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AMPAS Announces the Nominees for the 72nd Academy Awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire February 15, 2000 at 2:0AM

AMPAS Announces the Nominees for the 71st Academy Awards
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AMPAS Announces the Nominees for the 71st Academy Awards

by indieWIRE




The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for
the 72nd Academy Awards this morning.


The nominees are...


For the best performance by an actor in a leading role

Russell Crowe in THE INSIDER (Buena Vista)

Richard Farnsworth in THE STRAIGHT STORY (Buena Vista)

Sean Penn in SWEET AND LOWDOWN (Sony Pictures Classics)

Kevin Spacey in AMERICAN BEAUTY (DreamWorks)

Denzel Washington in THE HURRICANE (Universal and Beacon)


For the best performance by an actor in a supporting role


Michael Caine in THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (Miramax)

Tom Cruise in MAGNOLIA (New Line)

Michael Clarke Duncan in THE GREEN MILE (Warner Bros.)

Jude Law in THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (Paramount & Miramax)

Haley Joel Osment in THE SIXTH SENSE (Buena Vista)


For the best performance by an actress in a leading role


Annette Bening in AMERICAN BEAUTY (DreamWorks)

Janet McTeer in TUMBLEWEEDS (New Line)

Julianne Moore in THE END OF THE AFFAIR (Columbia)

Meryl Streep in MUSIC OF THE HEART (Miramax)

Hilary Swank in BOYS DON'T CRY (Fox Searchlight)



For the best performance by an actress in a supporting role


Toni Collette in THE SIXTH SENSE (Buena Vista)

Angelina Jolie in GIRL, INTERRUPTED (Columbia)

Catherine Keener in BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (USA Films)

Samantha Morton in SWEET AND LOWDOWN (Sony Pictures Classics)

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