ⓘ 4th Empire Awards

4th Empire Awards

ⓘ 4th Empire Awards

The 4th Empire Awards ceremony, presented by the British film magazine Empire, honored the best films of 1998 and took place in 1999 at the Park Lane Hotel in London, England. During the ceremony, Empire presented Empire Awards in nine categories as well as three honorary awards. The honorary Movie Masterpiece award was first introduced this year. The awards were sponsored by Stella Artois for the second consecutive year.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Titanic and Saving Private Ryan were tied for most awards won with two awards apiece. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels won the award for Best British Film, while Titanic won the award for Best Film. Other winners included Elizabeth, My Name Is Joe and Sliding Doors with one award apiece. Spike Lee received the Empire Inspiration Award, Freddie Francis received the Lifetime Achievement Award and William Friedkin received the Movie Masterpiece Award for The Exorcist.


1. Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Multiple awards

The following three films received multiple awards:

Multiple nominations

The following 12 films received multiple nominations: