Oscar 2008: Most Nominated Pictures in History

In the 81-year-history of the Academy, only two films have received 14 nominations: Joseph Mankiewicz's All About Eve in 1950 and James Cameron's Titanic in 1997.  Sweeping most awards, b0th films won the Best Picture Oscar.


Seven Films Received 13 Nominations Each:


From Here to Eternity (1953), 13 nominations, 8 wins, including Best Picture.


Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), 13 nominations, 2 wins, but no Best Picture Oscar; the winner was the musical West Side Story.


Mary Poppins (1964), 13 nominations, 5 wins, but no Best Picture; top honors goes to My Fair Lady, directed by George Cukor.


Forrest Gump (1994), 13 nominations, 6 wins, including Best Picture.


Shakespeare in Love (1998), 13 nominations, 7 wins, including Best Picture.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings (2001) 13 nominations, 4 wins, no Best Picture; top prize goes to Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind


Chicago (2002), 13 nominations, 6 wins, including Best Picture.


And now David Fincher's romantic epic The Curious Case of Benjamin Button becomes the eighth film to have garnered 13 nominations.  Will it win the Best Picture Oscar


Stay tuned.