Live Poll: IMDb Users' Favorite Movie Not Nominated for Best Picture Oscar

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Here are the IMDB Users favorite movie that was not even nominated for best picture but probably should have been. Which one do you agree should have at least been nominated for Best Picture?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls096585056/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/FZtuhtnvhm8/
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Scarface
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1932 is titled "Scarface: Shame of a Nation"
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⭐️ BONAFIDE BOSS, while 1983 movie is a classic in its own right and is infinitely more known to modern audience, 1932 movie is still moderately famous and very much noted for influence it had on gangster cinema over decades, inspiring at times shot-for-shot homages in Once Upon a Time in Amercia (1984), among other things.
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It was retitled Scarface: Shame of a Nation because the censors thought that the movie was glorifying the violence.
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It was retitled Scarface: Shame of a Nation because the censors thought that the movie was glorifying the violence.
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My Favorite: '2001: A Space Odyssey' (1968)
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There are more.

- Heat
- The Shining
- Full Metal Jacket

Kubrick's films were/are too much for them, lol.
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The Dark Knight

There is a lot of my favorite movies which weren't nominated for Best Picture.
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My pick: The Usual Suspects (1995)

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My favorite movie is The Godfather: Part II (1974) and boondock saints (1999) I have so many favorite old school movie....
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Thanks riverotter
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My favorite movie is


Scarface


2001: A Space Odyssey


The Dark Knight


Joker

Goodfellas

boondock saints

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

And

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By the nature of these poll suggestions, you kind of have to pick one.
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Lol oops :(

The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The Godfather: Part II won Best Picture.
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Oh yahooo!!
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Perfume (2006)
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The Florida Project (2017)

(surprise, surprise, lol)
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Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
But I think it got some awards for makeup and stuff.
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The Machinist (2004)
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Children of Men (2006)


Honorable mentions:
Sicario (2015)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
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Boogie Nights (1997)
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The Long Goodbye(1973)
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Into the Wild
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Vertigo (1958)

Please correct the title: IMDb Users' Favorite Movie Not Nominated for Best Picture

And #8: leavey-2
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Sorry, IMDB should be IMDb.
Members is a superfluous word, so please remove it. 
And also remove the period after Oscar.

IMDB Users' Members Favorite Movie Not Nominated for Best Picture Oscar.
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IMDb Users' Favorite Movie Not Nominated for Best Picture Oscar
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Bump.
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Fixed. Thanks
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Thanks, but please also remove the period after Oscar.

IMDb Users' Favorite Movie Not Nominated for Best Picture Oscar
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Here are five films that I believe deserved a "Best Picture" nomination.

Choose whichever you like :)

* Fight Club (1999)
* The Matrix (1999)
* Pearl Harbor (2001)
* Watchmen (2009)
* The Dark Knight (2010)
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Dark Knight on there already, so went with Fight Club: next highest rated
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riverotter,

I'm assuming you mean the Oscar for Best Picture. In that case, my first choice would be for
Rear Window (1954). However, Rear Window was nominated for the BAFTA best picture.

If you are not limiting the Best Picture nomination to Oscars, then my next choice would be
Forbidden Planet (1956).

If you intend this to be restricted to Oscar best picture, you may wish to mention this in your poll suggestion.
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added Rear Window, and I changed title of poll to ...nominated for Best Picture Oscar.
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riverotter,

Thank you for adding Rear Window and thank you for updating the title of your list to clarify that this is strictly for Oscar Best Pictures.

I updated the title of this thread accordingly. I also updated the question in your original post to reflect the question in your list.
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My vote: Troy
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riverotter,

Please change my selection to Fantasia (1940). I just realized that you are focusing on Oscar best pictures and Fantasia did not receive a Oscar best picture nomination.
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Fantasia 2000 (1999) is good movie :)
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riverotter,

Thank you for changing my selection to Fantasia (1940).
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Great "obvious" ones have been mentioned, so I'm going with Fallen Angels
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My pick would be 'Mother!' (2017)
from Darren Aronofsky
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Thank you. :D
I guess leavey-2 winns the race, deserved! ;)
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Otter, I love your choice! Brazil was one of the first great movies I saw when I was growing up. I still love it. 

'Suggested edit: (in bold below - added an apostrophe after the "s" in "users")

Here are the IMDB Users' favorite movie that was not even nominated for best picture but probably should have been.