Surprising Movies That Won Oscars

That Movie Won An Oscar? I Don't Buy It! 1 of 11

The Academy Awards are typically well-known for rewarding movies for being boring. Sure, that isn't always the case, but let's be honest with ourselves here! How many Oscar-winning movies do you actually enjoy? Most people would agree that their favorite movies usually don't get a whole lot of respect from the Academy, and even the most oft-purchased films in stores don't rake in the recognition they might deserve.

Sometimes, though, the Oscars surprise us! In years past, some of the films that brought home the gold aren't the ones you'd guess! Click through this gallery to find out about some movies that you may not have realized took home the top prize!


- Allison Weaver, ChaCha Entertainment