Movies Oscar Nominated for an Acting Perfomanceby alien1011 | created - 16 Jan 2014 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
All the Movies with an Acting Performance Nominated for an Academy Award (Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress)
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1. 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: 779,433 | Gross: $112.00M
Louise Fletcher*, Jack Nicholson*, Brad Dourif
2. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 537,243 | Gross: $56.67M
Lupita Nyong'o*, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender
3. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 309,269 | Gross: $18.34M
4. 21 Grams (2003)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.
Votes: 205,366 | Gross: $16.25M
Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts
5. 45 Years (2015)
R | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.
Votes: 25,845 | Gross: $4.25M
6. 7th Heaven (1927)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.
7. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
8. About Schmidt (2002)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
A man upon retirement, embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
Votes: 114,245 | Gross: $65.02M
Kathy Bates, Jack Nicholson
9. Absence of Malice (1981)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.
Votes: 10,309 | Gross: $40.72M
Melinda Dillon, Paul Newman
10. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
Votes: 13,359 | Gross: $32.63M
11. The Accused (1988)
R | 111 min | Drama
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Votes: 27,292 | Gross: $32.07M
12. Adaptation. (2002)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.
Votes: 158,548 | Gross: $22.25M
Chris Cooper*, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep
13. The Affairs of Cellini (1934)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.
14. Affliction (1997)
R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintegrate.
Votes: 13,019 | Gross: $6.30M
James Coburn*, Nick Nolte
15. The African Queen (1951)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
Votes: 63,731 | Gross: $0.54M
Humphrey Bogart*, Katharine Hepburn
16. Afterglow (1997)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Votes: 3,015 | Gross: $2.44M
17. The Age of Innocence (1993)
PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Votes: 41,106 | Gross: $32.20M
18. Agnes of God (1985)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery
When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.
Votes: 5,932 | Gross: $25.63M
Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly
19. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 14,860 | Gross: $100.49M
Helen Hayes*, Maureen Stapleton
20. The Alamo (1960)
Not Rated | 162 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.
Votes: 12,256 | Gross: $17.26M
21. Albert Nobbs (2011)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Votes: 21,420 | Gross: $3.01M
Glenn Close, Janet McTeer
22. Alfie (1966)
PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.
Votes: 11,718 | Gross: $18.87M
Michael Caine, Vivien Merchant
23. Algiers (1938)
Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
Charles Boyer, Gene Lockhart
24. Ali (2001)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
Votes: 85,194 | Gross: $58.20M
Will Smith, Jon Voight
25. Alibi (1929)
TV-PG | 91 min | Crime
Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion. The gangster took ... See full summary »
26. Alice Adams (1935)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.
27. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.
Votes: 17,516 | Gross: $17.60M
Ellen Burstyn*, Diane Ladd
28. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 566,874 | Gross: $85.16M
29. All About Eve (1950)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Votes: 100,372 | Gross: $0.01M
George Sanders*, Anne Baxter, Bette Davis, Celeste Holm, Thelma Ritter
30. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Votes: 22,338 | Gross: $37.82M
31. 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*, Mercedes McCambridge*, John Ireland
32. All the Money in the World (2017)
R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 37,653 | Gross: $25.11M
33. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 85,718 | Gross: $70.60M
Jason Robards*, Jane Alexander
34. All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Approved | 141 min | Drama, Romance
A duchess' irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family's lives forever.
35. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 226,138 | Gross: $32.53M
Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand
36. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporary composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Votes: 316,249 | Gross: $51.97M
F Murray Abraham*, Tom Hulse
37. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 939,849 | Gross: $130.10M
Kevin Spacey*, Annette Bening
38. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
Votes: 351,468 | Gross: $130.16M
39. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 70,820 | Gross: $115.00M
40. American History X (1998)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
Votes: 896,903 | Gross: $6.72M
41. American Hustle (2013)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Votes: 398,966 | Gross: $150.12M
Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence
42. American Sniper (2014)
R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Votes: 378,308 | Gross: $350.13M
43. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 62,900 | Gross: $44.18M
44. Amour (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance