Oscar Movies: Bonnie and Clyde (1967)


Oscar Alert

Oscar nominations: 10

Picture, produced by Warren Beatty
Director: Arthur Penn
Screenplay and Story (Original): David Newman and Robert Benton
Actor: Warren Beatty
Actress: Faye Dunaway
Supporting Actor: Gene Hackman
Supporting Actor: Michael J. Pollard
Supporting Actress: Estelle Parsons
Cinematography: Burnett Guffey
Costume design: Theodora Van Runkle

Oscar awards: 2

Supporting Actress

Oscar Context:

In 1967, “Bonnie and Clyde” competed for the Best Picture Oscar with the musical Doctor Dolittle,” the comedy “The Graduate,” Stanley Kramer's interracial drama-drama “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner” and Norman Jewison interracial policier, “In the Heat of the Night,” which won Best Picture and Actor.

The Best Actress winner was Katharine Hepburn for “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner And the Supporting Actor winner was George Kennedy for “Cool Hand Luke.”

This was Arthur Penn's second nomination as Best Director; the first was for “The Miracle Worker,” in 1962. The winner was Mike Nichols for his second, consecutive nomination, “The Graduate.”