Eye on the Oscars 2013: Best Picture Preview

Films with the highest number of Oscar noms have streaky record in best picture race:

2012
“Lincoln” (12)
“Life of Pi” (11)
“Les Miserables” (8)
“Silver Linings Playbook” (8)
“Argo” (7)
2011
“Hugo” (11)
“The Artist” (10)
“Moneyball” (6)
“War Horse” (6)
“The Descendants” (5)
2010
“The King’s Speech” (12)
“True Grit” (10)
“Inception” (8)
“The Social Network” (8)
“The Fighter” (7)
2009
“Avatar” (9)
“The Hurt Locker” (9)
“Inglorious Basterds” (8)
“Precious …” (6)
“Up in the Air” (6)
2008
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (13)
“Slumdog Millionaire” (10)
“Milk” (8)
“Frost/Nixon” (5)
“The Reader” (5)
2007
“No Country for Old Men” (8)
“There Will Be Blood” (8)
“Atonement” (7)
“Michael Clayton” (7)
“Juno” (4)
2006
“Babel” (7)
“The Queen” (6)
“The Departed” (5)
“Letters From Iwo Jima” (4)
“Little Miss Sunshine” (4)
2005
“Brokeback Mountain” (8)
“Crash” (6)
“Good Night, and Good Luck.” (6)
“Capote” (5)
“Munich” (5)
2004
“The Aviator” (11)
“Finding Neverland” (7)
“Million Dollar Baby” (7)
“Ray” (6)
“Sideways” (5)
2003
“LOTR: The Return of the King” (11)
“Master and Commander …” (10)
“Seabiscuit” (7)
“Mystic River” (6)
“Lost in Translation” (4)
2002
“Chicago” (13)
“Gangs of New York” (10)
“The Hours” (9)
“The Pianist” (7)
“LOTR: The Two Towers” (6)
2001
“LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring” (13)
“A Beautiful Mind” (8)
“Moulin Rouge” (8)
“Gosford Park” (7)
“In the Bedroom” (5)
2000
“Gladiator” (12)
“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (10)
“Chocolat” (5)
“Erin Brockovich” (5)
“Traffic” (5)
1999
“American Beauty” (8)
“The Cider House Rules” (7)
“The Insider” (7)
“The Sixth Sense” (6)
“The Green Mile” (4)
1998
“Shakespeare in Love” (13)
“Saving Private Ryan” (11)
“Elizabeth” (7)
“Life Is Beautiful” (7)
“The Thin Red Line” (7)
1997
“Titanic” (14)
“Good Will Hunting” (9)
“L.A. Confidential” (9)
“As Good as It Gets” (7)
“The Full Monty” (4)
1996
“The English Patient” (12)
“Fargo” (7)
“Shine” (7)
“Jerry Maguire” (5)
“Secrets & Lies” (5)
1995
“Braveheart” (10)
“Apollo 13″ (9)
“Babe” (7)
“Sense and Sensibility” (7)
“The Postman” (Il Postino) (5)
1994
“Forrest Gump” (13)
“Pulp Fiction” (7)
“The Shawshank Redemption” (7)
“Quiz Show” (4)
“Four Weddings and a Funeral” (2)
1993
“Schindler’s List” (12)
“The Piano” (8)
“The Remains of the Day” (8)
“In the Name of the Father” (7)
“The Fugitive” (7)
1992
“Howards End” (9)
“Unforgiven” (9)
“The Crying Game” (6)
“A Few Good Men” (4)
“Scent of a Woman” (4)
1991
“Bugsy” (10)
“JFK” (8)
“The Prince of Tides” (7)
“The Silence of the Lambs” (7)
“Beauty and the Beast” (6)
1990
“Dances With Wolves” (12)
“The Godfather, Part III” (7)
“Good Fellas” (6)
“Ghost” (5)
“Awakenings” (3)
1989
“Driving Miss Daisy” (9)
“Born on the Fourth of July” (8)
“My Left Foot” (5)
“Dead Poets Society” (4)
“Field of Dreams” (3)
1988
“Rain Man” (8)
“Dangerous Liaisons” (7)
“Mississippi Burning” (7)
“Working Girl” (6)
“The Accidental Tourist” (4)
1987
“The Last Emperor” (9)
“Broadcast News” (7)
“Fatal Attraction” (6)
“Moonstruck” (6)
“Hope and Glory” (5)
1986
“A Room With a View” (8)
“Platoon” (8)
“Hannah and Her Sisters” (7)
“The Mission” (7)
“Children of a Lesser God” (5)
1985
“Out of Africa” (11)
“The Color Purple” (11)
“Prizzi’s Honor” (8)
“Witness” (8)
“Kiss of the Spider Woman” (4)
1984
“Amadeus” (11)
“A Passage to India” (11)
“Places in the Heart” (7)
“The Killing Fields” (7)
“A Soldier’s Story” (3)
1983
“Terms of Endearment” (11)
“The Right Stuff” (8)
“Tender Mercies” (5)
“The Dresser” (5)
“The Big Chill” (3)
1982
“Gandhi” (11)
“Tootsie” (10)
“E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (9)
“The Verdict” (5)
“Missing” (4)
1981
“Reds” (12)
“On Golden Pond” (10)
“Raiders of the Lost Ark” (8)
“Chariots of Fire” (7)
“Atlantic City” (5)
1980
“Raging Bull” (8)
“The Elephant Man” (8)
“Coal Miner’s Daughter” (7)
“Ordinary People” (6)
“Tess” (6)
1979
“All That Jazz” (9)
“Kramer vs. Kramer” (9)
“Apocalypse Now” (8)
“Breaking Away” (5)
“Norma Rae” (4)
1978
“Heaven Can Wait” (9)
“The Deer Hunter” (9)
“Coming Home” (8)
“Midnight Express” (6)
“An Unmarried Woman” (3)
1977
“Julia” (11)
“The Turning Point” (11)
“Star Wars” (10)
“Annie Hall” (5)
“The Goodbye Girl” (5)
1976
“Network” (10)
“Rocky” (10)
“All the President’s Men” (8)
“Bound for Glory” (6)
“Taxi Driver” (4)
1975
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (9)
“Barry Lyndon” (7)
“Dog Day Afternoon” (6)
“Nashville” (5)
“Jaws” (4)
1974
“Chinatown” (11)
“The Godfather Part II” (11)
“The Towering Inferno” (8)
“Lenny” (6)
“The Conversation” (3)
1973
“The Exorcist” (10)
“The Sting” (10)
“American Graffiti” (5)
“Cries and Whispers” (5)
“A Touch of Class” (5)
1972
“Cabaret” (10)
“The Godfather” (10)
“The Emigrants” (5)
“Sounder” (4)
“Deliverance” (3)
 
 

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