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3.3
87 Ratings

The Paper Chase

Directed by James Bridges
United States, 1973
Drama

Synopsis

A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.

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The Paper Chase Directed by James Bridges

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1974 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1974 | 2 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

National Board of Review

1973 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Writers Guild of America

1974 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1974 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture

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