The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Academy Awards for Best Picture
( "The Oscars" )
 

 

 

1927-28 - Wings [Paramount Famous Lasky / PFL, Adolph Zukor & Jesse Lasky / Paramount Famous Lasky]

1928-29 - The Broadway Melody [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / MGM / MGM]

1929-30 - All Quiet on the Western Front [Universal / Universal / Universal]

1930-31 - Cimarron [RKO Radio / RKO / RKO]

1931-32 - Grand Hotel [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / MGM / MGM]

1932-33 - Cavalcade [Fox / Fox / Fox]

1934 - It Happened One Night [Columbia / Columbia / Columbia]

1935 - Mutiny on the Bounty [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / MGM / MGM]

1936 - The Great Ziegfeld [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / MGM / MGM]

1937 - The Life of Emile Zola [Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers]

1938 - You Can't Take it with You [Columbia / Columbia / Columbia]

1939 - Gone with the Wind [Selznick Intl. / Selznick / MGM]

1940 - Rebecca [Selznick Intl. / Selznick / United Artists]

1941 - How Green Was My Valley [20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox]

1942 - Mrs Miniver [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / MGM / MGM]

1943 - Casablanca [Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers]

1944 - Going My Way [Paramount, Paramount / Paramount]

1945 - The Lost Weekend [Paramount / Paramount / Paramount]

1946 - The Best Years of Our Lives [Samuel Goldwyn / Samuel Goldwyn Productions / RKO Radio]

1947 - Gentleman's Agreement [20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox]

1948 - Hamlet [J Arthur Rank-Two Cities Films / Rank & Two CIties / Universal Intl.]

1949 - All the King's Men [Robert Rossen / Robert Rossen Productions / Columbia]

1950 - All About Eve [20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox]

1951 - An American In Paris [Arthur Freed / MGM / MGM]

1952 - The Greatest Show on Earth [Cecil B. DeMille / DeMille Productions / Paramount]

1953 - From Here to Eternity [Buddy Adler / Columbia / Columbia]

1954 - On the Waterfront [Sam Spiegel / Horizon-American Corp / Columbia]

1955 - Marty [Harold Hecht / Hecht & Lancaster's Steven Productions/ United Artists]

1956 - Around the World in 80 Days [Michael Todd / Michael Todd Company / United Artists]

1957 - The Bridge on the River Kwai [Sam Spiegel / Horizon Pictures / Columbia]

1958 - Gigi [Arthur Freed / Arthur Freed Productions / MGM]

1959 - Ben Hur [Sam Zimbalist / MGM / MGM]

1960 - The Apartment [Billy Wilder / Mirisch Company / United Artists]

1961 - West Side Story [Robert Wise / Mirisch Pictures & B & P Enterprises / United Artists]

1962 - Lawrence of Arabia [Sam Spiegel / Horizon Pictures Ltd & Spiegel-Lean Productions / Columbia]

1963 - Tom Jones [Tony Richardson / Woodfall & United Artists-Lopert Pictures / United Artists-Lopert Pictures]

1964 - My Fair Lady [Jack L. Warner / Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers]

1965 - The Sound of Music [Robert Wise / Argyle Enterprises / 20th Century Fox]

1966 - A Man For All Seasons [Fred Zimmerman / Highland Films / Columbia]

1967 - In the Heat of the Night [Walter Mirisch / Mirisch Corp / United Artists]

1968 - Oliver! [John Woolf / Romulus FIlms / Columbia]

1969 - Midnight Cowboy [Jerome Hellman / Hellman & Schlesinger / United Artists]

1970 - Patton [Frank McCarthy / 20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox]

1971 - The French Connection [Philip D'Antoni / Philip D'Antoni Productions / 20th Century Fox]

1972 - The Godfather [Albert S. Ruddy / Albert S. Ruddy Productions / Paramount]

1973 - The Sting [Tony Bill, Michael & Julia Phillips / Universal-Bill/Phillips-George Roy Hill Productions & Zanuck-Brown / Universal]

1974 - The Godfather II [Francis Ford Coppola, Gray Frederickson & Fred Roos / Coppola Company / Paramount]

1975 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest [Saul Zaentz & Michael Douglas / Fantasy Films / United Artists]

1976 - Rocky [Irwin WInkler & Robert Chartoff / Chartoff-Winkler Productions / United Artists]

1977 - Annie Hall [Charles Joffe / Rollins & Joffe / United Artists]

1978 - The Deer Hunter [Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino & John Peverall / EMI Films-Michael Cimino / Universal]

1979 - Kramer vs Kramer [Stanley Jaffe / Sanley Jaffe Productions / Columbia Pictures]

1980 - Ordinary People [Ronald Schwary / Wildwood / Paramount]

1981 - Chariots of Fire [David Puttnam / Ladd / Warner Brothers]

1982 - Gandhi [Richard Attenborough / Indo-British Film / Columbia]

1983 - Terms of Endearment [James L. Brooks / Paramount]

1984 - Amadeus [Saul Zaentz / Zaentz Company / Orion]

1985 - Out of Africa [Sydney Pollack / Universal]

1986 - Platoon [Arnold Kopelson / Hemdale / Orion]

1987 - The Last Emperor [Jeremy Thomas / Hemdale Columbia]

1988 - Rain Man [Mark Johnson / Guber-Peters / United Artists]

1989 - Driving Miss Daisy [Richard & Lili Fini Zanuck / Zanuck / Warner Brothers]

1990 - Dances with Wolves [Jim Wilson & Kevin Costner / Tig Productions / Orion]

1991 - Silence of the Lambs [Edward Saxon & Ron Bozman / Strong Heart-Demme / Orion]

1992 - Unforgiven [Clint Eastwood / Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers]

1993 - Schindler's List [Steven Spielberg, Gerlad Molen & Branko Lustig / Universal Pictures-Amblin Entertainment / Universal]

1994 - Forrest Gump [Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch & Steve Starkey / Tisch-Finerman / Paramount]

1995 - Braveheart [Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd Jr & Bruce Davey / Icon Productions & Ladd Co / Paramount]

1996 - The English Patient [Saul Zaentz / Tiger Moth Production / Miramax]

1997 - Titanic [James Cameron & Jon Landau / Lightstorm Entertainment / 20th Century Fox & Paramount]

1998 - Shakespeare in Love [David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein & Edward Zwick / Miramax, Universal, Bedford Falls Production / Miramax]

1999 - American Beauty [Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks / Jinks-Cohen Company / DreamWorks SKG]

2000 - Gladiator [Douglas Wick, David Franzoni & Branko Lustig / Douglas Wick & Scott Free Productions / DreamWorks SKG & Universal]

2001 - A Beautiful Mind [Brian Grazer & Ron Howard / Universal & Imagine Entertainment / Universal & Dreamworks SKG]

2002 - Chicago [Martin Richards / Producer Circle & Zadean-Meron Production / Miramax]

2003 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Barrie Osborne, Peter Jackson & Fran Walsh / Wingnut Films / New Line]

2004 - Million Dollar Baby [Clint Eastwood, Albert Ruddy & Tom Rosenberg / Warner Brothers / Warner Brothers]

2005 - 78th Academy Awards Will be held on Sunday, March 5, 2006

 

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