Oscar Rewrite: 1997


Best Picture: Titanic

I prefer “L.A. Confidential,” but it would be historically dishonest to overturn a Top 5 all-time blockbuster that boasts a record number of wins (11) in the most-watched Oscar telecast.

Best Director: James Cameron (Titanic) Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights)

Best Actor: Jack Nicholson (As Good as it Gets)   Mike Myers (Austin Powers)

Best Actress: Helen Hunt (As Good as it Gets)

Best Supporting Actor: Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting)

Best Supporting Actress:
Kim Basinger (L.A. Confidential)

Best Original Screenplay: Good Will Hunting

Best Adapted Screenplay: L.A. Confidential

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