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Taste of Cinema's 10 Best Picture Winners That Are Better Than Their Reputation

"And the Oscar goes to…"
The most prestigious award of Oscars' night is unsurprisingly also one of the most disputed. Even for years after, what film won and whether it should or shouldn't have is widely debated. And in the case of films that are ultimately deemed 'unworthy,' the criticism surrounding their win can often overpower all other elements of the film.
Sadly, many 'Worst Best Pictures' as the films come to be known as, are actually pretty great films in their own right and do not deserve the negativity that their wins generate. The problem is that these films are judged against the other nominees from their years and in this case, they can appear to be weaker films. Another problem surrounding Best Picture winners is simply the passing of time – what was seen as a brilliant film in the forties or fifties may indeed not have aged well and so is viewing badly by modern audiences...
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from tasteofcinema.com · made by Brian Berta
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The King's Speech (2010)
The King's Speech (2010)
2
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
3
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
4
Titanic (1997)
Titanic (1997)
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5
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
6
Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
7
Out of Africa (1985)
Out of Africa (1985)
8
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
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How Green Was My Valley (1941)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
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Gladiator (2000)
Gladiator (2000)
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