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Rear Window (1954)

Alfred Hitchcock
1954 • 112 Minutes • 1.66:1 • United States

Principal Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr
Screenplay:  John Michael Hayes based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich
Producer: Alfred Hitchcock
Cinematography: Robert Burks

Awards & Honors

Academy Awards
Nominated: Best Director - Alfred Hitchcock
Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay - John Michael Hayes
Nominated: Best Cinematography, Color - Robert Burks
Nominated: Best Sound, Recording

American Film Institute
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies — #42
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills — #14
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) — #48

AFI's Top 10 Mystery Films — #3

Directors Guild of America
Nominated: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures - Alfred Hitchcock

The Essential Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time - #4
85 Best Pictures To Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films - #1

National Film Preservation Boa…

The Godfather (1972)

Francis Ford Coppola
1972 • 175 Minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Warner Bros.

Principal Cast - Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden
Screenplay - Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola based on the novel by Mario Puzo
Producers - Albert S. Ruddy
Cinematography - Gordon Willis

Awards & Honors

Academy Awards

Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Marlon Brando
Winner: Best Picture - Albert S. Ruddy
Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium - Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - James Caan
Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Robert Duvall
Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Al Pacino
Nominated: Best Costume Design - Anna Hill Johnstone
Nominated: Best Director - Francis Ford Coppola
Nominated: Best Film Editing - William Reynolds, Peter Zinner
Nominated: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score - Nino Rota
Nominated: Best Sound - Charles Grenzbach, Richard Port…