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Academy Awards 1979

The 51th edition of the Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was held on April 09, 1979 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, United States, awarding the best films of the year 1978. The ceremony was presented by Johnny Carson.

 

The movie with the most nominations at the Academy Awards 1979 was The Deer Hunter with 9 nominations and The film that won the most awards was The Deer Hunter, winning 5 of the 9 nominations.

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To below is the complete list of the nominees and winners of the 1979 Academy Awards.

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What was the movie that won the Academy Awards for Best Picture 1979?

The winning film of the Academy Awards for Best Picture 1979 was The Deer Hunter

Best Picture

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Director in 1979?

The director who won the Academy Awards for Best Director in 1979 was Michael Cimino, for the film The Deer Hunter

Best Director

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actor in 1979?

The actor who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actor in 1979 was Jon Voight, for the movie Coming Home

Best Leading Actor

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress in 1979?

The actress who won the Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress in 1979 was Jane Fonda, for the movie Coming Home

Best Leading Actress

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1979?

The actor who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 1979 was Christopher Walken, for the movie The Deer Hunter

Best Supporting Actor

Who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1979?

The actress who won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 1979 was Maggie Smith, for the movie California Suite

Best Supporting Actress

What was the movie that won the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film 1979?

The winning film of the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film 1979 was Préparez vos mouchoirs

Best Foreign Language Film

Best Score – Adaptation or Treatment

Best Song

Thank God It's Friday
Foul Play
Grease
The Magic of Lassie
Same Time, Next Year

Best Animated Short Film

Best Short Film

Best Documentary Feature

Academy Honorary Award

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