Movies with the most Oscar wins

#25. The Best Years of Our Lives

Oscar Wins: 7
Oscar Nominations: 8
Release Year: 1946

One of the first movies to address the issues that war can bring on domestic soil, “The Best Years of Our Lives” concentrates on three World War II soldiers whose lives will never be the same upon a difficult adjustment returning home to the U.S.

The 1946 film was critically and commercially acclaimed and won seven Oscars at the Academy Awards.

 

#25. The Bridge on the River Kwai

Oscar Wins: 7
Oscar Nominations: 8
Release Year: 1957

David Lean’s penchant for historically accurate films continues with his Oscar-winning “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” following the story of World War II POWs forced to build a bridge while a prisoner of the Japanese in Burma — but a plot to blow up the bridge may complicate their freedom.

One of the greatest war films, it won seven out of 10 Oscars it as nominated for in 1958, at the height of the post-war era.

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