Midnight Cowboy (1969) dir. John Schlesinger. A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City. Dustin Hoffman and John Voight, a great pairing on this film.
David O. Russell made Amy Adams’ life a living hell: 5 sadistic male directors who treat their actors like garbage When female directors are "difficult," they stop getting work—but male directors can act as horrible as they please