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Academy Award Winners: Best Picture

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Gentleman's Agreement - Best Movie 1947

Dorothy McGuire and Gregory Peck in Gentleman's Agreement trailer
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The Academy Awards is the most prestigious of all the awards programs in the United States. This program is viewed all over the world and most people recognize the golden statue known as the "Oscar."

The award for Best Picture is given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  The nominees are selected and voted on by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Here is a list of Oscar winners in the Best Picture category.  For a list of the Best Picture, Actor and Actress categories combined, click on the following; Academy Award Winners: Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - Part 1 (1927 - 1949) , Part 2 (1950 - 1979), and Part 3 (1980 - 2009) .

Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr in From Here to Eternity

Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr in From Here to Eternity trailer
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Best Picture

Academy Award Winners: Best Picture

2010
The King's Speech
2009
The Hurt Locker
2008      
Slumdog Millionaire
2007
No Country for Old Men
2006
The Departed
2005
Crash
2004
Million Dollar Baby
2003      
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2002      
Chicago
2001      
A Beautiful Mind
2000      
Gladiator
1999      
American Beauty
1998      
Shakespeare in Love
1997      
Titanic
1996
The English Patient
1995      
Braveheart
1994      
Forrest Gump
1993
Schindler’s List
1992      
Unforgiven
1991      
The Silence of the Lambs
1990      
Dances with Wolves
1989
Driving Miss Daisy
1988      
Rain Man
1987
The Last Emperor
1986
Platoon
1985
Out of Africa
1984
Amadeus
1983
Terms of Endearment
1982
Gandhi
1981
Chariots of Fire
1980
Ordinary People
1979
Kramer vs. Kramer
1978
The Deer Hunter
1977
Annie Hall
1976
Rocky
1975
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
1974
The Godfather Part Π
1973
The Sting
1972
The Godfather
1971
The French Connection
1970
Patton
1969
Midnight Cowboy
1968
Oliver!
1967
In the Heat of the Night
1966
A Man for All Seasons
1965
The Sound of Music
1964
My Fair Lady
1963
Tom Jones
1962
Lawrence of Arabia
1961
West Side Story
1960      
The Apartment
1959
Ben-Hur
1958
Gigi
1957
The Bridge on the River Kwai
1956
Around the World in 80 Days
1955
Marty
1954
On the Waterfront
1953
From Here to Eternity
1952
The Greatest Show on Earth
1951
An American in Paris
1950
All About Eve
1949
All the King’s Men
1948
Hamlet
1947
Gentleman’s Agreement
1946 
The Best Years of Our Lives
1945
The Lost Weekend
1944
Going My Way
1943
Casablanca
1942
Mrs. Miniver
1941
How Green Was My Valley
1940
Rebecca
1939
Gone with the Wind
1938
You Can’t Take It With You
1937
The Life of Emile Zola
1936
The Great Ziegfeld
1935
Mutiny on the Bounty  
1934
It Happened One Night
1932/33
Cavalcade          
1931/32
Grand Hotel
1930/31
Cimarron            
1929/30
All Quiet on the Western Front
1928/29
The Broadway Melody 
1927/28
Wings

It Happened One Night - Best Picture 1934

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night film trailer
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Best Actor and Best Actress

Academy Award Winners: Best Actor

Academy Award Winners: Best Actress

Rick Blaine - Casablanca

Rick Blaine
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Comments

Apr 9, 2011 7:18pm
Astoria_Love
I was glad to see The King's Speech win for Best Picture, though I was surprised that Social Network didn't take home more awards.
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