And your Oscars go to ...

Love or war? That's the question readers faced in our Oscar poll when we asked you to cast your ballot for your favorite 1999 Academy Awards nominees. After tallying about 700 votes, the World War II movie "Saving Private Ryan" came out as your clear winner for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor. "Shakespeare in Love" won two of the seven categories we asked you about.

The Oscar ceremonies will be televised this Sunday at 8 p.m. (ABC). Thanks for participating! The poll results are below.


Best Picture

"Saving Private Ryan" 274

"Shakespeare in Love" 147

"Life is Beautiful" 132

"Elizabeth" 51

"The Thin Red Line" 34

Best Actor

Tom Hanks, "Saving Private Ryan" 256

Roberto Benigni, "Life is Beautiful" 196

Nick Nolte, "Affliction" 61

Ian McKellen, "Gods and Monsters" 63

Edward Norton, "American History X" 35

Best Actress

Gwyneth Paltrow, "Shakespeare in Love" 245

Cate Blanchett, "Elizabeth" 194

Meryl Streep, "One True Thing" 80

Fernanda Montenegro, "Central Station" 43

Emily Watson, "Hilary and Jackie" 32

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall, "A Civil Action" 177

Geoffrey Rush, "Shakespeare in Love" 147

Ed Harris, "The Truman Show" 116

Billy Bob Thornton, "A Simple Plan" 86

James Coburn, "Affliction" 69

Best Supporting Actress

Judi Dench, "Shakespeare in Love" 202

Kathy Bates, "Primary Colors" 185

Lynn Redgrave, "Gods and Monsters" 109

Brenda Blethyn, "Little Voice" 43

Rachel Griffiths, "Hilary and Jackie" 36

Best Director

Steven Spielberg, "Saving Private Ryan" 289

Roberto Benigni, "Life is Beautiful" 127

John Madden, "Shakespeare in Love" 101

Terrence Malick, "The Thin Red Line" 58

Peter Weir, "The Truman Show" 56

Best Foreign Film

"Life is Beautiful" 363

"Tango" 57

"Central Station" 57

"Children of Heaven" 60

"The Grandfather" 48

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