The Best of 1971

Best Picture
The Devils
*A Clockwork Orange
The Go-Between
The Last Picture Show
Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best Actor
Dirk Bogarde, Death in Venice
*Peter Finch, Sunday Bloody Sunday
Gene Hackman, The French Connection
Malcolm McDowell, A Clockwork Orange
Oliver Reed, The Devils

Best Actress
Julie Christie, The Go-Between
*Jane Fonda, Klute
Ruth Gordon, Harold and Maude
Glenda Jackson, Sunday Bloody Sunday
Vanessa Redgrave, The Devils

Best Supporting Actor
Jeff Bridges, The Last Picture Show
Dominic Guard, The Go-Between
Murray Head, Sunday Bloody Sunday
John Hurt, 10 Rillington Place
*Ben Johnson, The Last Picture Show

Best Supporting Actress
Ann-Margret, Carnal Knowledge
Ellen Burstyn, The Last Picture Show
Glenda Jackson, Mary, Queen of Scots
*Cloris Leachman, The Last Picture Show
Margaret Leighton, The Go-Between

Best Director
Peter Bogdanovich, The Last Picture Show
*Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange
Joseph Losey, The Go-Between
Ken Russell, The Devils
John Schlesinger, Sunday Bloody Sunday