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Poll: Blockbuster Oscar-Nominated Best Picture Movies

Generally, movies nominated for a Best Picture Oscar are better known for their artistic accomplishments rather than for their financial results. However, some films buck this trend by being successful by both measures. These movies are the highest grossing inflation adjusted box office films to ever secure an Oscar Best Picture nomination. Source: Box Office Mojo

Which movie* is the best combined commercial and critical success story? * Oscar Best Picture nominee with a minimum $0.5 billion inflation adjusted USA Box Office in 2017 dollars

Oscar Best Picture Genre or Type Companion Polls War Movies : Horror Movies : Musical Movies : Biopic Movies : Family Movies : Sequel Movies : Blockbuster Movies : Foreign-Language Movies : Silent Movies : G-Rated Movies : R-Rated Movies

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Results of 5,641 votes:

  1. 1.

    Gone with the Wind (1939)

     
    Best Picture Oscar: 1940 Winner Inflation Adjusted Box Office: $1,747,686,000 Major Awards History
  2. 2.

    The Godfather (1972)

     
    Best Picture Oscar: 1973 Winner Inflation Adjusted Box Office: $682,680,200 Major Awards History
  3. 3.

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

     
    Best Picture Oscar: 2004 Winner Inflation Adjusted Box Office: $533,183,400 Major Awards History

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