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It is a truth universally acknowledged that The Academy — the voting body responsible for recognizing the finest films — is often... unreliable. In the past, we branded the event #OscarsSoWhite for spotlighting almost exclusively white artists, and later on, #OscarsSoMale when there was a glaring absence of female nominees. The Academy still has a lot of work to do, and it may take years before we see real change.

But another grave mistake The Academy makes often is extending the Best Picture distinction to undeserving films. We've all ended up scratching our heads wondering how certain movies won, let alone how they were nominated in the first place.

In honor of the 2019 Oscars, let's look back at the worst Best Picture winners of all time.