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10 Worst Best Picture Winners, and What Should Have Won

Are you into the Academy Awards like my family? For example, we throw an annual Oscar’s party to watch with family and friends. I kow…it’s a little weird. From time to time, you’ll see a Best Picture Winner that makes you scratch your head and say “whaaaaaa???”.

“Business Insider” did a list of the 10 Worst movies to win Best Picture, and the movies that SHOULD HAVE won instead. Here you go!

1.  “Shakespeare in Love”, 1998.  But the winner should have been:  “Saving Private Ryan”.

 

2.  “How Green was My Valley”, 1941.  But the winner should have been:  “Citizen Kane”.

 

3.  “Crash”, 2005.  But the movie that should have won was:  “Brokeback Mountain”.

 

4.  “Dances with Wolves”, 1990.  But the movie that should have won was:  “Goodfellas”.

 

5.  “Argo”, 2012.  But the movie that should have won was:  “Zero Dark Thirty”.

 

6.  “Chicago”, 2002.  But the movie that should have won was:  “The Pianist”.

 

7.  “The King’s Speech”, 2010.  Should have won:  “The Social Network”

 

8.  “Titanic”, 1997.  But the movie that should have won was:  “L.A. Confidential”.

 

9.  “Ordinary People”, 1980.  But the movie the should have won was:  “Raging Bull”.

 

10.  “Around the World in 80 Days”, 1956.  But the winner should have been:  “The Ten Commandments”.

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  • Jon is our resident "veteran" of the Eagle, hanging out with Eagle friends for almost an entire decade! In fact, when he started, it was just he and his wife in Utah. Now Jon and Jenn have two kids (Liam and Ella) and in-laws in town! Originally from Long Beach, CA, Jon moved to Wichita for his first radio job. This is where he won his first CMA for Personality of the Year. From Kansas to Utah, Jon has been a fixture on our station - sharing his struggles as a Dad, husband, and boss! Jon also hosted a successful podcast called Breaking Nashville where he introduced you to the next generation of Country superstars!

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