Everyone has their idea of what makes a movie great, maybe it is the actors, the script, the costumes, or the location. Maybe you prefer the action scenes, the well-played romance, or perhaps your one for digital effects. Whatever your preferences we can all agree that there are some things that make movies better than others. This is one thing that the movie industry has agreed upon as well. There are certain aspects of movies that set them apart, make them true masterpieces in the industry. To show just how important these various aspects are they have created various awards. Each year movies compete to see who was the best in various categories, from the actors to the writers to the set designers and so much more. The most popular of these award ceremonies is of course the Oscars, a prestigious event held in Hollywood, California. Each year the best of the best show up dressed to impress and looking to add another award to their resume. An academy award from the experts in the industry recognizing them for their hard work and artistic genius. There are of course some films that have received more awards than others and this sets them apart as some of the greatest films in history. Here is a complete breakdown of those movies as well as a few other fun facts about those who’ve been awarded over the years.
Most Awarded Film
There are three movies that tie for this spot. They have each won 11 Academy Award. Of course, they are each true masterpiece and their title as most awarded film is just further evidence of that. They are: Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997), and The Lord of The Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
The Most Nominated Movies
Not all movies that are nominated win the award, although you may feel they deserve it. Some however, are nominated for many categories. Here are the most awarded films, they each received 14 nominations: All About Eve (1950), Titanic (1997) and La La Land (2016).
Most Awarded Person
This is one of the most prestigious titles to hold, to say that you are the most awarded person in the film industry is quite an accomplishment, and of course this title goes to the infamous Walk Disney who has a record 22 Oscars.
Most Awarded Woman
The overall most awarded woman was Edith Head, she won eight Oscars all for her amazing costume designs.
The Most Awarded Actor/Actress
This title rightly goes to the amazing Katharine Hepburn who has won four awards all for Best Actress.
While there are many more categories and awarded individuals out there these are some of the most impressive numbers. Showing that the film industry is truly an art form, one to be admired. As well as who the greats of the industry are. Have you seen the films that made it onto the list? If not, take a moment to watch them and see why they have gone down in history as some of the greatest movies of all time.