What Should Have Won

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    Pick a movie that won an Oscar for Best Picture and name what movie that was nominated that should have won. Debate those posted that you agree/disagree with. Here's a website that shows the winners and the nominated films. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...r_Best_Picture

    I'll start with a few.

    - The Sting Won. American Graffiti should have won.
    - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest won. Jaws should have won.
    - Kramer vs Kramer won. Apocalypse Now should have won.
    - Chariots of Fire won. Raiders of the Lost Ark should have won
    - Amadeus won. The Killing Fields should have won.
    - Titanic won. God Will Hunting should have won.
    - Shakespeare In Love won. Saving Private Ryan should have won.
    - American Beauty won. The Green Mile should have won.
     
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    Wow, you are an extreme movie buff!
     
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    I still don't get it why people thought American Beauty was so great. "Oh it'll change the way you look at life"!

    Uh, no. No it didn't. Can't see why it would either.
     
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    Dammmit, Gunny.... I've been denying that rumor about you and now you go and just admit it.
     
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    There's an obvious bias in Hollywood against horror fliks. IMO, many have been Oscar-worthy down the years.
     
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    Rocky won - should have been All The Presidents Men
    Annie Hall won - should have been Star Wars
    Ordinary people won - Should have been Raging Bull
    Driving Miss Daisy - Should have been Field of Dreams (Is this heaven? No, It's Iowa. One of the best lines ever in any movie)
     
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    Raging Bull awesome....., Taxi Driver...yea Scorsese was overlooked a number of times, Goodfellas ( it had the unfortunate though to go up against Dances with Wolves that year)...

    I would have taken Life Is Beautiful over Shakespeare in love too...
     
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    Dances with Wolves.... one of the most overrated movies ever! Just sayin'.
     

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