Live Poll: Best Picture Winners Without Acting Nods

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After winning the 2020 Oscar for Best Picture Gisaengchung (2019) became only the 12th film in history to take the biggest prize despite not having a single nomination in the Acting categories.

Which of the Best Picture winners without acting nods has the best performances by its cast?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls096251314/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/PIJxAf0Mqdk/
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Pencho15

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Posted 2 months ago

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Between 'Parasite (2019)' and 'LOTR'. I would go for 'Parasite.'
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Parasite might as well get my vote. The SAG award for cast shows the great work they did and I think no one got nominated as actors simply because they weren't recognized names.

I haven't seen three films in the poll: Braveheart, The Last Emperor and Wings. Among the rest, I think most of them don't have oustanding performances, probably with the exception of All Quiet in the Western Front, which may also get my vote as I suspect it will be the less popular choice.
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This is one poll where I might have to vote for Return of the King.
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Great idea, Pencho!

May I suggest one small edit to the intro? (below in bold: a comma after "Picture")

After winning the 2020 Oscar for Best Picture, Gisaengchung (2019) became only the 12th film in history to take the biggest prize despite not having a single nomination in the Acting categories.


'A bit of a tough call on the vote but I'd probably say 'The Last Emperor' or 'Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.' 
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As always, thanks for the corrections Ruby. All is ready.
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albstein

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Parasite is to me what Florida Project is to ruby, so that one :)
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Idem
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Thanks