Tony/Oscar Crossoversby jalapenoman | created - 16 Mar 2015 | updated - 25 Mar 2015 | Public
Seven stories have won the Tony Award for Best Play, Best Musical, or Best Revival (Musical or Play) and then have also won the Academy Award for Best Picture (not necessarily in the same year). Which of these Tony/Oscar crossovers is your favorite?
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1. My Fair Lady (1964)
G | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Snobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins (Sir Rex Harrison) agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) presentable in high society.
Votes: 81,464 | Gross: $72.00M
3. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.
Votes: 28,898 | Gross: $28.35M
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 855,381 | Gross: $112.00M
5. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Votes: 346,315 | Gross: $51.97M
6. 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: 983,467 | Gross: $659.33M
Based on the same incident, but not using a similar script
7. 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: 205,009 | Gross: $170.69M