The Best of 1971

Best Picture
The Devils
*A Clockwork Orange
The Go-Between
The Last Picture Show
Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best Actor
Dirk Bogarde, Death in Venice
*Peter Finch, Sunday Bloody Sunday
Gene Hackman, The French Connection
Malcolm McDowell, A Clockwork Orange
Oliver Reed, The Devils

Best Actress
Julie Christie, The Go-Between
*Jane Fonda, Klute
Ruth Gordon, Harold and Maude
Glenda Jackson, Sunday Bloody Sunday
Vanessa Redgrave, The Devils

Best Supporting Actor
Jeff Bridges, The Last Picture Show
Dominic Guard, The Go-Between
Murray Head, Sunday Bloody Sunday
John Hurt, 10 Rillington Place
*Ben Johnson, The Last Picture Show

Best Supporting Actress
Ann-Margret, Carnal Knowledge
Ellen Burstyn, The Last Picture Show
Glenda Jackson, Mary, Queen of Scots
*Cloris Leachman, The Last Picture Show
Margaret Leighton, The Go-Between

Best Director
Peter Bogdanovich, The Last Picture Show
*Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange
Joseph Losey, The Go-Between
Ken Russell, The Devils
John Schlesinger, Sunday Bloody Sunday

  • Amar Prem
  • Anand
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • The Cat
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Death in Venice
  • The Devils
  • The Emigrants
  • The French Connection
  • Get Carter
  • The Go-Between
  • Guddi
  • The Hospital
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Macbeth
  • The Mephisto Waltz
  • Nicholas and Alexandra
  • Summer of '42
  • Sunday Bloody Sunday
  • Company Limited
  • The Hunting Party
  • They Might Be Giants
  • 'Tis Pity She's a Whore
  • Just Before Nightfall
  • Deep End
  • The King of Marvin Gardens