Oscar: Best-Picture by Nominations and Awards

Is there any correlation between the number of nominations and the number of Oscars among the Best Picture nominees Not really. “Gladiator” was nominated for 12 but won 5; “Last Emperor” won 9 Oscars out of 9 nominations; “Silence of the Lambs” received only 7 nods but won 5, all in major categories. With few exceptions, most Best Pictures tend to win around 5-7 Oscars.

Best Picture by Awards:

11 Awards: 2

Lord of the Rings: 2003
Return of the King
Titanic 1997
10 Awards: None

9 Awards: 2

The English Patient 1996
The Last Emperor 1987

8 Awards: 2

Amadeus 1984
Gandhi 1982

7 Awards: 6

Shakespeare in Love 1998
Schindler’s List 1993
Dances With Wolves 1990
Out of Africa 1985
Chariots of Fire 1981
Ordinary People 1980

6 Awards: 1

Forrest Gump 1994

5 Awards: 6

Gladiator 2000
American Beauty 1999
Silence of the Lambs 1991
Terms of Endearment 1983
Kramer Vs. Kramer 1979
The Deer Hunter 1978

4 Awards: 8

Million Dollar Baby 2004
Beautiful Mind 2001
Unforgiven 1992
Driving Miss Daisy 1989
Rain Man 1984
Platoon 1986
Chariots of Fire 1981
Ordinary People 1980

3 Awards: 1

Crash 2005

Oscar-Winning Pictures by Year and Awards

Film Year Oscars

Crash 2005 3

Million Dollar Baby 2004 4

Lord of the Rings: 2003 11
Return of the King

Chicago 2002 6

A Beautiful Mind 2001 4

Gladiator 2000 5

American Beauty 1999 5

Shakespeare in Love 1998 7

Titanic 1997 11

The English Patient 1996 9

Braveheart 1995 5

Forrest Gump 1994 6

Schindler’s List 1993 7

Unforgiven 1992 4

Silence of Lambs 1991 5

Dances With Wolves 1990 7

Driving Miss Daisy 1989 4

Rain Man 1988 4

The Last Emperor 1987 9

Platoon 1986 4

Out of Africa 1985 7

Amadeus 1984 8

Terms of Endearment 1983 5

Gandhi 1982 8
Chariots of Fire 1981 4

Ordinary People 1980 4

Kramer Vs. Kramer 1979 5

The Deer Hunter 1978 5