Top Best Movies That Won Many Oscars

Discover the films that have received the most awards (Oscars) in the history of cinema, since the creation of the Academy Awards in 1929.

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The Academy Awards are American film awards, organized every year since 1929 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to encourage excellence in American and international film productions.

The best Oscar films

In this article we have selected the best films that have won many more Oscars in the history of cinema since 1927. You can also consult: The best sites for free download of Youtube videos in 2020 .

1. Wings (1927) 

American film directed by William A. Wellman. It tells the story of Jack Powell, a young man passionate about motorsport, decides to join the Air Force to fight on French soil during the First World War in the battle of Saint-Mihiel where the American troops were strongly engaged. .

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2. Broadway Melody (1929)

American musical film, directed by Harry Beaumont. This is the first entirely sound feature film, considered to be the symbol of the end of the golden age of silent cinema.

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3. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 

One of the greatest war films with a pacifist message, directed by Lewis Milestone. In 1990, this American film was selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board for conservation at the Library of Congress in the United States because of its: cultural, historical and aesthetic importance. It tells the story of Paul Bäumer and his class friends in a German high school who decide to join the army voluntarily after several patriotic calls from their teacher who encourages them to defend the homeland and cover themselves with glory. Three years later, the boy's fast returned from the front, but with another idea of ​​war.

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4. A Farewell to Arms (1932) 

American film, directed by Frank Borzage. He tells us the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American hired as an ambulance driver with the Italian army to fight Austria, falls in love with a nurse…

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5. Cavalcade (1933) 

American film, directed by Frank Lloyd. It tells the story of the life of the Maryott, a bourgeois family from London (1899-1918), known for their strict education and remarkable family unity. They witnessed great events of the time such as: the Boer War, the sinking of the Titanic, the death of Queen Victoria and the First World War.

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6. Casablanca (1942)

American film directed by Michael Curtis. It takes place during the Second World War in the city of Casablanca in Morocco, where Rich Blaine, American expatriate and owner of a night club in Casablanca is in love with Ilsa Lund but must help her husband, Victor Laszlo, hero of the Czech resistance to flee Casablanca to continue its fight against the Nazis.

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7. Mrs. Miniver (1942)

American film, adapted from the novel of the same name by Jan Struther, directed by Wukkual Wyler. He tells us the story of the Miniver family, at a time when the war of freedom broke out and upset the calm of the family's daily life.

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8. Gentleman's Agreement (1947) 

American film, directed by Elia Kazan. It tells the story of a reporter, who after being hired by a New York liberal newspaper. Decides to pretend to be a Jew for 8 weeks.

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9. Hamlet (1948)

British film, adapted from the eponymous play by William Shakespeare, directed by Laurence Olivier. After the death of his older brother, Claudius became king of Denmark and married Gertrude, his brother's widow. Hamlet, son of the deceased king, is convinced that his father was killed by Claudius, his uncle.

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10. All the king's Men (1949)

American film, directed by Robert Rossen. It is inspired by the life of politician Huey Pierce Long. A young man from the village, embarks on politics, and sees his luck smile, he decides to abandon his wife and children.

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11. The Bridge on the river Kwai (1957)

American-British film, directed by David Lean, adapted from the novel bearing the same name by Pierre Boulle. During the expansion of the Japanese Empire during the Second World War, in a camp lost in the middle of the forest, a group of soldiers must imperatively build a bridge over the Kwai river where a train of strategic importance must pass…

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12. Gigi (1958)

American musical film, an adaptation of Colette's new Gigi, it tells the story of the girl Gigi, because of the work of her mother, who is still absent at home, leaves to live with her grandmother, where she will discover the love of his life…

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13. Ben-Hur (1959)

American film, one of the three most awarded films with a total of 11 Oscars. Adapted from the novel (Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ) by Lewis Wallace, directed by William Wyler. It tells the story of Ben-Hur, prince of Judea in the I th  Century.

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14. Spartacus (1960)

Historical film, directed by Stanley Kubrick. He tells us the story of Spartacus, a slave who leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

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15. The Apartment (1960) 

American film, directed by Billy Wilder. It tells the story of a little boy (Baxter), employed in a large insurance company; makes his house available to his superiors as an apartment, hoping to gain professional advantages.

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16. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 

British historical adventure film, inspired by the life of Thomas Edward Lawrence, nicknamed (Lawrence of Arabia), directed by David Lean. Thomas Edward Lawrence, British officer, advises the Arabs to revolt against the Turks of the Ottoman Empire to found their independent and modern Arab nation.

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17. My Fair Lady (1964)

American musical film, directed by George Cukor, an adaptation of the musical with the same name. He tells us the story of Eliza Doolittle, a poor florist, who wants to learn to speak like a Lady in a flower shop at all costs. She then asks Professor Higgins, who often laughs at her language, to give her some lessons in phonetics ...

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18. The sound of music (1965)

American musical film directed by Robert Wise, adapted from the musical with the same name by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the autobiographical book by Maria Augusta Trapp. In Austria, before the outbreak of the Second World War, Maria, an unorthodox woman prepares to become a nun, but her convent sends her as governess in a family of 7 children, the widowed captain Georg Ritter von Trapp.

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19. A Man for all seasons (1966)

British film, directed by Fred Zinnemann. He tells us the story of Thomas More, a British lawyer. In 1529, he succeeded Cardinal Wolsey as chancellor of Henry VIII. But their friendship ends, just when Thomas refuses to consent to the remarriage of the king.

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20. Oliver! (1968)

British musical film, directed by Carol Reed. It tells the story of a young orphan boy, who worked in the 1830s in a factory that hired only orphans in Great Britain. During a meal, the young boy is dismissed from the factory for asking for more soup, it follows a long and hard adventure ...

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21. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

American film, directed by Roy Hill. He tells us the story of two bank and train looters (Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid)…

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22. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

American drama film, directed by John Schlesinger. He tells us the story of a young cowboy (Joe Buck), who wants to become a gigolo, then decides to leave his hometown of Texas to finally settle in New York. After the failure of his ambition, he crosses the road to Rico, he too is a cripple crook ...

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23. Patton (1970)

American film based on war, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. He tells us about a General, a man like no other, feared by the Germans, praised by his troops, and little appreciated by the Allied Generals during the Second World War. In 1943, after he was appointed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, General George S. Patton arrived in Tunisia, to take command of the American troops ...

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24. French Connection (1971)

American crime film, directed by William Friedkin. It tells the story of the New York City Department police investigation into the French Connection network, a criminal organization that imported heroin from France to the United States where it was used.

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25. The Godfather (1972)

American film, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, adapted from the novel bearing the same name by Mario Puzo. He tells us the story of the Corleone, one of the biggest families of the mafia of the time (1945-1955), led by the patriarch Vito Corleone who will be succeeded by his son Michael Corleone, who long before not interested in family matters.

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26. Cabaret (1972)

American musical film, directed by Bob Fosse, inspired by the novel Goodbye to Berlin. He immerses us in the 1930s, where an American singer performs in a Kit Kat Klub cabaret in Berlin…

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27. One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

American film, directed by Miloš Forman, adapted from the novel bearing the same name by Ken Kesey. After being accused of rape on a minor, RP McMurphy decides to be interned in a psychiatric hospital to escape prison…

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28. Rocky (1976) 

American film, directed by John G. Avildsen. Inspired by the fight between Mohamed Ali and Chuck Wepner, a fight that greatly affected Sylvester Stallone, the man who interpreted the film.

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29. Annie Hall (1977)

American comedy directed by Woody Allen. It tells the story of a man (Alvy Singer) obsessed with: the precariousness of the universe, sex, death, sorrow and pity. He falls in love with a young woman (Annie). Together, they develop a relationship marked by moments of happiness until tensions arise related to their respective professional lives.

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30. Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

American film, directed by Robert Benton. It immerses us in a legal battle for a couple: Ted Kramer and his ex-wife Joana Kramer. After their separation, begin a procedure for the custody of their only son Billy.

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31. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

American film, directed by Steven Spielberg. He tells us the story of an archaeologist, Indiana Jones, who is hired by the American government to find the Ark of the Convention before the Nazis of Adolf Hitler ...

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32. Gandhi (1982)

Indo-British film, directed by Richard Attenborough. It traces the important periods in the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and his struggle for independence from India; but also of the fight for civil rights in South Africa.

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33. Amadeus (1984)

American film inspired by the play by Pushkin, Mozart and Salieri (1830) and directed by Miloš Forman. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a young singer boy, his know-how enchants the greatest characters and the most brilliant courses, for a few years, he is awarded some higher distinctions. But he will be ousted by Salieri, another singer who saw the danger he represented for his career.

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34. Out of Africa (1985)

American film, directed by Sydney Pollack, adapted from the autobiographical novel La ferme africaine by Karen Blixen. It tells the story of a young Danish girl (Karen Christence Dinesen) who, in colonial times, decided to go to Kenya to marry another white man, who had settled there quite early…

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35. The Last Emperor (1987)

Italian-Sino-British biographical film, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, it tells the authentic life of Puyi, the last emperor of China, since his accession to the throne at 3 years in 1908 until his death in 1967.

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36. Born on the Fourth of july (1989)

American film, directed by Oliver Stone, an adaptation of the autobiography of Ron Kovic. He tells us the story of a veteran of the Vietnam War, born on a certain July 4 volunteer in the Vietnam War, while returning, he questions his values ​​on the war.

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37. Dnaces with Wolves (1990)

American film, adapted from the novel bearing the same name by Michael Blake, directed by Kevin Costner. It tells the story of a northern officer (John Dunbar) who was injured during the American Civil War but who, after an intervention by the general's personal surgeon, is completely healed. He then decides to join his wish an outpost at the border, an abandoned camp isolated from all where he sympathizes with the Sioux, an Indian tribe installed near the fort, which will nickname him later: (Dances with Wolves ), the rapprochement between the two parties becomes fraternal and brings the officer abandoned his post to live by their side.

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38. Unforgiven (1992) 

American film, directed by Clint Eastwood. The film goes to a small town in Wyoming, where a former killer (Daggett) becomes sheriff and brings order…

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39. Schindler's List (1993)

American dramatic and historical film, inspired by the novel bearing the same name by Thomas Keneally, directed by Steven Spielberg. He tells us the story of Oscar Schindler, a German industrialist, who at first sought to take advantage of the situation of the Jews, but affected by the events he received thereafter, to save more than 1,100 Jews condemned to die in the Płaszów concentration camp during the Second World War.

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40. Forrest Gump (1994)

American comedy, adapted from the novel of the same name, directed by Robert Zemeckis. It tells the story of the main events in the United States between the years 1950-1980: the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam and other stories through the eyes of Forrest Gump.

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41. Braveheart (1995) 

American film produced, directed and performed by Mel Gibson. It tells the story of the life of William Wallace, hero of Scottish independence, which in the late thirteenth century hand face at the head of the Scottish clans united, the troops of King Edward I st  of England who was trying to invade Scotland.

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42. Titanic (1997)

American dramatic romance, written, produced and directed by James Cameron. In April 1912, two passengers on the liner Titanic: Jack, a vagabond embarked at the last minute in third class to return to the United States and Rose, a young girl of great beauty, but who feels more and more trapped by his entourage who wants to shine to marry a man she doesn't love. They meet by chance while Rose is trying to commit suicide, live a love story that will quickly be disturbed by the sinking of the ship.

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43. Shakespeare in Love (1998)   

American film, directed by John Madden. It tells the story of the life of the great English writer and playwright William Shakespeare, while he is drowning in debt, promises his sponsor (Henslowe) to quickly deliver a new play to him. Lady Viola, a lady of the nobility disguises herself as a man and obtains the role of Romeo, but Shakespeare quickly discovers the deception and the true identity of the woman. It is then that he will fall in love with her, unfortunately, she is promised to another man (Lord Wessex).

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44. Tarzan (1999) 

American film, directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima. He tells us the story of a man (Tarzan), raised by gorillas and living in the jungle since his birth…

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45. Gladiator (2000) 

American-British film, directed by Ridley Scott. The film is not based on real events but it does take certain behavior of the emperor Marc Aurèle and his two children: Commode and Lucilla; he speaks of the fall of the Roman general Maximus Decimus prepared to become successor to Marc Aurèle, but he will see the events turned upside down: the emperor will be assassinated and himself betrayed. He then became a slave and quickly attracted the admiration of the Roman people because of his fighting skills in the arena.

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46. ​​The Lord of the Rings: The return of the King (2003)

American-New Zealand film, directed by Peter Jackson, adapted from the book of the same name by JRR Tolkien. It tells the war story of the kingdoms, Sauron launches his armies and wants to take Middle-earth, Gandalf the magician and King Theoden join forces to defend at all costs in the capital of Gondor…

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47. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

American film, directed by Peter Weir. He tells us the story of a British captain, Jack Aubrey, during the wars of Napoleon, receives the mission to follow, capture or destroy the formidable French warship named Acheron.

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48. Diarios de motocicleta (2004)

Peruvian-Brazilian-Chilean-Argentinian-American film, directed by Walter Salles, inspired by the book by Ernesto Che Guevara and Alberto Granado. He tells us the story of the trip that the two men had made across South America in 1952.

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49. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

American film, directed by Sam Raimi. He tells us the story of Peter Parker nicknamed Spider-Man, a superhero, who must face a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius, transformed into a super villain because of a failed fusion experiment.

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50. Crash (2004)

American-German film, directed by Paul Haggis, it tells the story of individuals from different social and ethnic strata, brought to meet. A real composition of America today and its exaggerated communitarianism. There was a TV series with the same name that was adapted from this film.

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51. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

American film, directed by Gore Verbinski. He immerses us in the middle of the adventures of the great pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow ...

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52. No Country for Old Men (2007)

American crime film, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. In 1980, Llewelyn Moss, while hunting near the border with Mexico, accidentally discovers the corpses of a gang of drug traffickers and a briefcase containing 2 million dollars, which he seizes. He then finds himself chased by Anton Chigurh and Sheriff Bell.

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53. Hurt locker (2009)

American film directed by Kathry Bigelow. It tells the story of an American demining team, sent to Iraq to defuse explosive devices in the sector, led by Sergeant 1st Class Will James, a warned home man who takes reckless risks. He is initially misunderstood by his teammates but gradually, although tensions persist in the region, they learn to appreciate his professionalism in combat and his qualities.

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54. The King's Speech (2010)

British film, directed by Tom Hooper. It tells the story of Prince Albert, second son of King George V, who after the abandonment of his brother Edward VIII, is forced to ascend to the throne. In September 1939, Albert had to overcome his problem of stuttering and deliver the speech of the United Kingdom going to war against Germany during the Second World War.

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55. The Artist (2011)

French romantic comedy, directed by Michel Hazanavicius. It tells the story of George Valentin, confronted with the arrival of talking films at the end of the 1920s. This comedy is above all a tribute to films of the 1920s, taking up the scenario structure of the different versions, among others: The city ​​lights and modern times of Charlie Chaplin.

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56. Argo (2012)

American political film directed by Ben Affleck, it tells a historical fact occurred in Tehran in 1979. 6 hostages of the American embassy manage to escape during the capture of the embassy and take refuge in the ambassador of Canada. The CIA instructs one of its agents, Antonio Mendez, the main actor who is also the director of the film, to exclude them.

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57. Twelve Years A Slave (2013)

American-British dramatic film, directed by Steve MwQueen, adapted from the autobiography of the same name by Salomon Northup. He tells us the story of the life of Northup, a free African-American man who is kidnapped and sold as a slave on a plantation in Louisiana.

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58. Spotlight (2015)

American dramatic film, co-written and directed by Tom McCarthy, inspired by the stories of the different journalists of the real Spotlight team, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2003. In an article revealing a scandal involving pedophile priests covered by the Catholic Church in the region from Boston.

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59. Dunkirk (2017)

American-Franco-Dutch-British war film, directed by Christopher Nolan. It tells us the story of the Second World War, around 400,000 French, Belgian, Canadian and British soldiers are surrounded by German troops…

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60. Black Panther (2018)

American film, directed by Kevin Feige. After the death of his father (T'chaka), T'Challa is crowned king of Wakanda, but his sovereignty is called into question by an adversary who plans to open the kingdom to a world revolution.

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The films on this list are arranged according to their year of production, so you'll find the oldest at the top and the new ones at the bottom. You can already start looking according to your choice, do not hesitate to let us know your opinion in the comments, also don't forget to share the article with your friends on social networks, see you very soon!

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