Every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes the best of the film industry in its different categories, such as best film, best actor, best actress, best screenplay, among others, for which different productions compete to receive the award. Although we find those who are up to eleven Publius awards as “Titanic”“Ben Hur” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” are others that, despite receiving several titles, returned home empty-handed.
Below we will mention some films that wanted to be winners after being nominated in up to eleven categories, but when the winners were announced, they were disappointed. These are the films that became the biggest losers at the Oscars.
“GOAL” (“STEP DECIDED”)
“Punctum” (“decisive step”, in Spanish) received eleven Oscar nominations in the categories of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Best Editing. However, he did not get the photos.
Set in the world of classical ballet, this 1977 film contains several extraordinary dance scenes.
“The color purple”
“Color purple” (“purple color”, in Spanish) he was another of the great conquerors, when he also had They did not get eleven nominations. Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Original Song, among others.
Steven Spielberg’s 1985 film is set in the mid-20th century and tells the story of a fourteen-year-old African-American teenager who becomes pregnant by his own father. His life is full of pain and humiliation.
“prince of the tides”
Prince of Tides has had seven Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Soundtrack, Best Cinematography, and Best Art Direction, but didn’t win any.
The 1991 film tells the story of Tom Wingo, a sports coach who must live after a traumatic childhood when a psychiatrist treating his sister, who tried to take her life again, asks him to return to New York.
“The Remains of the Day”
“Relics of the Day” (“Lo que queda del dia”, in Spanish) earned eight nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Soundtrack, Best Art Direction, and Best Costume Design, but left empty.
The 1993 film was filmed in Stevens, the former butler of Darlington Hall, a mansion owned by English aristocrats who sought to forge a peace treaty between the Nazi government of Germany and Great Britain before World War II. Miss Kenton’s lonely life changes with the unexpected arrival of a new host.
“SHAWSHANK’S REDEMPTION” (“THE PERPETUAL CHAIN”)
The Shawshank Redemption (“Cadena perpetua” or “Sueños de libertad”, in Spanish) was nominated in seven categories.: Best Film, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound, and Best Original Soundtrack. He didn’t beat anyone.
The 1994 prison drama centers on Andrew Dufresne accused of murdering his wife, for which he is sentenced to prison and sent to Shawshank Prison. Over the years, he gains the trust of the prison director, as well as the respect of his fellow prisoners.
“Thin Red Line”
“And the Thin Red Line” earned seven nominations Oscar Awards: best film, best director, best cinematography, best screenplay, best sound, best editing, and best drama soundtrack, but got nothing.
The 1998 war genre film is set in the middle of World War II in 1942, exactly on the island of Guadalcanal, in the Pacific, where the American army company “C for Charlie” is fighting against the Japanese army for a strategic invasion. the hill
“The Inserter” or “El dilema”, in Spanish, was nominated in seven categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Sound. Some did not benefit before.
In a film called 1999 how the tobacco market moves multimillion dollar sums and the tricks used by companies in this field to market their cigarettes. The film is based on a real case in which the company Brown & Williamson was convicted by a US court of adding addictive substances to tobacco that increased its consumption.
“GANGES OF NEW EBORACENIS” (“GANGES OF NEW EBORACENIS”)
“Ganges of New York” (“Ganges of New York,” in Spanish) will be nominated for ten Oscars.: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction, Best Sound, and Best Original Song. And he went home empty.
The 2002 historical film is set in New York in 1863 when the city was dominated by political corruption and there was a war between factions that caused death and impotence. Here appears a young Irishman, a resident of Amsterdam, Vallon, who seeks to avenge the death of his father by the hand of William Cutting, who is called Bill Butcher.
“TRUE GRAVEL” (“TRUE VALUE”)
“True value” or “Valor de ley”, in Spanish) was named in ten categories.but you did not get any. These are: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Sound Editing.
The 2010 film tells the story of Mattie Ross, a teenager who seeks revenge for her father’s murder, for which she hires government agent Gallo Cogburn, a drunkard and a brilliant gunman. They were accompanied by a Texas Ranger named LaBoeuf. In their research, each has their “value” proven in various ways.
“Hibernus” (“Hibernus”, in Spanish), the film distributed by Netflix received ten nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (for both Joe Pesci and Al Pacino), Best Costume Design, Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects, Best Editing, and Best Production Design. accolade
The 2019 film centers on Frank Sheeran, a World War II veteran, husband and hitman who worked with some of the most prominent figures of the 20th century.
Meet the nominees at the 2013 Oscars