Oscar Quiz: Best Picture Nominees

Up to 2001, the film that received the largest number of nominations, also won the top prize, the Best Picture.

Examples

1937: The Life of Emile Zola, 10 noms

1999: American beauty, 8 nom

This was the case in 9 out of the past 10 years.

In 1999, American Beauty, with its 8 nominations received the lowest number of nominations for a leader since Rain Man in 1988.

In 2001, too, A Beautiful Mind, 8, versus Lord of the Rings, 13

Best Pictures Nominees that have received only one nomination

Libeled Lady 1936

Best Pictures Nominees that have received only two or three nominations