Before The Oscars, These Films Have Already Won … Million

What if the film won the Oscar for the money they collect at the box office?

To reward a film, the Academy takes into account technical factors related to directing, acting, script, music and makeup, among others, but Forbes tells us what would be the winning films in this edition 87 of the Oscars if what factors were counted as the highest earners at the box office or budgets invested in its realization.

A total of 565.3 million dollars at the box office has been raised by the films nominated for the 2015 edition of the awards of the golden statuette, and budget realization together is none other than 163,500,000.

Based on figures from Box Office Mojo and FilmAffinity, we present the list of the eight big winners if the Academy were set on money and not the technical aspects.

8. Whiplash

Original title: Whiplash.

Budget: $ 3.3 million.

Collection (box office) until February 8, 2015: 9.5 million.

Oscars nominations,five.

Address: Damien Chazelle.

7. Boyhood: moments of a life

Original title: Boyhood.

Budget: $ 2.4 million.

Collection (box office) until February 9, 2015: 25.1 million dollars.

Academy Award Nominations: Six.

Director: Richard Linklater.

6. The theory of everything

Original title: The Theory of Everything.

Collection (box office) until February 9, 2015: $ 32.1 million.

Oscar’s nominations,five.

Director: James Marsh.

5. Birdman

Original title: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Collection (box office) until February 8, 2015: $ 35.2 million.

Oscar’s nominations with nine.

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.

4. Selma

Original title: Selma.

Collection (box office) until February 9, 2015: 46.5 million dollars.

Academy Award Nominations: both.

Address: Ava DuVernay.

3. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Original title: The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Collection (box office) until February 8, 2015: 59.1 million dollars.

Oscar’s nominations with nine.

Address: Wes Anderson.

2. The enigma code

Original title: The Imitation Game.

Collection (box office) until February 9, 2015: 74.9 million dollars.

Academy Award Nominations: Eight.

Address: Morten Tyldum.

1. The sniper

Original Title: American Sniper.

Collection (box office) until February 9, 2015: 282.9 million dollars.

Academy Award Nominations: Six.

Directed by:Clint Eastwood.

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