Best Sound Mixing Winners

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Some of the unseen heroes in film are the people who work on making sure things sound just right. Over the years the winners have included musicals like Yankee Doodle Dandy, action films like Twelve O’Clock High, and classics like Gone with the Wind. More recently, films like Whiplash and Gravity have taken home the statue. The award generally goes to the team of people involved in the project. Individuals like Scott Millan (Ray), Bill Varney (Raiders of the Lost Ark), and Stephen Dunn (The Bells of St. Mary’s) have all taken home multiple wins as part of these teams.

The winners are…

1929/1930 – The Big House

1930/1931 – Paramount – The award was given to the studio instead of a specific film.

1931/1932 – Paramount – The award was given to the studio instead of a specific film.

1932/1933 – A Farewell to Arms

1934 – One Night of Love

1935 – Naughty Marietta

1936 – San Francisco

1937 – The Hurricane

1938 – The Cowboy and the Lady

1939 – When Tomorrow Comes

1940 – Strike Up the Band

1941 – That Hamilton Woman

1942 – Yankee Doodle Dandy

1943 – This Land Is Mine

1944 – Wilson

1945 – The Bells of St. Mary’s

1946 – The Jolson Story

1947 – The Bishop’s Wife

1948 – The Snake Pit

1949 – Twelve O’Clock High

1950 – All About Eve

1951 – The Great Caruso

1952 – The Sound Barrier

1953 – From Here to Eternity

1954 – The Glenn Miller Story

1955 – Oklahoma!

1956 – The King and I

1957 – Sayonara

1958 – South Pacific

1959 – Ben-hur

1960 – The Alamo

1961 – West Side Story

1962 – Lawrence of Arabia

1963 – How the West Was Won

1964 – My Fair Lady

1965 – The Sound of Music

1966 – Grand Prix

1967 – In the Heat of the Night

1968 – Oliver!

1969 – Hello, Dolly!

1970 – Patton

1971 – Fiddler on the Roof

1972 – Cabaret

1973 – The Exorcist

1974 – Earthquake

1975 – Jaws

1976 – All the President’s Men

1977 – Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

1978 – The Deer Hunter

1979 – Apocalypse Now

1980 – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

1981 – Raiders of the Lost Ark

1982 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

1983 – The Right Stuff

1984 – Amadeus

1985 – Out of Africa

1986 – Platoon

1987 – The Last Emperor

1988 – Bird

1989 – Glory

1990 – Dances with Wolves

1991 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1992 – The Last of the Mohicans

1993 – Jurassic Park

1994 – Speed

1995 – Apollo 13

1996 – The English Patient

1997 – Titanic

1998 – Saving Private Ryan

1999 – The Matrix

2000 – Gladiator

2001 – Black Hawk Down

2002 – Chicago

2003 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2004 – Ray

2005 – King Kong

2006 – Dreamgirls

2007 – The Bourne Ultimatum

2008 – Slumdog Millionaire

2009 – The Hurt Locker

2010 – Inception

2011 – Hugo

2012 – Les Misérables

2013 – Gravity

2014 – Whiplash

2015 – Mad Max: Fury Road

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