Oscars flashback: The biggest winners of the Academy Awards

Movies | | February 6, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Some cool Oscar trivia coming your way - the movies with the most nominations and the highest winners.

Some cool Oscar trivia coming your way - the movies with the most nominations and the highest winners.

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Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975)

Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975)

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Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1991)

Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1991)

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Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'It Happened One Night' (1934)

Big Five Academy Awards (best picture, director, actor, actress, and writing): 'It Happened One Night' (1934)

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Most nominations received by a single film: 14 Oscar nominations for 'Titanic' (1997).

Most nominations received by a single film: 14 Oscar nominations for 'Titanic' (1997).

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Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'Ben Hur'(1959).

Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'Ben Hur'(1959).

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Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' (2003).

Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' (2003).

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Highest Sweep (Winning every nominated category) - 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' (2003) won all 11 categories for which it was nominated: Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Original Song, Sound Mixing, Art Direction, Makeup, Costume Design, Film Editing, Visual Effects.

Highest Sweep (Winning every nominated category) - 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' (2003) won all 11 categories for which it was nominated: Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Original Song, Sound Mixing, Art Direction, Makeup, Costume Design, Film Editing, Visual Effects.

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Most nominations received by a single film: 14 Oscar nominations for 'All About Eve' (1950).

Most nominations received by a single film: 14 Oscar nominations for 'All About Eve' (1950).

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Ingrid Bergman won 3 Oscars - 2 Best Actress, 1 Best Supporting Actress.

Ingrid Bergman won 3 Oscars - 2 Best Actress, 1 Best Supporting Actress.

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Katharine Hepburn won two consecutive Best Actress awards for 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' in 1967 and 'The Lion in Winter' in 1968.

Katharine Hepburn won two consecutive Best Actress awards for 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' in 1967 and 'The Lion in Winter' in 1968.

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Katharine Hepburn won 4 Academy Awards, all for Best Actress.

Katharine Hepburn won 4 Academy Awards, all for Best Actress.

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Luise Rainer won two consecutive Best Actress Awards for 'The Great Ziegfeld' in 1936 and 'The Good Earth' in 1937.

Luise Rainer won two consecutive Best Actress Awards for 'The Great Ziegfeld' in 1936 and 'The Good Earth' in 1937.

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Spencer Tracy won two consecutive Best Actor awards for 'Captains Courageous' in 1937 and 'Boys Town' in 1938.

Spencer Tracy won two consecutive Best Actor awards for 'Captains Courageous' in 1937 and 'Boys Town' in 1938.

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Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'Titanic' (1997).

Most awards won by a single film: 11 Oscars won by 'Titanic' (1997).

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Tom Hanks won two consecutive Best Actor awards for 'Philadelphia' in 1993 and 'Forrest Gump' in 1994.

Tom Hanks won two consecutive Best Actor awards for 'Philadelphia' in 1993 and 'Forrest Gump' in 1994.

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Walter Brennan won 3 Oscars - 3 Best Supporting Actor.

Walter Brennan won 3 Oscars - 3 Best Supporting Actor.

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Most awards won by a man: Walt Disney won 26 Oscars (22 competitive, 4 honorary). He also won the most Oscars in one year: 4 wins.

Most awards won by a man: Walt Disney won 26 Oscars (22 competitive, 4 honorary). He also won the most Oscars in one year: 4 wins.

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Jack Nicholson won 3 Oscars - 2 Best Actor, 1 Best Supporting Actor.

Jack Nicholson won 3 Oscars - 2 Best Actor, 1 Best Supporting Actor.