What are the best award-winning movies?

In the most popular film awards, great movies are always accompanied by either a nomination or a trophy. The awards season is finally here. If you've heard about who won Best Picture in the 2020 Golden Globe Awards last January and you're not convinced, then there are still more movie awards to watch out for this year! For instance, the much-awaited 92nd Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is happening on Sunday, February 9th, 2020. This means that it’s time for movie enthusiasts out there to scream their hearts out and cheer for the most deserving movies and artists. Some of you are probably eyeing for who deserves to win the Best Picture award, or who would be recognized as the Best Actor or Actress. Whether it is the British Academy Film Awards or perhaps the Academy Awards, being nominated for a certain category is already an honor, especially for an individual who played a major role in the movie production. However, being considered as the best among the rest is also a different story. So, to recognize the efforts of the people involved in the production of the movie, individuals are given awards especially for the success of the movie.

Speaking of movie awards, we have prepared a list of some of the Oscar favorites for movie buffs to re-watch! From the Best Picture to the Best Original Screenplay, these highly-recognized award-winning movies will certainly remind you again why they’ve won not just the title, but the hearts of every viewer! Vote up for the movie that will never get old and leave a comment on why you love it!

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    If you want to know who won Best Picture in the 1998 Academy Awards, James Cameron and Jon Landau's Titanic won the title. Titanic has also won the Best Original Song, Best Film Editing, and many more.


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    Denise Martin
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "Let's be real, who didn't cry at the end of this movie? Titanic is a masterpiece and even after how many years, it's still heartbreaking no matter how many times I watch it </3"
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    Gladiator is a historical action-drama movie directed by Ridley Scott. It is one of the Oscar-winning movies to have won the Best Picture, Best Sound, and Best Visual Effects awards. 


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    Eugene Gardner
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "Dang, this was an amazing movie! I'm not really one for the whole sword and sandal genre but Gladiator is an exception because it actually has great characters and an intricate plot."
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    Birdman, also known as The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, is a comedy-drama film directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, 2015 Academy Awards Best Director. This movie has also won the Best Picture and Best Cinematography.


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    Ann Carr
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "NGL, I did not understand the ending hahaha. But Birdman's still a great movie even with the inexplicable ending. From the acting to the character-writing, I think it's spectacular!"
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    #4The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs has also gained awards and nominations. It is one of the movies with most Oscar wins for having won the Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and so on in the 64th Academy Awards.


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    Yao Duan
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "Silence of the Lambs stand the test of time. It's one of the best psychological thrillers out there and special mention goes to Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins for their extraordinary acting! Definitely recommend this!"
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    #5The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water has won the Best Picture in 2018 Academy Awards. The movie's director, Guillermo del Toro has also won Best Director in 2018 Academy Awards and 2018 Golden Globe Awards.


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    Betty Davis
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "Guillermo del Toro seems to have the magic touch because this movie was absolutely magical! It doesn't just have great writing, it looks visually amazing as well!"
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    Argo is a film directed by and starring Ben Affleck. Released in 2012, Argo was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and also features Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman in key supporting roles.


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    Johnny Alvarez
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "I was skeptical when I saw that Ben Affleck was the one directing this film because he hasn't had a good track record in Hollywood, but wow! Argo really blew me away! I rank it in my top five favorite films!"
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    Moonlight is a dramatic movie starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, and Trevante Rhodes. It was written for the screen and directed by Barry Jenkins. The film was first released in Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016.


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    Bruce Hunt
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "This was a groundbreaking movie. Not only is it a fantastic film on its own, it offered minorities the visibility they needed during award season. It's timely, relevant and a wonderful coming of age story."
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    #8Shakespeare In Love

    Shakespeare In Love

    Shakespeare In Love is a film directed by John Madden. Released in 1998, Shakespeare In Love was distributed by Miramax Films and features Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes in the lead roles.


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    Danielle Chen
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "I know shakespeare in love is a controversial winner since it went up against saving private ryan but the romantic in me agrees with its win! It's a little cliche but i think it's still deserves its win just for the incredible production alone!"
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    #9Green Book

    Green Book

    Green Book is a biographical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly released in 2018 starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, and Linda Cardellini. It is based on a true story of a savior road trip of the Deep South. 


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    Ann Gu
    Written on February 25, 2019
    "I just don't get those who hated the fact that Green Book won Best Picture, the Academy sure knows what they're doing and I find the film especially the story of passion and friendship inspiring 👍"


Best What are the best award-winning movies
1TitanicMovies 16 Paid
2GladiatorMovies 11 Paid
3BirdmanMovies 9 Paid
4The Silence of the LambsMovies 8 Paid
5The Shape of WaterMovies 7 Paid
6ArgoMovies 4 Paid
7MoonlightMovies 4 Paid
8Shakespeare In LoveMovies 4 Paid
9Green BookMovies 1 Paid

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