"12 Years a Slave" may only have won three of its nine Oscar bids, but one of them was the big one -- Best Picture. It also claimed an acting prize for featured playerLupita Nyongo and the adapted screenplay award.
So, where does this haul put it among the 86 Best Picture winners in Oscar history?
Only 20 other champs have claimed three or fewer Oscars in all. But of these, there are some genuine classics, including "Casablanca" and "The Godfather." Below, a list of all these films.
TWO OTHER OSCARS
2012: "Argo" - Adapted Screenplay, Editing
2004: "Crash" - Original Screenplay, Editing
1976: "Rocky" - Director, Editing
1972: "The Godfather" - Actor (Marlon Brando), Adapted Screenplay