The 7 Biggest Upsets in Oscar Awards History

January 7, 2020

While moviegoers and reviewers may agree on the superiority of one movie or another, it’s not always clear which way the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will vote, occasionally leading to huge upsets compared to predictions.

Some snubs are obvious immediately, while others only look worse in hindsight, when a losing picture ages better than a winning one. Here are the biggest Academy Awards upsets of all time.

The 92nd Academy Awards air Sunday, Feb. 9 at 6:30pm EST on ABC.