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Can you name famous films that did not win Best Picture honors at the 'Oscars' by year and actors?

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Year - Actors - Oscar winnerAnswerHint
1939 - Margaret Hamilton, Judy Garland - lost to Gone With the Wind'Dorothy leaves her colorless world in a tornado'
1941 - William Alland, Orson Welles - lost to 'How Green Was My Valley''Rosebud!'
1942 - Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper - lost to 'Mrs. Miniver''Gehrig's the luckiest man'
1946 - Donna Reed, Jimmy Stewart - lost to 'The Best Years of Our Lives''An angel visits Bedford Falls'
1947 - Maureen O'Hara, Natalie Wood - lost to 'Gentleman's Agreement''Santa saved by the US Postal Service'
1950 - William Holden, Gloria Swanson - lost to 'All About Eve''Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up'
1951 - Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando - lost to 'An American in Paris''Stella!'
1952 - Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly - lost to 'The Greatest Show on Earth''Marshal shoots the bad guys before the train leaves'
1956 - Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner - lost to 'Around the World in 80 Days''Moses flees Egypt'
1956 - Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr - lost to 'Around the World in 80 Days''Bald ruler dances with a teacher'
Year - Actors - Oscar winnerAnswerHint
1963 - Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor - lost toe 'Tom Jones''Egyptian princess loves Romans'
1964 - Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews - lost to 'My Fair Lady''English nanny arrives by umbrella'
1967 - Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman - lost to 'In the Heat of the Night''Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me, aren't you?'
1973 - Max von Sydow, Linda Blair - lost to 'The Sting''The power of Christ compels you!'
1975 - Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss - lost to 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest''Don't go into the water'
1976 - Cybill Shepherd, Robert De Niro - lost to Rocky'You talkin' to me?'
1977 - James Earl Jones, Mark Hamill - lost to 'Annie Hall''That's no moon. It's a space station.'
1979 - Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando - lost to 'Kramer vs. Kramer''I love the smell of napalm in the morning!'
1980 - Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro - lost to 'Ordinary People''LaMotta boxes'
1981 - Karen Allen, Harrison Ford - lost to 'Chariots of Fire''Indy's first movie'
Year - Actors - Oscar winnerAnswerHint
1989 - James Earl Jones, Kevin Costner - lost to 'Driving Miss Daisy''If you build it, he will come'
1990 - Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro - lost to 'Dances With Wolves''Wiseguys in New York'
1992 - Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson - lost to 'Unforgiven''You can't handle the truth!'
1996 - Renee Zellwegger, Tom Cruise - lost to 'The English Patient''Show me the money!'
1997 - Matt Damon, Robin Williams - lost to 'Titanic''College janitor gets therapy'
1998 - Ed Burns, Tom Hanks - lost to 'Shakespeare in Love''A company of men rescue one man'
1999 - Michael Clarke Duncan, Tom Hanks - lost to 'American Beauty''Death row miracle worker'
2002 - Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio - lost to 'Chicago''Irish boy exacts revenge in the Five Points'

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