Have any comedy won an Oscar?

Have any comedy won an Oscar?

The following have been the only ‘comedies’ that have won Best Picture: It Happened One Night (1934) You Can’t Take It With You (1938) Going My Way (1944) – a musical comedy.

What genre has won the most Academy Awards for Best Picture?


Genre Nominees Winners
drama 413 74
romance 206 34
comedy 98 14
biography 67 14

Has any movie only won Best Picture?

Only six films have been awarded Best Picture without receiving a Best Director nomination: Wings directed by William A. Wellman (1927/28), Grand Hotel directed by Edmund Goulding (1931/32), Driving Miss Daisy directed by Bruce Beresford (1989), Argo directed by Ben Affleck (2012), Green Book directed by Peter Farrelly …

Who was nominated for best supporting actor in 2015?

Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall, who turned 84 years old last week, was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in The Judge.

What year was the 87th Academy Awards?

February 22, 201587th Academy Awards / Date

Do comedy movies ever get Academy Award nominations?

Comedy films aren’t often given much love at the Academy Awards, but there have been a few top comedy movies to earn Academy Award nominations. Comedy is one of those genres that seemingly never gets any respect come awards season.

What is the best comedy movie to win an Oscar?

10 Comedy Movies That Earned Academy Award Nominations 1 Tropic Thunder (2008) 2 Annie Hall (1977) 3 When Harry Met Sally (1989) 4 Blazing Saddles (1974) 5 Juno (2007) 6 Little Miss Sunshine (2006) 7 Sideways (2004) 8 Shrek (2001) 9 Back To The Future (1985) 10 The Nutty Professor (1996)

Who won at the 87th Academy Awards?

See below a full list of winners from the 87th Academy Awards, announced Sunday at the Dolby Theater. The show, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, aired live on ABC. “Birdman,” “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash” came out of the event as big winners.

What happened at the 2015 Academy Awards?

Media captionHighlights of the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony. British actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar for The Theory of Everything, while Julianne Moore picked up best actress for Still Alice.