Dallas Buyers Club Leading Men Earn Oscar Gold

The AIDS drama Dallas Buyers Club, which created award-season buzz even before it hit theaters earlier this fall, secured a pair of Oscars Sunday for its lead actors. (Photo: AP Images)

Matthew McConaughey won Best Actor for his depiction of Ron Woodroof, an HIV-positive electrician and rodeo cowboy who smuggles international medication to the United States to help treat AIDS patients.

Co-star Jared Leto won for Best Supporting Actor for his role of Rayon, a transgender AIDS patient who benefits from Woodroof's intervention.

Leto and McConaughey also took home a pair of Golden Globes on Sunday, Jan. 12.

In addition, the film also won an Oscar for best makeup and hairstyling.

The film is available for purchase or rent on Xfinity On Demand, along with a collection of other current and past winners.