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The 8 Best Movie Quotes About Awards

the oscarsSo much speculation occurs in the the weeks prior to the Academy Awards.  Isn't it just an honor to be nominated?  Once the only show in town, the Oscars are now just the last in a long string of awards handed out for excellence in film.  Screenwriters have made a few comments about awards over the years.  Here are the 8 best award-related quotes from the movies.

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"What's with all these awards?  They're always giving out awards.  Best Fascist Dictator: Adolf Hitler."
Annie Hall (1977) - Alvy Singer (Woody Allen)

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"I will regard this great honor not so much as an award for what I have achieved, but a standard to hold against what I have yet to accomplish."
All About Eve (1950) - Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter)

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"You will be risking your lives, whilst I will be risking an almost certain Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor."
Blazing Saddles (1975) - Hedley Lamarr (Harvey Korman)

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"Pulitzer Prizes are like Academy Awards, nobody remembers what you got it for; just that you got one."
Superman Returns (2006) - Perry White (Frank Langella)

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"Girls want someone with proven success.  Have you won any awards?  Like a Congressional Medal of Honor or a Nobel Peace Prize?
The Peanuts Movie (2015) - Lucy van Pelt (Hadley Belle Miller)

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"This is Cameron's first nomination and he's in extremely good company.  Tonight he joins best actor nominees Paul Newman for 'Coot', Clint Eastwood for 'Codger', Michael Douglas for 'Primary Urges', and 'Steven Seagal for 'Snowball in Hell'."
In and Out (1997) - Glenn Close (Herself)

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"Awards are like hemorrhoids.  Sooner or later every asshole gets one."
Swimming Pool (2003) - Sarah Morton (Charlotte Rampling)

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"It isn't about the prize.  It's about the gloating, the rubbing the nose in, the 'nya-na-na-na-na-we-beat-you' taunting that comes after the winning."
Chicken Little (2005) - Dog Announcer (Harry Shearer)

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