The following article will provide details regarding the most academy awards that are won on the basis of category.
In a Single Film Category, the maximum of 11 each Academy awards is won by movies which are Ben-Hur in 1959, Titanic in 1997 and The Lords of the Rings- The Return of the King in 2003. The maximum nominations received in single film category are by All About Eve in 1950 and Titanic in 1997 and both the movies received 14 nominations each.
The highest sweep was by The Lords of the Rings- The Return of the King in 2003. Walt Disney is the Man who has received the most awards which stands at 22 Oscars while in Woman category, Edith Head with 8 Oscars top the list.
Dennis Muren is the person who has received the most awards which is 9 Academy Awards while Alan Menken with 8 Academy awards stands at the top position in the list of competitive awards won by a person. The maximum awards for Best Direction is received by John Ford with 4 Academy Awards.
Katharine Hepburn received most 4 academy awards in the category of Best Acting and the other names in the same category include Ingrid Bergman, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Walter Brennan and Daniel Day Lewis with 3 awards each.
Joseph Ruttenberg and Leon Shamroy with 4 Academy Awards each has received the most awards in the category of best Cinematography while Cedric Gibbons with 11 Awards stands at the top in the list of Best Art Direction. For Best Makeup category, Rick Baker has received the maximum awards which stand at 7 in number.