Share:

Oscars 1972: Winners and Nominees of the 44th Academy Awards

Public list by WPS with 49 movies or TV shows/series

These movies have won or been nominated for the Oscars 1972 on 04/10/1972.

The 44th Academy Awards were presented April 10, 1972, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis Jr., and Jack Lemmon. One of the highlights of the evening was the appearance of Betty Grable, battling cancer at the time, who made one of her last public appearances. She appeared along with one of her leading men from the 1940s, singer Dick Haymes, to present the musical scoring awards. Grable died the following year. This was the first time in the history of the Awards in which the nominees were shown on superimposed pictures while being announced. ()

Entries in this List


All Providers
Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Instant Video
Netflix
Apple / iTunes Store
IMDb Freedive

Sort by:
49 movies found (page 1/2):

A Clockwork Orange(1971)

R
| 2h 17min | Science Fiction, Drama
4.1/5 (with 4,444 votes)

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an incarcerated Alex the option to undergo an invasive procedure that'll rob him of all personal agency. In a time when conscience is a commodity, can Alex change his tune?

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory(1971)

G
| 1h 40min | Kids & Family, Fantasy, Comedy
3.8/5 (with 1,089 votes)

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?

Diamonds Are Forever(1971)

3.2/5 (with 629 votes)

Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.

The Andromeda Strain(1971)

G
| 2h 11min | Science Fiction, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 190 votes)

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..

Directed by Robert Wise - With Arthur Hill, James Olson, Kate Reid, David Wayne, Paula Kelly, George Mitchell, ...

The French Connection(1971)

R
| 1h 44min | Action, Crime, Thriller
3.8/5 (with 501 votes)

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Fiddler on the Roof(1971)

G
| 3h 1min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 152 votes)

This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

The Last Picture Show(1971)

R
| 1h 59min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 179 votes)

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

The Conformist(1970)

R
| 1h 48min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 183 votes)

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Straw Dogs(1971)

R
| 1h 56min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 271 votes)

David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ostracized by the brutish men of the village, including Amy's old flame, Charlie. Eventually the taunts escalate, and two of the locals rape Amy. This sexual assault awakes a shockingly violent side of David.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks(1971)

3.5/5 (with 333 votes)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Klute(1971)

R
| 1h 54min | Mystery, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 104 votes)

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

Shaft(1971)

R
| 1h 40min | Action, Crime, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 96 votes)

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Watch Movies & Series on Amazon Prime Video Today!

Enjoy thousands of movies and TV shows/series, over two million songs ad free, free shipping, exclusive deals and more with Amazon Prime. Start your 30-day free trial today. After that, only $12.99/month or $119 annually; Prime Video standalone is available for just $8.99/month.
www.amazon.com

McCabe & Mrs. Miller(1971)

R
| 2h | Western
3.6/5 (with 103 votes)

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion(1970)

1h 51min | Drama, Thriller
4.2/5 (with 212 votes)

Rome, Italy. After committing a heinous crime, a senior police officer exposes evidence incriminating him because his moral commitment prevents him from circumventing the law and the social order it protects.

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis(1970)

R
| 1h 35min | Drama, War
3.5/5 (with 73 votes)

In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with its lovely grounds, and try to keep the rest of the world at bay. But tensions between them all grow as anti-Semitism rises in Fascist Italy, and even the Finzi-Continis will have to confront the Holocaust.

Sunday Bloody Sunday(1971)

R
| 1h 50min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 32 votes)

Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man represents a break with their repressive pasts, and though both know that Bob is seeing both of them, neither is willing to let go of the youth and vitality he brings to their otherwise stable lives.

Carnal Knowledge(1971)

1h 38min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 40 votes)

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.

Summer of '42(1971)

PG
| 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 39 votes)

Over the summer of 1942 on Nantucket Island, three friends -- Hermie, Oscy and Benjie -- are more concerned with getting laid than anything else. Hermie falls in love with the married Dorothy, whose husband is an army pilot recently sent to the battlefront of World War II.

Sometimes a Great Notion(1971)

PG
| 1h 54min | Action, Adventure, Drama
3.6/5 (with 28 votes)

Hank Stamper and his father, Henry, own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to stop, however Hank continues to push his family on cutting more trees. Hank's wife wishes he would stop and hopes that they can spend more time together. When Hank's half brother Leland comes to work for them, more trouble starts.

Dodes'ka-den(1970)

2h 20min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 31 votes)

By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each of them—the homeless father and son envisioning their dream house; the young woman abused by her uncle; the boy who imagines himself a trolley conductor—finds reasons to carry on. The unforgettable Dodes’ka-den was made at a tumultuous moment in Kurosawa’s life. And all of his hopes, fears, and artistic passion are on fervent display in this, his gloriously shot first color film.

The Go-Between(1971)

PG
| 1h 56min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 30 votes)

British teenager Leo Colston (Dominic Guard) spends a summer in the countryside, where he develops a crush on the beautiful young aristocrat Marian (Julie Christie). Eager to impress her, Leo becomes the "go-between" for Marian, delivering secret romantic letters to Ted Burgess (Alan Bates), a handsome neighboring farmer.

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth(1970)

3.0/5 (with 25 votes)

Hammer Film’s follow-up to the successful One Million Years B.C. is set in an ancient past when humans and dinosaurs co-exist. Athletic cavewomen and hairy men wander around, grunting, sweating and occasionally sacrificing evil blonde babes to the sun in return for protection from stop-motion beasts. The fun-loving, energetic Sanna (Victoria Vetri), one of the sacrificial offerings, manages to escape during a ritual and joins another tribe where she says ‘necro’ a lot and falls in love with a surprisingly hairless guy.

The Emigrants(1971)

PG
| 3h 11min | Drama, History
3.6/5 (with 31 votes)

A Swedish peasant family, ravaged by poverty, privation and misery in mid-19th century Sweden, set out on a perilous journey to America in hope of a better life.

Nicholas and Alexandra(1971)

PG
| 3h 9min | Romance / Love, Drama, War, History
3.6/5 (with 18 votes)

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Death in Venice(1971)

2h 10min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 123 votes)

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.

The Hospital(1971)

PG-13
| 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
3.3/5 (with 27 votes)

A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

What's the Matter with Helen?(1971)

R
| 1h 41min | Crime, Music, Mystery, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)

Two middle-aged women move to Hollywood, California after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder and open a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom.

Mary, Queen of Scots(1971)

2h 8min | Drama, History
3.5/5 (with 15 votes)

Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at the age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary is to be ended on the scaffold and with her execution the last threat to Elizabeth's throne has been removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history.

The Hellstrom Chronicle(1971)

G
| 1h 30min | Drama, Documentary
3.3/5 (with 8 votes)

A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

Directed by Walon Green - With Lawrence Pressman

Kotch(1971)

1h 53min | Comedy, Drama
3.3/5 (with 6 votes)

Joseph Kotcher, retired salesman, walks out on his son and daughter-in-law after their attempts to put him in a retirement home. He tracks down their babysitter, sacked because she is pregnant, and rents a small house nearby. He finds a new purpose in life. Jack Lemmon's first film as director stars his old friend Walter Matthau.

previous page
next page
WatchPlayStream ID: LISTS:64