Who doesn’t love a bit of trivia? And you never know when random facts like these are going to pop up in a pub quiz. So here’s our favourite trivia about the Oscars:
The Best Picture winner that has the highest Rotten Tomatoes score is All About Eve, the 1950 film with an impressive tomatometer score of 99%.
The Best Picture winner that has the lowest Rotten Tomatoes score is The Broadway Melody of 1929, which has a deeply unimpressive tomatometer score of just 42%.
Four members of the Coppola family have won Oscars.
The most nominated director is Steven Spielberg, whose films have collectively received 146 nominations.
The producer Walt Disney is the person with the most Oscar wins. He received 22 awards and had a total of 59 nominations.
The actor with the most Oscar wins is Katharine Hepburn, with four wins out of 12 nominations.
The most nominated individual is the composer John Williams, who has been nominated 53 times and won five.
There are three films which tie for the most Oscar wins of all time: Ben-Hur, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, which each have 11 Oscars.