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Florida Movie Posters

Midnight Cowboy

1969

Description

  • Miami
  • One-sheet
  • Director: John Schlesinger
  • Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight
  • Oscar for best picture, best director, and best screenplay
  • Although filming for Midnight Cowboy took place mostly in New York, Dustin Hoffman’s character, Ratso Rizzo, dreams of moving to Miami. However, life in Florida remains a wish unfulfilled when Ratso dies on the bus to Miami. Midnight Cowboy is the only X-rated film ever to win an Oscar.
  • Acc. No. 96M.32.45