George C. Scott won (and turned down) a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of brilliant, grizzled WWII general George S. Patton in director Franklin Schaffner's epic screen biodrama. Winner of six other Oscars, including Best Picture, the film focuses on Patton's service as commander of American forces in North Africa, his participation in the Allied invasion of Sicily, and his harsh treatment of his troops. Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Tim Considine; scripted by Francis Ford Coppola. 171 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.0, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; "making of" documentary; more. Two-disc set.