Award: Oscar

WALL·E

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In an imagined, but not-so-unrealistic world of the future, a small robot, WALL-E, is left to clean up an Earth filled with garbage. He is completely alone except for a small pet cockroach. Surprisingly, one day another robot named EVE appears on Earth, and WALL-E falls in love with her. As the story unfolds, WALL-E drifts into an unprecedented destiny and ultimately fights against human extinction.

The film was awarded the Oscar for best-animated film and the BAFTA award in the same category.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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When a little hobbit named Frodo accidentally discovers an ancient ring, it binds him to an incredible destiny. He presents the ring to the wizard Gandalf, who instructs him to destroy the Ring of Power, as it contains evil magical powers. According to Frodo, Gandalf, a group of hobbit friends, an elf, a dwarf, and other citizens of the world go on the voyage. Together they form the Fellowship of the Ring. Along the way, the travelers experience dangerous and challenging situations – only the destruction of the ring can stop the evil started by the Black Prince Sauron.

The film was significantly awarded four Oscars: best cinematography, best makeup, best music, and best effects.
At the BAFTA gala, the film won the following awards: best film, best special visual effects, and best make-up/hair.

Beauty and the Beast

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A handsome but selfish prince is put under a curse that turned him into a monster, which will only be released if the prince meets someone who truly loves him as he is. The prince doesn’t think anyone could fall in love with a monster like him. One day, the beautiful Belle goes into the castle and wants to exchange the place of her father, who is a prisoner in the castle, for her own. Servants enchanted as objects try their best to make the romance between Belle and the cursed prince flourish.

The film has been awarded two Oscars in the music category and was nominated for the best film Oscar.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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In the first Narnia film, four children find a way to a completely new world in a wardrobe: Narnia, where there are, among other things, giants, fauns, and centaurs. The White Wizard has conjured eternal winter into the world. Together with a lion named Aslan, the children decide to free the inhabitants of Narnia from the curse.

The film has been awarded with an Oscar for best make-up masking and three BAFTA awards: best make-up masking, best sound mixing, and best visual effects.

Finding Nemo

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Marlin, who lives on the coral reefs of Australia, is the overprotective parent of an anemone fish named Nemo. One day, Nemo shows that he no longer wants to appear in the eyes of others that he needs protection and starts swimming towards the open sea, where he meets a fishing boat and gets caught, ending up in a dentist’s aquarium.

At the same time that Nemo tries to return home by his own means, Marlin and his memory-impaired friend Dori start a rescue mission for Nemo.

The film was awarded the Oscar for best-animated film.

Back to the Future

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Marty McFly, a typical 17-year-old high school student of the 80s, accidentally travels thirty years back in time in a DeLorean car designed by mad scientist Christopher Loyd, which is actually a time travel capsule. An adventure ensues where Marty must secure his way back to modern times.

The film won the Oscar for best effects and sound effects editing.

Dune

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As a mythical and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dyyni tells the story of Paul Atreides. An intelligent and talented young man is born to fulfill a great destiny beyond his understanding. He has to travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to secure the future of his family and people. When malevolent forces engage in battle for the planet’s unique and most valuable known raw material—a commodity that can realize humanity’s greatest potential—only those who overcome their fears will survive.

Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Dune, based on Frank Herbert’s novel of the same name. The film won a whopping 6 Oscars.

Beetlejuice

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The life of a ghost is not always easy. A couple who recently died in a car accident can experience it. The film literally bursts with funny effects and cartoon humor. The role of the Beetlejuice demon is played by Michael Keaton, who gives a solid performance as an intolerable and self-centered monster. Crazy funny movie full of senseless humor.

Encanto

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The extraordinary Madrigal family lives hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a wonderful enchanted place called Encanto. Encanto has blessed each child in the family with a unique special gift, from super strength to the ability to heal. Of each, except one: Mirabella. But when she learns that the magic surrounding Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she—the only ordinary Madrigal—may be the extraordinary family’s only hope.

Directed by Jared Bush, Byron Howard, and Charise Castro Smith. The film was awarded the Oscar for a best animated film.

Whiplash

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Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer determined to rise to the top of his elite conservatory on the US East Coast. Andrew craves recognition for his skills. Terence Fletcher – a music teacher known as much for his skills as a teacher of the gifted as for his creepy teaching methods – leads the school’s best jazz band.

Fletcher notices Andrew’s talents, transfers the young musician to his band, and at the same time changes his life forever. Andrew’s passionate pursuit of perfection quickly turns into an obsession as his merciless teacher pushes him to the limits of his abilities – and ultimately madness.

Directed by Damien Chazelle. As actors, e.g. Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons and Melissa Benoist. The film was significantly awarded with three Oscars.