The 11 international movies that have been nominated for best picture in the Oscars' 92-year history
- "Parasite" became the first non-English-language movie to win the Oscar for best picture on Sunday.
- Only 10 others have ever been nominated for Oscars' top prize in its 92-year history.
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The South Korean dark comedy and thriller "Parasite" made Oscars history on Sunday, becoming the first non-English-language movie to win best picture.
It took 92 years.
In the Oscars' more than nine-decade history, only 11 primarily non-English-language movies - including "Parasite" - have been nominated for best picture. They include last year's Netflix contender "Roma," which couldn't beat "Green Book" for the top prize despite the streaming giant spending up to $30 million on its campaign, The New York Times reported.
Most of those movies, including "Parasite," have won the Oscar for best foreign-language film, which was renamed for the first time this year to best international feature. The award was introduced in 1947, though it was a non-competitive special award until 1956.
That means that the first non-English-language movie to be nominated for best picture, France's 1937 war movie "Grand Illusion," did not win or was not nominated for a foreign-language Oscar. In fact, best picture was the only award it was nominated for
Below are the 11 international movies to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars: