The countdown begins for the 95th edition of the Oscar awards. This coming March 12, the winners of all the 2023 Oscar nominees will be known. One of the favorites right now is Everything at once everywhere with up to eleven nominations.
Before the gala, we must remember some of the films that have won the most Oscars. Three of them have 11 statuettes, one has won 10 awards and three other 9 awards.
Movies with more Oscars
Ben Hur (11 statuettes)
This 1959 film starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd and Jack Hawkins, among others is one of the most awarded in history. Of the 12 nominations she got she won the award for best Actor (Charlton Heston) Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith) best director (William Wyller) best editing (Ralph E. Winters and John D. Dunning) and Best film…
This drama tells how a Jewish prince is betrayed by a (Roman) friend who ends up working as a slave.
Titanic (11 statuettes)
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet brought to life Jack Dawson and Rose DeWitt in titanic. The movie of James Cameron It was awarded 11 statuettes out of the 14 nominations it had. This production tells the story of a high-class woman who ends up falling in love with an artist on the luxurious ship that ended up sinking in April 1912.
Among the awards he won is Best film, best director (James Cameron) Best Costume Design (Deborah Lynn Scott) better sound (Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers, Mark Ulano) best original songetc.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (11 statuettes)
The classic movie Peter Jacksonbased on the trilogy of books by JRR Tolkien, won 11 Oscars: Best Director, Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Makeup, Best Soundtrack, etc. This installment tells the journey of the protagonists to save Middle-earth.
Gone with the Wind (10 statuettes)
gone With the Wind tells the story of a millionaire’s daughter who falls in love with a man who wants to take full advantage of her father’s fortune. Directed by Victor Flemingthe romance is set in the United States Civil War.
West Side Story (10 statuettes)
the musical film of Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins He took 10 Oscar Awards among which is Best Director, Best Picture either Best Leading Actress, among others. The production tells the story of two gangs that try to fight for their area. In 2021, director Steven Spielberg made a remake.
The English patient (9 statuettes)
The English Patient It is directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Willem Dafoe. The story is set in Egypt and Tuscany during World War II and tells how a wounded man, known as “the English patient” discovers his past through flashbacks. The production got 9 statuettes.
Gigi (9 statuettes)
gigi It is another of the most awarded musical films for the most important film awards. It tells the story of a playboy millionaire and a young woman who have a kind of “platonic” friendship. It is directed by vincent minnelli and won 9 statuettes among which are Best film either best director.
The last emperor (9 statuettes)
The movie of bernardo bertolucci tells the story of Puyi, the last emperor of China. It stars John LoveJoan Chen and peter o’toole and won several awards such as Best Screenplay, Best Film and Best Director, among others.
Most nominated films for the Oscars
There are many films that have opted to get a statuette at these awards. However, there have been others have been nominated in several categories for these awards. These are some of the most nominated:
- La La Land (2016) – 14 nominations
- titanic (1997) – 14 nominations
- naked eve (1950) – 14 nominations
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) – 13 nominations
- Forrest Gump (1994) – 13 nominations