21 films (Best Editing)by corbaseball12-348-457583 | created - 06 May 2012 | updated - 28 Feb 2013 | Public
Here are a list of the 21 films that had one and only one Oscar nomination, and that nomination be for Best Film Editing.
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1. Eskimo (1933)
Passed | 117 min | Drama
The happy life of an Eskimo is disastrously changed when he mingles with an unscrupulous white trader.
Film Edited by Conrad A. Nervig Won Oscar for Best Film Editing
2. Janie (1944)
Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Janie is a scatter-brained and high spirited teenage girl living in the small town of Hortonville. World War II causes the establishment of an army camp just outside town. Janie and her ... See full summary »
Film Edited by Owen Marks
3. Odd Man Out (1947)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.
Film Edited by Fergus McDonell
4. The Window (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.
Film Edited by Frederic Knudtson
5. Flat Top (1952)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Princeton, Navy Commander Dan Collier reminisces about his first assignment on the same aircraft carrier in the war against Japan.
Film Edited by William Austin
6. Crazylegs (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of the life and career of football star Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch (who plays himself).
Film Edited by Cotton Warburton
7. Cowboy (1958)
Approved | 92 min | Western
An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected.
Film Edited by William A. Lyon, Al Clark
8. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Film Edited by Ferris Webster
9. Beach Red (1967)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
As a US marine unit fight against the defenders of a Japanese held island, both sides are haunted by their own thoughts and memories.
Film Edited by Frank P. Keller
10. Wild in the Streets (1968)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
Film Edited by Fred R. Fetishans Jr., Eve Newman
11. The Hot Rock (1972)
GP | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Film Edited by Frank P. Keller, Fred W. Berger
12. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
Votes: 31,811 | Gross: $16.06M
Film Edited by Ralph Kemplen
13. The Longest Yard (1974)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
Film Edited by Michael Luciano
14. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 38,816 | Gross: $41.51M
Film Edited by Frederic Steinkamp, Don Guidice
15. Two-Minute Warning (1976)
R | 115 min | Drama, Thriller
A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT ... See full summary »
Film Edited by Eve Newman, Walter Hannemann
16. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy
The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over state lines, in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff.
Votes: 35,449 | Gross: $126.74M
Film Edited by Walter Hannemann, Angelo Ross
17. Blue Thunder (1983)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
Votes: 13,515 | Gross: $42.31M
Film Edited by Frank Morriss, Edward M. Abroms
18. Romancing the Stone (1984)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure.
Votes: 69,782 | Gross: $76.57M
Film Edited by Donn Cambern, Frank Morriss
19. The Bear (1988)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Votes: 14,090 | Gross: $31.75M
Film Edited by Noelle Boisson
20. The Commitments (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.
Votes: 28,023 | Gross: $14.92M
Film Edited by Gerry Hambling
21. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,149,972 | Gross: $100.13M
Film Edited by Richard Francis-Bruce