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Oscars 2015: 8 Best Picture Nominees, Only 1 Box Office Hit

Oscars 2015

Oscars 2015 reiterated how being a box office hit does not guarantee a Best Picture nod...

Only one film out of the eight Best Picture nominees in last night's 87th Academy Awards was among the top ten highest-grossing Oscar-nominated movies of the season: "American Sniper." In fact, the other seven Best Picture nominees made less combined than "American Sniper." U.S. sales for the other nominees totaled just $620.729 million, compared to $319.607 million for the Clint Eastwood-directed "Sniper."

Here's how the eight Best Picture contenders rank sales-wise among this year's nominees, plus the ten Oscar-nominated movies that really drove box office sales this season...