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Academy Award Winning Movies Filmed in Washington, DC


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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