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Can you name the Best Picture Oscar nominees that failed to win any awards in the categories it was nominated?

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Year (Director)Movie TitleAwards Nominated for
2013 (David O. Russell)10: Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design
2013 (Paul Greengrass)6: Picture, Supporting Actor, Screenplay, Editing, Sound, Sound Editing
2013 (Alexander Payne)6: Picture, Actor, Director, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Cinematography
2013 (Stephen Frears)4: Picture, Actress, Screenplay, Original Score
2013 (Martin Scorsese)5: Picture, Actor, Director, Supporting Actor, Screenplay
2012 (Benh Zeitlin)4: Picture, Actress (Quvenshane Wallis), Director, Screenplay
2011 (Stephen Daldry)2: Picture, Supporting Actor (Max Von Sydow)
2011 (Bennett Miller)6: Picture, Actor (Brad Pitt), Supporting Actor (Jonah Hill), Screenplay, Editing, Sound
2011 (Terrence Malick)3: Picture, Director, Cinematography
2011 (Steven Spielberg)7: Picture, Director, Art Direction, Cinematography, Original Score, Sound, Sound Editing
2010 (Lisa Cholodenko)4: Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay
2010 (Danny Boyle)6: Picture, Actor, Screenplay, Editing, Original Score, Original Song
2010 (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)10: Picture, Actor, Director, Supporting Actress, Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Sound, Sound Editing
2010 (Debra Granik)4: Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay
2009 (Neill Blomkamp)4: Picture, Screenplay, Editing, Visual Effects
2009 (Lone Scherfig)3: Picture, Actress (Carey Mulligan), Screenplay
2009 (Joel & Ethan Coen)2: Picture, Screenplay
2010 (Jason Reitman)6: Picture, Actor (George Clooney), Director, Supporting Actress x2 (Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick), Screenplay
2008 (Ron Howard)5: Picture, Actor (Frank Langella), Director, Screenplay, Editing
2005 (George Clooney)6: Picture, Actor (David Strathairn), Director, Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography
2005 (Steven Spielberg)5: Picture, Director, Screenplay, Editing, Original Score
2010 (Gary Ross)7: Picture, Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Sound
2002 (Martin Scorsese)10: Picture, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Director, Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Original Song, Sound
2001 (Todd Field)5: Picture, Actor (Tom Wilkinson), Actress (Sissy Spacek), Supporting Actress (Marisa Tomei), Screenplay
2000 (Lasse Hallström)5: Picture, Actress (Juliette Binoche), Supporting Actress (Judi Dench), Screenplay, Original Score
1999 (Frank Darabont)4: Picture, Supporting Actor (Michael Clarke Duncan), Screenplay, Sound
1999 (Michael Mann)7: Picture, Actor (Russell Crowe), Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Sound
1999 (M. Night Shyamalan)6: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Haley Joel Osment), Supporting Actress (Toni Collette), Screenplay, Editing
1998 (Terrence Malick)7: Picture, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Sound
1996 (Mike Leigh)5: Picture, Actress (Brenda Blethyn), Director, Supporting Actress (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), Screenplay
1994 (Mike Newell)2: Picture, Screenplay
1994 (Robert Redford)4: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Paul Scofield), Screenplay
1994 (Frank Darabont)7: Picture, Actor (Morgan Freeman), Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Sound
1993 (Jim Sheridan)7: Picture, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Director, Supporting Actor (Pete Postelthwaite), Supporting Actress (Emma Thompson), Screenplay, Editing
1993 (James Ivory)8: Picture, Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Actress (Emma Thompson), Director, Screenplay, Art Direction, Costume Design, Original Score
1992 (Rob Reiner)4: Picture, Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson), Editing, Sound
1991 (Barbra Streisand)7: Picture, Actor (Nick Nolte), Supporting Actress (Kate Nelligan), Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Original Score
1990 (Penny Marshall)3: Picture, Actor (Robert de Niro), Screenplay
1990 (Francis Ford Coppola)7: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Andy Garcia), Art Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Original Song
1989 (Phil Alden Robinson)3: Picture, Screenplay, Original Score
1987 (James L. Brooks)7: Picture, Actor (William Hurt), Actress (Holly Hunter), Supporting Actor (Albert Brooks), Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing
1987 (Adrian Lyne)6: Picture, Actress (Glenn Close), Director, Supporting Actress (Anne Archer), Screenplay, Editing
1985 (Steven Spielberg)11: Picture, Actress (Whoopi Goldberg), Supporting Actress x 2 (Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey), Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design, Makeup, Original Score, Original Song
1984 (Norman Jewison)3: Picture, Supporting Actor (Adolph Caesar), Screenplay
1983 (Lawrence Kasdan)3: Picture, Supporting Actress (Glenn Close), Screenplay
1983 (Peter Yates)5: Picture, Actor x 2 (Tom Courtenay, Albert Finney), Director, Screenplay
1982 (Sidney Lumet)5: Picture, Actor (Paul Newman), Director, Supporting Actor (James Mason), Screenplay
1981 (Louis Malle)5: Picture, Actor (Burt Lancaster), Actress (Susan Sarandon), Director, Screenplay
1980 (David Lynch)8: Picture, Actor (John Hurt), Director, Screenplay, Art Direction, Costume Design, Editing, Original Score
1978 (Paul Mazursky)3: Picture, Actress (Jill Clayburgh), Screenplay
Year (Director)Movie TitleAwards Nominated for
1977 (Herbert Ross)11: Picture, Actress x 2 (Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine), Director, Supporting Actor (Mikhail Baryshnikov), Supporting Actress (Leslie Browne), Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound
1976 (Martin Scorsese)4: Picture, Actor (Robert de Niro), Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster), Original Score
1974 (Francis Ford Coppola)3: Picture, Screenplay, Sound
1974 (Bob Fosse)6: Picture, Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Actress (Valerie Perrine), Director, Screenplay, Cinematography
1973 (George Lucas)5: Picture, Director, Supporting Actress (Candy Clark), Screenplay, Editing
1972 (John Boorman)3: Picture, Director, Editing
1972 (Jan Troell)5: Picture, Actress (Liv Ullmann), Director, Screenplay, Foreign Film*
1972 (Martin Ritt)4: Picture, Actor (Paul Winfield), Actress (Cicely Tyson), Screenplay
1971 (Stanley Kubrick)4: Picture, Director, Screenplay, Editing
1970 (Bob Rafelson)4: Picture, Actor (Jack Nicholson), Supporting Actress (Karen Black), Screenplay
1968 (Paul Newman)4: Picture, Actress (Joanne Woodward), Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons), Screenplay
1966 (Lewis Gilbert)5: Picture, Actor (Michael Caine), Supporting Actress (Vivian Merchant), Screenplay, Original Song
1966 (Norman Jewison)4: Picture, Actor (Alan Arkin), Screenplay, Editing
1966 (Robert Wise)8: Picture, Actor (Steve McQueen), Supporting Actor (Mako), Art Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Sound
1964 (Stanley Kubrick)4: Picture, Actor (Peter Sellers), Director, Screenplay
1962 (Lewis Milestone)7: Picture, Art Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Original Song, Special Effects
1961 (Joshua Logan)5: Picture, Actor (Charles Boyer), Cinematography, Editing, Original Score
1960 (Fred Zinnemann)5: Picture, Actress (Deborah Kerr), Director, Supporting Actress (Glynis Johns), Screenplay
1959 (Otto Preminger)7: Picture, Actor (James Stewart), Supporting Actor x 2 (Arthur O'Connell, George C. Scott), Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing
1959 (Fred Zinnemann)8: Picture, Actress (Audrey Hepburn), Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Sound
1958 (Morton Da Costa)6: Picture, Actress (Rosalind Russell), Supporting Actress (Peggy Cass), Art Direction, Cinematography, Editing
1958 (Richard Brooks)6: Picture, Actor (Paul Newman), Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Director, Screenplay, Cinematography
1957 (Mark Robson)8: Picture, Actress (Lana Turner), Supporting Actor x 2 (Arthur Kennedy, Russ Tamblyn), Supporting Actress x 2 (Hope Lange, Diane Varsi), Screenplay, Cinematography
1957 (Sidney Lumet)3: Picture, Director, Screenplay
1957 (Billy Wilder)6: Picture, Actor (Charles Laughton), Director, Supporting Actress (Elsa Lanchester), Editing, Sound
1956 (William Wyler)6: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Anthony Perkins), Screenplay*, Original Song, Sound
1954 (Edward Dmytryk)7: Picture, Actor (Humphrey Bogart), Supporting Actor (Tom Tully), Screenplay, Editing, Original Score, Sound
1952 (Richard Thorpe)3: Picture, Cinematography, Original Score
1951 (Anatole Litvak)2: Picture, Editing
1950 (Vincente Minnelli)3: Picture, Actor (Spencer Tracy), Screenplay
1947 (Edward Dmytryk)4: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Robert Ryan), Screenplay
1946 (Laurence Olivier)4: Picture, Actor (Laurence Olivier), Interior Decoration, Original Score
1946 (Frank Capra)5: Picture, Actor (James Stewart), Director, Editing, Sound
1944 (Billy Wilder)7: Picture, Actress (Barbara Stanwyck), Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Original Score, Sound
1943 (Ernst Lubitsch)3: Picture, Director, Cinematography
1943 (Clarence Brown)4: Picture, Actor (Mickey Rooney), Director, Cinematography
1943 (Noel Coward & David Lean)2: Picture, Screenplay
1943 (William A. Wellman)1: Picture
1942 (Sam Wood)3: Picture, Director, Cinematography
1942 (Orson Welles)4: Picture, Supporting Actress (Agnes Moorehead), Cinematography, Interior Decoration
1942 (Irving Pichel)3: Picture, Actor (Monty Woolley), Cinematography
1942 (Mervyn LeRoy)7: Picture, Actor (Ronald Colman), Director, Supporting Actress (Susan Peters), Screenplay, Interior Decoration, Original Score
1942 (George Stevens)7: Picture, Original Story, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Interior Decoration, Original Score
1942 (John Farrow)4: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (William Bendix), Screenplay
1941 (Mitchell Leisen)6: Picture, Actress (Olivia de Havilland), Screenplay, Cinematography, Interior Decoration, Original Score
1941 (William Wyler)9: Picture, Actress (Bette Davis), Director, Supporting Actress x 2 (Patricia Collinge, Teresa Wright), Screenplay, Editing, Interior Decoration, Original Score
1941 (John Huston)3: Picture, Supporting Actor (Sydney Greenstreet), Screenplay
1941 (Irving Rapper)1: Picture
1940 (Anatole Litvak)3: Picture, Supporting Actress (Barbara O'Neil), Cinematography
1940 (Alfred Hitchcock)6: Picture, Supporting Actor (Albert Basserman), Screenplay, Cinematography, Interior Decoration, Special Effects
Year (Director)Movie TitleAwards Nominated for
1940 (Charles Chaplin)5: Picture, Actor (Charles Chaplin), Supporting Actor (Jack Oakie), Screenplay, Original Score
1940 (William Wyler)7: Picture, Actress (Bette Davis), Director, Supporting Actor (James Stephenson), Cinematography, Editing, Original Score
1940 (John Ford)6: Picture, Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Original Score, Special Effects
1940 (Sam Wood)6: Picture, Actress (Martha Scott), Interior Decoration, Original Score, Score, Sound
1939 (Edmund Goulding)3: Picture, Actress (Bette Davis), Original Score
1939 (Leo McCarey)6: Picture, Actress (Irene Dunne), Supporting Actress (Maria Ouspenskaya), Original Story, Interior Decoration, Original Song
1939 (Ernst Lubitsch)4: Picture, Actress (Greta Garbo), Original Story, Screenplay
1939 (Lewis Milestone)4: Picture, Original Score, Score, Sound
1938 (King Vidor)4: Picture, Actor (Robert Donat), Director, Screenplay
1938 (Michael Curtiz)4: Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (John Garfield), Screenplay
1938 (Jean Renoir)1: Picture
1938 (Victor Fleming)3: Picture, Original Story, Editing
1937 (William Wyler)4: Picture, Supporting Actress (Claire Trevor), Cinematography, Interior Decoration
1937 (Gregory La Cava)4: Picture, Director, Supporting Actress (Andrea Leeds), Screenplay
1936 (Jack Conway)1: Picture
1936 (George Cukor)4: Picture, Actress (Norma Shearer), Supporting Actor (Basil Rathbone), Interior Decoration
1936 (Jack Conway)2: Picture, Editing
1936 (Henry Koster)3: Picture, Original Story, Sound
1935 (George Stevens)2: Picture, Actress (Katharine Hepburn)
1935 (Michael Curtiz)5: Picture, Director*, Screenplay*, Original Score*, Sound
1935 (George Cukor)3: Picture, Assistant Director, Editing
1935 (Richard Boleslawski)4: Picture, Assistant Director, Cinematography, Editing
1935 (Leo McCarey)1: Picture
1935 (Mark Sandrich)4: Picture, Dance Direction, Interior Decoration, Original Song
1934 (Sidney Franklin)2: Picture, Actress (Norma Shearer)
1934 (Frank Borzage)1: Picture, Sound
1934 (Lloyd Bacon)1: Picture
1934 (Alfred Werker)1: Picture
1934 (John M. Stahl)3: Picture, Assistant Director, Sound
1934 (W. S. Van Dyke)4: Picture, Actor (William Powell), Director, Screenplay
1934 (Irving Cummings)1: Picture
1932-33 (Lloyd Bacon)2: Picture, Sound
1932-33 (Mervyn LeRoy)3: Picture, Actor (Paul Muni), Sound
1932-33 (Frank Capra)4: Picture, Actress (May Robson), Director, Writing
1932-33 (Lowell Sherman)1: Picture
1932-33 (Sidney Franklin)1: Picture
1932-33 (Henry King)2: Picture, Writing
1931-32 (John Ford)4: Picture, Writing, Cinematography, Interior Decoration
1931-32 (Mervyn LeRoy)1: Picture
1931-32 (Ernst Lubitsch)1: Picture
1931-32 (Ernst Lubitsch)1: Picture
1930-31 (Frank Lloyd)1: Picture
1930-31 (Lewis Milestone)3: Picture, Actor (Adolphe Menjou), Director
1930-31 (W. S. Van Dyke)1: Picture
1929-30 (Ernst Lubitsch)6: Picture, Actor (Maurice Chevalier), Director, Cinematography, Interior Decoration, Sound
1928-29 (Roland West)3: Picture, Actor (Chester Morris), Interior Decoration*
1928-29 (Charles Reisner)1: Picture
1927-28 (Howard Hughes)1: Picture

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