Up to now, 11 Oscars is the magic number to beat, there are three films, which holds this record in their hands. However, a person has won 22 in total!
So, let us find out the top 10 biggest Oscar winners until date.
10 10.) Slumdog Millionaire - 8 Oscars
Slumdog Millionaire won eight Oscars in 2009 from ten nominations.
9 9.) Gone With the Wind - 8 Oscars
Gone with the Wind was nominated for fourteen Oscars in 1939 and eventually won eight. Most notable was that actress Hattie McDaniel who was the first African-American to win an Oscar.
8 8.) The Last Emperor - 9 Oscars
The biography of Ai-xin-jue-luo Pu-yi, alias Henry Pu Yi, the last Emperor of China won nine Oscars in 1987.
7 7.) Gigi - 9 Oscars
Gigi in 1959 briefly record the movie with the most Oscars, a year later this record was already broken by Ben-Hur.
6 6.) The English patient - 9 Oscars
Twelve times was The English Patient nominated, eventually won nine figurines. Both protagonists, Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas were nominated.
5 5.) West Side Story - 10 Oscars
West Side Story won ten of eleven Oscar’s nominations.
4 4.) The Lord of the Rings Return of the King - 11 Oscars
In total, three films have won eleven Oscars. The last film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy is the first. The Return of the King also holds the record for "Highest Sweep", which means that the film won all the eleven Oscars for which the film was also nominated.
3 3.) Ben Hur - 11 Oscars
Even Ben-Hur won eleven Oscars. The film was nominated in 1959 for twelve figurines; only the nomination for "Best Screenplay" could not be cashed.
2 2.) Titanic - 11 Oscars
Titanic won eleven Oscars in 1997. Titanic was nominated for Fourteen figurines. For years, Titanic was also the most successful film ever, until James Cameron Avatar broke his own record.
1 1.) Walt Disney – 22 Oscars
Walt Disney, the absolute record when it comes to Oscar profit. In total, he won 22 Oscars, and four honorary Oscars. He was nominated as many as 59 times.