Alternate Oscars: 1973

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1.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
The Sting
Robin Hood
Paper Moon
The Way We Were ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST DIRECTOR - William Friedkin

Nominees:
George Roy Hill - The Sting
Terrence Malick - Badlands
Peter Bogdanovich - Paper Moon
Federico Fellini - Amarcord ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ BEST ACTOR - Robert Redford

Nominees:
Paul Newman - The Sting
Jack Lemmon - Save the Tiger
Al Pacino - Serpico
Jack Nicholson - The Last Detail ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST ACTRESS - Ellen Burstyn

Nominees:
Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
Tatum O'Neal - Paper Moon
Sissy Spacek - Badlands
Glenda Jackson - A Touch of Class ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Jason Miller

Nominees:
Robert Shaw - The Sting
Peter Ustinov - Robin Hood
Max von Sydow - The Exorcist
John Houseman - The Paper Chase ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Linda Blair

Nominees:
Carole Shelley - Robin Hood
Madeline Kahn - Paper Moon
Valentina Cortese - Day for Night
Candy Clark - American Graffiti ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
The Sting
Paper Moon
American Graffiti
The Way We Were ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
A Touch of Class
Day for Night
Amarcord
The Legend of Paul and Paula ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Paper Moon
Serpico
The Last Detail
The Paper Chase ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
The Sting
The Way We Were
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
American Graffiti ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Badlands
Paper Moon
The Way We Were
The Sting ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
The Way We Were
Ludwig
The Exorcist
Paper Moon ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Ludwig
The Way We Were
Paper Moon
Amarcord ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
The Way We Were
Jesus Christ Superstar
The Sting ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Live and Let Die
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
The Day of the Jackal ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Robin Hood (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals. (83 mins.)
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
The Way We Were
The Day of the Dolphin
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Papillon ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
The Exorcist
Jesus Christ Superstar ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
The Way We Were (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart. (118 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ BEST SONG - "The Way We Were"

Nominees:
Robin Hood - "The Phoney King of England"
Live and Let Die - "Live and Let Die"
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - "Lonely Looking Sky"
Robin Hood - "Love" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner. (108 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
The Sting
Paper Moon
Live and Let Die
The Day of the Dolphin ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Live and Let Die
Robin Hood
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Live and Let Die (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
Enter the Dragon
The Exorcist
Battle for the Planet of the Apes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Robin Hood (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals. (83 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife... (105 mins.)
Director: Heiner Carow
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting