15 Best Oscars Lineups of All Time

Looking back at the Academy Awards' most rock-solid 'Murderers' Row' nominee rosters

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Best Actor, 1967
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Best Actor, 1967

Warren Beatty (Bonnie and Clyde), Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate), Paul Newman (Cool Hand Luke), Rod Steiger (In the Heat of the Night - winner), Spencer Tracy (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?)

Meet the New Hollywood — most definitely not the same as the Old Hollywood. With Warren Beatty's nomination for a celebrity criminal and Dustin Hoffman's arrival as a new kind of leading man, the kids were taking over. Even Paul Newman's nod came for playing a consummate rebel. Of course, the nominations for Tracy (posthumously; he died days after completing the role) and eventual winner Steiger, both portraying fiery but ultimately wise patriarchs in movies about the hot-button issue of race, were the dream factory's way of showing the olds were alright. (Note that their mutual costar, Sidney Poitier, went shamefully unacknowledged even in the Supporting Actor category.)

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