The Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding cast in a motion picture is considered the guild's equivalent of the best picture Oscar. But since the first ensemble award was handed out to 1995's "Apollo 13," not all the winners winners have gone on to win the Academy Award's top prize although a healthy number have.
The 1996 comedy "The Birdcage" is the only SAG winner in the category not to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture, and 1995's "Braveheart" is the only Oscar winner for best film not to be nominated for the SAG ensemble honor.
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Over the last 20 years, the 10 films that won the SAG Award for outstanding cast in a motion picture that went on to earn the Academy's top prize are:
1998's "Shakespeare in Love"
1999's "American Beauty"
2003's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
2007's "No Country for Old Men"
2008's "Slumdog Millionaire"
2010's "The King's Speech"
Being nominated or winning a Screen Actors Guild Award in lead and supporting categories, though, certainly helps one chances of winning an Oscar.