The 70’s offered some of Hollywood’s absolute greatest.Jaws-movie-poster

The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Midnight Cowboy, Dog Day Afternoon, Rocky, Star Wars and Jaws are some of the decades heavy hitters in a span that also saw the arrival of some of our favourite filmmakers. Spielberg, Lucas, Coppola all cemented themselves in a decade which may have provided more iconic films than any other.

But with so mathe-godfather-508d945641aedny brilliant films to choose from each year, how often did the Academy land on the right choice?

Let’s trek through the 70’s and see how the Academy goes. They come in with a measly current record of 1/4.