1950s Best Picture Oscar Nominees - Multiple Choice

Identify the 50s films that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture* but lost.

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Wrong answers were nominated in categories other than Best Picture in the same year.Year given is the year in film being honored, not the date of the ceremony.
Year given is the year in film being awarded, not the date of the ceremony.
*Known as the award for Best Motion Picture in this era.
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1. Which 1950 Best Picture nominee lost to All About Eve?
Sunset Boulevard
Annie Get Your Gun
Adam's Rib
2. Which 1951 Best Picture nominee lost to An American in Paris?
A Streetcar Named Desire
Strangers on a Train
The African Queen
3. Which 1952 Best Picture nominee lost to The Greatest Show on Earth?
High Noon
The Big Sky
Five Fingers
4. Which 1953 Best Picture nominee lost to From Here to Eternity?
The War of the Worlds
Titanic
Roman Holiday
5. Which 1954 Best Picture nominee lost to On the Waterfront?
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
A Star Is Born
6. Which 1955 Best Picture nominee lost to Marty?
Bad Day at Black Rock
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
East of Eden
7. Which 1956 Best Picture nominee lost to Around the World in 80 Days?
War and Peace
The Ten Commandments
Richard III
8. Which 1957 Best Picture nominee lost to The Bridge on the River Kwai?
12 Angry Men
A Farewell to Arms
Funny Face
9. Which 1958 Best Picture nominee lost to Gigi?
The Old Man and the Sea
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
I Want to Live!
10. Which 1959 Best Picture nominee lost to Ben-Hur?
Some Like It Hot
The 400 Blows
The Diary of Anne Frank
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