Oscar: Nominated and Winning Roles Containing Long (Liberal) Speeches

Many of the actors and actresses nominated for Oscars played roles that called for long monologues or heavy-duty speeches about various causes.

Please consider:

Adam’s Rib (Tracy and Hepburn)

Alamo (John Wayne)

Alfie (Michael Caine)

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (Ellen Burstyn)

All About Eve (Bette Davis)

All the King’s Men

All the President’s Men

Amadeus

Anatomy of Murder (Jimmy Stewart)

Angels with Dirty Faces (James Cagney)

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