Best award winning movies with breakout role from 1998

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with breakout role from 1998! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with breakout role from 1998, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Elizabeth (1998)

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

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1998-09-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Cate Blanchett, Joseph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.178
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #39 for
    Period Drama
  3. Ranked #69 for
    backstabbing

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2 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

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1998-12-11 | Romance / History

Cast

Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.87
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #19 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #20 for
    remarkable

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3 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend, is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.14
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #171 for
    good
  2. Ranked #173 for
    exceptional
  3. Ranked #200 for
    Based on TV Series

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4 The Opposite of Sex (1998)

A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.

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1998-05-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    drama queen
  2. Ranked #30 for
    sassy
  3. Ranked #101 for
    waspish dialogue

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5 Gods and Monsters (1998)

It's 1957, and James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper, Hannah, hires a handsome young gardener, the flamboyant director and simple yard man develop an unlikely friendship, which will change them forever.

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1998-01-21 | Drama

Cast

Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser

Rating

rating icon 6.962
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #66 for
    perfect casting
  2. Ranked #71 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #107 for
    cruel twist

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6 Primary Colors (1998)

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

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1998-03-20 | Drama

Cast

John Travolta, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #152 for
    with cockney accent
  3. Ranked #211 for
    scathing

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7 Out of Sight (1998)

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.

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1998-06-26 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #87 for
    smart and witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #122 for
    bubblegum
  3. Ranked #132 for
    outside the laws

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8 Little Voice (1998)

After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous female singers. But at night time, LV sings, imitating these great singers with surprising accuracy. One night she is overheard by one of her mother's boyfriends, who happens to be a talent agent. He manages to convince her that her talent is special and arranges for her to perform at the local night club, but several problems arise.

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1998-11-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Brenda Blethyn, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 6.548
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #22 for
    scuzzy
  3. Ranked #22 for
    wallflower

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9 Rushmore (1998)

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

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1998-12-11 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray

Rating

rating icon 7.405
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    unrequited love
  2. Ranked #168 for
    harsh sound
  3. Ranked #171 for
    zany

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10 Last Night (1998)

Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day.

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1998-10-23 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Don McKellar, Sandra Oh

Rating

rating icon 6.617
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    sly
  2. Ranked #139 for
    Apocalypse Film
  3. Ranked #220 for
    sane character

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