Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:45:05 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
Dustin Hoffman: His 10 greatest films

Midnight Cowboy (1969)



Midnight Cowboy (© Everett Collection / Rex Feature;)
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  • Dustin Hoffman (© Reuters/MARIO ANZUONI;)
  • The Graduate (1967) (© AP Photo)
  • Midnight Cowboy (© Everett Collection / Rex Feature;)
  • Little Big Man (1970) (© SNAP / Rex Features;)
  • Straw Dogs (1971) (© Moviestore Collection/Rex Features)
  • All the President's Men (1976) (© AP Photo/ Warner Bros)
  • Marathon Man (1976) (© Moviestore Collection / Rex Features)
  • Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) (© c.Columbia/Everett / Rex Features)
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His second Academy Award nomination came for his turn as Enrico 'Ratso' Rizzo in John Schlesinger's supremely dark drama Midnight Cowboy. The film explores grimy derelict Ratso's friendship with Texan male prostitute Joe Buck (Jon Voight) as they traverse the seedy underbelly of New York.

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