1981 – Raging Bull loses to Robert Redford’s Ordinary People. 1989 – The Last Temptation of Christ loses to Barry Levinson’s Rain Man. 1991 Goodfellas loses to Kevin Costner’s Dances With Wolves. 2003 – Gangs of New York loses to Roman Polanski’s The Pianist. 2005 – The Aviator loses to Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby. 2007 – Yay. He gets the statue for The Departed. 2012 – Hugo loses to Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist.
Martin Scorsese, having been recognized for his achievements in directing by the Academy Awards has been nominated 7 times, yet he has only been awarded one Oscar. While there is no doubt the man deserves his statue, the question amongst Scorsese admirers continue, which of his other nominated films should he have also won a statue for? Click on the jump or see the side bar to cast your vote