From ‘The Lord of the Rings’ to ‘Gravity’: All 11 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films That Have Won a Major Oscar

For all their popularity with audiences, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror films rarely do well when it comes to the major Academy Awards — Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, and Best Actor.

Fans may love them, but apart from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, speculative fiction films often don’t get the critical reception they deserve.

Despite this, speculative fiction films occupy eight spots of the top ten money earners in film history.

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