Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight were nominated for Oscars for their brilliant performances as a pair of hustlers on the streets of New York.

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Introduction

After a year of uncertainty in which he almost decided to leave film behind, Dustin Hoffman (against industry advice) took the role of seedy conman ‘Ratso’ Rizzo in this Oscar-winning film from British director John Schlesinger. Equally remarkable is Jon Voight as would-be Texan gigolo Joe Buck, who arrives in New York believing that women will be falling at his feet but finds himself squatting with his unlikely new friend.

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