Oscar Movies: Bloodbrothers (1978)


 Robert Mulligan’s “Bloodbrothers” was nominated for the Screenplay Oscar, adapted from a novel by Richard Price. The family drama stars Richard Gere as the young sensitive son, Tony LoBianco as his father, and Paul Sorvino as his uncle.
Oscar Nomination: 1
Screenplay (Adapted): Walter Newman
Oscar Awards: None
Oscar Context:
The winner of the Adapted Screenplay Oscar was Oliver Stone for “Midnight Express.” The other nominees were Elaine May and Warren Beatty for “Heaven Can Wait,” Neil Simon for “California Suite,” and Bernard Slade for “Same Time, Next Year.”