Triple Oscar Writer-Director-Producer Hat Tricks

by urbanemovies | created - 01 Mar 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

An ice hockey hat trick occurs when a player scores three goals in a single game. It is celebrated with fans throwing hats onto the ice from the stands.

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, hat tricks in other fields are likewise "three successes of the same kind, especially consecutive ones within a limited period". Hat tricks from other fields can be found in competitions, as varied as, Cricket, Marbles, Darts and Scrabble. The Oscar hat trick is similarly a rare and extraordinary feat, when an individual is thrice recognized for a single film by Academy voters.

In honor of the 2019 National Hockey League Stanley Cup and 2019 NCAA Collegiate Men's and Women's Frozen Four, a tribute to one of the rarest and most difficult hat tricks to achieve, the Oscar nomination hat trick.

Only twenty-six and thirty-three films have "officially" achieved a Oscars Writer-Director-Producer triple by securing nominations for the same film. In five other instances, Orson Welles, Leo McCarey, George Lucas and The Coen Brothers "unofficially" secured the same triple.

Which of these select same person Oscar nominated writer-director-producer combinations has the best same film total package in combined results for script writing, direction and overall movie?

Discuss the topic here.



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