Best Picture Winners

Best Picture

For close to 100 years the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has chosen one film that stood out amongst the rest for it’s greatness. This has often come with suspense and controversy. Below are the winners of this prestigious award. Over time I’ll be adding links to the films as I get a chance to review them. This is an amazing chance to see some of the best movies ever made.

1927 – Wings

1928 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

1929 – The Broadway Melody

1930 – All Quiet on the Western Front

1931 – Cimarron

1932 – The Grand Hotel

1933 – Cavalcade

1934 – It Happened One Night

1935 – Mutiny on the Bounty

1936 – The Great Ziegfeld

1937 – The Life of Emile Zola

1938 – You Can’t Take It With You

1939 – Gone With The Wind

1940 – Rebecca

1941 – How Green Was My Valley

1942 – Mrs. Miniver

1943 – Casablanca

1944 – Going My Way

1945 – The Lost Weekend

1946 – The Best Years of Our Lives

1947 – Gentleman’s Agreement

1948 – Hamlet

1949 – All The King’s Men

1950 – All About Eve

1951 – An American In Paris

1952 – The Greatest Show on Earth

1953 – From Here to Eternity

1954 – On the Waterfront

1955 – Marty

1956 – Around the World in 80 Days

1957 – The Bridge on the River Kwai

1958 – Gigi

1959 – Ben-Hur

1960 – The Apartment

1961 – West Side Story

1962 – Lawrence of Arabia

1963 – Tom Jones

1964 – My Fair Lady

1965 – The Sound of Music

1966 – A Man For All Seasons

1967 – In the Heat of the Night

1968 – Oliver!

1969 – Midnight Cowboy

1970 – Patton

1971 – The French Connection

1972 – The Godfather

1973 – The Sting

1974 – The Godfather: Part II

1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

1976 – Rocky

1977 – Annie Hall

1978 – The Deer Hunter

1979 – Kramer vs. Kramer

1980 – Ordinary People

1981 – Chariots of Fire

1982 – Gandhi

1983 – Terms of Endearment

1984 – Amadeus

1985 – Out of Africa

1986 – Platoon

1987 – The Last Emperor

1988 – Rain Man

1989 – Driving Miss Daisy

1990 – Dances With Wolves

1991 – The Silence of the Lambs

1992 – Unforgiven

1993 – Schindler’s List

1994 – Forrest Gump

1995 – Braveheart

1996 – The English Patient

1997 – Titanic

1998 – Shakespeare in Love

1999 – American Beauty

2000 – Gladiator

2001 – A Beautiful Mind

2002 – Chicago

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

2004 – Million Dollar Baby

2005 – Crash

2006 – The Departed

2007 – No Country For Old Men

2008 – Slumdog Millionaire

2009 – The Hurt Locker

2010 – The King’s Speech

2011 – The Artist

2012 – Argo

2013 – Twelve Years a Slave

2014 – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

2015 – Spotlight

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