Academy Award Winners: 1970s

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1970

Movie: Patton
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner – Patton
Actress: Glenda Jackson – Woman in Love
Actress, Supporting: Helen Hayes – Airport
Actor: George C. Scott – Patton
Actor, Supporting: John Mills – Ryan's Daughter
Screenplay, Original: Francis Coppola, Edmund North – Patton
Screenplay, Adapted: Ring Lardner – M*A*S*H
Foreign Language Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Italy)
Documentary Feature: Woodstock

 

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1971

Movie: The French Connection
Director: William Friedkin – The French Connection
Actress: Jane Fonda – Klute
Actress, Supporting: Cloris Leachman – The Last Picture Show
Actor: Gene Hackman – The French Connection
Actor, Supporting: Ben Johnson – The Last Picture Show
Screenplay, Original: Paddy Chayefsky – The Hospital
Screenplay, Adapted: Ernest Tidyman – The French Connection
Foreign Language Film: The Garden of the Finzi Continis (Italy)
Documentary Feature: The Hellstrom Chronicle

 

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1972

Movie: The Godfather
Director: Bob Fosse – Cabaret
Actress: Liza Minnelli – Cabaret
Actress, Supporting: Eileen Heckart – Butterflies are Free
Actor: Marlon Brando – The Godfather
Actor, Supporting: Joel Grey – Cabaret
Screenplay, Original: Jeremy Larner – The Candidate
Screenplay, Adapted: Francis Coppola, Mario Puzo – The Godfather
Foreign Language Film: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (France)
Documentary Feature: Marjoe

 

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1973

Movie: The Sting
Director: George Roy Hill – The Sting
Actress: Glenda Jackson – A Touch of Class
Actress, Supporting: Tatum O'Neal – Paper Moon
Actor: Jack Lemmon – Save the Tiger
Actor, Supporting: John Houseman – The Paper Chase
Screenplay, Original: David Ward – The Sting
Screenplay, Adapted: William Blatty – The Exorcist
Foreign Language Film: Day for Night (France)
Documentary Feature: The Great American Cowboy

 

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1974

Movie: The Godfather, Part II
Director: Francis Ford Coppola – The Godfather, Part II
Actress: Ellen Burstyn – Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Actress, Supporting: Ingrid Bergman – Murder on the Orient Express
Actor: Art Carney – Harry and Tonto
Actor, Supporting: Robert De Niro – The Godfather Part II
Screenplay, Original: Robert Towne – Chinatown
Screenplay, Adapted: Francis Coppola, Mario Puzo – The Godfather Part II
Foreign Language Film: Amarcord (Italy)
Documentary Feature: Hearts and Minds

 

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1975

Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Director: Milos Forman – One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
Actress: Louise Fletcher – One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Actress, Supporting: Lee Grant – Shampoo
Actor: Jack Nicholson – One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Actor, Supporting: George Burns – The Sunshine Boys
Screenplay, Original: Frank Pierson – Dog Day Afternoon
Screenplay, Adapted: Bo Goldman, Laurence Hauben – One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
Foreign Language Film: Dersu Uzala (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Documentary Feature: The Man Who Skied Down Everest

 

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1976

Movie: Rocky
Director: John G. Avildsen – Rocky
Actress: Fay Dunaway – Network
Actress, Supporting: Beatrice Straight – Network
Actor: Peter Finch – Network
Actor, Supporting: Jason Robards – All the President's Men
Screenplay, Original: Paddy Chayefsky – Network
Screenplay, Adapted: William Goldman – All the President's Men
Foreign Language Film: Black and White in Color (Ivory Coast)
Documentary Feature: Harlan County, U.S.A.

 

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1977

Movie: Annie Hall
Director: Woody Allen – Annie Hall
Actress: Diane Keaton – Annie Hall
Actress, Supporting: Vanessa Redgrave – Julia
Actor: Richard Dreyfuss – The Goodbye Girl
Actor, Supporting: Jason Robards – Julia
Screenplay, Original: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman – Annie Hall
Screenplay, Adapted: Alvin Sargent – Julia
Foreign Language Film: Madame Rosa (France)
Documentary Feature: Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?

 

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1978

Movie: The Deer Hunter
Director: Michael Cimino – The Deer Hunter
Actress: Jane Fonda – Coming Home
Actress, Supporting: Maggie Smith – California Suite
Actor: Jon Voight – Coming Home
Actor, Supporting: Christopher Walken – The Deer Hunter
Screenplay, Original: Robert Jones, Waldo Salt – Coming Home
Screenplay, Adapted: Oliver Stone – Midnight Express
Foreign Language Film: Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (France)
Documentary Feature: Scared Straight!

 

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1979

Movie: Kramer vs. Kramer
Director: Robert Benton – Kramer vs. Kramer
Actress: Sally Field – Norma Rae
Actress, Supporting: Meryl Streep – Kramer vs Kramer
Actor: Dustin Hoffman – Kramer vs Kramer
Actor, Supporting: Melvyn Douglas – Being There
Screenplay, Original: Steve Tesich – Breaking Away
Screenplay, Adapted: Robert Benton – Kramer vs. Kramer
Foreign Language Film: The Tin Drum (Federal Republic of Germany)
Documentary Feature: Best Boy