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Updated: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:45:00 GMT | By Sean Plummer
Oscars' biggest upsets

James Cameron loses to Kathryn Bigelow

  • Taxi Driver loses to Rocky (© Julian Wasser/TIME & LIFE Images/Getty Images)
  • Raging Bull loses to Ordinary People (© Associated Press)
  • Tom Hanks loses to Roberto Benigni (© Getty Images)
  • James Cameron loses to Kathryn Bigelow (© Jason Merritt/Getty Images Entertainment)
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Kathryn Bigelow must have felt some sort of special satisfaction when she won both the Best Director and Best Picture Oscars for The Hurt Locker (2009) given that her film beat out that of her ex-husband James Cameron's bolckbuster Avatar in both categories.