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Oscar Trivia

Updated on March 5, 2008

Oscar Awards Fans

How well do you know your Oscars? No, I'm not talking about Oscar the Grouch or the weirdo that keeps calling you. I mean how much do you know about the Academy Awards and the actors, actresses, movies, and songs that have won Oscars? Are you an Oscar addict? Do you have Oscar parties every year with an Oscar theme? Does the world come to a halt on Oscar night? If so, see how many of these Oscar trivia questions you can answer.

Oscar Trivia About Movies

Which movie has won more Oscars than any other movie ever?

Actually, the answer to this question has a 3 way tie. Can you believe it? All 3 movies had 11 Oscar wins. They are Ben-Hur in 1958, Titanic in 1997, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003.

Which movie has received the most Oscar nominations ever?

This is a two-way tie. The winners are All About Eve from 1950 and Titanic in 1997. They both were nominated for 14 Oscars.

Which movie has received the most Oscar nominations without being nominated for Best Picture?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? in 1969 received 9 Oscar nominations, but wasn't nominated for Best Picture. Dreamgirls came close to tying this honor in 2007. Dreamgirls received 8 Oscar nominations, but not for Best Picture.

Oscar Trivia About Actors

Which actor has won the Oscar for Best Actor the most times?

This is a huge tie. The most Oscar winners for Best Actor in alphabetical order are Marlon Brando, Gary Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Fredric March, Jack Nicholson, and Spencer Tracy.

Which actor has the most Oscars for Best Supporting Actor sitting above their fireplace?

Walter Brennan has completed this accomplished with 3 Oscar wins.

Oscar Trivia About Actresses

Which actress has been awarded an Oscar for Best Actress the most times?

This one shouldn't be a surprise. The actress to hold the title for most Best Actress Oscar wins is Katharine Hepburn. Katharine has won 4 Best Actress Academy Awards.

Which actress has won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards more than anyone else?

This is a two-way tie with Dianne Wiest and Shelley Winters, both phenomenal actresses.

Oscar Trivia Stumper - Bet You Can't Guess

Which person has won more Oscars than anyone else?

This answer will surprise you. It's probably not who you think. Although after you hear the answer, it makes sense. The answer is Walt Disney. Walt Disney won 22 Oscar awards and was awarded with 4 Honorary Oscar awards.

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      Ron 

      7 years ago

      According to this article http://www.reviewmaze.com/2011/02/oscar-trivia-mos... Sean Penn has also won 2 Oscars for Best Actor in addition to the other 8 actors that have achieved this but I cannot find him listed on many websites. Do you know what's the truth?

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