Alejandro González Iñárritu is Mexico’s moviemaking king. The filmmaker, the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for helming and producing Babel, actually received his first Oscar nomination years earlier (in the Best Foreign Language Film category) for directing Amores perros. The film was the first in Iñárritu's trilogy of death, followed by 21 Grams and Babel. His four feature films Amores perros, 21 Grams, Babel and Biutiful have gained critical acclaim worldwide, including 12 Academy Award nominations.
Best Foreign Language Film, Amores Perros, 73rdAcademy Awards, Nominated
Best Director, Babel, 79th Academy Awards, Nominated
Best Picture, Babel, 79th Academy Awards, Nominated
Best Foreign Language Film, Biutiful, 83rd Academy Awards, Nominated