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Sergeant York

1941 Rated NR 2hr 14m

In a career-defining performance that earned him his first Academy Award, Gary Cooper stars as Alvin York, a poor Appalachian pacifist drafted into World War I. Placed in an impossible position, York single-handedly captures an entire enemy platoon and becomes a national hero. This World War II-era Hollywood classic based on the real-life war hero received 11 Academy Award nominations, including one for director Howard Hawks.

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Movie Details

1942 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor: Gary Cooper
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Director nominee: Howard Hawks
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
  • Best Writing nominee
  • Best Cinematography Black and White nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Margaret Wycherly
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.