Best award winning movies with meaty role from 1998

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

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

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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 Pleasantville (1998)

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

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1998-09-17 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon

Rating

rating icon 7.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    afterschool special
  2. Ranked #23 for
    didactic
  3. Ranked #70 for
    with biblical reference

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7 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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8 A Simple Plan (1998)

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

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1998-12-11 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton

Rating

rating icon 7.175
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #113 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #116 for
    haywire
  3. Ranked #213 for
    definitely Oscar-deserving

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9 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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10 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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