See also: 19th century in film 1898 in film 1899 1900 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères is founded. ... The following is a list of films made from 1900 through 1909. ... See also: 19th century in film 1899 in film 1900 1901 in film 1900s in film years in film film Events Births January 1 - Mildred Davis, actress (d. ... See also: 1900 in film 1901 1902 in film years in film film Events Edwin S. Porteris put in charge of Thomas Edisons motion-picture production company. ... Events March 10 - Circuit Courts decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology. ... See also: 1902 in film 1903 1904 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Edwin S. Porter The Magic Lantern / La Lanterne magicue, produced by Georges Méliès What Happened in the Tunnel Births January 18 - Werner Hinz, actor (d. ... See also: 1903 in film 1904 1905 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Siegmund Lubin (a remake of the 1903 classic. ... See also: 1904 in film 1905 1906 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères colors black and white films by machine. ... // Events 26 December - The worlds first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released. ... Events January 19 - Variety publishes its first film review November 28 - In Haverville, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater (in a few years he had the largest theater chain in New England and in 1917 he founded his own production company, which eventually became... See also: 1907 in film 1908 1909 in film years in film film Events Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands of nonmember producers. ... See also: 1908 in film 1909 1910 in film years in film film Events none Births January 1 - Dana Andrews, actor (d. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1910s. ... See also: 1909 in film 1910 1911 in film years in film film Events The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel. ... See also: 1910 in film 1911 1912 in film years in film film Events October 27: David Horsleys, Nestor Motion Picture Company opens the first motion picture studio in Hollywood. ... See also: 1911 in film 1912 1913 in film years in film film Events Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company, Keystone Studios, that played an important role in developing slapstick comedy. ... // Events The Squaw Man, the first Hollywood feature film, is made. ... See also: 1913 in film 1914 1915 in film years in film film Events The 3,300-seat Strand Theater opens in New York City. ... // Events June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors Association (MPDA) was formed by twenty-six film directors in Los Angeles, California. ... // Events November 19 - Samuel Goldfish (later renamed Samuel Goldwyn) and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Company (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers). ... See also: 1916 in film 1917 1918 in film years in film film Events Technicolor is introduced Top grossing films Cleopatra Movies released Movies released in 1917 include: The Adventurer, a Charlie Chaplin short. ... See also: 1917 in film 1918 1919 in film years in film film Events Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband. ... See also: 1918 in film 1919 1920 in film years in film film // Events February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists Oscar Micheaux releases The Homesteader, becoming the first African-American to produce and direct a motion picture. ... List of 1920s films Films released in the 1920s include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Metropolis (1927) ok yeash your gay this site sucks! Other lists of movies List of years in film in the 1920s 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Decades in Film... See also: 1919 in film 1920 1921 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 28 - The Mask of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... See also: 1920 in film 1921 1922 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events February 20 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres. ... See also: 1921 in film 1922 1923 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 26 - Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely... See also: 1922 in film 1923 1924 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers. ... See also: 1923 in film 1924 1925 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. ... See also: 1924 in film 1925 1926 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films Ben-Hur His People The Unholy Three The Freshman Movies released Movies released in 1925 include: Ben-Hur, starring Ramon Novarro. ... // August - Warner Brothers debuts the first Vitaphone film, Don Juan. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... See also: 1927 in film 1928 1929 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1930s 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1930s ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric March - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... See also: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... See also: 1937 in film 1937 1939 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of Dorothy in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. ... The year 1939 in film involved some significant events. ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1940s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1940s ... The year 1940 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1941 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour. ... The year 1943 in film involved some significant events. ... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... // Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring ghost named Casper With Rossellinis Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... The year 1947 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1948 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1948 in film 1949 1950 in film 1940s in film 1950s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America Adams Rib Jolson Sings Again Pinky I Was a Male War Bride, The Snake Pit, Joan of Arc Academy Awards Best Picture: All the... The decade of the 1950s in film involved many significant films. ... See also: 1949 in film 1950 1951 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios animated film Cinderella debuts. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1954 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1955 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1956 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1957 in film involved some significant events. ... // Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... This list includes popular, acclaimed, and otherwise significant (for whatever reason) films of all countries from 1960 to 1969. ... See also: 1959 in film 1960 1961 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events April 20 - for the first time since coming home from military service in Germany, Elvis Presley returns to Hollywood, California to film G.I. Blues August 10 - Filming of West... See also: 1960 in film 1961 1962 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Last Year at Marienbad (Lannée dernière à Marienbad) released Top grossing films North America The Guns of Navarone Exodus The Parent Trap The Absent-Minded Professor The Alamo Swiss Family Robinson... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Best Actress: Julie Christie... // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor... Lauren steiger, born in 1992 at Royal Womens hospital started acting and modelling at the age of 2 and is now currently 15 working in Milan on the catwalks. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... // Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... The decade of the 1970s in film involved many significant films. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Films made in the 1990s included: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Above the Rim (1994) Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) Ace Ventura: Pet... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The first decade of the 2000s in film involved many significant films. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy 3, The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park 4, Hellboy 2: The Golden... This is a article listing verifiable movies in production with a release date set in the next few years. ...

Awards

Academy Awards: The 71st Academy Awards ceremony was the last to take place at Los Angeles County Music Center, and was Whoopi Goldbergs third time hosting the Awards. ...

Best Picture: Shakespeare in Love - Bedford Falls Productions, Miramax Films, Universal Pictures
Achievement in Directing: Steven Spielberg - Saving Private Ryan
Best Actor: Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful
Best Actress: Gwyneth Paltrow - Shakespeare in Love
Best Supporting Actor: James Coburn - Affliction
Best Supporting Actress: Judi Dench - Shakespeare in Love
Best Foreign Language Film: Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella), directed by Roberto Benigni, Italy

Golden Globe Awards: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Shakespeare in Love is an award-winning 1998 romantic comedy film. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Roberto Remigio Benigni (born October 27, 1952) is an Academy Award-winning Italian film and television actor, writer and director. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... James Coburn in Sam Peckinpahs Cross of Iron (1977). ... Affliction is a 1997 film written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Dame Judith Olivia Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA, (born 9 December 1934), usually known as Dame Judi Dench, is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Tony, three-time BAFTA, and six-time Laurence Olivier Award-winning English actress. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... Life Is Beautiful (Italian: La vita è bella) is a 1997 Italian language film which tells the story of a Jewish Italian, Guido Orefice (played by Roberto Benigni, who also directed and co-wrote the film), who lives in his own romantic fairy tale world, but must learn how to use... Roberto Remigio Benigni (born October 27, 1952) is an Academy Award-winning Italian film and television actor, writer and director. ... 56th Golden Globe Awards - 24 January 1999 Picture, Drama Picture, Comedy/Musical Series, Drama Series, Comedy/Musical The 56th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1998, were held on January 24, 1999 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. ...

Drama:
Best Picture: Saving Private Ryan
Best Actor: Jim Carrey - The Truman Show
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett - Elizabeth
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Shakespeare in Love
Best Actor: Michael Caine - Little Voice
Best Actress: Gwyneth Paltrow - Shakespeare In Love
Other
Best Director: Steven Spielberg - Saving Private Ryan
Best Foreign Language Film: Central do Brasil (Central Station), Brazil / France

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy-Award-winning film set in World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian-American A-list film actor and comedian. ... The Truman Show is a 1998 film directed by Peter Weir, written by Andrew Niccol, and starring Jim Carrey and Ed Harris. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Catherine Élise Blanchett (born on May 14, 1969) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress. ... Elizabeth is an Academy Award winning 1998 film loosely based on the early reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... This article is about the English actor. ... Little Voice is a 1998 British film directed by Mark Herman, and adapted from Jim Cartwrights play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1950. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... Central do Brasil (released as Central Station on the English speaking market) is a Brazilian film from 1998. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

Eternity and a Day (Μια αιωνιότητα και μια μέρα, Mia aioniotita kai mia mera), directed by Theo Angelopoulos, Greece / France / Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Eternity and a Day (Greek: Μια αιωνιότητα και μια μέρα, Mia aioniotita kai mia mera) is a 1998 film staring Bruno Ganz and directed by Theo Angelopoulos. ... Photo of Angelopoulos Theodoros Angelopoulos (Θόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος in Greek) (born April 27, 1936) is a noted Greek film director. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

The Way We Laughed (Così ridevano), directed by Gianni Amelio, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): The Way We Laughed (Italian language: Così ridevano) is a 1998 Italian film directed by Gianni Amelio. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...

Central do Brasil (Central Station), directed by Walter Salles, Brazil / France

Walter Salles (2002) Walter Moreira Salles Jr. ...

Films released in 1998

Alice and Martin (French language Alice et Martin) is a 1998 French drama film by André Téchiné. It is his second collaboration with Juliette Binoche after the 1985 film Rendez-vous. ... American History X is a 1998 film directed by Tony Kaye. ... Antz is a computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks. ... April Story is a film directed by Shunji Iwai starring (Takako Matsu). ... Apt Pupil is a 1998 film, directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro. ... For other films with this name, see Armageddon (disambiguation). ... The Avengers is a 1998 film based on the British cult television series of the same name from the 1960s. ... Babe: Pig in the City is the second on the Babe series. ... Barneys Great Adventure is a 1998 film based on Barney & Friends and featured the childrens television character Barney. ... BASEketball is a 1998 David Zucker comedy feature film starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Yasmine Bleeth, and Jenny McCarthy. ... Belly is a 1998 motion picture, the feature film debut of music video director Hype Williams. ... The Big Hit is a comedy-action movie from 1998 which served as an acting vehicle for Mark Wahlberg and also starred Lou Diamond Phillips, with appearances by Christina Applegate, Avery Brooks, and Elliot Gould. ... The Big Lebowski, a 1998 comedy film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, chronicles a few days in the life of a burned out, unemployed California slacker after he is mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. ... Blade is a 1998 film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the the Blade comics series. ... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... Cant Hardly Wait is a 1998 romantic teen comedy film directed by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. ... Bokeem Woodbine (born April 13, 1973) is an American film and television actor. ... Celebrity is a 1998 film written and directed by Woody Allen and shot in black-and-white. ... Central do Brasil (released as Central Station on the English speaking market) is a Brazilian film from 1998. ... Chairman of the Board was a 1998 movie starring Courtney Thorne-Smith and Carrot Top. ... Dark City is a 1998 science fiction film written by Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer, and directed by Proyas. ... Dead Man on Campus is a 1998 comedy starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. ... Deep Impact is a 1998 science fiction disaster film released by Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures. ... Dirty Work is a 1998 comedy buddy film starring Norm Macdonald and Artie Lange, and directed by Bob Saget. ... Down in the Delta is a 1998 drama directed by Maya Angelou. ... Dr. Dolittle is an American comedy film, released in 1998 and starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to (and understand) animals. ... Enemy of the State is a 1998 film written by David Marconi, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and directed by Tony Scott, and starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet and Regina King. ... Eternity and a Day (Greek: Μια αιωνιότητα και μια μέρα, Mia aioniotita kai mia mera) is a 1998 film staring Bruno Ganz and directed by Theo Angelopoulos. ... Elizabeth is an Academy Award winning 1998 film loosely based on the early reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. ... Everest the movie is a fine depiction of the struggles one has to undergo in climbing the highest peak on the planet. ... The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodríguez. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompsons 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. ... Finding Graceland is a 1998 film starring Harvey Keitel and Johnathon Schaech. ... FOREVER LOVE is the fourteenth single released by Japanese singer Ami Suzuki in August, 2004. ... The Up series consists of seven documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. ... Gods and Monsters is a 1998 film which recounts the (somewhat fictionalized) last days of the life of troubled film director James Whale, whose homosexuality is a central theme. ... The Godson is a 1998 comedy directed by Bob Hoge, starring Rodney Dangerfield, Kevin McDonald and Dom DeLuise. ... Godzilla is an American science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich and starred Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Michael Lerner and Kevin Dunn. ... Half Baked is a 1998 comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams and Guillermo Díaz. ... Happy Birthday (Russian: S dnyom rozhdeniya) is an award-winning 1998 Russian drama film written and directed by Larisa Sadilova. ... Head On film poster Head On is a 1998 Australian film directed by Ana Kokkinos. ... He Got Game is a 1998 drama-sports film directed by Spike Lee starring Denzel Washington and Ray Allen as a father and son trying to reconcile on the eve of the sons graduation from a Coney Island high school, and under pressure to decide which college basketball scholarship... The Horse Whisperer (1998) is the most boring movie of all time. ... How Stella Got Her Groove Back is a (1998) romance film, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. ... How to Make the Cruelest Month is a 1998 comedy film written and directed by Kip Koenig. ... Human Remains is a 1998 short documentary film about the personal lives of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Francisco Franco and Mao Tse Tung. ... Hurlyburly (1984) is a play written by David Rabe. ... Identity Pieces (French: Pièces didentités) is a 1998 Belgian/French/Congolese comedy film written and directed by Mweze Ngangura. ... The Impostors is a 1998 farce motion picture written and directed by Stanley Tucci, starring Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Alfred Molina, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Buscemi, and Billy Connolly. ... Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 film starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock and Jet Li. ... Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) is a violent, English black comedy film directed and written by Guy Ritchie. ... In 1998, New Line Cinema produced a feature-length motion picture adaptation of the 1965-68 CBS television series Lost In Space. ... The Mask of Zorro (1998) is an American action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Stuart Wilson. ... This article is about the film Mulan. For the legendary person, see Hua Mulan. ... The Negotiator is a drama/thriller film that takes place in Chicago was released on July 29, 1998. ... The Odd Couple II is the 1998 sequel to the 1968s The Odd Couple. ... Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an Academy Award-winning American comedy actor best-known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with fellow Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon. ... John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), better known as Jack Lemmon, was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Original Theatrical Poster The Parent Trap is a (1998) family film remake of 1961s The Parent Trap. ... There is a Heavy Metal band by the same name as well. ... π (or Pi) is a 1998 American psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky. ... Pleasantville is a New Line Cinema film first released in Canada on September 17, 1998 starring Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, and Jeff Daniels. ... Primary Colors, a 1996 novel by Anonymous (later revealed by Donald Foster to be journalist Joe Klein), is a roman à clef about U.S. President Bill Clintons first presidential campaign in 1992. ... The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 Academy Award-winning American animated film, the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks. ... Quest for Camelot is an animated feature from Warner Bros. ... cover of original VHS release Meeting People Is Easy (1998) is a rockumentary by Grant Gee following British alternative rock band Radiohead on their exhaustive world tour following the success of their 1997 album OK Computer. ... Ring ) is a 1998 Japanese horror mystery film from director Hideo Nakata, adapted from a novel of the same name by Koji Suzuki. ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray) and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... Run Lola Run (original German title Lola rennt, which translates to Lola Runs) is a 1998 film by German screenwriter and director Tom Tykwer, starring Franka Potente as Lola. ... Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy-Award-winning film set in World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... Senseless is a 1998 comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb and Craig Mazin. ... Shakespeare in Love is an award-winning 1998 romantic comedy film. ... For other uses, see The Siege (disambiguation). ... Six Days Seven Nights is a 1998 romantic comedy film interspersed with elements of the adventure film. ... Slam is a 1998 film starring Saul Williams and Beau Sia. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Soldier is a 1998 science fiction film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. ... Star Trek: Insurrection (Paramount Pictures, 1998) is the ninth Star Trek feature film. ... Stepmom is an American film made in 1998. ... Still Crazy is a 1998 comedy film about a fictional 70s rock band named Strange Fruit, who, after being split up for several years, are convinced to get back together to perform at a reunion of the same concert venue where they played their last gig. ... Theres Something About Mary is an American film released in 1998 by 20th Century Fox, directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly (the Farrelly brothers). ... The Thin Red Line is a 1998 war film which tells the story of United States forces during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II. It marked Terrence Malicks return to filmmaking after a twenty year absence. ... The Truman Show is a 1998 film directed by Peter Weir, written by Andrew Niccol, and starring Jim Carrey and Ed Harris. ... This page refers to a motion picture. ... Urban Legend is a 1998 horror film starring Alicia Witt, Jared Leto, Rebecca Gayheart, Robert Englund, Tara Reid, Joshua Jackson, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Michael Rosenbaum, Danielle Harris, John Neville, and Loretta Devine. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, film score composer and occasional actor. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Daniel Leroy Baldwin is an American actor, producer and director, born 5 October 1960 in Massapequa, New York. ... Sheryl Lee (born April 22, 1967 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is an American actress, best known for playing Laura Palmer and Madeleine Ferguson on the cult TV series Twin Peaks and its prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, for her roles in Vampires and Kingpin, and for portraying photographer... Thomas Ian Griffith (b. ... Maximilian Schell (left) in the film Judgment at Nuremberg Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is a Swiss-Austrian actor. ... Very Bad Things is a 1998 black comedy film, directed by Peter Berg. ... The Waterboy is a movie starring Adam Sandler, released in 1998. ... The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci that stars Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, and Drew Barrymore as Julia Sullivan, the object of his affections. ... Whispering Corridors (여고과담 Yeogo goedam) is a 1998 South Korean horror film about a girls high school. ... Why Do Fools Fall in Love is a 1998 romantic drama, written by Tina Andrews and directed by Gregory Nava. ... Wild Things is a 1998 erotic crime film starring Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards, Neve Campbell and Bill Murray. ... Zero Effect is a 1998 film directed by Jake Kasdan (son of famed Hollywood writer/director Lawrence Kasdan) starring Bill Pullman as the worlds most private detective Darryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his assistant Steve Arlo. ...

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