The Academy Awards (nicknamed the Oscars) are one of the most coveted awards in showbusiness, and no awards ceremony can reflect as much collective enthusiasm and enthusiasm from fans as the Oscars. Every year, hundreds of people come together to celebrate the best and most innovative performances, stories, and cinematography that the film industry has to offer. Winner of this award have gone on to become renowned the world over, and many have become iconic figures and symbols of the industry.

To honor the accomplishments of all the remarkable movies that over the years have won the most Oscars, we have compiled a list of the top movies who have taken home the most awards. Here they are in ascending order.

  1. Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump was released in 1994, and was a massive hit, grossing more than $678 million worldwide at the box office. The film took home an impressive six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Zemeckis, and Best Actor for Tom Hanks. It’s no surprise that the tear-jerking comedy-drama made it on this list.

  1. Titanic (1997)

Titanic was a runaway success, with its emotionally charged love story, spectacular visuals and memorable performances. It went on to rake in more than $2 billion on a budget of $200 million, easily beating its own records for box office records for two decades. Triumphing over its competitors, the movie won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director for James Cameron.

  1. Ben-Hur (1959)

This Charlton Heston vehicle, directed by William Wyler, was an unlikely choice for 1959, but it was a big box office success and won a slew of awards. It won an unprecedented 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The final installment in the film trilogy of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings saga was a massive success and the most acclaimed of the three. Nominated for eleven Oscars, the movie ended up taking home all the awards, making it one of the most awards with 11 Oscars.

  1. West Side Story (1961)

Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, West Side Story was a hit when it released in 1961. Directed by the iconic Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, West Side Story earned ten Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

  1. The English Patient (1996)

This romantic tragedy set in the Casablanca region of Tanzania in World War II won nine Oscars, including Best Picture. It marked a significant win for director Anthony Minghella, who became one of the few British directors to win Best Director.

  1. Gigi (1958)

This classic romantic comedy starring Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier performed surprisingly well and took home another 9 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director for Vincente Minnelli and Best Song.

  1. All About Eve (1950)

All About Eve is a classic movie about a scheming young actress who tries to gain fame by trying to insinuate her into the life of a well-known Broadway star. Directed by Joseph L. Manckiewicz, this movie garnered 14 nominations and won 6 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

  1. The Last Emperor (1987)

The Last Emperor was the first Chinese-language movie to win Best Picture Oscar. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring John Lone, this movie was a commercial and critical success, and took home nine Oscars.

  1. Titanic (1997)

No other movie in history has matched the success of Titanic. Released in 1997, the movie achieved a tremendous box office success, broke several records and won 11 Oscars. Its record of 11 Academy Awards wins still stands, with no one movie coming close to its legacy.

Every year, hundreds of movies compete for the most sought-after Oscar award. However, just a handful of movies stand out and win the award. The movies mentioned in this article are some of the most celebrated and most awarded movies in the history of the Academy Awards. From Forrest Gump to Titanic, these movies have made their mark in the industry and are cherished by fans the world over.

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