Richard Beymer got the part
Dustin Hoffman got the part
Christopher Reeve got the part
Michael Douglas got the part
Gene Hackman got the part
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1978
Henry Warren Beaty is Shirley Maclean Beatyâ€™s younger brother.
Director: Warren Beatty. Also starred Jerzy Kosinski, Jack Nicholson & Paul Sorvino. Plot: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. Won 3 Oscars
Director: Alan J. Pakula. Also starred Paula Prentiss, Kenneth Mars & Kelly Thordsen. Plot: An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines. Explores the idea of brainwashed assassins, preprogrammed to kill.
Director: Warren Beatty & Buck Henry. Also starred Jack Warden, Charles Grodin & Dyan Cannon. Plot: A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an over-anxious angel before he was supposed to die, comes back to life in the body of a recently-murdered millionaire.
Director: Robert Altman. Also starred William Devane, John Schuck & Corey Fischer. Plot: Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe ((Beatty) arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern...
Director: Arthur Penn. Also starred Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons & Denver Pyle. Plot: A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.
IMDB:8.1/10. Director: Arthur Penn. Won 2 Oscars, 2 Baftas and National Film Preservation Board Award.