Movies with the most Oscar wins

#17. Dances With Wolves

Oscar Wins: 7
Oscar Nominations: 12
Release Year: 1990

Released at the peak of his career, Kevin Costner took best director and best actor accolades for his own “Dances With Wolves.” The film follows a Civil War soldier whose friendship with a group of Native Americans defies his military obligations. The 1990 film won seven total Oscars, including best original score for the late, great composer John Barry.

 

#17. Schindler’s List

Oscar Wins: 7
Oscar Nominations: 12
Release Year: 1993

“Schindler’s List” was the start of Steven Spielberg‘s foray into deeply personal, historically relevant films. When businessman Oskar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson) joins the Nazi party and staffs his factory with Jews, he’s tasked with protecting them when the SS targets them for death. In addition to Spielberg’s Oscar win, Steven Zaillian won best-adapted screenplay, and the movie won seven Academy Awards in total.

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