Barry Lyndon: The adventures of an 18th century Irish scoundrel, liar, and ladies' man.  1975. 4 Academy Awards 7 nominations

Rocky: A street thug collecting for the mob is convinced to make an attempt on the heavyweight title.  1976. AFI's 100 Best Films, 3 Academy Awards, 10

Bound for Glory: Country/folk singer Woody Guthrie wanders America. 1976. 2 Academy Awards, 6 nominations

Julia: Playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  1977. 3 Academy Awards, 11 nominations

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind: A man develops strange obsessions after seeing a UFO on the road one night. 1977, AFI's 100 Best Films. 

Star Wars: A farm boy leaves home to rescue a princess and ends up joining a rebellion.  1977, George Lucas, 15th greatest movie according to AFI's 100 Best Films. 

Annie Hall: A neurotic comedian and a ditzy woman try to have a relationship in spite of differences.    1977 AA Best Picture, AFI's 100 Best Pictures

Heaven Can Wait: An NFL quarterback is taken to heaven prematurely and returns into the body of a millionaire.  1978 1 Academy Award 9 nominations PG

Days of Heaven: A farm worker tries to convince his lover to marry their rich, dying boss.  1978. 1 Academy, Award 4 nominations

Kramer vs. Kramer: A divorcing couple fight for the custody of their son.  Best picture 1979  Brief nudity

Breaking Away: A small-town guy obsessed with bike racing tries to win the heart of a college woman.   1979 1 Academy Award 5 nominations

Norma Rae 1979 2 Academy Awards 4 nominations PG

"American Cinema - Film-School Generation."  (2010).  Retrieved from Youtube:enfuegoentertainment.  http://youtu.be/X8aV80SW4HI.

Award-Winning Films 1975-1979
1975 Barry Lyndon 4 Academy Awards 7 nominations
1975 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest 5 Academy Awards 9 nominations Rated R
1975
Jaws 3 Academy Awards 4 nominations Rated R
1975
Dog Day Afternoon 1 Academy Award 6 nominations Rated R
1975
Nashville 1 Academy Award 5 nominations Rated R
1975 Shampoo 1 Academy Award 4 nominations Rated R
1975
The Sunshine Boys 1 Academy Award 4 nominations
1975
Angel and Big Joe 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1975
Dersu Uzala 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1975
The End of the Game 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1975
Great 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1975
The Man Who Skied Down Everest 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1976 Network, 4 Academy Awards 10 nominations Rated R
1976 All the President's Men 4 Academy Awards 8 nominations Rated R
1976
Rocky, 3 Academy Awards 10 nominations
1976
Bound for Glory 2 Academy Awards 6 nominations
1976 A Star Is Born 1 Academy Award 4 nominations Rated R
1976 Fellini's Casanova 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1976 The Omen 1 Academy Award 2 nominations Rated R
1976
Black and White in Color 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1976
Harlan County, USA 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1976
In the Region of Ice 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1976
Leisure 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1976
Number Our Days 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1977 Star Wars 6 Academy Awards 10 nominations
1977
Annie Hall 4 Academy Awards 5 nominations
1977 Julia 3 Academy Awards 11 nomination
1977
Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1 Academy Award 8 nominations
1977
The Goodbye Girl 1 Academy Award 5 nominations PG
1977
A Little Night Music 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1977
Gravity Is My Enemy 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1977
I'll Find a Way 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1977
Madame Rosa 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1977
The Sand Castle  1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1977
Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1977
You Light Up My Life 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1978 The Deer Hunter 5 Academy Awards 9 nominations Rated R
1978 Coming Home 3 Academy Awards 8 nominations Rated R
1978 Midnight Express 2 Academy Awards 6 nominations Rated R
1978 Heaven Can Wait 1 Academy Award 9 nominations
1978 Days of Heaven 1 Academy Award 4 nominations PG
1978
The Buddy Holly Story 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1978
California Suite 1 Academy Award 3 nominations PG
1978
Death on the Nile 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
The Flight of the Gossamer Condor 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
Scared Straight! 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
Special Delivery 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
Teenage Father 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1978
Thank God It's Friday 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1979 Kramer vs. Kramer 5 Academy Awards 9 nominations
1979 All That Jazz 4 Academy Awards 9 nominations Rated R
1979 Apocalypse Now 2 Academy Awards 8 nominations Rated R
1979 Norma Rae 2 Academy Awards 4 nominations
1979
Breaking Away 1 Academy Award 5 nominations
1979 Alien, 1 Academy Award 2 nominations Rated R
1979 Being There 1 Academy Award 2 nominations PG
1979
A Little Romance 1 Academy Award 2 nominations PG
1979
Best Boy 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1979
Board and Care 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1979
Every Child 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1979
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1979
The Tin Drum (Die Blechtrommel) 1 Academy Award 1 nomination