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Since the beginning of the Cannes Film Festival, the highest prize of the competition was awarded each year to one or more movies. But which is the country with the greatest number of wins throughout the years?

Here is a list of the coutries that have won the highest prize  (Grand Prix du Festival International du Film (1939-1954, 1964-1974) and Palme d’Or (1955-1963, 1975-today)) from the debut of the festival until today.

Country: Wins

United States: 18

Italy: 12

France: 9

United Kingdom: 9

Denmark: 4

Japan 4:

Soviet Union: 3

Austria: 2

Belgium: 2

Germany: 2

Greece: 2

Mexico: 2

Poland: 2

Sweden: 2

Yugoslavia: 2

Algeria: 1

Brazil: 1

China: 1

Czechoslovakia: 1

India: 1

Iran: 1

New Zealand: 1

Romania: 1

Thailand: 1

Turkey: 1

More from: Palme d’Or-wikipedia

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