The Movie That Had the Biggest Influence on Reese Witherspoon

From Michael Keaton to Oprah Winfrey, the 2015 Oscar stars pick their top films.

February 17, 2015, 10:07 AM

— -- From Michael Keaton to Oprah Winfrey, the stars at this year’s Oscar nominee luncheon told ABC News which movies influenced them the most.

“I saw ‘Splendor in the Grass’ on TV, and I just thought it was so beautiful,” said Reese Witherspoon, who is nominated for Best Actress for “Wild.”

”I thought Natalie Wood was amazing, and Warren Beatty, his first movie; it was just beautiful.”

Fellow Oscar nominees Michael Keaton named “Midnight Cowboy” and “The Graduate,” while J.K. Simmons said he was “engrossed by the storytelling” in “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Check out what other movies were influential to the stars in the full video above.

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