Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards 2020

As of 2020. the film studio with the most ‘Best Picture’ Academy Awards was Columbia Pictures, having won 12 awards in total. A few years previously it was Universal who ranked top, but the studio has since been outperformed by other competitors.

Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures was founded in 1912 and has also been known as Universal Film Manufacturing Company and Universal Studios. The studio is part of the Hollywood ‘Big Five’ along with Paramount, Warner Bros, Walt Disney and Columbia.

Universal has released some of the world’s most well-known movies, including ‘Despicable Me’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’, all of which proved successful at box offices in North America and across the globe. Both the ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Despicable Me’ franchises made the list of highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide, earning 4.98 and 3.71 billion U.S. dollars respectively.

In 2019, Universal’s box office market share in North America was over 13 percent, and the studio’s releases earned 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in North America that year.

Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards as of 2020

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Source

Release date

April 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

as of 2020

Supplementary notes

If an awarded film was produced by more than one company, the award is listed for each company that had a part in the production.

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