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Best Picture Winners

This list compiles the following best picture winners together on one page for easy reference:

Notes

Where fields are blank, no award was given. Where two films are listed in the same field, either that award was shared that year (eg the Golden Globe for Best Drama in 1949) or the Golden Globes issued separate awards for best musical and best comedy (1959-1963). The Palme d'Or was named the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film from 1939-1954 and 1964-1974.


1920s and 1930s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1929 Wings
1930 Broadway Melody
1931 All Quiet on the Western Front
1932 Cimarron
1933 Grand Hotel
1934 Cavalcade
1935 It Happened One Night
1936 Mutiny on the Bounty
1937 The Great Ziegfeld
1938 The Life of Emile Zola
1939 You Can't Take It With You

1940s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1940 Gone with the Wind
1941 Rebecca
1942 How Green Was My Valley
1943 Mrs Miniver
1944 Casablanca The Song of Bernadette
1945 Going My Way Going My Way
1946 The Lost Weekend The Lost Weekend
1947 The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives
1948 Gentleman's Agreement Gentleman's Agreement The Best Years of Our Lives
1949 Hamlet Johnny Belinda
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Hamlet The Third Man

1950s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1950 All the King's Men All the King's Men The Bicycle Thief
1951 All About Eve Sunset Boulevard All About Eve Miss Julie
Miracle in Milan
1952 An American in Paris A Place in the Sun An American in Paris La Ronde Othello
Two Cents Worth of Hope
1953 The Greatest Show on Earth The Greatest Show on Earth With a Song in My Heart The Sound Barrier The Wages of Fear
1954 From Here to Eternity The Robe Jeux Interdits Gate of Hell
1955 On the Waterfront On the Waterfront Carmen Jones The Wages of Fear Marty
1956 Marty East of Eden Guys and Dolls Richard III The Silent World
1957 Around the World in 80 Days La Strada Around the World in 80 Days The King and I Gervaise Friendly Persuasion
1958 The Bridge on the River Kwai Nights of Cabiria The Bridge on the River Kwai Les Girls The Bridge on the River Kwai The Cranes are Flying
1959 Gigi Mon Oncle The Defiant Ones Gigi
Auntie Mame
Room at the Top Black Orpheus

1960s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1960 Ben-Hur Black Orpheus Ben-Hur Porgy and Bess
Some Like It Hot
Ben-Hur La Dolce Vita
1961 The Apartment The Virgin Spring Spartacus Song Without End
The Apartment
The Apartment The Long Absence
Viridiana
1962 West Side Story Through a Glass, Darkly The Guns of Navarone West Side Story
A Majority of One
Ballad of a Soldier
The Hustler
The Given Word
1963 Lawrence of Arabia Sundays and Cybele Lawrence of Arabia The Music Man
That Touch of Mink
Lawrence of Arabia The Leopard
1964 Tom Jones The Cardinal Tom Jones Tom Jones The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
1965 My Fair Lady Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Becket My Fair Lady Dr Strangelove The Knack, and How to Get It
1966 The Sound of Music The Shop on Main Street Doctor Zhivago The Sound of Music My Fair Lady A Man and a Woman
The Birds, the Bees and the Italians
1967 A Man for All Seasons A Man and a Woman A Man for All Seasons The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Blow-Up
1968 In the Heat of the Night Closely Watched Trains In the Heat of the Night The Graduate A Man for All Seasons
1969 Oliver! War and Peace The Lion in Winter Oliver! The Graduate If...

1970s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1970 Midnight Cowboy Z Anne of the Thousand Days The Secret of Santa Vittoria Midnight Cowboy M*A*S*H
1971 Patton Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion Love Story M*A*S*H Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Go-Between
1972 The French Connection The Garden of the Finzi-Continis The French Connection Fiddler on the Roof Sunday Bloody Sunday The Working Class Goes to Heaven
The Mattei Affair
1973 The Godfather The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie The Godfather Cabaret Cabaret The Hireling
Scarecrow
1974 The Sting Day for Night The Exorcist American Graffiti Day for Night The Conversation
1975 The Godfather, Part II Amarcord Chinatown The Longest Yard Lacombe Lucien Chronicle of the Years of Fire
1976 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Dersu Uzala One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest The Sunshine Boys Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Taxi Driver
1977 Rocky Black and White in Color Rocky A Star is Born One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Padre Padrone
1978 Annie Hall Madame Rosa The Turning Point The Goodbye Girl Annie Hall The Tree of Wooden Clogs
1979 The Deer Hunter Get Out Your Handkerchiefs Midnight Express Heaven Can Wait Julia Apocalypse Now
The Tin Drum

1980s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1980 Kramer vs Kramer The Tin Drum Kramer vs Kramer Breaking Away Manhattan All That Jazz
Kagemusha
1981 Ordinary People Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears Ordinary People Coal Miner's Daughter The Elephant Man Man of Iron
1982 Chariots of Fire Mephisto On Golden Pond Arthur Chariots of Fire Missing
The Way
1983 Gandhi To Begin Again ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Tootsie Gandhi The Ballad of Narayama
1984 Terms of Endearment Fanny and Alexander Terms of Endearment Yentl Educating Rita Paris, Texas
1985 Amadeus Dangerous Moves Amadeus Romancing the Stone The Killing Fields When Father Was Away on Business
1986 Out of Africa The Official Story Out of Africa Prizzi's Honor The Purple Rose of Cairo The Mission
1987 Platoon The Assault Platoon Hannah and Her Sisters A Room with a View Under the Sun of Satan
1988 The Last Emperor Babette's Feast The Last Emperor Hope and Glory Jean de Florette Pelle the Conqueror
1989 Rain Man Pelle the Conqueror Rain Man Working Girl The Last Emperor Sex, Lies and Videotape

1990s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
1990 Driving Miss Daisy Cinema Paradiso Born on the Fourth of July Driving Miss Daisy Dead Poets Society Wild at Heart
1991 Dances with Wolves Journey of Hope Dances with Wolves Green Card Goodfellas Barton Fink
1992 The Silence of the Lambs Mediterraneo Bugsy Beauty and the Beast The Commitments The Best Intentions
1993 Unforgiven Indochine Scent of a Woman The Player Howard's End Farewell, My Concubine
The Piano
1994 Schindler's List Belle Epoque Schindler's List Mrs Doubtfire Schindler's List Pulp Fiction
1995 Forrest Gump Burnt By the Sun Forrest Gump The Lion King Four Weddings and a Funeral Underground
1996 Braveheart Antonia's Line Sense and Sensibility Babe Sense and Sensibility Secrets & Lies
1997 The English Patient Kolya The English Patient Evita The English Patient Taste of Cherry
The Eel
1998 Titanic Character Titanic As Good as It Gets The Full Monty Eternity and a Day
1999 Shakespeare in Love Life is Beautiful Saving Private Ryan Shakespeare in Love Shakespeare in Love Rosetta

2000s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
2000 American Beauty All About My Mother American Beauty Toy Story 2 American Beauty Dancer in the Dark
2001 Gladiator Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Gladiator Almost Famous Gladiator The Son's Room
2002 A Beautiful Mind No Man's Land A Beautiful Mind Moulin Rouge! The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Pianist
2003 Chicago Nowhere in Africa The Hours Chicago The Pianist Elephant
2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Barbarian Invasions The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Lost in Translation The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Fahrenheit 9/11
2005 Million Dollar Baby The Sea Inside The Aviator Sideways The Aviator The Child
2006 Crash Tsotsi Brokeback Mountain Walk the Line Brokeback Mountain The Wind That Shakes the Barley
2007 The Departed The Lives of Others Babel Dreamgirls The Queen 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
2008 No Country for Old Men The Counterfeiters Atonement Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Atonement The Class
2009 Slumdog Millionaire Departures Slumdog Millionaire Vicky Cristina Barcelona Slumdog Millionaire The White Ribbon

2010s
Year Oscar Oscar (Foreign) Golden Globe (Drama) Golden Globe (Musical/Comedy) BAFTA Palme d'Or
2010 The Hurt Locker The Secret in Their Eyes Avatar The Hangover The Hurt Locker Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
2011 The King's Speech In a Better World The Social Network The Kids are All Right The King's Speech The Tree of Life
2012 The Artist A Separation The Descendants The Artist The Artist Amour
2013 Argo Amour Argo Les Misérables Argo Blue is the Warmest Colour
2014 12 Years a Slave The Great Beauty 12 Years a Slave American Hustle 12 Years a Slave Winter Sleep
2015 Birdman Ida Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel Boyhood Dheepan


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