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What are the Best Academy Awards-Nominated Great Films That Lost?

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Of all the films to have been nominated for an Oscar and lost, which are the best?

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Rebel Without A Cause (1955) Report Abuse
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Five Easy Pieces (1970) Report Abuse
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A Clockwork Orange (1971) Report Abuse
Kubrick's film was revolutionary filmmaking, but lost all three awards it was nominated for- perhaps because of its controversial nature.
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Report Abuse
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What a depressing film. Thank god it didn't win.
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Transformers Report Abuse
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Considered a true shock when the giant robots of Transformers got beaten by the armoured polar bears of The Golden Compass
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964) Report Abuse
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Boring film
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The Princess Bride (1987) Report Abuse
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Planet of the Apes (1968) Report Abuse
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The Prince of Tides (1991) Report Abuse
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About Schmidt (2002) Report Abuse
About Schmidt was nominated for two awards and lost both.
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) Report Abuse
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It's A Wonderful Life (1946) Report Abuse
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The Birds (1963) Report Abuse
The Birds is a classic film that lost come Oscar time.
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Fatal Attraction (1987) Report Abuse
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Being John Malkovich (1999) Report Abuse
Being John Malkovich was an inventive script and highly memorable acting that was nominated for 3 awards.
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) Report Abuse
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Ragtime (1981) Report Abuse
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Carrie (1976) Report Abuse
Carrie was nominated for 2 Oscars and lost yet it is considered one of the best horror films ever.
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Easy Rider (1969) Report Abuse
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975) Report Abuse
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The Color Purple (1985) Report Abuse
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