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The 20 Most Egregious Snubs in Oscar History

By Rebecca Pahle | Lists | January 15, 2015 |

By Rebecca Pahle | Lists | January 15, 2015 |

In honor of Ye Olde Oscar Nomination Day, here are 20 instances where the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences found themselves on the wrong side of history, failing to recognize the timeless brilliance of some of our most enduring cinematic icons.

Audrey Hepburn, My Fair Lady


Some Like it Hot, Best Picture

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Raul Julia, Street Fighter

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Those Fucking Glasses, Man, Almost Famous


Mrs. George’s nipples, Mean Girls

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The Winter’s Tale flying rainbow horse

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Bette Midler, Hocus Pocus

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Cap’s Under Armour shirt, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Gus Gus, Cinderella

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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Mortal Kombat

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Jeff Goldblum, Jeff Goldblum’s existence

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Armand Assante, Judge Dredd

Armand Assante, Fatal Instinct

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One-Eyed Willie, The Goonies

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J.K. Simmons, Spider-Man


Willem Dafoe, The Boondock Saints


Oded Fehr, The Mummy

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Sorry, I need a minute… OK, let’s finish up.

Justin Timberlake, Inside Llewyn Davis

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LEGO Batman

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Blade Runner, Best Picture

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Remember, the Oscars are meaningless, don’t take it too serious. If that’s a possibility. I am genuinely upset about Selma (only Best Picture and Song noms) and The LEGO Movie (only Best Song—everything is NOT AWESOME).