Academy Awards
Summaries
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Winners Charts:
"Best Picture" Oscar®, "Best Director" Oscar®, "Best Actor" Oscar®, "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar®,
"Best Actress" Oscar®, "Best Supporting Actress" Oscar®, "Best Screenplay/Writer" Oscar®

Academy Awards History (By Decade and Year):
Introduction, 1927/8-39, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
Academy Awards Summaries


Note:
The films that are marked with a yellow star in the summary lists below and in the awards histories
are the films that "The Greatest Films" site has also selected as the "100 Greatest Films."



Most Oscar® Wins By Film
(Films Receiving 6 or More Competitive Awards)

Oscars®
Movie Title
Year
Nominations
Films with 11 wins - 3
11
Titanic
1997
14
11
Ben-Hur
1959
12
11
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2003
11
Films with 10 wins - 1
10
West Side Story
1961
11
Films with 9 wins - 3
9
The English Patient
1996
12
9
Gigi
1958
9
9
The Last Emperor
1987
9
Films with 8 wins - 8
8
Gone With The Wind
1939
13
8
From Here to Eternity
1953
13
8
On The Waterfront
1954
12
8
My Fair Lady
1964
12
8
Gandhi
1982
11
8
Amadeus
1984
11
8
Cabaret *
1972
10
8
Slumdog Millionaire
2008
10
Films with 7 wins - 11
7
Shakespeare in Love
1998
13
7
Dances with Wolves
1990
12
7
Schindler's List
1993
12
7
Out of Africa
1985
11
7
Going My Way
1944
10
7
Lawrence of Arabia
1962
10
7
Patton
1970
10
7
The Sting
1973
10
7
Gravity*
2013
10
7
The Best Years of Our Lives
1946
8
7
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1957
8
Films with 6 wins - 10
6
All About Eve
1950
14
6
Forrest Gump
1994
13
6
Chicago
2002
13
6
Mrs. Miniver
1942
12
6
The Godfather, Part II
1974
11
6
Star Wars *
1977
10
6
A Place in the Sun *
1951
9
6
The Hurt Locker
2009
9
6
An American in Paris
1951
8
6
A Man for All Seasons
1966
8
 
* did not win Best Picture



Most Oscar® Nominations By Film
(Films Receiving 11 or More Nominations)

Nominations
Movie Title
Year
Oscars®
Films with 14 nominations - 2
14
Titanic
1997
11
14
1950
6
Films with 13 nominations - 9
13
1939
8
13
1953
8
13
Shakespeare in Love
1998
7
13
Forrest Gump
1994
6
13
Chicago
2002
6
13
Mary Poppins *
1964
5
13
1966
5
13
2001
4
13
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button *
2008
3
Films with 12 nominations - 15
12
1959
11
12
The English Patient
1996
9
12
1954
8
12
1964
8
12
Dances With Wolves
1990
7
12
1993
7
12
Mrs. Miniver
1942
6
12
Gladiator
2000
5
12
The Song of Bernadette *
1943
4
12
1951
4
12
The King's Speech
2010
4
12
Reds *
1981
3
12
Johnny Belinda *
1948
1
12
Becket *
1964
1
12
Lincoln *
2012
2
Films with 11 nominations - 24
11
2003
11
11
1961
10
11
Gandhi
1982
8
11
Amadeus
1984
8
11
Out of Africa
1985
7
11
1974
6
11
Oliver!
1968
5
11
1983
5
11
Saving Private Ryan *
1998
5
11
The Aviator *
2004
5
11
Hugo*
2011
5
11
Life of Pi *
2012
4
11
1950
3
11
1972
3
11
Julia *
1977
3
11
1940
2
11
Sergeant York *
1941
2
11
Judgment at Nuremberg *
1961
2
11
A Passage to India *
1984
2
11
1939
1
11
The Pride of the Yankees *
1942
1
11
1974
1
11
The Turning Point *
1977
0
11
The Color Purple *
1985
0
* did not win Best Picture



Most Acting Nominations By Film
(Films Receiving 4 or More Acting Nominations)
(Includes Both Leading and Supporting Nominations)

Acting
Nominations
Movie Title
Year
Acting Oscars®
Films with 5 acting nominations - 9
5
Network *
1976
3
5
Mrs. Miniver
1942
2
5
From Here to Eternity
1953
2
5
On the Waterfront
1954
2
5
All About Eve
1950
1
5
Bonnie and Clyde *
1967
1
5
The Godfather, Part II
1974
1
5
Peyton Place *
1957
0
5
Tom Jones
1963
0
Films with 4 acting nominations - 28
4
A Streetcar Named Desire *
1951
3
4
Gone With the Wind
1939
2
4
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? *
1966
2
4
Kramer vs. Kramer
1979
2
4
The Last Picture Show *
1971
2
4
Julia *
1977
2
4
Coming Home *
1978
2
4
Terms of Endearment
1983
2
4
The Song of Bernadette
1943
1
4
For Whom the Bell Tolls *
1943
1
4
Gentleman's Agreement
1947
1
4
Johnny Belinda *
1948
1
4
Judgment at Nuremberg *
1961
1
4
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner *
1967
1
4
The Godfather
1972
1
4
Reds
1981
1
4
Chicago
2002
1
4
Silver Linings Playbook *
2012
1
4
My Man Godfrey **
1936
0
4
I Remember Mama **
1948
0
4
Sunset Boulevard *
1950
0
4
The Defiant Ones *
1958
0
4
The Hustler *
1961
0
4
Othello **
1965
0
4
Rocky
1976
0
4
The Turning Point *
1977
0
4
Doubt **
2008
0
4
American Hustle*
2013
0
 
* did not win Best Picture
** was not nominated for Best Picture

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