28 Classic Movies That Never Won Best Picture Oscars – From ‘Raging Bull’ to ‘Chinatown’ (Photos)

The Oscars can't crown them all, as evident by these classic films that didn't win the Best Picture prize

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PULP FICTION (1994): The gold shining from Marsellus Wallace's briefcase wasn't a best picture Oscar. Quentin Tarantino's Palme d'Or winning film wouldn't repeat at the Oscars, losing to "Forrest Gump"
  • Michael Difani

    “High Noon”, 1952, with Gary Cooper lost out to “The Greatest Show on Earth”.

  • FrankM

    Ugh, a list in slideshow format. You've got to be kidding me.

  • MrSolo

    Empire Strikes Back is the greatest movie ever and should of been nominated for best piccture. Annie Hall beating Star Wars is the greatest oscar travesty ever. I gave up on the oscars when Avatar lost out to hurt locker. the academy just doesnt get it.

  • GM52246

    “JAWS (1975): Steven Spielberg's feature debut”: Stephen Spielberg's feature debut was The Sugarland Express. Come on, people.

  • George Schoenthal

    I stop watching the Oscars when Shakespeare in Love won over Saving Private Ryan.