Best Picture Winners

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

  • 1950: All About Eve (1950)
  • 1951: An American in Paris (1951)
    • Decision Before Dawn
    • A Place in the Sun
    • Quo Vadis
    • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • 1952: The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • 1953: From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • 1954: On The Waterfront (1954)
    • The Caine Mutiny
    • The Country Girl
    • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    • Three Coins in the Fountain
  • 1955: Marty (1955)
    • Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
    • Mister Roberts
    • Picnic
    • The Rose Tattoo
  • 1956: Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
    • Friendly Persuasion
    • Giant
    • The King and I
    • The Ten Commandments
  • 1957: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • 1958: Gigi (1958)
    • Auntie Mame
    • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    • The Defiant Ones
    • Separate Tables
  • 1959: Ben-Hur (1959)
    • Anatomy of a Murder
    • The Diary of Anne Frank
    • The Nun’s Story
    • Room at the Top

1960s

  • 1960: The Apartment (1960)
    • The Alamo
    • Elmer Gantry
    • Sons and Lovers
    • The Sundowners
  • 1961: West Side Story (1961)
    • Fanny
    • The Guns of Navarone
    • The Hustler
    • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • 1962: Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    • The Longest Day
    • The Music Man
    • Mutiny on the Bounty
    • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • 1963: Tom Jones (1963)
    • America America
    • Cleopatra
    • How the West Was Won
    • Lilies of the Field
  • 1964: My Fair Lady (1964)
    • Becket
    • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
    • Mary Poppins
    • Zorba the Greek
  • 1965: The Sound Of Music (1965)
    • Darling
    • Doctor Zhivago
    • Ship of Fools
    • A Thousand Clowns
  • 1966: A Man For All Seasons (1966)
    • Alfie
    • The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
    • The Sand Pebbles
    • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • 1967: In the Heat of the Night (1967)
    • Bonnie and Clyde
    • Doctor Dolittle
    • The Graduate
    • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
  • 1968: Oliver! (1968)
    • Funny Girl
    • The Lion in Winter
    • Rachel, Rachel
    • Romeo and Juliet
  • 1969: Midnight Cowboy (1969)
    • Anne of the Thousand Days
    • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    • Hello, Dolly!
    • Z

1970s

1980s

  • 1980: Ordinary People (1980)
    • Coal Miner’s Daughter
    • The Elephant Man
    • Raging Bull
    • Tess
  • 1981: Chariots of Fire (1981)
  • 1982: Gandhi (1982)
    • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    • Missing
    • Tootsie
    • The Verdict
  • 1983: Terms of Endearment (1983)
    • The Big Chill
    • The Dresser
    • The Right Stuff
    • Tender Mercies
  • 1984: Amadeus (1984)
    • The Killing Fields
    • A Passage to India
    • Places in the Heart
    • A Soldier’s Story
  • 1985: Out of Africa (1985)
  • 1986: Platoon (1986)
    • Children of a Lesser God
    • Hannah and Her Sisters
    • The Mission
    • A Room with a View
  • 1987: The Last Emperor (1987)
    • Broadcast News
    • Fatal Attraction
    • Hope and Glory
    • Moonstruck
  • 1988: Rain Man (1988)
    • The Accidental Tourist
    • Dangerous Liaisons
    • Mississippi Burning
    • Working Girl
  • 1989: Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
    • Born on the Fourth of July
    • Dead Poets Society
    • Field of Dreams
    • My Left Foot

1990s

  • 1990: Dances With Wolves (1990)
    • Awakenings
    • Ghost
    • The Godfather Part III
    • Goodfellas
  • 1991: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    • Beauty and the Beast
    • Bugsy
    • JFK
    • The Prince of Tides
  • 1992: Unforgiven (1992)
    • The Crying Game
    • A Few Good Men
    • Howards End
    • Scent of a Woman
  • 1993: Schindler’s List (1993)
    • The Fugitive
    • In the Name of the Father
    • The Piano
    • The Remains of the Day
  • 1994: Forrest Gump (1994)
  • 1995: Braveheart (1995)
    • Apollo 13
    • Babe
    • The Postman (Il Postino)
    • Sense and Sensibility
  • 1996: The English Patient (1996)
    • Fargo
    • Jerry Maguire
    • Secrets & Lies
    • Shine
  • 1997: Titanic (1997)
    • As Good as It Gets
    • The Full Monty
    • Good Will Hunting
    • L.A. Confidential
  • 1998: Shakespeare in Love (1998)
    • Elizabeth
    • Life Is Beautiful
    • Saving Private Ryan
    • The Thin Red Line
  • 1999: American Beauty (1999)

2000s

2010s

2020s

  • 2020: Nomadland (2020)
    • The Father
    • Judas and the Black Messiah
    • Mank
    • Minari
    • Promising Young Woman
    • Sound of Metal
    • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • 2021: CODA (2021)
    • Belfast
    • Don’t Look Up
    • Drive My Car
    • Dune
    • King Richard
    • Licorice Pizza
    • Nightmare Alley
    • The Power of the Dog
    • West Side Story