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By The Numbers: The Winners Of The 2016 Oscars

By The Numbers: The Winners Of The 2016 Oscars

We’re just about to ready to say goodbye to this year’s Oscar season. Best Picture went to a worthy winner in “Spotlight,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” won the most awards, Leonardo DiCaprio is finally happy, and Sam Smith broke new ground for people who write really, really boring songs.

But before we move on from the 88th Academy Awards, we wanted to wrap up with one last thing: some cold, hard numbers. Below you’ll find some facts, stats and trivia relating to some of the big winners from last night. Take a look, and feel free to let us know any Oscar trivia you might have beyond that.

2: Number of Oscars won by Best Picture victor “Spotlight

63: Years since a movie before “Spotlight” won Best Picture with only one other Oscar — “The Greatest Show On Earth” took both the top prize and Best Story, losing in three other categories.

$39,173,609 – Total domestic box office to date of “Spotlight.” It’s the second-lowest box office haul for a Best Picture winner in recent memory, ahead of “The Hurt Locker” which took just $17 million, but it’s likely to overtake at “Birdman” ($42 million) and “The Artist” ($44 million) off the back of its victory.

86 – gap between the Rotten Tomatoes score for “Spotlight” (96%) and for Tom McCarthy’s previous movie, “The Cobbler” (10%).

70 – gap between the Metacritic score for “Spotlight” (93) and for “The Cobbler” (23)

4 – number of one-star reviews of “Spotlight” on IMDB (out of 272 in total). “Don’t quit your day job Mr. Keaton, that’s all I can really say about you,” wrote “Juan Baca,” apparently believing that acting is something the “Birdman” star does part time, while “abisio” from Miami writes that the film is “basically a bad propaganda movie with the intention on dividing Catholic church and diminishing its power. Do not forget religion is the most powerful institution and governments (and other people) do not like that power.”

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3 – Total number of directors who’ve won back-to-back Best Director Oscars: John Ford, Joseph L. Mankiewicz and now Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.

65 – years since someone last achieved this feat (Mankiewicz won for “A Letter To Three Wives” in 1949, and “All About Eve” in 1950).

10 – number of cinematographers with three or more Cinematography Oscars: Leon Shamroy and Joseph Ruttenberg, who have four, and Robert L. Surtees, Conrad Hall, Robert Richardson, Arthur C. Miller, Freddie Young, Vittorio Storaro, Winton Hoch and now Emmanuel Lubezki, who have three.

0 – number of cinematographers to win three Oscars in consecutive years before Emmanuel Lubezki achieved the feat this year.

22 – Years since Leonardo DiCaprio’s first Oscar nomination, for “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?” in 1994.

5 – number of acting nominations it took for Best Actor winner Leonardo DiCaprio to take his Oscar. After ‘Gilbert Grape’ he was up for “The Aviator” (2004), “Blood Diamond” (2006) and “The Wolf Of Wall Street” (2013), which also earned him a Best Picture nod as a producer.

26 – number of big-screen roles it took DiCaprio before winning his Oscar, starting with “Critters 3” in 1991.

3 – living, working actors with five or more Oscar nominations who have yet to win one. Glenn Close has six, Amy Adams and Albert Finney both have five.

5 – living, working actors with four Oscar nominations who have yet to win one: Warren Beatty, Jane Alexander, Annette Bening, Ed Harris and Marsha Mason.

$13,538,053 – gross to date of “Room,” featuring Best Actress winner Brie Larson. It’s the lowest of the Best Picture nominees by some margin.

9Brie Larson’s age when she made her screen debut, on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.”

2 – TV shows Larson has been a regular on: the one-season “Raising Dad” (where Larson and Kat Dennings played sisters raised by widower Bob Saget), and three seasons of Diablo Cody’s “The United States Of Tara,” where she played Toni Colette’s daughter.

3 – Episodes of beloved cult sitcom “Community” Larson has appeared in.

27 – number of big-screen roles Larson has shot, including the still-in-progress “Kong: Skull Island.” That’s one more than Leo DiCaprio.

4000 – copies sold of Larson’s sole pop album to date, 2005’s Finally Out Of P.E. (released when she was 16).

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3 – number of Tony Awards won by Mark Rylance, for “Boeing Boeing” in 2008, “Jerusalem” in 2011 and “Twelfth Night” in 2013. He was also nominated for “Richard III” in the same year as the latter.

12 – number of movie roles Mark Rylance had before winning an Oscar for “Bridge Of Spies.” These include “Intimacy” (in which he receives a for-real blowjob on screen), Jason Statham vehicle “Blitz,” Roland Emmerich’s “Anonymous” and Sean Penn actioner “The Gunman.”

13 – total number of actors to be nominated for appearing in Steven Spielberg movies.

2 – actors to win Oscars for roles in Steven Spielberg movies: Rylance and Daniel Day-Lewis for “Lincoln.

17 – movies that Alicia Vikander made before winning the Oscar for “The Danish Girl.”

7 – number of those movies that were released in the U.S. in 2015.
  

5 – number of those movies that are better than “The Danish Girl” (in order: “Ex Machina,” “Testament Of Youth,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E,” “Son Of A Gun” and “Burnt.” “Seventh Son” is worse.)

26 – number of “West Wing” episodes written by “Spotlight” co-writer Josh Singer across the last three seasons of the show. He also went on to write for “Lie To Me” and “Fringe.”

4 – Number of times “Spotlight” Oscar winner Tom McCarthy has played a character called Bob: he played Dr. Bob Banks in “Meet The Parents” and “Little Fockers,” Bob in Lukas Moodysson’s “Mammoth,” and Dr. Bob in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s “Jack Goes Boating.”

1 – Number of Oscar winners this year who appeared in Adam Sandler flop “Pixels” (Tom McCarthy, as Michael The Robot).

$107.833 million – average box office for a movie directed by “The Big Short” screenplay winner Adam McKay, a batting average that few filmmakers can compete with.

3 – Theatrical features written by “The Big Short” screenplay winner Charles Randolph before “The Big Short” — “The Life Of David Gale,” “The Interpreter,” “Love & Other Drugs.”

2 – Total number of James Bond movie themes to have won Best Original Song Oscars, now that Sam Smith’s “The Writing’s On The Wall” has followed the win for Adele‘s “Skyfall.”

23 – rough estimate for number of James Bond themes better than “The Writing’s On The Wall” (of 24 Bond themes)

$608 million – total budget of the Visual Effects nominees.

2% – percentage of that total made up by the budget of “Ex Machina,” the winning film in that category. It cost $15 million, making it the cheapest film since “Alien” in 1979 to win the prize.

6 – number of Oscars won by “Mad Max: Fury Road.” It ties the original “Star Wars” as the film to win most Oscars without winning Best Picture or Best Director. 

5 – Oscars Ennio Morricone was nominated for before he won this year. The most recent was for “Malena” in 2001.

13 – Number of times Thomas Newman, a nominee this year for “Bridge Of Spies,” has been nominated and not taken home an Oscar.

13 – Number of times Roger Deakins, a nominee this year for “Sicario,” has been nominated and not taken home an Oscar.

212 – Minutes last night’s Oscar broadcast lasted. That’s the exact same length as “Ben Hur,” the winner of the 1960 Oscars.

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