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In Pictures: Oscar budgets, box office, and profits

To celebrate the Oscars, Kipp takes a look at the Best Picture winners over the last 10 years. How much did they cost, how much did they take, and how much did they make?

February 27, 2011 12:46 by

  • Production Budget: $15,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $336,000,000

    Profit: $321,000,000

    Genre: Drama

    Director: Sam Mendes

    Studio: DreamWorks

    Nominated for eight Oscars, including five wins.

  • Production Budget: $103,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $456,200,000

    Profit: $352,200,000

    Genre: Historical Epic

    Director: Ridley Scott

    Studio: Dream Works

    Nominated for twelve Oscars, including five wins.

  • Production Budget: $58,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $312,100,000

    Profit: $254,100,000

    Genre: Drama

    Director: Ron Howard

    Studio: Universal

    Nominated for eight Oscars, including four wins.

  • Production Budget: $45,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $306,400,000

    Profit: $261,400,000

    Genre: Musical

    Director: Rob Marshall

    Studio: Miramax

    Nominated for thirteen Oscars including six wins.

  • Production Budget: $94,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $1,129,219,252

    Profit: $1,035,219,252

    Genre: Fantasy

    Director: Peter Jackson

    Studio: New Line

    Nominated for eleven Oscars including eleven wins.

  • Production Budget: $30,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $207, 400,000

    Profit: $177,400,000

    Genre: Sports Drama

    Director: Clint Eastwood

    Studio: Warner Brothers

    Nominated for seven Oscars, including four wins.

  • Production Budget: $6,500,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $98,410,061

    Profit: $91,910,061

    Genre: Drama

    Director: Paul Haggis

    Studio: Lions Gate

    Nominated for six Oscars, including three wins.

  • Production Budget: $90,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $289,373,442

    Profit: $199,373,442

    Genre: Crime Drama

    Director: Martin Scorsese

    Studio: Warner Bros

    Nominated for five Oscars, including four wins.

  • Production Budget: $25,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $171,627,166

    Profit: $146,627,166

    Genre: Crime Drama

    Director: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

    Studio: Miramax

    Nominated for eight Oscars, including four wins.

  • Production Budget: $15,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $362,319,195

    Profit: $347,319,195

    Genre: Drama

    Director: Danny Boyle

    Studio: Fox Searchlight

    Nominated for ten Oscars, including eight wins.

  • Production Budget: $15,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $49,230,726

    Profit: $34,230,726

    Genre: War

    Director: Kathryn Bigelow

    Studio: Summit Entertainment

    Nominated for nine Oscars, including six wins.

  • Speculation has it that this year’s prize is going to The King’s Speech. So what are the stats for this one?

    Production Budget: $15,000,000

    Worldwide Box Office: $239,483,829

    Profit: $224,483,829

    Genre: Historical Drama

    Director: Tom Hooper

    Studio: Weinstein Company

    Nominated for twelve Oscars.

 

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