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1. This winner from 1977 tells the story of a couple's break-up, through a series of flashbacks. This movie also won Oscars for Directing, Writing, and Best Actress. It also influenced the fashion world for women during the late-70s, with outfits that featured oversized, mannish blazers worn over vests, billowy trousers or long skirts, and boots. Which of these films took home the award?
2. Based on real life events, this winner from 1971 was the first R rated film to win the Academy Award. It also won Oscars for Directing, Film Editing, Writing and Best Actor. In 2005, it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Which of these films took home the Oscar for Best Picture?
3. This Best Picture winner from 2004 is probably best remembered for creating a heated debate on the topic of euthanasia. Widely hailed by critics, this film also won Oscars for Directing, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor. This movie was also the first film since 1949 to win for Best Picture without winning either a writing award or a single technical award. Which of these films won the Oscar?
4. The year 1968 produced many fine films. This winning film was based on a famous story by a noted English author. Besides Best Picture, it also won for Best Director, Best Score, Best Sound, Best Art Direction and Choreography. Additionally, this was the first G rated movie to win the Oscar. Which of these films was selected Best Picture?
5. The winner from 2000, at its core, is a tale of revenge. It also won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design and Best Sound. The success of this film was also credited with an increased interest in a particular type of history. Which of these films was selected the winner?
6. The year 1983 was topped by these films, that were primarily about relationships. This winner deals with the reality of loss, and how it is coped with. This film also won Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Due to the success of this film, a sequel was written 13 years later. Which of these films walked off with the award?
7. This winner from 1989 examines prejudice, tolerance and acceptance. This film also won awards for Best Actress, Best Makeup and Best Adapted Screenplay. Which of these films won the Oscar?
8. Despite the optimism of the Camp David accords 1978, several filmmakers were still trying to communicate the effects of the Vietnam War in America. This winning picture shocked us by demonstrating the mental stress that US soldiers endured during the war. This film also won Oscars for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Film Editing and Best Sound. Additionally, the film was selected in 1996 for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Which of these films won the Oscar?
9. This winner from 1981 depicts the story of two young men who compete in the 1924 Olympics for two very different reasons. This film also won Academy Awards for Best Music Score, Best Original Screenplay and Best Costume Design. For many, this film can be immediately identified by the music from the movie. Which of these movies won the award?
10. The year 1975 was a great year for movies, as evidenced by this group of candidates. The title for this winner comes from a folk ryhme that author Ken Kesey thought was symbolic for the story. This film was the second to win all five major awards, Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay. It is also listed as #20 on the American Film Institute's list of the Top 100 Movies. Which of these films won the Oscar?
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