Oscars: Latin American wins & nominations for best foreign language film 1956-2019

This graph depicts the number of films produced in Latin America that were nominated for or awarded an Academy Award in the category of "Best International Feature Film" from 1956 to 2019, by country. Argentina led the ranking with two wins and seven nominations, followed by Mexico with one win and nine nominations.

Number of Latin American films nominated for or awarded an Academy Award in the category of "Best International Feature Film" from 1956 to 2019, by country

WinnerNomination
Argentina27
Mexico19
Chile12
Brazil04
Peru01
Colombia01
Cuba01
Nicaragua01
Puerto Rico*01
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Sources

Release date

2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

1956 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Films produced in the U.S.'s overseas territories are eligible to apply for Best International Feature Film.
The film "A Place in the World" (1992) submitted by Uruguay was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film but was later declared ineligible and removed from the nominations ballot.
The publication date given is the date of access.

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