49th Academy Award Ceremony

Date: March 28, 1977

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Peter Finch for Network
    • First posthumous winner in an acting category

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Jason Robards for All the President’s Men

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Director

  • John G. Avildsen for Rocky

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • William Goldman for All the President’s Men

Best Cinematography

  • Haskell Wexler for Bound for Glory

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

  • George Jenkins & George Gaines for All the President’s Men

Best Costume Design

  • Danilo Donati for Fellini’s Casanova

Best Sound

  • Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Rick Alexander, & James E. Webb for All the President’s Men

Best Film Editing

  • Richard Halsey & Scott Conrad for Rocky

Best Original Song

  • Barbra Streisand (music) & Paul Williams (lyrics) for “Evergreen” from A Star Is Born

Best Original Dramatic Score

  • Jerry Goldsmith for The Omen

Best Scoring Adaptation and/or Original Song Score

  • Leonard Rosenman for Bound for Glory

Best Short Subject, Live-Action

  • Andre R. Guttfreund & Peter Werner for In the Region of Ice

Best Short Subject, Animated

  • Suzanne Baker for Leisure

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

  • Lynne Littman for Number Our Days

Best Documentary, Features

  • Barbara Kopple for Harlan County U.S.A.

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Black and White In Color (Côte d’Ivoire)

Special Achievement Award

  • Carlo Rambaldi, Glen Robinson, Frank Van der Veer for King Kong (for Visual Effects)
  • L.B. Abbott, Glen Robinson, & Matthew Yuricich for Logan’s Run (for Visual Effects)