Films that should have been Oscar Nominated in certain categories!by BuckysGirl16 | created - 5 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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1. October Sky (1999)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
Votes: 76,687 | Gross: $32.48M
* Best Adapted Screenplay, * Best Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal), * Best Supporting Actor (Chris Cooper), * Best Original Score, and * Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern).
PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Two Jedi escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.
Votes: 665,944 | Gross: $474.54M
* Best Costume Design
3. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Votes: 22,089 | Gross: $54.86M
* Best Art Direction
4. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
Votes: 104,786 | Gross: $28.50M
* Best Adapted Screenplay, and *Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tobey Maguire)
5. 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: 1,005,753 | Gross: $130.10M
* Best Supporting Actor (Chris Cooper), and * Best Original Score
6. Far and Away (1992)
PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
Votes: 55,669 | Gross: $58.88M
* Best Original Song- Book of Days
7. Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "true" story of her ancestor.
Votes: 65,727 | Gross: $65.71M
* Best Actress in a Leading Role (Drew Barrymore), * Best Supporting Actress (Anjelica Huston), * Best Costume Design, and * Best Art Direction.
8. Rudy (1993)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.
Votes: 51,478 | Gross: $22.75M
* Best Actor in a Leading Role (Sean Astin), * Best Supporting Actor (Charles S. Dutton), and * Best Original Score.
9. The Doors (1991)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
Votes: 79,088 | Gross: $35.18M
* Best Actor in a Leading Role (Val Kilmer), and * Best Cinematography.
10. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama
Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.
Votes: 45,732 | Gross: $6.40M
* Best Actor in a Leading Role (River Phoenix)
11. The Promise (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, History
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
* Best Cinematography, and * Best Art Direction
12. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
Votes: 33,352 | Gross: $17.45M
* Best Actress in a Leading Role (Jessica Chastain), and * Best Adapted Screenplay