Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
|SAG Award for Best Cast|
|Awarded for||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|Location||Los Angeles, California|
|Currently held by||The cast of Hidden Figures (2016)|
The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film.
Film and nomineesEdit
indicates the winners
- "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- "‡" indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- The award was not given at the 1st Screen Actors Guild Awards.
- 2001, 2010, and 2014 are the only years when all nominees were also nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
- All five Academy Award nominees for Best Picture were nominated in 2004.
- 2004 is the only year not to have five nominees.
- No film since Mel Gibson's 1995 epic war film Braveheart has gone on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture without at least getting nominated for this award.
- The Birdcage is the only winner not to have been an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture.
- Braveheart is the only Academy Award winning Best Picture not to be nominated.
- The Full Monty and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King are the only winners not to be nominated in any other category.
- Life Is Beautiful is the only non-English nominee. (Parts of Slumdog Millionaire are in English and The Artist's only spoken words are in English.)
- Gosford Park has the largest winning cast (20 credited actors).
- Bobby has the largest nominated cast (24 credited actors).
- Sideways has the smallest winning cast (four credited actors).
- Million Dollar Baby and Beasts of No Nation have the smallest nominated cast (three credited actors).
Nine nominated films were subsequently not nominated for any Academy Awards:
- Get Shorty
- How to Make an American Quilt
- Waking Ned
- The Station Agent
- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
- Lee Daniels’ The Butler
- Beasts of No Nation
Eleven winners went on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture:
- Shakespeare in Love
- American Beauty
- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
- No Country for Old Men
- Slumdog Millionaire
- The King's Speech
- Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe have the most nominations with six each.
- Cate Blanchett has the most consecutive nominations (four, from 2001–2004).
- Russell Crowe has the most losses of any nominee (six).
Thirteen actors have been double-nominated in one year:
- Ed Harris (1995, won for Apollo 13)
- David Paymer (1995)
- John C. Reilly (2002, won for Chicago)
- Meryl Streep (2002)
- Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges (2005, won for Crash)
- Terrence Howard (2005, won for Crash)
- Martin Sheen (2006)
- Russell Crowe (2007)
- Josh Brolin (2007, won for No Country for Old Men)
- Benedict Cumberbatch (2013)
- Edward Norton (2014, won for Birdman)
- Mahershala Ali (2016, won for Hidden Figures)
- Janelle Monáe (2016, won for Hidden Figures)
The most wins by any actor is two, accomplished fifteen times:
- Ben Affleck (Shakespeare in Love (1998), Argo (2012))
- Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Argo (2012))
- Christine Baranski (The Birdcage (1996), Chicago (2002))
- Don Cheadle (Traffic (2000), Crash (2005))
- Colin Firth (Shakespeare in Love (1998), The King's Speech (2010))
- Michael Gambon (Gosford Park (2001), The King's Speech (2010))
- Derek Jacobi (Gosford Park (2001), The King's Speech (2010))
- Allison Janney (American Beauty (1999), The Help (2011))
- Michael Keaton (Birdman (2014), Spotlight (2015))
- Kelly Macdonald (Gosford Park (2001), No Country for Old Men (2007))
- Ryan Phillippe (Gosford Park (2001), Crash (2005))
- Geoffrey Rush (Shakespeare in Love (1998), The King's Speech (2010))
- Octavia Spencer (The Help (2011), Hidden Figures (2016)
- Emma Stone (The Help (2011), Birdman (2014))
- Catherine Zeta-Jones (Traffic (2000), Chicago (2002)