Top Ten Movies Nominated for Best Picture But Didn't Win It

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21Scarface
22Gravity

12 Years A Slave was great but you'll never find a movie this good for a while

23The Social Network
24The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

An inspirational and sad story about a man aging backwards, another masterpiece by David Fincher, Brad Pitt is stellar in this movie, his best part yet

Lost to Slumdog Millionaire - roblist

25The Green Mile

a timeless, inspirational and magical, don't forget funny story about a Cell Block and a prisoner who was sentenced for a crime he didn't commit, Must be Stephan King's greatest novel of all time

Lost to American Beauty - roblist

26American Hustle
27The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

A timeless masterpiece added to Peter Jackson's collection, his second movie on this list, the stunning sequel to the Fellowship of the Ring, considered one of the greatest sequels of all time

Lost to Chicago - roblist

I think the reason Chicago won was because Chicago made musicals hip again. Without Moulin Rouge and Chicago there wouldn't be a Mamma Mia film. However 2 Towers was the better film.

28Mary Poppins
29The Help
30The Pianist
31American Sniper
32The Aviator

A great film highlighting the life of famous Aviator and Director Howard Hughes, Another Martin Scorses instant classic, excellent acting from Leo DiCaprio and Cate Blanchett

Winner of 5 Oscars

Lost to Million Dollar Baby - roblist

33The Passion of the Christ

That movie is not nominated for Best Picture

34Toy Story 3
35127 Hours
36Beasts of the Southern Wild
37The Exorcist
38Brokeback Mountain
39Ghost
40The Revenant
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