12 Movies That Have Broken World Records
10. Most Oscars Won By a Film
Winning an Oscar is impressive enough. Winning multiple Academy Awards certainly solidifies your place within the Hollywood elite. But being an Oscar record holder is just about as impressive as it can get when it comes to mainstream film awards recognition. So what movie currently holds the record for the most Oscar wins? Well, there are in fact 3 films that are tied for that honor. Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997), and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) share the record for most Oscar wins with each movie taking in 11 Academy Awards. What do you think it would take to reach a magical dozen?
9. Greatest Advance Sales for an Animated Film
Sometimes all of the hype leading up to a film’s release almost seems bigger than the film itself. Taking advantage of that phenomenon by selling advanced tickets is one of the ways popular movies that can bank on the buzz. No movie has done this more successfully than Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008), the 11th installment of the Pikachu the Movie film series, which alone managed to sell an incredible 2,384,198 tickets before the movie even hit the screens. Nabbing the movie the world record for Greatest Advance Sales for an Animated Film, it also helped the movie bank a tidy fortune of JPY 2,270,809,500 (or $23,759,862 US).