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The Oscar
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The Oscar

4th March 1966
1h 59m
Russell Rouse

The Oscar is a Drama film released on 4th March 1966; Russell Rouse directed the film which stars Ernest Borgnine, Frank Sinatra, and Walter Brennan.


An amoral lowlife accidentally stumbles into an acting career that sets him on a trajectory to Hollywood stardom. But everyone on whom he steps on the way to the top remembers when he is nominated for an Oscar and he runs a dirty campaign in an attempt to win.

Genres & Themes

Cast (25)

Ernest Borgnine's profile
Ernest Borgnine
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 48
Frank Sinatra's profile
Frank Sinatra
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 50
Walter Brennan's profile
Walter Brennan
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 71
Bob Hope's profile
Bob Hope
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 62
Joseph Cotten
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 60
Joan Crawford's profile
Joan Crawford
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 61
Broderick Crawford's profile
Broderick Crawford
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 54
Peter Lawford's profile
Peter Lawford
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 42
Milton Berle's profile
Milton Berle
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 57
Jill St. John's profile
Jill St. John
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 25
Elke Sommer's profile
Elke Sommer
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 25
Ed Begley's profile
Ed Begley
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 64
Edie Adams
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 38
Thordis Brandt's profile
Thordis Brandt
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 22
Nancy Sinatra's profile
Nancy Sinatra
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 25
Peter Leeds's profile
Peter Leeds
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 48
Hedda Hopper's profile
Hedda Hopper
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 80
Tony Bennett's profile
Tony Bennett
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 39
Eleanor Parker's profile
Eleanor Parker
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 43
Stephen Boyd
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 34
Jack Soo's profile
Jack Soo
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 48
Merle Oberon
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 54
James Dunn's profile
James Dunn
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 64
Jean Hale's profile
Jean Hale
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 27
Edith Head
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 68

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Updated: 10th Jul 2024, 9:28pm. Data from JustWatch.

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Production Companies

Embassy Pictures Corporation

The Oscar Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

20% 20-29
12% 30-39
20% 40-49
16% 50-59
24% 60-69
4% 70-79
4% 80-89

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

44% Female
56% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Oscar FAQ

When was The Oscar released?

The Oscar was released 58 years ago, on Friday March 4th, 1966.

Is The Oscar on Netflix?

No, The Oscar is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Oscar on Amazon Prime?

No, The Oscar is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Oscar on Disney Plus?

No, The Oscar is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States