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'Bohemian Rhapsody' Has won More Oscars than 'The Godfather'

Published Tue Feb 26 2019 By Chester
'Bohemian Rhapsody' Has won More Oscars than 'The Godfather'

Rami Malek’s win for 'Actor in a leading role actor' helped 'Bohemian Rhapsody' lead the 1973 movie 'The Godfather' record with one extra Oscars win.

The biopic based on legendary Rock artist Freddie Mercury along with the formation of the biggest British rock band 'Queen' won 4 Oscars out of 5 nominations. It was a deserving win for the actor for his magnificent roleplay in the movie. 

The 37-years-old Rami Malek replicated the character of lead vocalist 'Freddie Mercury' which was hugely admired by fans from all around the globe.

Watch Rami's winning speech in the Lead actor category!

The movie won four awards at the 91st Academy Award on Monday, Feb 24, 2019:

Oscar Wins of Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Rami Malek 

Best Achievement in Film Editing

John Ottman 

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

John Warhurst 
Nina Hartstone 

Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Paul Massey 
Tim Cavagin 
John Casali 

Oscar Nominee

Best Motion Picture of the Year

Graham King 

Bohemian Rhapsody Overtook the 1973 classic, GodFather; Why critics are not happy with the result?

Critics are not happy with the Bohemian Rapshody four-Oscars win saying the movie was not deserving compared to the 1973 best-picture winner “The Godfather". The novel based movie was ranked as 'best movie ever made' by the critics but ended up with only 3 wins at that time.

1973 best-picture winner "Godfather" 


Based on a novel written by American author and screenwriter Mario Puzo, the movie narrates a fictional story of a mafia family based in New York City. Despite having high critics rank the movie was only able to accumulate three Oscars win out of 11 nominations.

The nominations were: 

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Marlon Brando 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

James Caan 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Robert Duvall 

Best Director 

Francis Ford Coppola 

Best Costume Design

Anna Hill Johnstone 

Best Sound

Charles Grenzbach 
Richard Portman 
Christopher Newman 

Best Film Editing

William Reynolds 

Peter Zinner 

Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

Nino Rota 

Below are some of the audience's comments regarding the ongoing controversies,

Audiences comments towards 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'The Godfather'

SOURCE: Reddit

Many of the fans and reviewers are criticizing the award win of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' provoking Oscar's for their unfair judgment.

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But on the other side of the coin, the two movies are not relatable in the first place. As the Godfather is based on a fictional story adapted from a novel, whereas the movie, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is a movie based on a biopic of early 90's Rock band Queen.