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The Farting Preacher, Vol. 5

Great Movies, Zero Oscars


A list from Eddie D. that's hard to believe: none of these classic films won a single Oscar.

Singin' In The Rain (1952)
2 nominations; not nominated for Picture
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 10
IMdb.com rank: 74

Taxi Driver (1976)
4 nominations, including Picture, Actor (Robert DeNiro), Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 47
IMdb.com rank: 36

Dr. Strangelove (1964)
4 nominations, including Picture, Director (Stanley Kubrick), Actor (Peter Sellers)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 26
IMdb.com rank: 21

The Maltese Falcon (1941)
3 nominations, including Picture, Supporting Actor (Sydney Greenstreet), Screenplay (John Huston)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 23
IMdb.com rank: 62

Rebel Without A Cause (1955)
3 nominations, including Supporting Actress (Natalie Wood), Supporting Actor (Sal Mineo)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 59
IMdb.com rank: N/A


Rear Window (1954)
4 nominations, including Director (Alfred Hitchcock)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 42
IMdb.com rank: 13

12 Angry Men (1957)
3 nominations, including Picture, Director (Sidney Lumet)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMDb.com rank: 14

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
7 nominations, including Picture, Actor (Morgan Freeman) and Screenplay
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMdb.com rank: 2

The Great Escape (1963)
1 nomination, for Editing
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMdb.com rank: 77

Psycho (1960)
4 nominations, including Director (Hitchcock), Supporting Actress (Janet Leigh), Cinematography-Black and White.
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 18
IMdb.com rank: 22

Field of Dreams (1989)
3 nominations, including Picture
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMdb.com rank: N/A

The Caine Mutiny (1954)
7 nominations, including Picture, Actor (Humphrey Bogart)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMdb.com rank: N/A (IMdb only ranks Top 250)

American Graffiti (1973)
5 nominations, including Picture, Director (George Lucas)
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: 77
IMdb.com rank: N/A


The Green Mile (1999)
4 nominations, including Picture, Supporting Actor (Michael Clarke Duncan), Adapted Screenplay
0 wins
AFI Top 100 rank: N/A
IMdb.com rank: 129

Movies that have won more Oscars: The Towering Inferno, Evita, Pearl Harbor, Arthur, Independence Day, Dick Tracy, Cocoon, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Batman, Earthquake, My Cousin Vinny, Superman, Total Recall, City Slickers, Blue Sky, Legends of The Fall, Speed, Babe, Bedknobs And Broomsticks, Airport, Dirty Dancing, Flashdance, The Ghost And The Darkness, Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom, Marie Antoinette, Quest For Fire, White Nights, The Woman in Red, You Light Up My Life, The Poseidon Adventure.

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