12 Award-Worthy Movies Ignored By The Academy But Won Critics' Heart!

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The Oscars are one of the most prestigious movie awards. But the movies that are nominated and awarded depends not only on the quality of the movie, but also the politics, the genre, and even the reputation of the actors and the directors. Here are some worthy movies which were victims of the Academy!

1. Kedi

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

IMDb: 7,7

2. The Rider

After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

IMDb: 7,5

3. Maudie

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

IMDb: 7,6

4. BPM (Beats per minute)

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

IMDb: 7,5

5. We Need to Talk About Kevin

Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

IMDb: 7,5

6. The Tale

A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach.

IMDb: 7,3

7. The Cakemaker

A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover.

IMDb: 7,3

8. Leave No Trace

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

IMDb: 7,2

9. Columbus

A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams.

IMDb: 7,2

10. The Meyerowitz Stories

An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

IMDb: 6,9

11. Mandy

The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.

IMDb: 6,6

12. Ingrid Goes West

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.
IMDb: 6,6

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