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'The Shipping News' (2001)

The last two movies by director Lasse Hallstrom were nominated for best picture -- "The Cider House Rules" (1999) and "Chocolat" (2000) -- so there were high expectations for this one too. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, it starred two-time past Oscar champ Kevin Spacey as an... Doane Gregory / Miramax Films