Every year the Academy Awards arrive and every year there are new controversies, new debates, and new films that – arguably – didn’t deserve to be nominated. But as weird as it is that films like 102 Dalmatians and Click are officially in the record books as Oscar nominees, their nominations weren’t necessarily “weird.” They just had impressive achievements hidden under all of their more obvious badness.
No, if you want to explore the WEIRDEST Oscar nominations in history, you’re going to have to dig deeper than Norbit. You have to explore forgotten controversies, bizarre jokes that got taken too seriously, and strange one-time occurrences that forced the Academy to ultimately change their rules, just so they’ll never look foolish again. So get ready folks, we’re about to take a pretty deep dive. These are the weirdest Oscar nominations in history…
What do you think is the weirdest Oscar nom in the history of the Academy? Which film or talent do you think was totally snubbed that one time? Do you play-act as James Cameron doing his “King of the World” thing every morning when you brush your teeth? Let’s discuss in the comments!
And be sure to watch the video below for the Oscar nomination snubs of 2018: