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List of films receiving six or more Academy Awards

This is a list of films receiving six or more Academy Awards. To date, 33 films have each received six or more Academy Awards in competitive categories. In addition, each of the films included on this list has received the Academy Award for Best Picture, unless otherwise noted. This list is current as of the 80th Academy Awards ceremony held on February 24, 2008.

List of films

# Annual Year Film Awards Nom's Notes
1 12th 1939 Gone with the Wind 8 13 Also won a Special Award
Also won a Technical Achievement Award
2 15th 1942 Mrs. Miniver 6 12
3 17th 1944 Going My Way 7 10
4 19th 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives 7 8
5 23rd 1950 All About Eve 6 14
6 24th 1951 An American in Paris 6 8
7 24th 1951 A Place in the Sun 6 9 Lost Best Picture to An American in Paris
8 26th 1953 From Here to Eternity 8 13
9 27th 1954 On the Waterfront 8 12
10 30th 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai 7 8
11 31st 1958 Gigi 9 9
12 32nd 1959 Ben-Hur 11 12
13 34th 1961 West Side Story 10 11
14 35th 1962 Lawrence of Arabia 7 10
15 37th 1964 My Fair Lady 8 12
16 39th 1966 A Man for All Seasons 6 8
17 43rd 1970 Patton 7 10
18 45th 1972 Cabaret 8 10 Lost Best Picture to The Godfather
19 46th 1973 The Sting 7 10
20 47th 1974 The Godfather Part II 6 11
21 50th 1977 Star Wars 6 10 Lost Best Picture to Annie Hall
Also won a Special Achievement Award
22 55th 1982 Gandhi 8 11
23 57th 1984 Amadeus 8 11
24 58th 1985 Out of Africa 7 11
25 60th 1987 The Last Emperor 9 9
26 63rd 1990 Dances with Wolves 7 12
27 66th 1993 Schindler's List 7 12
28 67th 1994 Forrest Gump 6 13
29 69th 1996 The English Patient 9 12
30 70th 1997 Titanic 11 14
31 71st 1998 Shakespeare in Love 7 13
32 75th 2002 Chicago 6 13
33 76th 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 11 11

Note:

At the 41st Academy Awards ceremony for 1968, Oliver! also received six Academy Awards, although only five were in competitive categories. From 11 nominations, the film received five Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and an Honorary Academy Award.

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