Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards 1990-2019

Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards from 1990 to 2019

by Amy Watson, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Film studio ranking by number of Between 1990 and 2019, the film studio with the most ‘Best Picture’ Academy Awards was Universal, having won five awards over the twenty year period. Second and third in the ranking were Miramax and Warner Bros with four ‘Best Picture’ awards each.
Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures was founded in 1912 and has also been known as Universal Film Manufacturing Company and Universal Studios. The studio is part of the Hollywood ‘Big Five’ along with Paramount, Warner Bros, Walt Disney and Columbia.

Universal has released some of the world’s most well-known movies, including ‘Despicable Me’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’, all of which proved successful at box offices in North America and across the globe. Both the ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Despicable Me’ franchises made the list of highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide, earning 4.98 and 3.71 billion U.S. dollars respectively.

In 2018, Universal’s box office market share in North America was almost 15 percent, and the studio’s releases earned over one billion U.S. dollars in North America that year.
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