Number of Latin American films nominated for or awarded an Oscar in the category of "Best Foreign Language Film" from 1956 to 2018, by country

Oscars: Latin American wins & nominations for best foreign language film 1956-2017 This graph depicts the number of films produced in Latin America that were nominated for or awarded an Oscar in the category of "Best Foreign Language Film" from 1956 to 2018, by country. Argentina led the ranking with two wins and seven nominations, followed by Chile with one win and two nominations.
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WinnerNomination
Argentina27
Chile12
Mexico08
Brazil04
Peru02
Colombia01
Cuba01
Nicaragua01
Puerto Rico*01
WinnerNomination
Argentina27
Chile12
Mexico08
Brazil04
Peru02
Colombia01
Cuba01
Nicaragua01
Puerto Rico*01
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This graph depicts the number of films produced in Latin America that were nominated for or awarded an Oscar in the category of "Best Foreign Language Film" from 1956 to 2018, by country. Argentina led the ranking with two wins and seven nominations, followed by Chile with one win and two nominations.
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Release date
2018
Region
Central and South America, Mexico
Survey time period
1956 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* Films produced in the U.S.'s overseas territories are eligible to apply for Best Foreign Language Film.
The film "A Place in the World" (1992) submitted by Uruguay was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film but was later declared ineligible and removed from the nominations ballot.
The publication date given is the date of access.

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