If you were to make a list of your favorite films…chances are it wouldn’t be on this list of 20 Most Nominated Films of All Time.
We know, right? We were surprised at the films that did make the list too! You won’t believe that some of the films you (and everyone else) loved most didn’t make the list.
Lately, streaming services producing their own films have really thrown a curve at the awards system. Major movie studios have been duking it out for years for awards recognition, and now that streamers like Amazon and Netflix have entered the race, it’s even tougher to make movies that dominate awards season. Netflix alone had 24 Oscar nominations last year, which was a first for a streaming service. This year, they have 37 Oscar nominations.
To come up with this list, the team at USDish analyzed data points across the five most prestigious awarding bodies: Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA, Critics Choice Awards, and SAG Awards. Several members of the Really Rather team belong to some of those bodies, BTW, so color us partially responsible for the results.
The research also cites what percentage of those nominations were won by the movies on the list. La La Land comes out on top in that respect, winning 58 percent of the awards for which it was nominated.
Other fascinating points came out during the research on the most fascinating films of all time. Among them:
- Leonardo DiCaprio and Emma Stone are each in 3 of the 20 movies listed.
- The oldest film on the list is The English Patient (1994) while the newest is Mank (2020).
- 85% of the films on the list were in the 2000s, and 60% were made in the 2010s.
- Tom Hooper directed two films that made it to the top 20: Les Misérables (2012) and The King’s Speech (2010).
- On average, movies win 35% of nominations.
So now, without further ado, here is the list of:
The 20 Most Nominated Films of All Time
You won’t believe which are the most nominated films of all time, according to the five most prominent awards organizations.