For Which Film Should Katherine Hepburn Have Won Best Actress?by jalapenoman | created - 25 Feb 2016 | updated - 25 Feb 2016 | Public
Katherine Hepburn won the Oscar for Best Actress four times ("Morning Glory," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?," "The Lion in Winter," and "On Golden Pond"). She was nominated an additional eight times but did not win. For which of these nominations do you think that she should have won? (actual winner is listed with each movie)
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1. Alice Adams (1935)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
winner was Bette Davis for "Dangerous"
2. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
winner was Ginger Rogers for "Kitty Foyle"
3. Woman of the Year (1942)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.
winner was Greer Garson for "Mrs. Miniver"
4. The African Queen (1951)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
Votes: 67,814 | Gross: $0.54M
winner was Vivien Leigh for "A Streetcar Named Desire"
5. Summertime (1955)
Not Rated | 100 min | Romance, Drama
A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.
winner was Anna Magnoni for "The Rose Tattoo"
6. The Rainmaker (1956)
Approved | 121 min | Romance, Western
During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.
winner was Ingrid Bergman for "Anastasia"
7. Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Approved | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.
Votes: 12,867 | Gross: $13.90M
winner was Simone Signoret for "Room at the Top"
8. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Not Rated | 174 min | Drama
At the end of a long and hot summer day, members of one family gather in a large house. Everyone has something painful and offensive to say, and their silence is even worse.
winner was Anne Bancroft for "The Miracle Worker"