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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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412 360
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Gigi 1958

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570 524
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Chicago 2002

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609 486
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Crash 2004

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478 382
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267 247
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214 196
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Cimarron 1931

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231 217
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275 270
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Oliver! 1968

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328 331
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The Artist 2011

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423 434
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406 491
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Argo 2012

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406 459
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208 228
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268 252
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194 195
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Tom Jones 1963

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333 335
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201 241
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242 259
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424 500
Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Braveheart 1995

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343 410
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243 289
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382 520
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198 235
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197 222
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26
305 350
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289 331
A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added A Beautiful Mind 2001

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362 473
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Rocky 1976

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99 79
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289 337
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Annie Hall 1977

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179 219
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laustcawz added Amadeus 1984

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212 280
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219 291
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209 211
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186 239
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Gandhi 1982

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160 185
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100 87
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304 323
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96 84
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158 200
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164 213
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212 227
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336 419
Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Gladiator 2000

44
202 250
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97 91
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117 120
Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
Unforgiven 1992

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167 240
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Rebecca 1940

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183 221
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115 315
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Best Picture-Winning Films
analise.dubner added Forrest Gump 1994