Oscar Movies: Educating Rita

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Oscar Nominations: 3

Screenplay (Adapted): Willy Russell
Actor: Michael Caine
Actress: Julie Walters

Oscar Awards: None

In 1983, vet Shirley MacLaine won the Best Actress Oscar for “Terms of Endearment,” which also won Screenplay for its director, James L. Brooks. Robert Duvall won the Best Actor for “Tender Mercies,” in which, like Caine, he played a recovering alcoholic.