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Academy Award Winning Movies Filmed in Washington, DC

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Dozens of movies have been filmed in Washington, DC over the years. Here are the ones that have won Academy Awards.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) - Best Screenplay

The More the Merrier (1943) - Best Supporting Actor - Charles Coburn

Born Yesterday (1950) - Best Actress - Judy Holliday

The Exorcist (1973) - Sound, Adapted Screenplay

All the President's Men (1976) Best Supporting Actor - Jason Robards, Art Direction, Sound, and Adapted Screenplay

Being There (1979) - Best Supporting Actor - Melvyn Douglas

The Stone Carvers (1984) - Best Documentary (Short Subjects)

JFK (1991) - Best Cinematography, Film Editing

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) - Best Actor - Anthony Hopkins, Actress - Jodie Foster, Director - Jonathan Demme, Picture and Adapted Screenplay

Forrest Gump (1994) - Best Actor - Tom Hanks, Director - Robert Zemeckis, Visual Effects, Editing, Picture, and Adapted Screenplay

Independence Day (1996) - Best Visual Effects

Traffic (2000) - Best Supporting Actor - Benicio Del Toro, Director - Steven Soderbergh, Editing, Adapted Screenplay

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