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The 27 Best Movies To Not Be Nominated For Best Picture

This morning Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close was nominated for best picture, despite being viewed by most as a critical failure (Rotten Tomatoes Score: 48%). Here are 27 much better movies that weren't as lucky as the Tom Hanks-Sandra Bullock 9/11 drama.

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27. The Usual Suspects

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

26. Almost Famous

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

25. Short Cuts

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

24. Breakfast At Tiffany's

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

23. The Empire Strikes Back

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

22. Blade Runner

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

21. Easy Rider

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

20. The Dark Knight

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

19. Do The Right Thing

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

18. Cool Hand Luke

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

17. Boogie Nights

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

16. King Kong

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

15. Rosemary's Baby

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

14. Duck Soup

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

13. The Searchers

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

12. Being There

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

11. Vertigo

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

10. The Big Sleep

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

9. Rebel Without A Cause

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

8. Singin' In The Rain

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

7. Manhattan

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

6. North By Northwest

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

5. The Wild Bunch

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

4. Some Like It Hot

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

3. Psycho

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99%

2. 2001: A Space Odyssey

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

1. Rear Window

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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