This Sunday, movie stars will be vying for the film industry’s top prizes at the 89th Academy Awards. Receiving a nomination, let alone winning a statue, is a feat unto itself. But what about repeat wins? Very hard.
In the Coinage video above, count down the top five biggest Oscar winners, from Meryl Streep to Daniel Day-Lewis – and see how much their films have grossed at the box office over the years. Who’s number one? Here’s a clue: Audiences in the early ’60s wondered who was coming to dinner – and over the course of her career, she won a whopping four Oscars.