Worst Oscar Years Ever

Now, the Oscars are amazing. They have plenty of awards and your favorite has a chance of winning. But, there have been some BAD Oscar years, where your favorite movie loses to a decent movie that you wouldn't watch twice. So, what year did you despise?

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Come on! Avatar was like Dances with Wolves meets the smurfs! How can you ask for anything more from American Cinema?

Oh yes, when The Hurt Locker beat Avatar, District 9, Inglourious Basterds, and Up. *Sighs* - booklover1

avatar was a awesome movie and the hurt locker beat it tsk tsk tsk

Avatar was really good. Better than the Hurt Locker, in my opinion.

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My Fair Lady beat Dr. Strangelove and Becket. Oh, and lets not forget Zorba the Greek and Mary Poppins! - booklover1

It was a tough year. At least 3 of the other nominees could have won in any other year. MFL has actually stood the test of time.

Dare I point out that DStangelove was never a real contender. Back then it was Becket's to lose


Saving Private Ryan, Life is Beautiful, Elizabeth, AND The Thin Red Line lost to Shakespeare in Love. - booklover1

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Citizen Kane LOSING BEST PICTURE? - booklover1

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Breaking Away and Apocalypse Now lost to Kramer vs. Kramer. - booklover1


Chicago beat The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Pianist - booklover1


Wreck it Ralph god totaled by the oscars. I can't understand how the heck they work. - BoltMarksman

Life of pi beat the avengers and maggy simpson that's so unfair

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Double Indemnity lost to Going My Way. - booklover1


Raiders of the Lost Ark lost. Who cares to who, it's just RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK LOST. - booklover1


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope lost to Annie Hall. - booklover1

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I'm shocked that The Shawshank Redemption never won one Oscar, and was beaten along with Pulp Fiction lost to Forrest Gump. - booklover1


Transformers got Golden Compassed!


The Matrix is the only film that deserved the Oscars. The VFX and sound and editing oscars the only ones that are accurate. - BoltMarksman


Peter O'Toole vs. Cliff Robertson. I'm am just speechless on how the results came in. - BoltMarksman

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