Academy awards: supporting actress( from best to worst winner)

Gale Sondergaard was the first winner in this category and she got it in her first feature film, not a bad performance but not too good.
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1.
Julia (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany. (117 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
“ Vanessa Redgrave in the tittle role is amazing and she did one of the most controversial speeches en academy history. She is the best. ” - cafg-0
 
2.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Jane Darwell as Ma Joad is the perfect contrast to Henry Fonda, she almost steals every scene, and the movie is an absolute classic. ” - cafg-0
 
3.
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
“ Meryl Streep in her outstanding role as Joanna Kramer, an imperfect mother. ” - cafg-0
 
4.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (136 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Ruth Gordon was the perfect choice for the noisy neighbor who adores Satan in this horror film. ” - cafg-0
 
5.
Precious (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction. (110 mins.)
Director: Lee Daniels
“ Mo`nique is a storm in this film as a mother/monster, the best winner in recent years. ” - cafg-0
 
6.
The English Patient (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. (162 mins.)
“ Juliette Binoche steals every scene when she is on screen in a very long film. ” - cafg-0
 
7.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly. (103 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Dianne Wiest as Holly an optimistic character and a complex personality at the same time, she is the best in a very talented casting. ” - cafg-0
 
8.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Cate Blanchett as the academy award winner Katherine Hepburn did a wonderful job. ” - cafg-0
 
9.
West Side Story (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
“ Rita Moreno played Anita and stole the show in Natalie Wood face, dancing and acting like just few could do it. ” - cafg-0
 
10.
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love. (130 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Angelica Huston got a third oscar for his family under the direction of his father, demostrating that she is one of the best actresses of her generation. ” - cafg-0
 
11.
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In New York in 1928, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced. (98 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Dianne Wiest is the old fashion Brodway diva in the best Woody Allen film of the 90s. ” - cafg-0
 
12.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. (170 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
“ Katina Paxinou made a sensational debut on the big screen as an heroic woman in the spanish civil war. ” - cafg-0
 
13.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. (122 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Kim Hunter plays Stella, she gets a difficult character among two monsters of acting: Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh. ” - cafg-0
 
14.
East of Eden (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend. (115 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Jo Van Fleet as a cold prsotitute, mother of James Dean is very good, maybe just Natalie Wood (Rebel without a cause) was her only competition that year. ” - cafg-0
 
15.
Les Misérables (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Anne Hathaway portraits with great profesionalism the tragic Fantine and sings and cries marevously ” - cafg-0
 
16.
Key Largo (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Claire Trevor as the lover of Edward G. Robinson in a good thriller of the master John Huston. The scene when she sings is unforgettable. ” - cafg-0
 
17.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. (180 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Shelley Winters as a dutch woman hidden along Anne Frank. She was really a great supporting actress. ” - cafg-0
 
18.
California Suite (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel. (103 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ Maggie Smith is funny and dramatic at the same time portraying and actress who is nominated for an Oscar. ” - cafg-0
 
19.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ Lupita Nyongo is unforgettable as the tragic slave who is abused by an evil white man ” - cafg-0
 
20.
The Constant Gardener (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. (129 mins.)
“ Raches is beautiful and fierceful as Tessa an enigmatic but very brave woman in the middle of dark political situations in Africa. ” - cafg-0
 
21.
Reds (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. (195 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
“ MaureenStapleton as Emma Goldman a political intelectual in a tormentus moment of the american history. ” - cafg-0
 
22.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Estelle Parsons is fine in this classic film as the hysterical Blanche. ” - cafg-0
 
23.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. (138 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Kimm Bassinger as a prostitute who pretends to be Veronica Lake in a noir film, a perfect role for an underrated actress. Julianne Moore as a porn star in Boogie night was a little better . ” - cafg-0
 
24.
Boyhood (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college. (165 mins.)
“ Patricia Arquette as a divorced woman trying to be a good mother and settle down. She was the best option among the nominees. ” - cafg-0
 
25.
Michael Clayton (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
“ Tilda Swinton is one of the best actresse without doubts, but i still think Cate Blanchett in Im not there was much better. ” - cafg-0
 
26.
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Linda Hunt playing a cambodian man is fantastic. she had no competetion that year. ” - cafg-0
 
27.
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II. (134 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Tersa Wright in one of her earlies roles, played very well a daughter in-law of the main character. Maybe Gladys Cooper (Now, voyager) who was nominated that year could be a better choice. ” - cafg-0
 
28.
The Great Lie (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child. (108 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ Mary Astor as a mothe who abandons her child to Bette Davis. That year she has a great role in The maltese falco and maybe she got the award for both films. ” - cafg-0
 
29.
The Razor's Edge (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married. (145 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
“ Anne Baxter as the very fragil Sophie is mesmerazing, but the movie is so dated. ” - cafg-0
 
30.
Zorba the Greek (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba. (142 mins.)
“ Lila Kedrova shines as an old woman trying to recover some past glamour. ” - cafg-0
 
31.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Penélope Cruz as Maria Elena in this Woody Allen film is great and got the oscar in a very tough year. ” - cafg-0
 
32.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally. (118 mins.)
“ Cloris Leachman shows that she could be funny but as a dramtic actress is sensational ” - cafg-0
 
33.
On the Waterfront (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. (108 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Eva Marie Saint got a little shine in the middle of a great male cast(Brando, Cobb, Steiger y Madden). ” - cafg-0
 
34.
Harvey (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. (104 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Josephine Hull just made a couple of films in her career, and she got the oscar in this comedy over two actressesof All about Eve: Celeste Holm and Thelma Ritter. ” - cafg-0
 
35.
Ghost (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic. (127 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
“ Whoopi Goldberg steals the show from two so so actors (Moore and Swayze) as Oda Mae. ” - cafg-0
 
36.
A Patch of Blue (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life. (105 mins.)
Director: Guy Green
“ Shelley Winters plays a g mother/monster (years before Mo`nique) and got her secon Oscar. ” - cafg-0
 
37.
From Here to Eternity (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (118 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
“ Donna Reed playing a prostitute in Pearl Harbor is very good in her scenes. She is the favorite in a weak year for the category. ” - cafg-0
 
38.
Paper Moon (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. (102 mins.)
“ Tatum O`neal with only ten years and her first film got the oscar, is a shame that after this role she could not make a decent career. ” - cafg-0
 
39.
All the King's Men (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. (110 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
“ Mercedes McCambridge made a fantastic debut in this political film, she was the best in her category in a weak year. ” - cafg-0
 
40.
A Passage to India (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator. (164 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ Peggy Ashcroft shows why she was a perfect british actress in this David Lean film (his last). ” - cafg-0
 
41.
The Danish Girl (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Alicia Vikander steals the show as a troubled painter in love with a trasgender person ” - cafg-0
 
42.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Hattie McDaniel was for too many years the only african american person to win an Oscar, she is unforgettable in this classic, but Olivia de Havilland in the same picture is incredible. ” - cafg-0
 
43.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Angelina Jolie made of this small film almost a one- woman show with a very complicated performance. but i prefer Samantha Morton in Sweet and Lowdown. ” - cafg-0
 
44.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Patty Duke as Helen Keller is fantastic, but is she better than Angel Lansbury (The Manchurian candidate), Shirley Knight (Sweet bird of youth) or Thelma Ritter (Birdman of Alcatraz)? ” - cafg-0
 
45.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. (118 mins.)
“ Gloria Grahame in a small but very juicy role in a great film. ” - cafg-0
 
46.
Shampoo (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968. (109 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
“ Lee Grant got the recognition after several years of being in the black list. ” - cafg-0
 
47.
The Fisher King (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. (137 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Mercedes Ruehl in her best moment, but now where is she? ” - cafg-0
 
48.
The Help (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ Octavia Spencer as a maid who has to face racism and prejudice in an American town during the 60's ” - cafg-0
 
49.
Cold Mountain (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. (154 mins.)
“ Reneé Zellweger is very good as Ruby, but i think that Patricia Clarkson was perfect in Pieces of April. ” - cafg-0
 
50.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Jennifer Connelly as Alicia Nash is very good, but Helen Mirren in Gosford Park is way superior. ” - cafg-0
 
51.
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a ditzy prostitute. (95 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Mira Sorvino as a dumb prostitute in a Woody Allen film is good, but Joan Allen (Nixon) and Kate Winslet (Sense and sensibility) are better. ” - cafg-0
 
52.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (128 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Ingrid BErgman got her third oscar for a small role in a film based on agatha Christie`s novel, but as she said, the best in her category was Valentina Cortesse (Le nuit americane) ” - cafg-0
 
53.
The Piano (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. (121 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ Anna Paquin in her scrren debut was very convincent, but winning over Holly Hunter (the firm), Wynona Rider (The age of innocence), Rosie Perez (Fearless) and Emma Thompson (In the name of the father) was too much for her. ” - cafg-0
 
54.
The Fighter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s. (116 mins.)
“ Melissa Leo a talented actress got the recognition after several years in the indie circuit. ” - cafg-0
 
55.
My Left Foot (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ Brenda Fricker as the mother of the principal character is good, but i thik Angelica Huston could get a second oscar for Crimes and misdemeanors (she did not get the nod for the Woody Allen film) instead that for Enemies: a love story . ” - cafg-0
 
56.
Chicago (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. (113 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ Catherine Zeta Jones as Velma, a glamorous killer in a good musical is quite good, but Julianne Moore(The hours) or Meryl Streep (Adaptation) are spectacular. ” - cafg-0
 
57.
Tootsie (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap. (116 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ Jessica Lange got the oscar maybe because she was also nominated en the principal category for her outstandig performance in Frances. ” - cafg-0
 
58.
Elmer Gantry (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause. (146 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Shirley Jones got the award and Janet Leigh in Psycho lost. That is a real shame. ” - cafg-0
 
59.
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred. (118 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Celeste Holm in a fine performance in this dated film by elia Kazan. Gloria Grahame gave a better performance in a better film called Crossfire. ” - cafg-0
 
60.
Separate Tables (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables." (100 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ Wendy Hiller a very talented british actress got the recognition for this ensamble film. ” - cafg-0
 
61.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays. (123 mins.)
Director: John Madden
“ Judi Dench is one of the best actresses ever but got the oscar for being in this picture and only for just a couple scenes is outrageous. ” - cafg-0
 
62.
Jezebel (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back. (104 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Fay Bainter got two nods that year (the first actress to do that) and got it for this Bette Davis classic ” - cafg-0
 
63.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet. (113 mins.)
Director: Clifford Odets
“ Ehtel Barrymore made her come back to the big screen in this small and almost forgotten film. ” - cafg-0
 
64.
Melvin and Howard (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story of hard-luck Melvin E. Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes. (95 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Mary Steenburgen as a naive streeper is sweet and good, she won because that was a weak year in that category. ” - cafg-0
 
65.
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door. (109 mins.)
Director: Milton Katselas
“ Eileen Heckart got the oscar in this cute film as the overprotected mother of a blind guy, but Susan Tyrell would be a better choice. ” - cafg-0
 
66.
Pollock (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. (122 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ Marcia Gay Harden was the surprise winner that year, getting the oscar over two great perfomances: Julie Walters (Billy Elliot) and Frances McDormand (Almost famous). ” - cafg-0
 
67.
Cactus Flower (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife. (103 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Goldie Hawn in her best role as a bimbo. Dyann Cannon (Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice) was the best suporting actress that year, but she did not have the star look of Hawn. ” - cafg-0
 
68.
Anthony Adverse (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves. (141 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Gale Sondergaard as a manipulative woman. She became the first winner in this category with a good performance but not great ” - cafg-0
 
69.
Dreamgirls (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. (130 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ Jennifer Hudson steals the show in this big musical, but mos of it because of her voice and not for her quality as an actress. The other actresses in the category are better specially japanesse Rinko Kikuchi (Babel). ” - cafg-0
 
70.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. (131 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Sandy Dennis as the fragile pregnant woman in the midle of the fight between Taylor and Burton got a little lost. Vivian Merchant in Alfie is my choice for that year. ” - cafg-0
 
71.
Written on the Wind (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister. (99 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
“ Dorothy Malone gave a just ok performance in this melodrama directed by Douglas Sirk. Mildred Dunnock in Baby doll was just irrecognizable. ” - cafg-0
 
72.
Airport (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved. (137 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
“ Helen Hayes as an old lady who is a troublemaker in this disaster film is very funny, but Karen Black in Five easy pieces gave a fantastic performance. ” - cafg-0
 
73.
National Velvet (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. (123 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ Anne Revere gave a fine performance in this familiar picture, but Angela Lansbury in The picture of dorian Gray was much better. ” - cafg-0
 
74.
Moonstruck (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Olympia Dukakis as the mother of Cher is just fine, it was a weak year for the category, maybe Anne Ramsey (Throw mamma from the train) was a little bit better. ” - cafg-0
 
75.
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles. (121 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
“ Geena Davis was hot at that moment and got the award over two better actresses with better perfomances in better films: Michaelle Pfeiffer (Dangerous liaisons) and Sigourney Weaver (Working girl). ” - cafg-0
 
76.
The V.I.P.s (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life. (119 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
“ Margareth Rutherford after a great career in the stage got the award for this bad film. ” - cafg-0
 
77.
Network (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Beatrice Straight in with just a single scene in this great film got the Oscar, that is too much, the other nominees deserved more the award: Piper Laurie (Carrie), Lee Grant (Voyage of the damned), Jodie Foster (Taxi driver) or Jane Alexander (All the president´s men). ” - cafg-0
 
78.
In Old Chicago (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ Alice Brady playing a mother of three sons in this big production. This was other example of givig awards for the career instead for a single performance. ” - cafg-0
 
79.
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them. (120 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
“ Marisa Tomei not only got the award for this forgettable film, but a whole career, she has improved with the years, but winning over Judy Davis (Husbands and wives) or Miranda Richardson (Damage) is a scandal. ” - cafg-0
 
80.
Sayonara (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer. (147 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
“ Miyoshi Umeki was the first asian woman to win an oscar, but she is bad in the role of a submisive japanesse girl, and the whole picture is so strange to watch nowadays.The great Elsa Lanchester (Witness for the prosecution) was so much better. ” - cafg-0