Oscar: COMEDY–Best Picture Nominees by Genre

Comedies nominated for Best Picture Oscar, 1929-present (in alphabetical order).

I also included serio-comedies (such as The Apartment and Driving Miss Daisy), historical comedies (such as Tom Jones), and animation (Babe).

 

Winners: 10 out of 91

Annie Hall, 1977

Apartment, The, 1960 (serio-comedy)

Artist, The, 2011 (silent, b/w)

Driving Miss Daisy, 1999

Going My Way, 1944

Green Book, 2018 (serio-comedy)

It Happened One Night, 1934

Sting, The, 1973

Terms of Endearment, The, 1983

You Can’t take It With You, 1938

 

A

Accidental Tourist, 1988

Alfie, 1966

American Grafitti, 1973

American Hustle, 2013

Annie Hall, 1977

Apartment, The, 1960 (serio-comedy)

Artist, The, 2011 (silent, b/w)

As Good As It gets, 1997

Auntie Mame, 1958

Awful truth, The, 1937

 

B

Babe, 1995

Bells of St. Mary’s, 1945

Big Chill, 1983

Big Short, 2015

Born Yesterday, 1950

Breaking Away, 1979

C

None

D

Descendants, The, 2011

Dr. Strangelove, 1964

Driving Miss Daisy, 1999

E

None

F

Fargo, 1996

Father of the Bride, 1950

Fabourite, The, 2018

Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1994

Full Monty, The, 1997

 

G

Going My Way, 1944

Goodbye Girl, The, 1977

GoodFellas, 1990

Graduate, The, 1967

Grand Budapest Hotel, The, 2014

Green Book, 2018 (serio-comedy)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? 1967

H

Hannah and Her Sisters, 1986

Heaven Can Wait, 1943

Heaven Can Wait, 1978

Help, The, 2011

Here Comes Mr. Jordan, 1941

Hidden Figures, 2016

Hope and Glory, 1987

 

I

I, Tonya, 2017

It Happened One Night, 1934

 

J

Jerry Maguire, 1996

Juno, 2007

 

K

Kids Are All Right, The, 2010

 

L

Lady for a Day, 1933

Libeled Lady, 1936

Little Miss Sunshine, 2006

 

M

M.A.S.H. 1970

Midnight in Paris, 2011

Mister Roberts, 1955

Moneyball, 2011

Moonstruck, 1987

More the Merrier, The, 1943

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, 1936

 

N

Ninotchka, 1939

 

P

Philadelphia Story, The, 1940

Postman, The, 1994

Prizzi’s Honor, 1986

Pymallion, 1938

 

R

Roman Holiday, 1953

Russians Are Coming, Russians Are Coming, The, 1966

S

Shakespeare in Love, 1998

She Done Him Wrong, 1933

Sideways, 2004

Skippy, 1931

Smilin’ Through, 1934

Smiling Lieutenant, The, 1934

Stage Door, 1937

State Fair, 1933

Sting, The, 1973

 

T

Talk of the Town, 1942

Terms of Endearment, The, 1983

Test Pilot, 1938

Thin Man, The, 1934

Three Coins in the Fountain, 1954

Three Smart Girls, 1936

Thousand Clowns, A, 1965

Tootsie, 1982

Top Hat, 1935

Touch of Class, A, 1973

 

U

Unmarried Woman, 1978

 

V

Vice, 2018

W

Wolf of Wall Street

Working Girl

Y

You Can’t take It With You, 1938

 

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