Monday, February 13, 2012

Updated list of best picture appearances based on 2011

As a result of not having had any time to post throughout the month of February, I'd like to present a list I made when I was born or actors who have now appeared in three or more best picture nominees who appeared in a 2011 nominee:

Tom Hanks 6-Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, Green Mile, Toy Story 3, Extremely Loud and Up Close

Brad Pitt 5-Babel, Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons, Inglorious Basterds, Tree of Life, Moneyball

Sissy Spacek 5-Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Missing, JFK, In the Bedroom, The Help

Max von Sydow 5-Exorcist, Soldier's Story, Hannah and Her Sisters, Awakenings, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Up Close

George Clooney 5-Thin Red Line, Good Night and Good Luck, Michael Clayton, Up in the Air, Descendants

James Cromwell 5-Babe, LA Confidential, The Green Mile, The Queen, The Artist

Christopher Lee 5-Ivanhoe, Lord of the Rings 1-3, Hugo

Allison Janney 4-American Beauty, The Hours, Juno, The Help
Ben Kingsley 4-Gandhi, Bugsy, Schindler's List, Hugo

Beth Grant 4-Rain Man, Little Miss Sunshine, No Country for Old Men, The Artist

Sandra Bullock 3-Crash, Blind Side, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Kathy Bates 3-Titanic, Blind Side, Midnight in Paris

Adrian Brody 3-Thin Red Line, Pianist, Midnight in Paris

Phillip Seymour Hoffman 3-Scent of a Woman, Capote, Moneyball

Viola Davis 3-Traffic, The Help, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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