midnight cowboy – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: MIDNIGHT COWBOY

Starring AFI Life Achievement honoree Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, MIDNIGHT COWBOY appears across a number of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films of all time – including both its original and 10th anniversary edition of AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES, as well as the American Film Institute’s celebrations of cinema’s greatest songs and movie quotes.  Close Close...

Did You Know? The first X-rated film to be nominated for an Academy Award was…

Fifty years ago this year, MIDNIGHT COWBOY was the first X-rated film to be nominated for and win an Academy Award. It won an Oscar for Best Picture, Directing and Writing at the 42 Academy Awards on April 7, 1970. Despite the X-rating, which prevented a wide release, it became one of the top-grossing films…
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