10 Flicks: Best Film Editing Oscar Losers

February 21, 2012 at 7:22 am

10 Flicks: Editing Oscar Losers | Movie Blog | Academy Awards

As a professional editor, I have a particular soft spot for this category.

Best Film Editing

There is a huge amount of work, dedication and passion that goes into the final edit of a film.  These unseen heroes deserve their time in the spotlight.  There are so many talented editors who have been nominated but didn’t not receive their prize.  This list is dedicated to them.

Here are the Top 10 Best Film Editing Losers:

Million Dollar Baby

Edited by Joel Cox

LOST TO: The Aviator

Apocalypse Now

Edited by Richard Marks, Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenberg, Lisa Fruchtman

LOST TO: All That Jazz

Die Hard

Edited by Frank J. Urioste & John F. Link

LOST TO: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Pulp Fiction

Edited by Sally Menke

LOST TO: Forrest Gump

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Edited by Dody Dorn

LOST TO: Black Hawk Down

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Edited by Richard Chew, Lynzee Klingman, Sheldon Kahn


The Silence of the Lambs

Edited by Craig McKay


10 Flicks: Best Film Editing Oscar Losers


Edited by Richard Francis-Bruce

LOST TO: Apollo 13

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District 9

Edited by Julian Clarke

LOST TO: The Hurt Locker

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The Dark Knight

Edited by Lee Smith

LOST TO: Slumdog Millionaire

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