Oscar Movies: Easy Rider (1969)

Oscar Nominations

“Easy Rider” was nominated for two Oscars: 

Supporting Actor: Jack Nicholson
Original Screenplay: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern.

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

In 1969, the Supporting Actor Oscar went to Gig Young for “The Shoot Horses, Don't They?”' and the Original Screenplay Award to William Goldman for the Western comedy “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”