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    Updated on Jul 4, 2020. Posted on Jul 1, 2020

    21 Movies That Should've Won An Oscar For How Perfectly They Managed To Cast Their Characters

    Like a group project where every person participated — so, basically, a fantasy.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community, "If there was an Academy Award for Best Casting in a Motion Picture, which films definitely would've won?" and their incredible answers prompted even MORE great responses! So, with that in mind, here are a few more film casts who'd like to thank the Academy:

    1. Avengers (2012)

    Marvel Studios

    Casting Director(s): Sarah Halley Finn, Randi Hiller, and Chiranjiv Makwana.

    "I really don’t think they could have picked anyone better for those six main roles."

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    2. Sin City (2005)

    Miramax

    Casting Director: Mary Vernieu

    "The first movie had an amazing cast with great character actors. I love, love, LOVE Elijah Wood, Clive Owen, and Devon Aoki in their roles, specifically. It's my all-time favorite movie."

    Monique Roberge, Facebook

    3. Hidden Figures (2016)

    20th Century Fox

    Casting Director: Victoria Thomas

    "Can we get some love for this fantastic film? I LOVE that movie."

    erinbrewster

    4. Clue (1985)

    Paramount Pictures

    Casting Director(s): Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins

    "Everyone was so on point, and they really brought the characters from the board game to life. They all did so well that I could buy each of the alternative endings as being the real one. So perfectly cast."

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    5. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    Casting Director(s): Gail Goldberg, Donna Morong, and Marcia Ross

    "Even though it's a teen movie, it has such an amazing cast! From the teens to the adults, every single role was perfect."

    annahill95

    6. Cabin in the Woods (2012)

    Lionsgate

    Casting Director(s): Anya Colloff and Amy McIntyre Britt

    "None of the actors could have been changed out. It was perfect."

    bakingmama85

    7. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

    Miramax Films

    Casting Director: Michelle Guish

    "The whole cast is incredible, but specifically the trio of Colin Firth, Renee Zellweger, and Hugh Grant, of course!"

    susanwilliams1

    8. The Green Mile (1999)

    Warner Bros.

    Casting Director: Mali Finn

    "I just loved the banter and support between the guards. John Coffey, Wild Bill, and Percy are also so well cast, too. Plus, Bonnie Hunt and Patricia Clarkson!"

    Szashe Rowland, Facebook

    9. Scream (1996)

    Dimension Films

    Casting Director: Lisa Beach

    "Every actor was made to play their roles."

    motherofcats222

    10. The Addams Family Values (1993)

    Paramount Pictures

    Casting Director: David Rubin

    "Raul Julia will always be my favorite Gomez. Anjelica Huston oozes Morticia’s glamour effortlessly. Christopher Lloyd with psychotic Joan Cusack are a fantastic odd couple. And one of the most underrated roles was David Krumholtz as Wednesday’s love interest, he plays those awkward roles so well!"

    aramanthe

    11. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

    Warner Bros.

    Casting Director: Cindy Tolan

    "I LOVED this cast. I felt like the family dynamic between all of the siblings was believable and hilarious."

    tiffc3

    12. The Dark Knight (2008)

    Warner Bros.

    Casting Director: John Papsidera

    "The movie always gets praise for Heath Ledger's Joker, but the whole cast was fantastic. Every actor brought amazing light to their character. I know Batman has been done many times over with so many different casts, but this cast was by far the best."

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    13. Tombstone (1993)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    Casting Director: Lora Kennedy

    "Although this movie appeals more to an older audience, it has the most amazing ensemble cast for a Western film ever. Kurt Russell, Bill Paxton, unforgettable performances by Sam Elliot and Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn, and a gorgeous Dana Delaney — even Jason Priestley during the height of his Beverly Hills 90210 fame. It's still one of my favorite movies to this day!"

    Karina Vazquez, Facebook

    14. Mean Girls (2004)

    Paramount Pictures

    Casting Director: Marci Liroff

    "Absolutely flawless cast who made the characters unforgettable. You get attached to them all."

    sofien

    15. Troop Zero (2019)

    Amazon Studios

    Casting Director(s): Lindsay Graham and Mary Vernieu

    "This had one of the best ensemble casts I’ve ever seen."

    broadwayismymiddlename

    16. Boogie Nights (1997)

    New Line Cinema

    Casting Director: Christine Sheaks

    "This cast was incredible. Julianne Moore should have won the Oscar that year! Philip Seymour Hoffman, Don Cheadle, John C. Reilly...I mean, every single person was awesome!"

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    17. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

    Warner Bros.

    Casting Director: Debra Zane

    "I can't believe no one's mentioned this movie! It had a great cast, too."

    cassandrahunter

    18. Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    20th Century Fox

    Casting Director: Ellen Lewis

    "You want to talk about a fantastic ensemble cast in an equally fantastic movie?! It was just fantastic all around!"

    Sidney Campbell, Facebook

    19. Dazed and Confused (1993)

    Gramercy Pictures

    Casting Director: Don Phillips

    "It's a classic and had such a good cast! Especially when you consider how, for a lot of them, it was their first movie."

    charmingskull30

    20. Titanic (1997)

    Paramount Pictures

    Casting Director: Mali Finn

    "I would say this has one of the best casts. Leonardo and Kate, obviously — but every other actor brought it, as well."

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    21. And finally, Galaxy Quest (1999)

    DreamWorks Pictures

    Casting Director: Debra Zane

    "100%, no further comment needed."

    Brandy Hale, Facebook

    Now it's your turn! Which movie casts were so incredibly perfect, they deserve an imaginary Oscar that I completely made up? Share the movie title and a little bit about what makes the cast so perfect as a whole in the comments below!

    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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