Top Ten Best Movies Without Best Picture Oscar


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1The Shawshank Redemption

Simply the best... but what else does one expect from the mind of Stephen King?

A perfect movie.. should have won Academy Award for Best Director, Film, Actor, Supporting Actor, Screenplay and Cinematography. - redgedawson

An extraordinary and uplifting film, that really deserved critical acclaim, its too bad Forest Gump was also a movie made in that year.

I don't understand.. Really what isn't to like about it.? - Beatlesboy9

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2The Dark Knight

A flawless acting by the cast especially Heath Ledger, great story line and great direction. Too bad it did not even get the best picture nomination.

Slumdog millionaire is a crap compared to this

Mask of the phantasm anyone or am I alone

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3Saving Private Ryan

I've not seen Shakespeare in Love, but how that beat this, I will never know.

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5Apocalypse Now

One of the best films of all time, somehow beat by Kramer vs. Kramer... - Badwolf

6Citizen Kane

Yeah, I think this didn't win because so many people thought it was bad. It was good it was nominated, though.

It's amazing how a whole audience's perception can change over time. - dureckl

BEST MOVIE EVER! From technique to acting its just a masterpiece

7There Will Be Blood
8Pulp Fiction
92001 - A Space Odyssey
10Taxi Driver

With a pure style of 70s crime, Martin Scorsese give the great crime movie!

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12A Streetcar Named Desire

Jaws is an amazing movie! With great storyline characters, and that music...just AWESOME!

14E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
16The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Actually it kind of did win; it was well-known that the Academy voters were waiting for the Trilogy to be completed, and ROTK received the benefit of all 3 movies being among the best of all time.

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18The Blind Side
20Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
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1. There Will Be Blood
2. A Streetcar Named Desire
3. Saving Private Ryan
1. Citizen Kane
2. GoodFellas
3. Taxi Driver
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