Oscar Movies: Last Picture Show, The (1971)

Oscar Nominations: 8

 

Picture

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Screenplay (Adapted): Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich

Supporting Actor: Ben Johnson

Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges

Supporting Actress: Ellen Burstyn

Supporting Actress: Cloris Leachman

Cinematography: Robert Surtees

Oscar Awards: 2

Supporting Actor: Ben Johnson

Supporting Actress: Cloris Leachman

Oscar Context:

The big winner in 1971 was the urban crime thriller “The French Connection,” which won Best Picture, Director for William Friedkin and other awards.