Oscar Movies: Cider House Rules, The (1999)


Oscar Nominations:7

Picture, produced by Richard N. Gladstein
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Screenplay (Adapted): John Irving
Supporting Actor: Michael Caine
Art Direction-Set Decoration: David Gropman; Beth Rubino
Original Score: Rachel Portman
Film Editing: Lisa Zeno Churgin

Oscar Awards:2

Screenplay (Adapted)
Supporting Actor

Oscar Context

In 1999, “The Cider House Rules” competed with four films for the Best Picture: “American Beauty,” which won most of the important awards, including Best Picture, “The Green Mile,” “The Insider,” and “The Sixth Sense.”

This was Michael Caine's second Supporting Actor Oscar; the first was in 1986 for Woody Allen's “Hannah and Her Sisters.”