Worst Oscar Years Everbooklover1 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?
The Top Ten
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.V 1 Comment
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. - booklover1V 1 Comment
Citizen Kane LOSING BEST PICTURE? - booklover1V 1 Comment
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
Brave beat Wreck-It Ralph for Best animated feature GRR!
Life of pi beat the avengers and maggy simpson that's so unfair
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
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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