Best of 1971

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1.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
The French Connection
The Last Picture Show
Nicholas and Alexandra
Fiddler on the Roof ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Stanley Kubrick

Nominees:
Peter Bogdanovich - The Last Picture Show
William Friedkin - The French Connection
Alan J. Pakula - Klute
Norman Jewison - Fiddler on the Roof ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The French Connection (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (104 mins.)
“ BEST ACTOR - Gene Hackman

Nominees:
Malcolm McDowell - A Clockwork Orange
Topol - Fiddler on the Roof
Jüri Järvet - Korol Lir
Gene Wilder - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Klute (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute. (114 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ BEST ACTRESS - Jane Fonda

Nominees:
Janet Suzman - Nicholas and Alexandra
Angela Lansbury - Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Vanessa Redgrave - Mary Queen of Scots
Glenda Jackson - Sunday Bloody Sunday ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. (118 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Ben Johnson

Nominees:
Jeff Bridges - The Last Picture Show
Roy Scheider - The French Connection
Oleg Dal - Korol Lir
Leonard Frey - Fiddler on the Roof ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. (118 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Cloris Leachman

Nominees:
Ellen Burstyn - The Last Picture Show
Valentina Shendrikova - Korol Lir
Galina Volchek - Korol Lir
Elza Radzina - Korol Lir ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. (118 mins.)
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Korol Lir
The French Connection
Fiddler on the Roof
Sunday Bloody Sunday ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Klute (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute. (114 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
The Hospital
Summer of '42
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Harold and Maude ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
The Last Picture Show
The French Connection
Korol Lir
Bedknobs and Broomsticks ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
“ BEST TITLES/CREDITS DESIGN

Nominees:
Diamonds Are Forever
A Clockwork Orange
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Fiddler on the Roof ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
The French Connection
Fiddler on the Roof
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Dirty Harry ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
King Lear (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him... (139 mins.)
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Fiddler on the Roof
Death in Venice
The Last Picture Show
Nicholas and Alexandra ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family. (183 mins.)
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Fiddler on the Roof
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Diamonds Are Forever ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family. (183 mins.)
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Death in Venice
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Korol Lir
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Nicholas and Alexandra
Diamonds Are Forever ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Diamonds Are Forever
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Escape from the Planet of the Apes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Nicholas and Alexandra
Diamonds Are Forever
Korol Lir ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village. (181 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
A Clockwork Orange ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
“ BEST SONG - "The Age of Not Believing"

Nominees:
Diamonds Are Forever - "Diamonds Are Forever"
Bedknobs and Broomsticks - "Substitutiary Locomotion"
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factor - "Pure Imagination"
Bedknobs and Broomsticks - "Portobello Road" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Fiddler on the Roof
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
The French Connection (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (104 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Fiddler on the Roof
Diamonds Are Forever
A Clockwork Orange
Bedknobs and Broomsticks ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. (120 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
The French Connection
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Get Carter
Dirty Harry ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. (120 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
The French Connection
Dirty Harry
Get Carter
Escape from the Planet of the Apes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
King Lear (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him... (139 mins.)
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting