The Oscars – Best Picture Awards

Ouizagogo - The Oscars - Best Picture Award Award

# 1: Which was the first color film to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

Image for quiz question - quizagogo
At the 12th Academy Awards held in 1940, Gone with the Wind set a record for wins and nominations. It won eight Oscars from a total of 13 nominations. It was the first color movie to win an Oscar for Best Picture.

# 2: At the 45th Academy Awards in 1973, which film by Francis Ford Coppola won the award for Best Picture?

Image for quiz question - quizagogo
The Godfather won three Oscars in 1973, Best Picture, Best Actor (Brando), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Puzo and Coppola). Chinatown, directed by Roman Polanski, was nominated at the 47th Academy Awards. That year the Best Picture Award went to The Godfather Part II.

# 3: Which was the first film of Oliver Stone’s trilogy about the Vietnam War, awarded with an Oscar in 1987?

Oliver Stone
Platoon is the first film of a trilogy of Vietnam War films by Oliver Stone (followed by 1989's Born on the Fourth of July and 1993's Heaven & Earth). The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 59th Academy Awards in 1987. It also won Best Director for Oliver Stone, as well as Best Sound Mixing and Best Film Editing.

# 4: Which remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs won four awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Martin Scorsese in 2007?

Image for quiz question - quizagogo
The Departed won four awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Martin Scorsese. It was Scorsese's first Oscar after eight nominations. The Departed is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg.

# 5: Which film won the Best Picture Award at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015?

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Whiplash
The Theory of Everything
Boyhood
Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won the Best Picture Award in 2015.

# 6: All of the following has been awarded an Oscar for Best Picture, except:

Dances with Wolves
Born on the Fourth of July
The Last Emperor
The Silence of the Lambs
The Last Emperor got the Best Picture Award in 1987, Dances with Wolves   in 1990, and The Silence of the Lambs in 1991. Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July was nominated in 1989 but lost to Driving Miss Daisy.

# 7: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 37th Academy Awards (1965). Which film won the Award?

My Fair Lady
Dr. Strangelove
Zorba the Greek
Mary Poppins
My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film directed by George Cukor. It is adaptation of the musical of the same name, which originally was based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. At the 37th Academy Awards (1965), My Fair Lady won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director.

# 8: The first Academy Awards were presented in what year?

Image for quiz question - quizagogo
The first Academy Awards were presented on 16 May 1929, at a private brunch at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel with an audience of about 270 people.

# 9: Mel Gibson produced and directed this winner from 1995:

# 10: In 1993, the winner of Best Picture is about retired Old West gunslinger William Munny, who reluctantly takes on one last job. The film?

Image for quiz question - quizagogo
At the 65th Academy Awards in 1993, Unforgiven won four Oscars out of nine nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Continue

 

Do You Remember Which Films Got an Oscar?

This quiz with 10 questions and answers takes you back in time to some of the most influential films and the ones that were awarded with the Best Picture Award.

The winners aren’t always what experts anticipated, many great films and actors have been ignored. Still, the Oscars have a great impact on the movie business. An Oscar or a nomination gives a film or an artist’s career a real boost, and regardless if an Oscar is well-deserved or not, the films that have been awarded an Oscar for Best Picture are all worth seeing.

How many of them do you remember?

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.