Oscar Winning Songsby NoPantsBatman | created - 18 Jun 2018 | updated - 19 Jun 2018 | Public
What's your favorite Oscar winning song from the last 35 years (1983-2017)?
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1. Flashdance (1983)
R | 95 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.
Votes: 48,149 | Gross: $94.90M
2. The Woman in Red (1984)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
On his way to work, Teddy spots Charlotte, an incredibly beautiful Woman in Red. He really wants to meet her, but what would his wife say?
Votes: 14,135 | Gross: $25.31M
"I Just Called to Say I Love You", by Stevie Wonder
3. White Nights (1985)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama, Music
A Russian American ballet dancer's airplane is forced to land in USSR, where he's "repatriated". He stays with an American man married to a Russian. Will the American help him flee USSR?
Votes: 6,761 | Gross: $42.16M
"Say You, Say Me", by Lionel Richie
4. Top Gun (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Votes: 297,491 | Gross: $179.80M
5. Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Votes: 205,269 | Gross: $0.62M
6. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 52,130 | Gross: $64.00M
"Let the River Run", by Carly Simon
7. The Little Mermaid (1989)
G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince's love.
Votes: 239,021 | Gross: $111.54M
8. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 57,950 | Gross: $103.74M
"Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)", by Stephen Sondheim
9. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.
Votes: 418,644 | Gross: $218.97M
10. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Votes: 375,564 | Gross: $217.35M
11. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 225,447 | Gross: $77.32M
"Streets of Philadelphia", by Bruce Springsteen
12. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Lion prince Simba and his father are targeted by his bitter uncle, who wants to ascend the throne himself.
Votes: 948,504 | Gross: $422.78M
13. Pocahontas (I) (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.
Votes: 171,648 | Gross: $141.60M
14. Evita (1996)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The hit musical based on the life of Eva Perón (Evita Duarte), a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Domingo Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Votes: 34,132 | Gross: $50.05M
15. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 1,052,792 | Gross: $659.33M
16. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Egyptian Prince Moses learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.
Votes: 119,409 | Gross: $101.22M
"When You Believe", by Stephen Schwartz
17. Tarzan (1999)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.
Votes: 205,160 | Gross: $171.09M
"You'll Be in My Heart", by Phil Collins
18. Wonder Boys (2000)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
Votes: 61,490 | Gross: $19.39M
"Things Have Changed", by Bob Dylan
19. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Votes: 820,307 | Gross: $289.92M
"If I Didn't Have You", by Randy Newman
20. 8 Mile (2002)
R | 110 min | Drama, Music
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.
Votes: 251,073 | Gross: $116.72M
PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,652,203 | Gross: $377.85M
22. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 97,037 | Gross: $16.76M
"Al otro lado del río", by Jorge Drexler
23. Hustle & Flow (2005)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Votes: 38,706 | Gross: $22.20M
24. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 80,474 | Gross: $23.81M
"I Need to Wake Up", by Melissa Etheridge
25. Once (I) (2007)
R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Votes: 111,039 | Gross: $9.44M
26. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".
Votes: 801,825 | Gross: $141.32M
27. Crazy Heart (2009)
R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.
Votes: 84,453 | Gross: $39.46M
28. Toy Story 3 (2010)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Votes: 761,215 | Gross: $415.00M
"We Belong Together", by Randy Newman
29. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 87,818 | Gross: $88.63M
"Man or Muppet", by Bret McKenzie
30. Skyfall (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
Votes: 632,579 | Gross: $304.36M
31. Frozen (I) (2013)
PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
Votes: 575,243 | Gross: $400.74M
32. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Votes: 86,929 | Gross: $52.08M
33. Spectre (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A cryptic message from James Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover the existence of a sinister organisation named SPECTRE. With a new threat dawning, Bond learns the terrible truth about the author of all his pain in his most recent missions.
Votes: 386,470 | Gross: $200.07M
34. La La Land (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 510,698 | Gross: $151.10M
35. Coco (I) (2017)
PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Votes: 391,165 | Gross: $209.73M