A selection of films that received the most Oscars in the history of cinema (13 photos)

Category: Nostalgia, Movie, PEGI 0+
29 November 2023

If a film wins at least one Oscar, then this is already a great achievement. But, of course, there are also hits that received several of these prestigious awards at once. However, in our case, we will remember the real record holders who won more than 4 statuettes. The awarded films are presented in ascending order. Let's get a look.

It Happened One Night (1934)

The film is one of the “Big Five”, that is, this picture received five major Oscars at one time: for best picture, director, actor, actress and screenplay (original or adapted). Frank Capra (director), Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert received awards for this film.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

The film is also included in the “Big Five”. Awards for acting were given to: Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher; for directing - Milos Forman.

Silence of the Lambs (1990)

Jonathan Demme received the award for directing, Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster - for acting. Having also won awards for best film and adapted screenplay, the film entered the “Big Five”.

The Evil and the Beautiful (1952)

The film won five Oscars (not included in the big five): Best Supporting Actress (Gloria Grahame), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Design (B&W) and Costume Design.

La La Land (2016)

Six awards, which could have been more if the film had won the award for Best Picture and Best Actor (Ryan Gosling). Damien Chazelle received the award for directing, and Emma Stone for her acting. The work of the cameraman, production designer, music and song was also noted.

All About Eve (1950)

Of the fourteen nominations, the film took six: best picture, sound, adapted screenplay, best costume design (b/w), as well as best director (Joseph Leo Mankiewicz) and supporting actor (George Sanders).

Schindler's List (1993)

The film received seven Oscars, including one of the main ones for the work of the director (Steven Spielberg). The film also received awards for best film, cinematography, scenery, editing, screenplay and music.

Cabaret (1972)

Eight wins, some of which went to the director (Bob Fosse), Liza Minnelli and Joel Gray, the rest of the awards were received for best music, sound, editing, cinematography and production design.

Gone with the Wind (1939)

The film received eight awards, including the work of the director (Victor Fleming). Vivien Leigh and Hattie McDaniel won Oscars for their roles. Hattie became the first African American to receive such a prestigious award.

West Side Story (1961)

The musical received ten awards, including best film. Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise were named best director, while Rita Moreno and George Chakiris received supporting actor awards.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The film was recognized as best film and received 11 awards for both directing (Peter Jackson), and for makeup, costumes and visual effects.

Ben-Hur (1959)

The film won 11 awards in 1960, including Best Picture. The jury also noted the acting, the work of the cameraman, artists and even the soundtrack to the dramatic film.

Titanic (1997)

In 1998, Titanic won best picture and won 11 Oscars, including for direction (James Cameron), costumes and set design. Keith WInslet and Gloria Stewart were only nominated, but did not receive awards for their acting work.

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