World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of films with all four Academy Award acting nominations

Article Id: WHEBN0024225238
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of films with all four Academy Award acting nominations  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Silver Linings Playbook, Academy Awards, List of Academy Award records, 15th Academy Awards, 16th Academy Awards
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

List of films with all four Academy Award acting nominations

This is a list of films with performances that have been nominated in all of the Academy Award acting categories.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annually bestows Academy Awards for acting performances in the following four categories: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress.


As of the 86th Academy Awards (2013), there have been fifteen films containing at least one nominated performance in each of the four Academy Award acting categories.

In the following list, award winners are listed in bold with gold background; others listed are nominees who did not win. No film has ever won all four awards.

in Film
Film Total
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
Best Picture
1936 9th My Man Godfrey 6 0 4 0 William Powell Carole Lombard Mischa Auer Alice Brady Not Nominated
1942 15th Mrs. Miniver 12 6 5 2 Walter Pidgeon Greer Garson Henry Travers Teresa Wright Winner
May Whitty
1943 16th For Whom the Bell Tolls 8 1 4 1 Gary Cooper Ingrid Bergman Akim Tamiroff Katina Paxinou Nominee
1948 21st Johnny Belinda 12 1 4 1 Lew Ayres Jane Wyman Charles Bickford Agnes Moorehead Nominee
1950 23rd Sunset Boulevard 11 3 4 0 William Holden Gloria Swanson Erich von Stroheim Nancy Olson Nominee
1951 24th A Streetcar Named Desire 12 4 4 3 Marlon Brando Vivien Leigh Karl Malden Kim Hunter Nominee
1953 26th From Here to Eternity 13 8 5 2 Montgomery Clift Deborah Kerr Frank Sinatra Donna Reed Winner
Burt Lancaster
1966 39th Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 13 5 4 2 Richard Burton Elizabeth Taylor George Segal Sandy Dennis Nominee
1967 40th Bonnie and Clyde 10 2 5 1 Warren Beatty Faye Dunaway Gene Hackman Estelle Parsons Nominee
Michael J. Pollard
1967 40th Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 10 2 4 1 Spencer Tracy Katharine Hepburn Cecil Kellaway Beah Richards Nominee
1976 49th Network 10 4 5 3 Peter Finch Faye Dunaway Ned Beatty Beatrice Straight Nominee
William Holden
1978 51st Coming Home 8 3 4 2 Jon Voight Jane Fonda Bruce Dern Penelope Milford Nominee
1981 54th Reds 12 3 4 1 Warren Beatty Diane Keaton Jack Nicholson Maureen Stapleton Nominee
2012 85th Silver Linings Playbook 8 1 4 1 Bradley Cooper Jennifer Lawrence Robert De Niro Jacki Weaver Nominee
2013 86th American Hustle 10 0 4 0 Christian Bale Amy Adams Bradley Cooper Jennifer Lawrence Nominee


No film has won all four awards.

Two films won three awards:

Four films hold a total of five nominations, each with an additional nomination within one of the four categories:

Three of the nominated films failed to win any of the four awards:

Only two of the nominated films won Best Picture:

Only one of the nominated films was not nominated for Best Picture:

Five performers were nominated for their work in two different films that received nominations in all acting categories (winners in bold):

Only one director has directed two films that received nominations in all four categories:

The 40th Academy Awards (1967) was the only ceremony in which multiple films held at least one nomination in all four acting categories:

All of the films, except My Man Godfrey and For Whom the Bell Tolls, were also nominated for the "Big Five" categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)).

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from School eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.