The comprehensive listing of each comedian ebook movie ever nominated for an Academy Award, going all of the manner again to the 1940s. by means of William Bibbiani
This story has been up to date to mirror Black Panther's most advantageous picture Oscar nomination.
comic ebook motion pictures were dominating the movement graphic box office for decades, but at the Academy Awards... no longer so much.
every year the Oscars spotlight the so-called premier motion pictures, performances and technical accomplishments of the yr, but comic publication variations hardly ever make it into the acting and writing categories, and in spite of everything this time they've nonetheless certainly not been nominated for choicest Director. (Black Panther is the primary of the genre to get a highest quality Oscar nom.) They get nominated for loads of technical awards, however they hardly ever win. (did you know that none of the films within the wonder Cinematic Universe have ever won an Oscar? loopy, right?)
but although it sure looks like the Oscars have it out for comedian booklet movies, they definitely do have a long history of nominating them, going all of the means back to the Forties. be part of us for a visit through background as we analyze each comedian e-book adaptation to earn an Oscar nomination, and the particularly small variety of comedian e-book movies that really received an Academy Award.
the first of the influential Max Fleischer Superman cartoons, which might later inspire Batman: The Animated series, turned into the primary comic book adaptation to get nominated for an Academy Award. It was up for superior Animated short subject, but lost to the Mickey Mouse sketch "Lend a Paw."
Superman lower back to the Oscars 37 years later and earned nominations for optimum Sound, top of the line movie enhancing, and premier usual rating. It misplaced all three categories to The Deer Hunter (optimum editing, Sound) and hour of darkness specific (premier normal score), but did earn a special fulfillment Oscar for the movie's visual outcomes, which made audiences trust a man may fly.
Superman may have earned the primary Oscar nominations for a comic ebook movie, but Batman received the primary comedian book movie Oscar. Tim Burton's iconic film won the Academy Award for top-rated artwork course, the best category wherein the movie turned into nominated.
Dick Tracy (1990)
Warren Beatty's ambitious adaptation of the Dick Tracy comic strip earned Oscars for most appropriate art direction, most useful make-up and finest common song, and became the primary comic e-book film to earn an Academy Award nomination in an above the line class. Al Pacino became nominated for most appropriate helping Actor, however lost the Oscar to Joe Pesci from Goodfellas. Dick Tracy also earned nominations for highest quality Cinematography, most appropriate Costume Design and top-quality Sound.
Batman Returns (1992)
Tim Burton's sequel to Batman earned two Oscar nominations, for most appropriate visual consequences and ultimate makeup. It lost the visible effects Oscar to the horror comedy death turns into Her, and the make-up Oscar to the horror epic Bram Stoker's Dracula.
The mask (1994)
The dark Horse comic book adaptation The mask turned Jim Carrey right into a living caricature and earned an Academy Award nomination for optimum visual results, however lost the Oscar to the most efficient photo winner Forrest Gump.
Batman invariably (1995)
Joel Schumacher's first Batman movie become nominated for most fulfilling Cinematography, highest quality Sound and optimum Sound results modifying. Batman always misplaced optimum Cinematography and most effective Sound outcomes enhancing to the top of the line graphic winner Braveheart, and lost optimal Sound to Apollo 13.
men in Black (1997)
Barry Sonnenfeld's sci-fi comedian booklet adaptation won the Academy Award for best make-up, and turned into nominated for premiere paintings course and most desirable common rating for a Musical or Comedy. It lost foremost artwork direction to titanic, and misplaced premiere Musical/Comedy ranking to the total Monty. The original Malibu comedian booklet series become got through surprise in 1994, making this the primary Oscar win for a wonder movie... technically.
Ghost World (2001)
the first comedian e-book film to earn an Academy Award nomination for most appropriate adapted Screenplay became Ghost World, written with the aid of Daniel Clowes (who additionally wrote the comic booklet) and director Terry Zwigoff. The movie lost the Oscar to the most beneficial photograph winner an attractive intellect, written with the aid of Batman & Robin screenwriter Akiva Goldsman.
street to Perdition (2002)
Sam Mendes' adaptation of the gangster image novel road to Perdition won the Academy Award for highest quality Cinematography, and was nominated in five other classes, for premier artwork path, most advantageous Sound, most useful Sound enhancing, ideal usual score and finest helping Actor. Paul Newman misplaced most beneficial assisting Actor to Chris Cooper, from the meta-comedy Adaptation.
Sam Raimi's checklist-shattering blockbuster Spider-Man became nominated for 2 Oscars, for most efficient visible effects and top-rated Sound. It misplaced choicest visual effects to The Lord of the Rings: both Towers, and ideal Sound to the finest photo-successful musical Chicago.
American splendor (2003)
Harvey Pekar's life story, tailored from his autobiographical comic books, earned an Oscar nomination for most advantageous adapted Screenplay but lost the Oscar to The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, which swept the Academy Awards that yr.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Sam Raimi's second Spider-Man blockbuster gained the Academy Award for premier visible outcomes, and changed into nominated for optimum Sound Mixing and most excellent Sound enhancing. The film lost most appropriate Sound Mixing to the biopic Ray, and lost most useful Sound editing to the Pixar superhero comedy The Incredibles (which became impressed by way of comic books, however not basically based on one).
Batman starts (2005)
Christopher Nolan's first Batman movie changed into simplest nominated for one Academy Award, for most useful Cinematography. It misplaced to to the historical epic Memoirs of a Geisha.
A background of Violence (2005)
David Cronenberg's adaptation of the photograph novel A history of Violence was nominated for 2 Academy Awards, for ultimate tailored Screenplay and best supporting Actor, for William hurt. It misplaced the best tailored Screenplay Oscar to Brokeback Mountain, and lost choicest assisting Actor to George Clooney, from Syriana.
Superman Returns (2006)
it might probably no longer have jumpstarted the franchise, but Superman Returns did earn an Oscar nomination for foremost visual results. It misplaced to Pirates of the Caribbean: lifeless Man's Chest.
Marjane Satrapi adapted her personal autobiographical photograph novel Persepolis right into a celebrated film, which was nominated for most useful Animated function. It misplaced the Oscar to the Pixar comedy Ratatouille.
The dark Knight (2008)
Christopher Nolan's 2d Batman blockbuster become the first comic book adaptation to earn an Academy Award in an above-the-line category, for highest quality aiding Actor, which turned into awarded posthumously to the late Heath Ledger. The darkish Knight also received the Oscar for most efficient Sound, and nominations for most advantageous Cinematography, highest quality enhancing, finest artwork direction, most reliable makeup, highest quality Sound Mixing and most beneficial visual results.
Hellboy II: The Golden military (2008)
Guillermo del Toro's superhero sequel earned an Oscar nomination for most advantageous make-up, but misplaced to David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Iron Man (2008)
the first marvel Cinematic Universe movie earned two Academy Award nominations, for foremost Sound enhancing and superior visible outcomes. It lost finest Sound modifying to The dark Knight, and most efficient visual results to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
The violent comic booklet adaptation wanted earned Oscar nominations for ideal Sound modifying and choicest Sound Mixing, but misplaced most effective Sound editing to The darkish Knight, and misplaced most suitable Sound Mixing to the premiere photo winner, Slumdog Millionaire.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
The 2nd Iron Man film earned another Oscar nomination for premiere visual effects, however misplaced to Christopher Nolan's mind-bending blockbuster Inception.
The Avengers (2012)
The bold superhero crew-up The Avengers earned only 1 Academy Award nomination, for most excellent visual outcomes. It misplaced to Ang Lee's epic survival story life of Pi.
Iron Man three (2013)
The third Iron Man film stored the streak alive, earning yet one more Oscar nomination for most beneficial visual effects, and losing yet once more. The outer house survival thriller Gravity won the Academy Award in its place.
The Wind Rises (2013)
Hayao Miyazaki's adaptation of his personal autobiographical manga about japanese aeronautics engineer Jiro Horikoshi changed into nominated for top of the line Animated characteristic, however lost the Oscar to the Disney musical Frozen.
big Hero 6 (2014)
Disney's animated surprise comics adaptation received the Academy Award for most reliable Animated characteristic, making it the biggest Oscar win for a marvel movie (if no longer MCU movie) thus far.
Captain the usa: The iciness Soldier (2014)
The 2d Captain the usa movie earned an Academy Award nomination for optimum visual results, nonetheless it misplaced to the Christopher Nolan sci-fi epic Interstellar.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
the first Guardians of the Galaxy changed into nominated for two Academy Awards, for most beneficial visual results and most advantageous make-up. It misplaced top of the line make-up to the Wes Anderson comedy The Grand Budapest resort, and lost greatest visual effects to Interstellar.
X-guys: Days of Future past (2014)
The time-traveling X-men epic earned an Oscar nomination for choicest visible outcomes, but like Captain the usa: The winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy, it also misplaced to Christopher Nolan's Interstellar.
doctor bizarre (2016)
Scott Derrickson's trippy superhero blockbuster medical professional strange earned an Oscar nomination for ultimate visual consequences, however misplaced the award to Disney's remake of The Jungle book.
Suicide Squad (2016)
The supervillain group-up blockbuster Suicide Squad earned an Academy Award for top-rated make-up. it may possibly no longer had been the first Oscar for a DC Comics film, but it surely turned into the first Oscar win for a DC prolonged Universe film. (For these conserving rating, two wonder motion pictures have received Oscars so far, but not one of the marvel Cinematic Universe movies have gained any Academy Awards... yet.)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
The sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy has earned an Oscar nomination for ideal visible consequences, and will compete in opposition t Blade Runner 2049, Kong: skull Island, famous person Wars: The final Jedi and struggle for the Planet of the Apes at this year's Academy Awards.
The final chapter in Hugh Jackman's Wolverine saga earned the first-ever most suitable adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination for a film in response to a superhero comic book. it's going to compete towards the dramas call Me with the aid of Your name, Molly's online game and Mudbound, as well as the comedy The disaster Artist, at this 12 months's Academy Awards.
Black Panther (2018)
Ryan Coogler's Black Panther eventually broke the fashion of comedian-booklet motion pictures being snubbed in the choicest photograph category, whereas also nabbing nominations in six other categories (most effective construction Design, superior Sound Mixing, ideal Sound editing, optimal Costume Design, surest customary rating, optimal normal song). still, it specially did not get hold of nods in any of the appearing, writing, or directing categories.
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