Chicago Film Critics Awards - 1988-97 PDF Print E-mail

1997 - Winners of the 10th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

The following winners were announced at the 10th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards on March 1, 1998. The ceremony was hosted by actor Jeremy Piven and attended by such celebrities as Robert Duvall, John Mahoney, Joey Lauren Adams, Vince Vaughn, Debbie Morgan, and Curtis Hanson.

Best Picture "L.A. Confidential"
Best Foreign Language Film "Shall We Dance?" (Japan)
Best Director Curtis Hanson, "L.A. Confidential"
Best Screenplay Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson, "L.A. Confidential"
Best Actor Robert Duvall, "The Apostle"
Best Actress Judi Dench, "Mrs. Brown"
Best Supporting Actor Burt Reynolds, "Boogie Nights"
Best Supporting Actress Debbi Morgan in, "Eve's Bayou"
Best Cinematography Russell Carpenter, "Titanic"
Best Original Score James Horner, "Titanic"
Most Promising Actor Matt Damon, "Good Will Hunting"
Most Promising Actress Joey Lauren Adams, "Chasing Amy"
Commitment to Chicago Award John Mahoney
Big Shoulders Awards Chicago's Kartemquin Films (Gordon Quinn, Jerry Blumenthal)

1996 - 9th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

The following winners were announced at the 9th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards on March 10, 1997. The ceremony was hosted by film and television actress Marilu Henner and attended by such celebrities as Chevy Chase, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Irma P. Hall, and Harold Ramis.

Best Picture "Fargo"
Best Foreign Language Film "The Decalogue"
Best Director Joel Coen, "Fargo"
Best Screenplay Ethan Coen, "Fargo"
Best Actor Billy Bob Thornton, "Sling Blade"
Best Actress Frances McDormand, "Fargo"
Best Supporting Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., "Jerry Maguire"
Best Supporting Actress Irma Hall, "A Family Thing"
Best Cinematography "The English Patient"
Best Original Score "Fargo"
Most Promising Actor Edward Norton, "Primal Fear" / "The People vs. Larry Flynt"
Most Promising Actress Courtney Love, "The People vs. Larry Flynt"
Commitment to Chicago Award Gary Sinise

1995 - 8th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

The following winners were announced at the 8th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards on March 12, 1996. The ceremony was hosted by George Wendt (Cheers) and Bonnie Hunt (Jumanji, Only You) and attended by such celebrities as Joan Allen, Nicolas Cage, Randy Newman, Elisabeth Shue, Gary Sinise, Kevin Spacey, Oliver Stone and Edward Zwick (creator of "thirtysomething").

Best Picture "Apollo 13"
Best Foreign Language Film "Il Postino"
Best Director Oliver Stone, "Nixon"
Best Screenplay "The Usual Suspects"
Best Actor Nicolas Cage, "Leaving Las Vegas"
Best Actress Elisabeth Shue, "Leaving Las Vegas"
Best Supporting Actor Kevin Spacey, "The Usual Suspects"
Best Supporting Actress Joan Allen, "Nixon"
Best Cinematography Darius Khondji, "Seven"
Best Original Score Toy Story, "Randy Newman"
Most Promising Actor Greg Kinnear, "Sabrina"
Most Promising Actress Minnie Driver, "Circle of Friends"

1994 - 7th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Hoop Dreams"
Best Foreign Language Film "Trois couleurs: Rouge"
Best Director Quentin Tarantino, "Pulp Fiction"
Best Screenplay Quentin Tarantino & Roger Avary, "Pulp Fiction"
Best Actor Tom Hanks, "Forrest Gump"
Best Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle"
Best Supporting Actor Martin Landau, "Ed Wood"
Best Supporting Actress Dianne Wiest, "Bullets Over Broadway"
Best Original Score Hans Zimmer, "The Lion King"
Most Promising Actor Hugh Grant, "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
Most Promising Actress Kirsten Dunst, "Interview with the Vampire"

1993 - Winners of the 6th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Schindler's List"
Best Foreign Language Film "The Piano"
Best Director Steven Spielberg, "Schindler's List"
Best Screenplay Steven Zaillian, "Schindler's List"
Best Actor Liam Neeson, "Schindler's List"
Best Actress Holly Hunter, "The Piano"
Best Supporting Actor Ralph Fiennes, Schindler's List
Best Supporting Actress Joan Allen, "Nixon"
Best Cinematography Janusz Kaminski, "Schindler's List"
Best Original Score Michael Nyman, "The Piano"
Emerging Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?"
Emerging Actress Ashley Judd, "Ruby in Paradise"

1992 - Winners of the 5th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Malcolm X"
Best Foreign Film "The Crying Game"
Best Director Spike Lee, "Malcolm X"
Best Screenplay Michael Tolkin, "The Player"
Best Actor Denzel Washington, "Malcolm X"
Best Actress Emma Thompson, "Howards End"
Best Supporting Actor Jack Nicholson, "A Few Good Men"
Best Supporting Actress Judy Davis, "Husbands and Wives"
Best Cinematography Michael Ballhaus, "Bram Stoker's Dracula"
Most Promising Actor Chris O'Donnell, "Scent of a Woman"
Most Promising Actress Marisa Tomei, "My Cousin Vinny" / "Chaplin"
Commitment to Chicago Award Joyce Sloan

1991 - Winners of the 4th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Silence of the Lambs"
Best Foreign Film "Angel at My Table"
Best Director Jonathan Demme, "Silence of the Lambs"
Best Screenplay Ted Talley, "Silence of the Lambs."
Best Actor Anthony Hopkins, "Silence of the Lambs"
Best Actress Jodie Foster, "Silence of the Lambs"
Best Supporting Actor Harvey Keitel, "Bugsy."
Best Supporting Actress Mercedes Ruehl, "The Fisher King."
Best Cinematography Roger Deakins, "Barton Fink."
Most Promising Actor Ice Cube, "Boyz 'N the Hood."
Most Promising Actress Juliette Lewis, "Cape Fear"
Commitment to Chicago Award Irv and Essie Kupcinet

1990 - Winners of the 3rd Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "GoodFellas"
Best Foreign Film "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover"
Best Director Martin Scorsese, "GoodFellas"
Best Screenplay Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese, "GoodFellas"
Best Actor Jeremy Irons, "Reversal of Fortune"
Best Actress Kathy Bates, "Misery"
Best Supporting Actor Joe Pesci, "GoodFellas"
Best Supporting Actress Lorraine Bracco, "GoodFellas"
Best Cinematography Dean Semler, "Dances With Wolves"
Best Original Score Randy Newman, "Toy Story"
Emerging Actor Macaulay Culkin, "Home Alone"
Emerging Actress Penelope Ann Miller, "The Freshman"

1989 - Winners of the 2nd Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Do The Right Thing"
Best Foreign Film "Henry V"
Best Director Spike Lee, "Do The Right Thing"
Best Actor Tom Cruise, "Born on the Fourth of July"
Best Actress Michelle Pfeiffer, "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
Best Supporting Actor Danny Aiello, "Do The Right Thing"
Best Supporting Actress Laura San Giacomo, "sex, lies & videotape"
Emerging Actor John Cusack, "Say Anything"
Emerging Actress Minnie Driver, "Circle of Friends"

1988 - Winners of the 1st Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture "Mississippi Burning"
Best Foreign Film "Au Revoir Les Enfants"
Best Director Robert Zemeckis, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit."
Best Actor Jeremy Irons, "Dead Ringers"
Best Actress Barbara Hershey, "Shy People"
Best Supporting Actor Martin Landau, "Tucker"
Best Supporting Actress Frances McDormand, "Mississippi Burning."
Most Promising Actor Eric Bogosian, "Talk Radio"
Most Promising Actress Glenne Headly, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"