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8 Horror Movies That Can Boast Academy Award Nominations And Wins

By Jodi Smith | Lists | January 20, 2016 |

By Jodi Smith | Lists | January 20, 2016 |

The categories in bold are those won by the creepy-ass movie listed. These are in chronological order, kids.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, 1963 - Nominated for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound Recording, Best Cinematography Black and White, Best Costume Design Black and White

Rosemary’s Baby, 1968 - Nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (Ruth Gordon)

The Exorcist, 1973 - Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay (William Peter Blatty), Best Sound Mixing , Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Film Editing

Jaws, 1975 - Nominated for Best Picture, Best Original Score, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing

The Omen, 1976 - Nominated for Best Original Score, Best Original Song

Aliens, 1986 - Nominated for Best Actress, Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects

Silence of the Lambs, 1991 - Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Jonathan Demme), Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Best Actress (Jodie Foster), Best Adapted Screenplay (Ted Talley), Best Sound, Best Film Editing

Pan’s Labyrinth, 2007 - Nominated for Best Original Screenplay, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Score, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup,

Jodi Smith is the Associate Trade News Editor at Pajiba. You can email her or follow her on Twitter.

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