Films that SHOULD have won best picture Oscar.

A Listmania! list by Mr. B. Tabberer (West Midlands, UK)
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The Aviator (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2004]
1.  The Aviator (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
The list author says:
  "Although 'Million Dollar Baby' was a worthy winner, this ranks among Scorcese's finest."
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Special Extended DVD Edition) [DVD] [2002]
2.  The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Special Extended DVD Edition) [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Elijah Wood
The list author says:
  "Despite being the weakest of the trilogy, it is still a great film and definitley better than 'Chicago'."
10.40   Used & New from: 0.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (315 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Special Extended DVD Edition) [DVD] [2001]
3.  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Special Extended DVD Edition) [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Elijah Wood
The list author says:
  "The first and best of the LOTR films. Easily better than 'A Beautiful Mind'."
6.70   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (365 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998]
4.  Saving Private Ryan 60th Anniversary [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "While it was nice to see a British film ('Shakespeare In Love') win, this will stand the test of time far better."
4.22   Used & New from: 0.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (344 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD]
5.  L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "The ice-cool film that should have sank 'Titanic'."
3.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

Fargo (Special Edition) [1996] [DVD]
6.  Fargo (Special Edition) [1996] [DVD] DVD ~ Frances McDormand
The list author says:
  "Life's too short to watch 'The English Patient'. 'Fargo' was a far better film."
10.05   Used & New from: 2.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
7.  Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Forget 'Forrest Gump', life certainly aint no box of chocolates in this excellent film."
6.10   Used & New from: 0.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD]
8.  Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "It's nothing short of a crime that 'Dances With Wolves' won over this masterpiece."
7.83   Used & New from: 0.20
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Born on the Fourth of July [DVD]
9.  Born on the Fourth of July [DVD] DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "It drives me mad that sentimental nonsense like 'Driving Miss Daisy' can win over films of this magnitude."
3.03   Used & New from: 0.17
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Accidental Tourist [DVD] [1988]
10.  The Accidental Tourist [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Bill Pullman
The list author says:
  "A brilliant adaptation of a brilliant book. Should have sent 'Rain Man' packing."
14.99   Used & New from: 5.39
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Empire of the Sun (Two-Disc Special Edition) [1987] [DVD]
11.  Empire of the Sun (Two-Disc Special Edition) [1987] [DVD] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "Beat's 'The Last Emperor' at its own game."
9.15   Used & New from: 1.63
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Blue Velvet [DVD]
12.  Blue Velvet [DVD] DVD ~ Isabella Rossellini
The list author says:
  "David Lynch's masterpeice should have blown 'Platoon' away."
Used & New from: 2.91
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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Witness [DVD] [1985]
13.  Witness [DVD] [1985] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "I fail to see how 'Out of Africa' could beat this work of art to best picture."
14.00   Used & New from: 4.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Once Upon A Time In America [DVD] [1984]
14.  Once Upon A Time In America [DVD] [1984] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "I'm not saying 'Amadeus' isn't a great film. This is just better."
3.61   Used & New from: 0.16
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The King of Comedy [DVD] [1982]
15.  The King of Comedy [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "I can't come to terms with this great film losing out to 'Terms of Endearment'."
7.59   Used & New from: 0.30
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial [Special Edition] [DVD]
16.  E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial [Special Edition] [DVD] DVD ~ Dee Wallace Stone
The list author says:
  "Nevermind 'Ghandi' this is the messianic figure that should have won."
4.59   Used & New from: 2.30
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Southern Comfort [DVD]
17.  Southern Comfort [DVD] DVD ~ Keith Carradine
The list author says:
  "Should have won. 'Chariots of Fire' was just the more comfortable option."
9.38   Used & New from: 2.62
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD]
18.  Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Should have scored a K.O. over 'Ordinary People'."
7.53   Used & New from: 0.04
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Manhattan [DVD] [1979]
19.  Manhattan [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Woody Allen
The list author says:
  "Allen's best film and superior to 'Kramer vs Kramer' in every way."
4.89   Used & New from: 1.17
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Days Of Heaven [1979] [DVD]
20.  Days Of Heaven [1979] [DVD] DVD ~ Richard Gere
The list author says:
  "Lost out to one of the most overrated films ever, 'The Deer Hunter'."
4.99   Used & New from: 1.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

All The President's Men (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1976]
21.  All The President's Men (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1976] DVD ~ Dustin Hoffman
The list author says:
  "Couldn't keep 'Rocky' from winning, then."
21.25   Used & New from: 1.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Chinatown [DVD]
22.  Chinatown [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Just has the edge on 'The Godfather Part 2', for my money."
5.88   Used & New from: 1.16
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Badlands [DVD] [1973]
23.  Badlands [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Much more challenging than 'The Sting', but much better too."
4.25   Used & New from: 1.45
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Last Picture Show [DVD] [2001]
24.  The Last Picture Show [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Timothy Bottoms
The list author says:
  "Stands the test of time better than 'The French Connection'."
4.76   Used & New from: 2.76
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

M*A*S*H [1970] [DVD]
25.  M*A*S*H [1970] [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Sutherland
The list author says:
  "Probably the best anti-war satire ever made. Pipped at the post by 'Patton'."
18.98   Used & New from: 1.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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