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List Rules List includes all movies that WON the Oscar for Best Picture. Upvote the worst films.

These are the absolute worst Best Picture movies ever made, ranked by the Ranker community. This list is made up of best picture Oscar winners that are generally regarded by film lovers as terrible movies.What are the absolute worst Best Picture winning films ever made? Remember, these films have to have won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
 
This list features the most embarrassing Best Picture winning movies that were ever made, including titles such as Ordinary People, The Artist, Crash, All About Eve, Midnight Cowboy, Shakespeare in Love, and Dances With Wolves. Vote up the most awful films below that have won the Best Picture award at the Oscars, or add a film that has won the award that you think is terrible, but isn't already on the list.

For the best of the Best Picture winners, check out and vote on this list of the Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies.


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The Worst Oscar-Winning Actors Ever Actors Who Almost Got the Part in a Marvel Film

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395 343
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Gigi 1958

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547 494
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Chicago 2002

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586 472
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Crash 2004

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457 367
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253 235
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207 186
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Cimarron 1931

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269 252
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Oliver! 1968

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220 205
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404 411
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315 318
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The Artist 2011

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398 469
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Argo 2012

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391 439
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196 219
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318 318
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28 Great Films That Didn't Win Oscars The Most Entertaining Awful Shark Horror Movies

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249 242
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182 186
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Tom Jones 1963

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188 229
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228 242
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405 476
Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Braveheart 1995

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234 270
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328 391
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294 326
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192 222
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187 208
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350 454
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Rocky 1976

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278 323
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Annie Hall 1977

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94 73
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90 69
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95+ Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos from Iconic Movies The 50 Most Absurd Translations of Film Titles

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365 505
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275 318
A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added A Beautiful Mind 2001

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91 72
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200 198
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203 267
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167 205
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laustcawz added Amadeus 1984

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207 275
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154 190
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175 227
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Gandhi 1982

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150 174
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292 309
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92 80
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158 203
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323 398
Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Gladiator 2000

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203 217
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195 240
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105 108
Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
Unforgiven 1992

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162 231
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Rebecca 1940

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175 214
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98 293
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Forrest Gump 1994