If yesterday we’ve presented a top of the oldest films nominated for Oscars, today is the turn of the films that were nominated more often to the highest distinction from the world.
A classic movie that made history in his time and aroused many passions. Has received eight statues from 13 nominations, including film, director, lead female role, actress in supporting role, Screenplay. It was the first production color film Oscar awarded. Is still in most charts showing the best movies in history.
A new musical, and the action takes place in Germany in 30s. Has won 8 Oscars, including directing, music, sound, actors in lead roles, but not for the film. Liza Minnelli, the main heroine, is the only person who won the Oscar and the parents (Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli) each won themselves an Oscar.
Eight Oscars for a biopic about Mahatma Gandhi, Indian political leader. The most important awards went to film director, leading actor, screenplay. Ghandhi fight for recognition of his compatriots’s rights and, since 1906 launches a mass revolt method based on peaceful resistance called Satyagraha, a form of radical refusal of any cooperation with British authorities.
Another biopic rewarded with eight Oscar statuettes (film director, leading actor, screenplay, costumes, set design, makeup, and sound). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s brilliant story told by Milos Forman. Amadeus is a drama based on the last years of the great composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The action takes place in late eighteenth century, especially in Vienna. It is structured like a flash back to Salieri’s segmented in old age is visited by a priest to confess.
Nine of nine Oscar nominations for this musical. The action takes place in Paris of nineteenth century and the heart of a young woman is educated to become a courtesan, but finally falls in love with a charming man. The story of a young French woman who, rose to become courtesan, known the true love.
05. The Last Emperor
Bernardo Bertolucci’s masterpiece won nine Oscars in as many nominations. The film tells the story of the last ruler of the Ching Dynasty, scrolling action for a period of 59 years. The true story of Pu Yi Aisin-Gioro, the last emperor of Ching Dynasty. Crowned at the age of 3 years, adored by 500 million people, finally forced to abdicate, Pu Yi ends in obscurity, as a simple citizen.
04. West Side Story
For almost half of century is the only film that has won 10 Oscars from 11 nominations. A musical inspired by Romeo and Juliet, the struggle for supremacy between two rival groups from New York, and an impossible love story. West Side Story is hard film version of Romeo and Juliet, only now it’s not a duel between Montague and Capulet families, but between Americans and Puerto Ricans. The movie highlights the social problems of America in the 60s both in terms of American and Puerto Rican immigrants.
Until 13 years ago was the most nominated film, receiving 11 awards from 12 nominations. At the beginning of first century, Prince Ben Hur Jew was living in Jerusalem. Old friend Messala arrives here as an officer of the Roman legions. At first, both are glad by the reunion, but gradually are separate by the differences of political opinion. Messala, is taking advantage of that, at the arrival ceremony, there is an untoward occurrence, even in the house where lived Ben Hur, his friend sent the galleys, and his mother and sister at prison.
It is the most nominated film from the Oscar history, along with All About Eve. The production of James Cameron managed to win 11 prizes in 14 nominations, unlike 1950s film that took only six Oscars. There was no Oscar for acting. “Titanic” of James Cameron is a love story combined with action sequences, which takes place during the first trip of the ship RMS Titanic, White Star Line company pride and at the same time, the largest moving object that had ever been built.
The last part of Peter Jackson’s trilogy is the latest production in this club. The film has not wasted any nomination and managed to win 11 awards in 11. Like Titanic, even this film has a prize for interpretation. Great sacrifice accompanies each victory. Despite huge losses, Brotherhood is the most important ventures in their struggle for life, united in pursuit of Sauron distracted and give Frodo a chance to fulfill his mission.