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Patton is a 1970 biographical film which tells the life story of General George Patton. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden[?] and Michael Bates[?].

The movie was adapted by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North[?] from two biographies: Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago[?] and A Soldier's Story by Omar Bradley. It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (George C. Scott), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Picture, Best Sound and Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced. It was nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Effects, Special Visual Effects and Best Music, Original Score.

George C. Scott is famous for having refused to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor, claiming that the Oscars are "a meat parade".

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