List Of All-Time Favorite OSCAR Winning Movies

We have this quick list of all-time favorite OSCAR-winning movies for you. In the history of OSCAR awards, there have been times when a movie has been nominated and won almost all awards from the nomination list. If any movie is there in the list, then it must be one of the best movie ever made.

 

The Academy Awards are popularly known by its nickname OSCAR are the 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry started in the year 1929. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) each year recognize the best talents of Hollywood filmmakers and artist and appreciates their achievements for the industry.

 

This is a list of the all-time favorite top 15 movies from OSCAR winning movies list. It is prepared in the order as the number of statues each of these films brought home. Create your own bucket-list for watching these marvellous pieces of arts, if you have missed any.

List Of Top 15 OSCAR Winning Movies

Ben-Hur – 1959

Awards Won – 11 of 12 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (William Wyler)
  • Best Actor (Charlton Heston)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith)
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Special Effects
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Music
  • Best Sound Recording

The Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King – 2003

Awards Won – 11 of 11 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Peter Jackson)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Original Song
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Makeup
  • Best Sound Mixing
  • Best Film Editing

Titanic – 1997

Awards Won – 11 of 14 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (James Cameron)
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Original Dramatic Score
  • Best Original Song
  • Best Sound
  • Best Sound Effects Editing
  • Best Visual Effects

West Side Story – 1961

Awards Won – 10 of 11 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins)
  • Best Supporting Actor (George Chakiris)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Rita Moreno)
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Music
  • Best Sound

The English Patient – 1996

Awards Won – 9 of 12 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Anthony Minghella)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Juliette Binoche)
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Original Dramatic Score
  • Best Sound

Gigi – 1958

Awards Won – 9 of 9 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Vincente Minnelli)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Musical Score
  • Best Original Song

The Last Emperor – 1987

Awards Won – 9 of 9 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Sound
  • Best Art Direction

On the Waterfront – 1954

Awards Won – 8 of 12 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Elia Kazan)
  • Best Actor (Marlon Brando)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Eve Marie Saint)
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film Editing

Gone with the Wind – 1939

Awards Won – 8 of 13 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Victor Fleming)
  • Best Actress (Vivien Leigh)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Hattie McDaniel)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Art Direction

Gandhi – 1982

Awards Won – 8 of 11 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Richard Attenborough)
  • Best Actor (Ben Kingsley)
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing

Slumdog Millionaire – 2008

Awards Won – 8 of 10 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Danny Boyle)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Original Score,
  • Best Original Song
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Sound Mixing

Patton – 1970

Awards Won – 7 of 10 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Franklin J. Schaffner)
  • Best Actor (George C. Scott; refused)
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Sound

Gravity – 2013

Awards Won – 7 of 10 nominations

  • Best Director (Alfonso Cuarón)
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Sound Editing
  • Best Sound Mixing
  • Best Visual Effects

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons – 1966

Awards Won – 6 of 8 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Fred Zinnemann)
  • Best Actor (Paul Scofield)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design

It Happened One Night – 1934

Awards Won – 5 (all the “Big Five”) of 5 nominations

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director (Frank Capra)
  • Best Actor (Clark Gable)
  • Best Actress (Claudette Colbert)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Getting nominated and winning the OSCAR award is considered the most prestigious award in Hollywood film industry. Any artist, gets this recognition in their career and life is always mesmerizing. The OSCAR Winning Movies is best ever to enjoy and delight to watch for the true art lover.

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