Multiple Leading Role Oscar Nominations from One Movieby Hoekkie | created - 29 Sep 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.
2. From Here to Eternity (1953)
Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
Votes: 40,792 | Gross: $30.50M
3. The Defiant Ones (1958)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
4. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Not Rated | 179 min | Drama, War
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.
5. Becket (1964)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History
King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.
6. Network (1976)
R | 121 min | Drama
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.
7. The Dresser (1983)
PG | 118 min | Drama
Personal Assistant Norman (Sir Tom Courtenay) of deteriorating veteran actor Sir (Albert Finney) struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.
Votes: 4,543 | Gross: $5.31M
8. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 350,451 | Gross: $51.97M
9. Sleuth (1972)
PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.
10. A Star Is Born (2018)
R | 136 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Votes: 297,662 | Gross: $215.29M
Bradley Cooper as . Nominee
Lady Gaga as . Nominee
11. La La Land (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 465,554 | Gross: $151.10M
Ryan Gosling Nominee
Emma Stone Winner!
12. The Theory of Everything (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.
Votes: 376,939 | Gross: $35.89M
eddie redmayne winner
Felicity Jones Nominee
13. American Hustle (2013)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Votes: 430,602 | Gross: $150.12M
christian bale nominee
amy adams nominee
14. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 636,926 | Gross: $132.09M
bradley cooper nominee
jennifer lawrence winner
15. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Votes: 223,438 | Gross: $119.52M
joaquin phoenix nominee
reese witherspoon winner
16. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
Votes: 605,756 | Gross: $100.49M
clint eastwood nominee
hilary swank winner
17. In the Bedroom (2001)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.
Votes: 36,441 | Gross: $35.93M
sissy spacek nominee
tom wilkinson nominee
18. 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: 1,022,672 | Gross: $130.10M
Kevin Spacey winner
annette bening nominee
19. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 262,382 | Gross: $148.48M
jack nicholson winner
helen hunt winner
20. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera..
Votes: 109,770 | Gross: $31.97M
nicolas cage winner
elisabeth shue nominee
21. Dead Man Walking (1995)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
Votes: 85,024 | Gross: $39.39M
sean penn nominee
susan sarandon winner
22. The Remains of the Day (1993)
PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.
Votes: 60,891 | Gross: $22.95M
anthony hopkins nominee
emma thompson nominee
23. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,190,711 | Gross: $130.74M
jodie foster winner
anthony hopkins winner
24. Thelma & Louise (1991)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.
Votes: 127,477 | Gross: $45.36M
geena davis nominee
susan sarandon nomiee
25. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Votes: 93,110 | Gross: $106.59M
morgan freeman nominee
jessica tandy winner
26. Broadcast News (1987)
R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly.
Votes: 25,534 | Gross: $51.25M
william hurt nominee
holly hunter nominee
27. Ironweed (1987)
R | 143 min | Drama
An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades.
Votes: 7,965 | Gross: $7.39M
jack nicholson nominee
meryl streep nominee
28. Children of a Lesser God (1986)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice.
Votes: 14,199 | Gross: $31.85M
marlee matlin winner
william hurt nominee
29. Terms of Endearment (1983)
PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.
Votes: 51,670 | Gross: $108.42M
shirley maclaine winner
debra winger nominee
30. Educating Rita (1983)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
In Liverpool, twenty-seven-year-old hairdresser Rita (Dame Julie Walters) decides to complete her basic education before having children, as desired by her husband Denny (Malcolm Douglas). ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,618 | Gross: $14.65M
michael caine nominee
juli walters nominee
31. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 17,331 | Gross: $14.00M
jack lemmon nominee
sissy spacek nominee
32. On Golden Pond (1981)
PG | 109 min | Drama
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
Votes: 26,209 | Gross: $119.29M
henry fonda winner
katharine hepburn winner
33. Reds (1981)
PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Votes: 19,658 | Gross: $40.38M
2 x nominee
34. Atlantic City (1980)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.
2 x nominee
35. The China Syndrome (1979)
PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.
Votes: 25,458 | Gross: $51.72M
2 x nomiee
36. Coming Home (1978)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, War
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.
Votes: 11,680 | Gross: $32.65M
Jon Voight as Luke Martin Winner
Jane Fonda as Sally Hyde Winner