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Oscars 1970: Winners and Nominees of the 42nd Academy Awards

Public list by WPS with 45 movies or TV shows/series

These movies have won or been nominated for the Oscars 1970 on 04/07/1970.

The 42nd Academy Awards were presented April 7, 1970, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. For the second year in a row, there was no official host. Awards were presented by seventeen "Friends of Oscar": Bob Hope, John Wayne, Barbra Streisand, Fred Astaire, Jon Voight, Myrna Loy, Clint Eastwood, Raquel Welch, Candice Bergen, James Earl Jones, Katharine Ross, Cliff Robertson, Ali MacGraw, Barbara McNair, Elliott Gould, Claudia Cardinale, and Elizabeth Taylor. This was the first Academy Awards ceremony to be broadcast via satellite to an international audience, but only outside North America. Mexico and Brazil were the sole countries to broadcast the event live. This is currently the highest rated of the televised Academy Awards ceremonies, according to Nielsen ratings. Its ratings record remains unbroken as of 2020 thanks to the emergence of the Super Bowl as the biggest event of Awards Season. Midnight Cowboy became the first – and so far, the only – X-rated film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Its rating has since been downgraded to R. The previous year had seen the only G-rated film to win Best Picture, Carol Reed's Oliver!. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? set an Oscar record by receiving nine nominations without one for Best Picture. Th... ()

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Easy Rider(1969)

R
| 1h 35min | Adventure, Drama
3.6/5 (with 674 votes)

A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid(1969)

PG
| 1h 51min | Western, Drama, Crime
3.8/5 (with 747 votes)

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Midnight Cowboy(1969)

R
| 1h 53min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 416 votes)

Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

The Wild Bunch(1969)

R
| 2h 25min | Adventure, Western
3.9/5 (with 372 votes)

Aging outlaw, Pike Bishop prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, Dutch Engstrom and brothers Lyle and Tector Gorch, Bishop discovers the heist is a setup orchestrated in part by a former partner, Deke Thornton. As the remaining gang takes refuge in Mexican territory, Thornton trails them—resulting in fierce gunfights with plenty of casualties.

True Grit(1969)

G
| 2h 8min | Western, Drama, Adventure
3.7/5 (with 252 votes)

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

Anne of the Thousand Days(1969)

3.5/5 (with 37 votes)

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Paint Your Wagon(1969)

PG-13
| 2h 44min | Drama, Action, Comedy, Western, Music
3.2/5 (with 78 votes)

A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way there is plenty of drinking, gambling, and singing. They even find time to do some creative gold mining.

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?(1969)

2h | Drama
3.9/5 (with 88 votes)

In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress, a middle-aged sailor, a delusional blonde and a pregnant girl.

Z(1969)

2h 7min | Drama, History, Thriller
4.0/5 (with 125 votes)

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

Cactus Flower(1969)

3.6/5 (with 67 votes)

Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having fabricated a wife and three children, Julian readily accepts when his devoted nurse, Stephanie, who has secretly loved Julian for years, offers to act as his wife and demand a divorce.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie(1969)

PG
| 1h 56min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 34 votes)

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Hello, Dolly!(1969)

3.5/5 (with 101 votes)

Dolly Levi is a strong-willed matchmaker who travels to Yonkers, New York in order to see the miserly "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder. In doing so, she convinces his niece, his niece's intended, and Horace's two clerks to travel to New York City.

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice(1969)

1h 41min | Comedy, Drama
3.4/5 (with 31 votes)

Bob and Carol Sanders are best friends with Ted and Alice Henderson. After attending a weekend self-help/ self-discovery getaway, Bob and Carol feel newly enlightened, and want their friends to feel the same way.

The Damned(1969)

2h 36min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 54 votes)

In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime.

My Night at Maud's(1969)

4.0/5 (with 73 votes)

The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.

Sweet Charity(1969)

G
| 2h 29min | Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 23 votes)

Taxi dancer, Charity continues to have faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips(1969)

G
| 2h 35min | Drama, Music, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 14 votes)

Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this performance, is joined by '60s pop star Petula Clark and fellow Oscar-nominee Michael Redgrave.

The Happy Ending(1969)

R
| 1h 47min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 8 votes)

The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson, a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday life. She feels cheated by an older generation that taught her to settle for nothing less than storybook finales, people who are disillusioned and restless and don't know why, people for whom life holds no easy answers.

Marooned(1969)

3.0/5 (with 24 votes)

After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to Earth only to find their de-orbit thrusters won't activate. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site—and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts' capsule.

The Secret of Santa Vittoria(1969)

PG-13
| 2h 19min | Comedy, Drama, War
3.5/5 (with 18 votes)

During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.

Goodbye, Columbus(1969)

PG
| 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
2.8/5 (with 7 votes)

A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for her while he is much less dependent on his family. They begin an affair which brings more differences to the surface.

The Reivers(1969)

PG-13
| 1h 46min | Comedy, Drama
3.2/5 (with 13 votes)

In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.

Alice's Restaurant(1969)

1h 51min | Drama, Comedy, Music
3.3/5 (with 21 votes)

A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story.

Last Summer(1969)

R
| 1h 37min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people become very close. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results.

The Sterile Cuckoo(1969)

1h 47min | Comedy, Drama
2.5/5 (with 8 votes)

Two students at neighboring colleges get swept up in first love. Pookie Adams, a kooky misfit with no family or friends, clings to the quiet and studious Jerry, who has the ability to make a choice of living in Pookie's private world or be accepted by the society that Pookie rejects. Unwittingly, it is through their awkward relationship that Pookie prepares Jerry for the world of "weirdos" that she doesn't fit into.

Krakatoa, East of Java(1968)

G
| 2h 11min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
2.8/5 (with 10 votes)

A team of maritime salvage workers are about to embark on a recovery dive. However the 1883 Krakatoa Volcano eruption provides more pressing problems.

In the Year of the Pig(1969)

1h 41min | Documentary, War
3.5/5 (with 8 votes)

Both sober and sobering, producer-director Emile de Antonio’s In the Year of the Pig is a powerful and, no doubt for many, controversial documentary about the Vietnam War.

Directed by Emile de Antonio - With David Halberstam, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Gerald Ford, Daniel Berrigan, Harrison Salisbury, Jean Lacouture, ...

It's Tough to Be a Bird(1969)

G
| 21min | Documentary, Animation
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

Part cartoon and part documentary, this film offers a humorous look at birds and the ways people perceive them.

Directed by Ward Kimball - With Walter Perkins

The Battle of Neretva(1969)

2h 55min | Drama, War
3.3/5 (with 14 votes)

In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.

Gaily, Gaily(1969)

1h 47min | Comedy

Director Norman Jewison's 1969 period comedy, based on Ben Hecht's memoirs, stars Beau Bridges as a young apprentice at a big city newspaper. The cast also includes Melina Mercouri, Brian Keith, Hume Cronyn, George Kennedy, Wilfred Hyde-White and Margot Kidder.

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