This film was suggested by our member Chris Shepherd who writes: 'One of the greatest movies ever. Period. This is clearly shown by it being the only X rated film to ever win an Oscar. Its comedy and pathos attack the audience making us laugh and cry. Hoffman and Voight give the standout performances of their lives.'
Convinced of his irresistible appeal to women, Texas dishwasher Joe Buck (Jon Voight) quits his job and heads for New York City, thinking he'll latch on to some rich dowager. New York, however, is not as hospitable as he imagined, and Joe soon finds himself living in an abandoned building with a Dickensian layabout named Enrico 'Ratso' Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman). The two form a rough alliance, and together they kick-start Joe's hustling career just as Ratso's health begins to deteriorate.
Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman, Sylvia Miles