Oscars: Most Successful Film Franchises

Most Successful Film Franchises at the Oscars

Blockbusters and their sequels don't have the best record at the Oscars. However, some have succeeded with both the original and subsequent entries in the series scoring at least nominations.

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Text -- Andrew Pickett


Most Successful Film Franchises at the Oscars
'Airport' series: 1 win, 12 nominations
'Alien' series: 3 wins, 10 nominations
Astaire and Rogers musicals: 2 wins, 18 nominations
'Babe' and 'Babe: Pig in the City': 1 win, 8 nominations
Christopher Nolan's 'Batman' films: 2 wins, 9 nominations
Shekhar Kapur's 'Elizabeth' films: 2 wins, 9 nominations
'Funny Girl' and 'Funny Lady': 1 win, 13 nominations
'Harry Potter' series: 0 wins, 12 nominations
'Hawaii' and 'The Hawaiians': 0 wins, 8 nominations
James Bond series: 4 wins, 14 nominations
'The Jolson Story' and 'Jolson Sings Again': 2 wins, 9 nominations
'Jurassic Park' series: 3 wins, 4 nominations
'Pirates of the Caribbean' series: 1 win, 11 nominations
'Rocky' series: 3 wins, 11 nominations
'Toy Story' series: 2 wins, 9 nominations, 1 Special Achievement Award
'2001: A Space Odyssey' and '2010': 1 win, 9 nominations
'Wallace and Gromit' series: 3 wins, 5 nominations
10. 'The Hustler' and 'The Color of Money': 3 wins, 13 nominations
Tracy & Hepburn films: 3 wins, 14 nominations
'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' and 'Butch and Sundance: The Early Days': 4 wins, 8 nominations
'The Sting' and 'The Sting II': 7 wins, 11 nominations
'Indiana Jones' series: 6 wins, 13 nominations, 1 Special Achievement Award
'Going My Way' and 'The Bells of St. Mary's': 8 wins, 18 nominations
'The Godfather' series: 9 wins, 28 nominations
'Star Wars' series: 7 wins, 22 nominations, 3 Special Achievement Awards
Burton & Taylor films: 11 wins, 26 nominations
'The Lord of the Rings' series: 17 wins, 30 nominations
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