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Top 10 Failed Oscar Bait of the 21st Century

  • OmahaTrevor85
    • 121 posts
    March 8, 2017 8:36 PM EST

    The first year I did the Oscarwatching was actually the first year I discovered TSO: 2000. Back then, Pay It Forward appeared to be the biggest failed Oscar bait ever. Actually this countdown shows there's been bigger. Way bigger:

  • KidX
    • 5 posts
    March 8, 2017 8:49 PM EST

    Not one of those have I seen and only about two I have heard off.

  • Klattuu
    • 152 posts
    March 9, 2017 12:46 AM EST

    A good find with this video Trevor, I agree with all on the list but the one I thougt before I saw it that would be in contention was All The Kings Men.

  • Petar
    • 10 posts
    March 9, 2017 1:23 PM EST

    I prefer movies made to entertain not trying to get Oscar nominations.

  • Shawn
    • 41 posts
    March 10, 2017 10:33 AM EST

    Have not seen not a single one, pure artsy adult movies.

  • TheProtector
    • 27 posts
    March 12, 2017 8:29 PM EDT

    All pretentious movies with a niche audience, give me a nice rip roaring Pirates of The Caribbean any day.

  • OmahaTrevor85
    • 121 posts
    March 15, 2017 8:14 PM EDT
    Back in the 30's, 40's and 50's, movies that entertained the public in big numbers did win big at the Oscars. Interesting how things change over time.
    Petar said:

    I prefer movies made to entertain not trying to get Oscar nominations.


  • Jeff_Wincott
    • 93 posts
    March 16, 2017 3:12 PM EDT

    I saw all of those productions and I thought Oscar for most except the atrocious Amelia.

  • JeffJones
    • 84 posts
    March 20, 2017 10:17 AM EDT

    Another good find Trevor, and quite a list of Oscar pretenders.

  • Jon_Brit
    • 33 posts
    April 4, 2017 10:36 AM EDT

    The make many of those pompous Oscar pretenders over here in the UK.