Jerry Maguire (1996)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Joe Hutshing)
Academy Award for Best Picture (James L. Brooks, Laurence Mark, Richard Sakai, Cameron Crowe)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Cameron Crowe)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and Renée Zellweger. It was written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film was inspired by sports agent Leigh Steinberg, who acted as Technical Consultant on the crew. It was released in North American theaters on December 13, 1996, distributed by Gracie Films and TriStar Pictures. The film received very positive reviews, praising the performances of Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renée Zellweger and the screenplay. The film was a financial success, bringing in more than $270 million worldwide, against its $50 million budget. It was the ninth top-grossing film of 1996. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Cruise, with Cuba Gooding, Jr. winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globes, with Tom Cruise winning for Best Actor, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, with Cuba Gooding, Jr. winning Best Supporting Actor.