Films with two, or more, acting wins (Academy Awards)by Senator_Ivan_Alec | created - 11 Jul 2012 | updated - 19 Mar 2014 | Public
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1. It Happened One Night (1934)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
CLARK GABLE (actor) and CLAUDETTE COLBERT (actress)
2. Jezebel (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.
BETTE DAVIS (actress) and FAY BAINTER (supporting actress)
3. Gone with the Wind (1939)
G | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 240,429 | Gross: $198.68M
VIVIEN LEIGH (actress) and HATTIE McDANIEL (supporting actress)
4. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance, War
A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II.
Votes: 12,891 | Gross: $13.50M
GREER GARSON (actress) and TERESA WRIGHT (supporting actress)
5. Going My Way (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Father Charles O'Mailey, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.
Votes: 8,471 | Gross: $16.30M
BING CROSBY (actor) and BARRY FITZGERALD (supporting actor)
6. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Not Rated | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 45,564 | Gross: $23.65M
FREDRIC MARCH (actor) and HAROLD RUSSELL (supporting actor)
7. All the King's Men (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
BRODERICK CRAWFORD (actor) and MERCEDES McCAMBRIDGE (supporting actress)
8. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG | 122 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 85,396 | Gross: $8.00M
VIVIEN LEIGH (actress), KARL MALDEN (supporting actor) and KIM HUNTER (supporting actress)
9. From Here to Eternity (1953)
Not Rated | 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: 36,893 | Gross: $30.50M
FRANK SINATRA (supporting actor) and DONNA REED (supporting actress)
10. On the Waterfront (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Votes: 114,195 | Gross: $9.60M
MARLON BRANDO (actor) and EVA MARIE SAINT (supporting actress)
11. Sayonara (1957)
Unrated | 147 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 4,785 | Gross: $26.30M
RED BUTTONS (supporting actor) and MIYOSHI UMEKI (supporting actress)
12. Separate Tables (1958)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables."
Votes: 5,334 | Gross: $7.40M
DAVID NIVEN (actor) and WENDY HILLER (supporting actress)
13. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Votes: 182,173 | Gross: $74.70M
CHARLTON HESTON (actor) and HUGH GRIFFITH (supporting actor)
14. Elmer Gantry (1960)
Approved | 146 min | Drama
A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.
Votes: 8,692 | Gross: $11.34M
BURT LANCASTER (actor) and SHIRLEY JONES (supporting actress)
15. West Side Story (1961)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 80,024 | Gross: $43.66M
GEORGE CHAKIRIS (supporting actor) and RITA MORENO (supporting actress)
16. The Miracle Worker (1962)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
ANNE BANCROFT (actress) and PATTY DUKE (supporting actress)
17. Hud (1963)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.
Votes: 16,495 | Gross: $10.00M
PATRICIA NEAL (actress) and MELVYN DOUGLAS (supporting actor)
18. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR (actress) and SANDY DENNIS (supporting actress)
19. The Last Picture Show (1971)
R | 118 min | Drama
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.
Votes: 34,727 | Gross: $29.13M
BEN JOHNSON (supporting actor) and CLORIS LEACHMAN (supporting actress)
20. Cabaret (1972)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
Votes: 40,160 | Gross: $42.77M
LIZA MINNELLI (actress) and JOEL GREY (supporting actor)
21. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 759,057 | Gross: $112.00M
JACK NICHOLSON (actor) and LOUISE FLETCHER (actress)
22. 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.
PETER FINCH (actor), FAYE DUNAWAY (actress) and BEATRICE STRAIGHT (supporting actress)
23. Julia (1977)
PG | 117 min | Drama
At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
JASON ROBARDS (supporting actor) and VANESSA REDGRAVE (supporting actress)
24. 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: 10,328 | Gross: $32.65M
JON VOIGHT (actor) and JANE FONDA (actress)
25. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 108,495 | Gross: $106.26M
DUSTIN HOFFMAN (actor) and MERYL STREEP (supporting actress)
26. 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: 23,460 | Gross: $119.29M
HENRY FONDA (actor) and KATHARINE HEPBURN (actress)
27. Terms of Endearment (1983)
PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.
Votes: 45,067 | Gross: $108.42M
SHIRLEY MacLAINE (actress) and JACK NICHOLSON (supporting actor)
28. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 58,000 | Gross: $40.08M
MICHAEL CAINE (supporting actor) and DIANNE WIEST (supporting actress)
29. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
Votes: 39,509 | Gross: $80.64M
CHER (actress) and OLYMPIA DUKAKIS (supporting actress)
30. My Left Foot (1989)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
Votes: 55,884 | Gross: $14.74M
DANIEL DAY-LEWIS (actor) and BRENDA FRICKER (supporting actress)
31. 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: 1,014,332 | Gross: $130.74M
ANTHONY HOPKINS (actor) and JODIE FOSTER (actress)
32. The Piano (1993)
R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Votes: 68,954 | Gross: $40.16M
HOLLY HUNTER (actress) and ANNA PAQUIN (supporting actress)
33. 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: 241,167 | Gross: $148.48M
JACK NICHOLSON (actor) and HELEN HUNT (actress)
34. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 189,828 | Gross: $100.32M
GWYNETH PALTROW (actress) and JUDI DENCH (supporting actress)
35. Mystic River (2003)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
Votes: 366,715 | Gross: $90.14M
SEAN PENN (actor) and TIM ROBBINS (supporting actor)
36. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
Votes: 539,611 | Gross: $100.49M
HILARY SWANK (actress) and MORGAN FREEMAN (supporting actor)
37. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 299,021 | Gross: $93.62M
CHRISTIAN BALE (supporting actor) and MELISSA LEO (supporting actress)
38. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 371,031 | Gross: $27.30M
MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY (actor) and JARED LETO (supporting actor)