Worst Oscar Best Pictures & Emmy Best Television Showsby jordanhores | created - 25 Dec 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
This list is a list of the worst movies being awarded at the Academy Awards & Daytime-Primetime Emmy Awards from critics and audience. Includes the movies by year that are considered to deserve the best picture award. *=Daytime Series (Children & Adult) ~=Primetime Series(Children & Adult) Snubbed Films of the years -Serpico -The Last Detail (1973) -Being There (1979) -The Shining (1980) -Sophie's Choice (1982) -Glory (1989) -Reversal of Fortune -Miller's Crossing (1990) -Thelma & Louise -The Fisher King (1991) -Nixon -The Usual Suspects -Dead Man Walking (1995) -Amistad (1997) -The Big Lebowski -The Truman Show (1998) -Magnolia (1999) -Almost Famous (2000) -Adaptation -Frida -Far From Heaven (2002) -Cold Mountain (2003) -Walk the Line (2005) -The Dark Knight -Doubt (2008) -The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) -The Wild Bunch -Once Upon a Time in the West 1969 -They Shoot Horses Don't They? -The Dirty Dozen -Cool Hand Luke 1967 -The Great Escape -Hud 1963 -Vertigo -Touch of Evil 1958 -The Night of the Hunter -Rebel Without a Cause 1955 -Singing in the Rain -The Bad and the Beautiful 1952 -The African Queen 1951 -Gilda -Notorious -The Postman Always Ring Twice 1946 -Laura -Meet Me in St.Louis -Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944 -Woman of the Year 1942 -Meet John Doe -Ball of Fire 1941 -Angels With Dirty Faces -Bringing Up Baby 1938 -My Man Godfrey -Modern Times 1936 -Dinner at Eight -King Kong -Duck Soup 1932 -A Free Soul -City Lights -Dracula -Frankenstein 1931 Snubbed Television Shows -Boy Meets World -Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide -Dungeons & Dragons -Inspector Gadget -Recess -Hey Arnold -Spider-Man: The Animated Series -The Weekenders -Rawhide -Dennis the Menace -The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis -Bachelor Father -Adventures of Superman -Whirlybirds -My Little Margie -Sea Hunt -The Millionaire -Tales of Wells Fargo -Wanted: Dead or Alive -Fury -Burke's Law -Bat Masterson -The Cisco Kid -Laramie -M Squad -Richard Diamond Private Detective -Highway Patrol -Hawaiian Eye -The Lineup -The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna -I Married Joan -The Patty Duke Show -The Doris Day Show -The Ann Sothern Show -The Lawrence Welk Show -The Roy Rogers Show -Sam and Friends -The Gabby Hayes Show -Shirley Temple's Storybook -Mister Magoo -The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show -Scooby Doo Where Are You! -Jonny Quest -The Yogi Bear Show
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1. Rocky (1976)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport
A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Votes: 491,471 | Gross: $117.24M
*Network *All the President's Men
2. Annie Hall (1977)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.
Votes: 242,485 | Gross: $39.20M
*Julia *Star Wars
3. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 124,219 | Gross: $106.26M
4. Ordinary People (1980)
R | 124 min | Drama
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Votes: 43,998 | Gross: $54.80M
*Raging Bull *The Elephant Man
5. Chariots of Fire (1981)
PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
Votes: 51,320 | Gross: $58.97M
*Raiders of the Lost Ark *Reds
6. Terms of Endearment (1983)
PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.
Votes: 51,632 | Gross: $108.42M
*The Big Chill
7. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 350,323 | Gross: $51.97M
*Places in the Heart *A Soldier's Story
8. Out of Africa (1985)
PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Votes: 67,630 | Gross: $87.10M
*Prizzi's Honor *Witness
9. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other historical events unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.
Votes: 1,691,961 | Gross: $330.25M
*Quiz Show *The Shawshank Redemption
10. Braveheart (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 919,713 | Gross: $75.60M
*Apollo 13 *Sense and Sensibility
11. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of World War II, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Votes: 170,904 | Gross: $78.65M
12. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 993,837 | Gross: $659.33M
13. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The world's greatest ever playwright, William Shakespeare, is young, out of ideas and short of cash, but meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
Votes: 206,731 | Gross: $100.32M
*Saving Private Ryan
14. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 1,022,370 | Gross: $130.10M
*The Cider House Rules
15. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Votes: 1,266,412 | Gross: $187.71M
16. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 801,678 | Gross: $170.74M
*Gosford Park *The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
17. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
Votes: 207,325 | Gross: $170.69M
*Gangs of New York *The Hours
18. Crash (I) (2004)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Votes: 408,186 | Gross: $54.58M
*Brokeback Mountain *Capote
19. No Country for Old Men (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Votes: 799,580 | Gross: $74.28M
*There Will Be Blood
20. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
Votes: 767,967 | Gross: $141.32M
21. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 612,880 | Gross: $138.80M
*The Social Network
22. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 550,663 | Gross: $136.03M
*Life of Pi *Lincoln
23. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
R | 113 min | Drama
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.
Votes: 95,028 | Gross: $44.79M
*Hello, Dolly *Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
24. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Votes: 32,731 | Gross: $16.80M
*Funny Girl *The Lion in Winter
25. Tom Jones (1963)
Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
The romantic and chivalrous adventures of adopted bastard Tom Jones in 18th century England.
Votes: 10,873 | Gross: $37.60M
*Lilies of the Field *How the West Was Won
26. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Votes: 23,122 | Gross: $42.00M
*The Ten Commandments *Giant *The King and I
27. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Passed | 152 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.
Votes: 12,116 | Gross: $36.00M
*High Noon *The Quiet Man
28. An American in Paris (1951)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.
Votes: 28,589 | Gross: $4.50M
*A Place in the Sun *A Streetcar Named Desire
29. Hamlet (1948)
Not Rated | 154 min | Drama
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.
*Johnny Belinda *The Treasure of Sierra Madre
30. Going My Way (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Father Charles O'Malley, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.
Votes: 9,833 | Gross: $16.30M
*Double Indemnity *Gaslight
31. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
*Lost Horizon *Stage Door *The Awful Truth
32. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Votes: 883,179 | Gross: $293.00M
*Coraline *The Princess and the Frog
33. Rango (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
Votes: 223,884 | Gross: $123.48M
*A Cat in Paris *Kung Fu Panda 2
34. Tumble Leaf (2013– )
TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Tumble Leaf is a series aimed at preschoolers, set in a whimsical land where a small blue fox named Fig plays each day and discovers adventure, friendship and love around every bend in the ... See full summary »
*2015, 2016 & 2018 -Peg & Cat
35. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.
*1987 & 1988 -The Smurfs -The Charlie Brown & Snoopy Show 1986
36. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990–1995)
TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The wacky adventures of the new young hip generation of Warner Brothers Looney Tunes characters, most of them descendants of the original classic toon cast.
*1993 -Batman The Animated Series -Rugrats
37. Animaniacs (1993–1998)
TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Mainly staring the Warner Siblings Wakko, Yakko, and Dot, who were created by the WB Studios ... See full summary »
*1996 & 1997 -Schoolhouse Rocks!
38. Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (1998–1999)
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Pinky (Rob Paulsen) and the Brain (Maurice LeMarche) are still trying to take over the world, but now they're operating from Elmyra Duff's (Cree Summer's) house.
39. Little Bill (1999–2004)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family
A smart, inquisitive five year old boy called "Little Bill" explores what life is like with the help of his big imagination.
*2004 -Arthur -Rugrats -Kim Possible
40. Peep and the Big Wide World (2004– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Peep, Chirp, and Quack explore the "Big Wide World" around them, leading to mischief and adventures.
*2005 -Arthur -Kim Possible
41. Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks (2003–2005)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Grandad tells his grandchildren about his adventures as a boy.
42. Word World (2007– )
TV-Y | 28 min | Animation, Family
In Word World, words actually become the objects they represent in an innovative, educational and entertaining adventure for your kids.
*2009 -Curious George -The Backayrdigans
43. The Penguins of Madagascar (2008–2015)
TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The daily adventures of penguins living in New York's Central Park Zoo.
*2011 & 2012 -The Backyardigans -Curious George
44. Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011–2016)
TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Short, Action
The further adventures of Po the Dragon Warrior and his friends.
*2013 & 2014 -Spongebob Squarepants -The Fairly Oddparents
45. All Hail King Julien (2014–2017)
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure