The Last Picture Show

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1971
  • Running time: 119 min
Bogdanovich's wonderful account of life in a 1950s Texas town as the residents prepare for the closing of the local movie theater. First class ensemble with Oscars going to Johnson and Leachman!
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Bogdanovich's wonderful account of life in a 1950s Texas town as the residents prepare for the closing of the local movie theater. First class ensemble with Oscars going to Johnson and Leachman!

Original Release

10/03/1971

US Release

10/03/1971

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Cast

Ben Johnson Sam the Lion
Cloris Leachman Ruth Popper
Cybill Shepherd Jacy Farrow
Ellen Burstyn Lois Farrow
Jeff Bridges Duane Jackson
Timothy Bottoms Sonny Crawford
Eileen Brennan Genevieve
Clu Gulager Abilene
Sam Bottoms Billy
Sharon Ullrick Charlene Duggs
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Bogdanovich

Writers

Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich

Cast

Ben Johnson Sam the Lion
Cloris Leachman Ruth Popper
Cybill Shepherd Jacy Farrow
Ellen Burstyn Lois Farrow
Jeff Bridges Duane Jackson
Timothy Bottoms Sonny Crawford
Eileen Brennan Genevieve
Clu Gulager Abilene
Sam Bottoms Billy
Sharon Ullrick Charlene Duggs
Randy Quaid Lester Marlow
Bill Thurman Coach Popper
Jessie Lee Fulton Miss Mosey
Helena Humann Jimmie Sue
Barc Doyle Joe Bob Blanton
Gary Brockette Bobby Sheen
John Hillerman Teacher / English teacher
Joe Heathcock Sheriff
Kimberly Hyde Annie Annie Martin / Annie-Annie
Noble Willingham Chester

Producers

Editors

Donn Cambern, Peter Bogdanovich

1972 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1972 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1972 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1972 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Nominated
1972 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Won
1972 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Female Nominated
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