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Poll: Male Leading Roles from 70s Best Picture Winners

To date, the 1970's is the only cinematic decade where each Best Picture Oscar-winning film was also nominated for Best Actor.

Which Oscar-nominated performance by an actor in a leading role from a 70's Best Picture is your personal favorite?

After voting, you might discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    "Patton" Goerge C. Scott 1970 / 20th

    GEORGE C. SCOTT as General George S. Patton in Patton (WINNER but he refused the award)
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    Gene Hackman, Eddie Egan, and Bill Hickman in The French Connection (1971)

    GENE HACKMAN as Police Detective Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection (WINNER)
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    "The Godfather" Marlon Brando 1971 Paramount

    MARLON BRANDO as Vito Corleone in The Godfather (WINNER but he refused the award)
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    Robert Redford in The Sting (1973)

    ROBERT REDFORD as Johnny Hooker in The Sting
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    Al Pacino and Robert Duvall in The Godfather: Part II (1974)

    AL PACINO as Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II
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    Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    JACK NICHOLSON as Randle Patrick "R.P." McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (WINNER)
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    Sylvester Stallone in Rocky (1976)

    SYLVESTER STALLONE as Rocky Balboa in Rocky
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    Woody Allen in Annie Hall (1977)

    WOODY ALLEN as Alvy Singer in Annie Hall
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    Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)

    ROBERT DE NIRO as Michael in The Deer Hunter
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    Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

    DUSTIN HOFFMAN as Ted Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer (WINNER)

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