Special Report

20 Films That Earned the Most Award Nominations

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15. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
> Total nominations: 37
> Golden Globes: 5 nominations, 2 awards
> Critics Choice: 9 nominations, 2 awards
> Screen Actors Guild: 4 nominations, 1 award
> British Academy of Film and Television Arts: 9 nominations, 1 award
> Oscars: 10 nominations, 2 awards
> Domestic box office gross: $142.5 million

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is a comedy-drama written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. It was nominated for 10 Oscars and won two — Best Supporting Actor for Pitt and Best Production Design.

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14. The English Patient (1996)
> Total nominations: 38
> Golden Globes: 7 nominations, 2 awards
> Critics Choice: 2 nominations, 1 award
> Screen Actors Guild: 4 nominations, 0 awards
> British Academy of Film and Television Arts: 13 nominations, 6 awards
> Oscars: 12 nominations, 9 awards
> Domestic box office gross: $78.7 million

“The English Patient” is a romantic drama set during World War II, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje. It was nominated for 12 Oscars and won nine, including Best Picture, Best Director (for Anthony Minghella), and Best Supporting Actress (for Juliette Binoche). It was also the first digitally edited film to receive a Best Editing Oscar.

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13. The Aviator (2004)
> Total nominations: 38
> Golden Globes: 6 nominations, 3 awards
> Critics Choice: 4 nominations, 2 awards
> Screen Actors Guild: 3 nominations, 1 award
> British Academy of Film and Television Arts: 14 nominations, 4 awards
> Oscars: 11 nominations, 5 awards
> Domestic box office gross: $102.6 million

“The Aviator” is a biopic about Howard Hughes, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, and Kate Beckinsale. It was nominated for 11 Oscars and won five, including Best Supporting Actress for Blanchett.

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12. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
> Total nominations: 38
> Golden Globes: 5 nominations, 0 awards
> Critics Choice: 6 nominations, 0 awards
> Screen Actors Guild: 3 nominations, 0 awards
> British Academy of Film and Television Arts: 11 nominations, 3 awards
> Oscars: 13 nominations, 3 awards
> Domestic box office gross: $127.5 million

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a romantic drama loosely based on the short story of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It stars Brad Pitt as a man who ages in reverse and Cate Blanchett as the love of his life. It received 13 Academy Award nominations, the most of any film in 2009, but only won three.

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11. Titanic (1997)
> Total nominations: 39
> Golden Globes: 8 nominations, 4 awards
> Critics Choice: 2 nominations, 1 award
> Screen Actors Guild: 3 nominations, 0 awards
> British Academy of Film and Television Arts: 10 nominations, 0 awards
> Oscars: 14 nominations, 11 awards
> Domestic box office gross: $659.3 million

“Titanic” is an epic romance and disaster film by James Cameron about the famous ship that sank in 1912. It tied with the 1959 movie “Ben-Hur” by winning 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.