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As the Oscar telecast creeps up on us again, it begs the question: How many times has the Academy really gotten this “Best Picture” thing right, anyway?

Think about it. How many controversial decisions are there in the Academy’s history? How many times is a movie other than Best Picture long remembered as the best of the year?

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Do you consider any of this week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases to be one of the Best Movies of All-Time?

Iron Man 2 (DVD & Blu-ray | PG-13 | 2010)

iron man 2 reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best superhero movies of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #1761
Times Ranked: 23787
Win Percentage: 61%
How Many Top-20′s: 73 Users

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The first Iron Man was a lot of fun but this one fell into the common superhero movie sequel trap where there’s just too many people doing too many things to make a great, focused movie. Still pretty good though.

The Killer Inside Me (DVD & Blu-ray | R | 2010)

The Killer Inside Me  reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best crime dramas of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #7156
Times Ranked: 520
Win Percentage: 63%
How Many Top-20′s: 0 Users

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The most interesting DVD release of the week. Casey Affleck and Jessica Alba in a “controversial” movie about what happens when you embrace your dark side.

Get Him to the Greek (DVD & Blu-ray | R | 2010)

Get Him to the Greek reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best road movies of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #4200
Times Ranked: 4738
Win Percentage: 61%
How Many Top-20′s: 11 Users

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Jonah Hill and Russell Brand in a well received comedy. Something about Russell Brand is instantly off-putting to me. I think it’s his beard.

Good (DVD & Blu-ray | R | 2008)

good reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best war dramas of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: Just Added
Times Ranked: NA
Win Percentage: NA
How Many Top-20′s: 0 Users

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Viggo Mortensen plays a “good” man who inadvertently becomes a Nazi propagandist.

Suck (DVD & Blu-ray | NR | 2009)

suck reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best horror comedies of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #10376
Times Ranked: 29
Win Percentage: 35%
How Many Top-20′s: 0 Users

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A Rock Band becomes stars after becoming Vampires. Eclectic Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Jessica Pare, Moby, Henry Rollins, Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop.

Frozen (DVD & Blu-ray | R | 2010)

Frozen reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best thriller movies of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #8345
Times Ranked: 373
Win Percentage: 55%
How Many Top-20′s: 0 Users

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Very silly set-up (small group of friends trapped way up in the air on a ski lift for a few days while the park is closed) but it is winning a majority of its Flickchart battles…

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (DVD &Blu-ray | PG-13 | 2010)

superman batman apocalypse reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best animated superhero movies of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: Just Added
Times Ranked: NA
Win Percentage: NA
How Many Top-20′s: 0 Users

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I absolutely love these DC Comic animated movies. The more Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, and Justice League out, the better.

Babies (DVD & Blu-ray | PG | 2010)

Babies reviews and rankings How would you rank it amongst the best documentaries of all time?

Flickchart Ranking: #12066
Times Ranked: 360
Win Percentage: 45%
How Many Top-20′s: 1 Users

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