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The Oscars vs. Rotten Tomatoes: Which Films Won & Which Films Should Have

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2007 – Actual Winner: The Departed

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This crime drama directed by Martin Scorsese took home the trophy in 2006 and received a 91% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

2007 – Should Have Won: The Queen

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Helen Mirren walked away with the award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth, but the film lost out on the Best Picture category despite its 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

2008 – Actual Winner: No Country For Old Men

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The always-acclaimed Coen Brothers predictably won Best Picture that night and rated 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. However, average viewers at home had a different film in mind.