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The biggest sore losers in Oscars history: From Angela Bassett to Jack Nicholson
By Samantha Ibrahim,
Losers can be as sour as lemons and as sore as a pulled hamstring.
The dream of many A-listers in Hollywood is to win a coveted Academy Award and add it to their shelves of accolades.
However, there are only a handful of lucky winners who grab the gold every year, and sometimes fellow nominees appear a bit salty about their loss.
When the time comes during the Oscars ceremony, the camera pans to the entertainers sitting in the audience to catch their reactions to their career defeat.
Actors are sometimes caught heaving heavy sighs, looking upset or appearing downcast when they’re overlooked.
Not everyone can be a winner — and many can be sore losers.
Across the decades, silver screen icons like Angela Bassett, Lauren Bacall, Jack Nicholson and more have lost out on securing golden, glittery glory — with their attitudes captured by candid audience cameras and hilariously broadcast all over the world.
Keep reading to see all-time best (or worst?) runner-up reactions at the Oscars.