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Quiz: Which two films swept the guild awards but weren't nommed for best pic at the Oscars?

January 17, 2009 | 12:54 pm

Lots of Oscarologists insist that "The Dark Knight" is now a shoo-in to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars because of how well it fared at the early guild awards.

"The Dark Knight" nabbed nominations from three of the key union kudos — the producers', writers' and directors' guilds. Usually, that means a film is a lock to land in the Oscars' high five.

However, several films pulled off that same accomplishment in the past and still got snubbed at the Academy Awards. They include two movies pictured below. Can you spot them? See the answer HERE!

(Thanks to Gold Derby forums moderator Chris "Boomer" Beachum for digging up this trivia.)



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Which of these four best-picture champs also had its director nominated?

Can you spot the sole best-actor nominee? (Part 1)

Can you spot the sole best-actor nominee? (Part 2)

ANSWER: "Almost Famous" and "Being John Malkovich." They also had SAG nominations for best ensemble. "Into the Wild" was nommed by the DGA and WGA, but not PGA. "The Incredibles" was nommed by PGA, but not DGA and it was not eligible at WGA. "The Incredibles" did win best animated feature at the Oscars. None of these four films made the Oscar high five.

Photos: USA Films, Paramount Vantage, Disney, Columbia Pictures

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