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1979 - 50th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. Manhattan
2. Yanks
3. The Europeans
4. The China Syndrome
5. Breaking Away
6. Apocalypse Now
7. Being There
8. Time after Time
9. North Dallas Forty
10. Kramer vs. Kramer

Best Foreign Films
1. La Cage aux Folles - France / Italy
2. The Tree of Wooden Clogs - Italy
3. The Marriage of Maria Braun - West Germany
4. Nosferatu - West Germany
5. Peppermint Soda - France

Best Actor : Peter Sellers - Being There
Best Actress : Sally Field - Norma Rae
Best Supporting Actor : Paul Dooley - Breaking Away
Best Supporting Actress : Meryl Streep - Kramer vs. Kramer / The Seduction of Joe Tynan / Manhattan
Best Director : John Schlesinger - Yanks


1978 - 49th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. Days of Heaven
2. Coming Home
3. Interiors
4. Superman
5. Movie Movie
6. Midnight Express
7. An Unmarried Woman
8. Pretty Baby
9. Girlfriends
10. Comes a Horseman

Best Foreign Films
1. Autumn Sonata - Sweden
2. Dear Detective - France
3. Madame Rosa - France
4. A Slave of Love - U.S.S.R.
5. Bread and Chocolate - Italy

Best Actor : (TIE) Laurence Olivier - The Boys from Brazil and Jon Voight - Coming Home
Best Actress : Ingrid Bergman - Autumn Sonata
Best Supporting Actor : Richard Farnsworth - Comes a Horseman
Best Supporting Actress : Angela Lansbury - Death on the Nile
Best Director : Ingmar Bergman - Autumn Sonata


1977 - 48th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. The Turning Point
2. Annie Hall
3. Julia
4. Star Wars
5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
6. The Late Show
7. Saturday Night Fever
8. Equus
9. The Picture Show Man
10. Harlan County, USA

Best Foreign Films
1. That Obscure Object of Desire - Spain
2. The Man Who Loved Women - France
3. A Special Day - Italy
4. Cria - Spain
5. The American Friend - West Germany

Best Actor : John Travolta - Saturday Night Fever
Best Actress : Anne Bancroft - The Turning Point
Best Supporting Actor : Tom Skerritt - The Turning Point
Best Supporting Actress : Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
Best Director : Luis Bunuel - That Obscure Object of Desire

Special Awards
The Rescuers
Special Effects in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"


1976 - 47th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. All the President's Men
2. Network
3. Rocky
4. The Last Tycoon
5. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
6. The Front
7. The Shootist
8. Family Plot
9. Silent Movie
10. Obsession

Best Foreign Films
1. The Marquise of O - France
2. Face to Face - Sweden
3. Small Change - France
4. Cousin, Cousine - France
5. The Clockmaker - France

Best Actor : David Carradine - Bound for Glory
Best Actress : Liv Ullmann - Face to Face
Best Supporting Actor : Jason Robards - All the President's Men
Best Supporting Actress : Talia Shire - Rocky
Best Director : Alan Pakula - All the President's Men


1975 - 46th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. (TIE) Barry Lyndon & Nashville
2. Conduct Unbecoming
3. One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
4. Lies My Father Told Me
5. Dog Day Afternoon
6. Day of the Locust
7. The Passenger
8. Hearts of the West
9. Farewell, My Lovely
10. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Best Foreign Films
1. The Story of Adele H - France
2. A Brief Vacation - Italy
3. Special Section - France
4. Stavinsky - France
5. Swept Away - Italy

Best Actor : Jack Nicholson - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Actress : Isabelle Adjani - The Story of Adele H
Best Supporting Actor : Charles Durning - Dog Day Afternoon
Best Supporting Actress : Ronee Blakley - Nashville
Best Director : (TIE) Robert Altman - Nashville & Stanley Kubrick - Barry Lyndon

Special Citation : Ingmar Bergman's "The Magic Flute"


1974 - 45th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. The Conversation
2. Murder on the Orient Express
3. Chinatown
4. The Last Detail
5. Harry and Tonto
6. A Woman under the Influence
7. Thieves Like Us
8. Lenny
9. Daisy Miller
10. The Three Musketeers

Best Foreign Films
1. Amarcord - Italy
2. Lacombe, Lucien - France
3. Scenes from a Marriage - Sweden
4. The Phantom of Liberte - France
5. The Pedestrian - West Germany

Best Actor : Gene Hackman - The Conversation
Best Actress : Gena Rowlands - A Woman under the Influence
Best Supporting Actor : Holger Lowenadler - Lacombe, Lucien
Best Supporting Actress : Valerie Perrine - Lenny
Best Director : Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather Part II

Special Citations
Special Effects in "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad"
Special Effects in "Earthquake"
Special Effects in "The Towering Inferno"


1973 - 44th Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. The Sting
2. Paper Moon
3. The Homecoming
4. Bang the Drum Slowly
5. Serpico
6. O Lucky Man
7. The Last American Hero
8. The Hireling
9. The Day of the Dolphin
10. The Way We Were

Best Foreign Films
1. Cries and Whispers - Sweden
2. Day for Night - France
3. The New Land - Sweden
4. The Tall Blonde Man with one Black Shoe - France
5. (TIE) Alfredo, Alfredo - Italy & Traffic - France / Italy

Best Actor : (TIE) Al Pacino - Serpico & Robert Ryan - The Iceman Cometh
Best Actress : Liv Ullmann - The New Land
Best Supporting Actor : John Houseman - The Paper Chase
Best Supporting Actress : Sylvia Sidney - Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Best Director : Ingmar Bergman - Cries and Whispers

Special Awards
Woody Allen for the script "Sleeper"
Robin Hood
Charlotte's Web


1972 - 43rd Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. Cabaret
2. Man of La Mancha
3. The Godfather
4. Sounder
5. 1776
6. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
7. Deliverance
8. The Ruling Class
9. The Candidate
10. Frenzy

Best Foreign Films
1. The Sorrow and the Pity - Switzerland
2. The Emigrants - Sweden
3. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie - France
4. Chloe in the Afternoon - France
5. Uncle Vanya - U.S.S.R.

Best Actor : Peter O'Toole - The Ruling Class / Man of La Mancha
Best Actress : Cicely Tyson - Sounder
Best Supporting Actor : (TIE) Joel Grey - Cabaret & Al Pacino - The Godfather
Best Supporting Actress : Marisa Berenson - Cabaret
Best Director : Bob Fosse - Cabaret


1971 - 42nd Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. Macbeth
2. The Boy Friend
3. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
4. The French Connection
5. The Last Picture Show
6. Nicholas and Alexandra
7. The Go-Between
8. King Lear
9. Peter Rabbit and the Tales of Beatrix Potter
10. Death in Venice

Best Foreign Films
1. Claire's Knee - France
2. Bed and Board - France / Italy
3. The Clowns - Italy
4. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis - Italy
5. The Conformist - Italy

Best Actor : Gene Hackman - The French Connection
Best Actress : Irene Papas - The Trojan Women
Best Supporting Actor : Ben Johnson - The Last Picture Show
Best Supporting Actress : Cloris Leachman - The Last Picture Show
Best Director : Ken Russell - The Boy Friend / The Devils


1970 - 41st Annual National Board of Review Awards

Best Films
1. Patton
2. Kes
3. Women in Love
4. Five Easy Pieces
5. Ryan's Daughter
6. I Never Sang for My Father
7. Diary of a Mad Housewife
8. Love Story
9. The Virgin and the Gypsy
10. Tora! Tora! Tora!

Best Foreign Films
1. The Wild Child - France
2. My Night at Maud's - France
3. The Passion of Anna - Sweden
4. The Confession - France / Italy
5. This Man Must Die - France / Italy

Best Actor : George C. Scott - Patton
Best Actress : Glenda Jackson - Women in Love
Best Supporting Actor : Frank Langella - Diary of a Mad Housewife / The Twelve Chairs
Best Supporting Actress : Karen Black - Five Easy Pieces
Best Director : Francois Truffaut - The Wild Child



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