Top 5 Oscar-Winning Movies of All Time

The movies selected for Oscar nominations can be considered as one of the finest masterpieces of their time. Check out the Top 5 Oscar-winning movies of all time.

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The movies which go for Oscar nominations can be considered as one of the finest masterpieces of their time. These films are considered to be best in terms of filmmaking, cinematography, videography, screenplay and many other aspects. Oscar is one of the most prestigious awards in the film industry and these movies win the award when they have ticked all the boxes of pure art. Moreover, watching award-winning movies is nothing less than pure entertainment and enjoying the art of cinema. 

Let’s discuss the top 5 Oscar-winning movies of all time:

5. Casablanca

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‘Casablanca’ is one of the best American movies with a solid climax. The movie has a great mixture of romance, thriller, and action which was well scripted and directed and hence, went up to win the Oscars. The casts of the movie were Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman and it was about them who were lovers during World War 2 but couldn't meet. However, their on-screen chemistry was extremely good which was also because of their off-screen friendship. 

4. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

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Released in 2003, the movie, ‘Lord of the Rings: Return of the King’, is an epic high fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. As per the critics and viewers, the movie was a landmark in filmmaking and the fantasy film genre. Moreover, the movie had amazing visual effects, performances, action sequences, direction, screenplay, musical score, costume design, emotional depth, scope, and story.

3. No Country For Old Men

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An American neo-Western crime thriller film which was written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The movie, ‘No Country for Old Men’ is one of the most brilliant movies of all time. It was released in 2007 and won four awards at the 80th Academy Awards (including Best Picture), three British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), and two Golden Globes. The American Film Institute listed it as an AFI Movie of the Year.

 2. The Hurt Locker

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Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker is a war thriller film starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, and Guy Pearce. Bigelow became the first woman to win the Oscars for Best Picture, which became a record achievement by the filmmaker. Moreover, it was nominated for nine Academy Awards out of which it won six, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay. 

1. Titanic

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Based on the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912, the movie, ‘Titanic’ was made in 1997. Moreover, the movie was a romantic movie which showed a couple who met on this ship and fell in love with each other but in the end, because of a fatal unfortunate circumstance, the story ends on a sad note. The movie is a perfect blend of visual effects, performances, production values, direction, score, cinematography, story and emotional depth. It received appreciation from critics and viewers and made a worldwide gross of over $1.84 billion.