Incredible filmmaking is required to attract millions of people watch a story with such somber subjects – death, debt, and institutionalization among them – and that’s just what the director, writers and actors delivered in this cross-country drama that swept the awards in 1999..
Director: Barry Levinson
Screenplay by: Barry Morrow, Ronald Bass
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Picture (won), Director (won), Original Screenplay (won), Actor (Hoffman - won); BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay, Actor (Hoffman)See all nominees