movies nominated for acting Oscars that no one has seen since they came out

these are not inherently movies I dislike, but ones that have left no cultural impact, only sparked watching because of a presence in awards season and are destined to become further forgotten with time. if it was just movies I don't like, Bohemian Rhapsody would be all over this!

  • Darkest Hour
  • Bombshell
  • The Judge
  • Judy
  • The Wife
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Albert Nobbs
  • Harriet
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Joy
  • Trumbo
  • August: Osage County
  • The Iron Lady
  • My Week with Marilyn
  • The Danish Girl
  • Vice
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • Into the Woods
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Green Book
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Impossible
  • American Hustle
  • Loving
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • The Sessions
  • I, Tonya
  • The King's Speech
  • The Artist
  • Argo
  • The Help
  • Nine
  • Notes on a Scandal
  • North Country
  • Kinsey
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Precious
  • The Blind Side
  • The Last Station
  • The Lovely Bones
  • Charlie Wilson's War
  • The Cooler
  • The Reader
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • The Queen
  • Mrs Henderson Presents
  • Transamerica
  • Monster's Ball
  • In the Valley of Elah
  • The Last King of Scotland
  • Venus
  • Iris
  • Finding Neverland
  • Pieces of April
  • House of Sand and Fog
  • I Am Sam
  • Frozen River
  • The Contender
  • Junebug
  • Whale Rider
  • Quills
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • Tumbleweeds
  • The Cider House Rules
  • One True Thing
  • Primary Colors
  • Hilary and Jackie
  • Little Voice
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • A Civil Action
  • The Apostle
  • Ulee's Gold
  • The Wings of the Dove
  • Mrs Brown
  • Shine
  • Marvin's Room
  • Ghosts of Mississippi
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • Mr. Holland's Opus
  • Rob Roy
  • Georgia
  • The Madness of King George
  • Nobody's Fool
  • Blue Sky
  • Tom & Viv
  • Shadowlands
  • Chaplin
  • Indochine
  • Love Field
  • Mr. Saturday Night
  • Enchanted April
  • Rambling Rose
  • For the Boys
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The Field
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
  • Damage