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12 Angry Men (1997)

George C. Scott as "Juror 3"

In a remake of the 1950s classic, bias and group-think influence the deliberations of a dozen jury members. Initially, one of the jurors (Jack Lemmon) is the only roadblock between the panel and unanimous conviction of the Latino alleged murderer they've been called to judge. But the all-male jury's negotiations prove fluid, and as the hours pass, more and more of the dissenter's peers come over to his side. Before long, the trial of an oppressed youth becomes a meditation on social justice.

Emmy (Primetime) (1998) Won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1998) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

A Christmas Carol (1984)

George C. Scott as "Ebenezer Scrooge"

Dickens' London miser Ebenezer Scrooge (George C. Scott) meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

Emmy (Primetime) (1985) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Movie Movie (1978)

George C. Scott as "Gloves Malloy/Spats Baxter"

This spoof of 1930s American films features two movies and a trailer, with the same cast members acting in all three. "Dynamite Hands" follows an up-and-coming boxer (Harry Hamlin) with a heart of gold who stumbles into a life of excess when he falls for a nightclub singer (Trish Van Devere) and meets a sleazy gangster (Eli Wallach). In "Baxter's Beauties of 1933," a Broadway producer (George C. Scott) learns that he is dying and attempts to create one last hit show.

Golden Globe (1978) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

They Might Be Giants (1971)

George C. Scott as "Justin Playfair"

After the death of his wife, wealthy retiree Justin Playfair (George C. Scott) creates a fantasy world for himself in which he is the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes, even dressing like the character. Out of concern for Justin's money more than his health, his brother Blevins puts him under the care of psychiatrist Dr. Mildred Watson (Joanne Woodward). As Dr. Watson grows fond of Justin, she begins to play along with his theories, eventually becoming an assistant in his investigations.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972) Nominated Actor

The Hospital (1971)

George C. Scott as "Dr. Herbert Bock"

Herbert Bock (George C. Scott), the chief of medicine in a New York City teaching hospital, is contemplating suicide; he's impotent, his wife has left him, and his children aren't speaking to him. His hospital is also suffering from a recent spate of inexplicable deaths. In the midst of these setbacks, Bock is romantically drawn to the much younger Barbara (Diana Rigg), whose father is a patient. As Barbara restores Bock's will to live, it turns out that the hospital deaths are murders.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972) Nominated Actor
Academy Award (1971) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (1971) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Patton (1970)

George C. Scott as "Gen. George S. Patton Jr."

Biography of controversial World War II hero General George S. Patton. The film covers his wartime activities and accomplishments, beginning with his entry into the North African campaign and ending with his removal from command after his outspoken criticism of US post-war military strategy.

Academy Award (1970) Won Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1970) Nominated Actor
Golden Globe (1970) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

The Hustler (1961)

George C. Scott as "Bert Gordon"

Story Fast Eddie Felsen (Paul Newman) and his adventures in the world of professional pool. Fast Eddie is a young hopeful on his way to challenging Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) for his world title. When he starts getting feelings for a woman he gets into a dilemma.

Academy Award (1961) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1961) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

George C. Scott as "Asst. State Atty. Gen. Claude Dancer"

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler (James Stewart) takes the case of Army Lt. Manion (Ben Gazzara), who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife (Lee Remick) claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick (Brooks West) and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer (George C. Scott) to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner (Kathryn Grant), who's hiding a dark secret.

Academy Award (1959) Nominated Best Supporting Actor

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