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Academy Award For Best Director - Oscars

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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
7th Heaven (1927)
1927/1928 (Dramatic) - Frank Borzage

Nominees:
Herbert Brenon – Sorrell and Son
King Vidor – The Crowd
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People who added this item 16 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
1927/1928 (Comedy) - Lewis Milestone

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Charles Chaplin – The Circus
Ted Wilde – Speedy
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1928/1929 - Frank Lloyd

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Lionel Barrymore – Madame X
Harry Beaumont – The Broadway Melody
Irving Cummings – In Old Arizona
Ernst Lubitsch – The Patriot
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People who added this item 580 Average listal rating (318 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
1929/1930 - Lewis Milestone

Nominees:
Clarence Brown – Anna Christie and Romance
Robert Z. Leonard – The Divorcée
Ernst Lubitsch – The Love Parade
King Vidor – Hallelujah
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People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
Skippy (1931)
1930/1931 - Norman Taurog

Nominees:
Clarence Brown – A Free Soul
Lewis Milestone – The Front Page
Wesley Ruggles – Cimarron
Josef von Sternberg – Morocco
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.7
Bad Girl (1931)
1931/1932 - Frank Borzage

Nominees:
King Vidor – The Champ
Josef von Sternberg – Shanghai Express
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6
1932/1933 - Frank Lloyd

Nominees:
Frank Capra – Lady for a Day
George Cukor – Little Women
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1934 - Frank Capra

Nominees:
Victor Schertzinger – One Night of Love
W. S. Van Dyke – The Thin Man
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1935 - John Ford

Nominees:
Henry Hathaway – The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
Frank Lloyd – Mutiny on the Bounty
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1936 - Frank Capra

Nominees:
Gregory La Cava – My Man Godfrey
Robert Z. Leonard – The Great Ziegfeld
W. S. Van Dyke – San Francisco
William Wyler – Dodsworth
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1937 - Leo McCarey

Nominees:
William Dieterle – The Life of Emile Zola
Sidney Franklin – The Good Earth
Gregory La Cava – Stage Door
William A. Wellman – A Star Is Born
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1938 - Frank Capra

Nominees:
Michael Curtiz – Angels with Dirty Faces
Michael Curtiz – Four Daughters
Norman Taurog – Boys Town
King Vidor – The Citadel
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People who added this item 2384 Average listal rating (1402 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
1939 - Victor Fleming

Nominees:
Frank Capra – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
John Ford – Stagecoach
Sam Wood – Goodbye, Mr. Chips
William Wyler – Wuthering Heights
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People who added this item 659 Average listal rating (396 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
1940 - John Ford

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George Cukor – The Philadelphia Story
Alfred Hitchcock – Rebecca
Sam Wood – Kitty Foyle
William Wyler – The Letter
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1941 - John Ford

Nominees:
Alexander Hall – Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Howard Hawks – Sergeant York
Orson Welles – Citizen Kane
William Wyler – The Little Foxes
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1942 - William Wyler

Nominees:
Michael Curtiz – Yankee Doodle Dandy
John Farrow – Wake Island
Mervyn LeRoy – Random Harvest
Sam Wood – Kings Row
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People who added this item 3155 Average listal rating (1884 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
1943 - Michael Curtiz

Nominees:
Clarence Brown – The Human Comedy
Henry King – The Song of Bernadette
Ernst Lubitsch – Heaven Can Wait
George Stevens – The More the Merrier
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People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
1944 - Leo McCarey

Nominees:
Alfred Hitchcock – Lifeboat
Henry King – Wilson
Otto Preminger – Laura
Billy Wilder – Double Indemnity
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People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
1945 - Billy Wilder

Nominees:
Clarence Brown – National Velvet
Alfred Hitchcock – Spellbound
Leo McCarey – The Bells of St. Mary's
Jean Renoir – The Southerner
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1946 - William Wyler

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Clarence Brown – The Yearling
Frank Capra – It's a Wonderful Life
David Lean – Brief Encounter
Robert Siodmak – The Killers
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People who added this item 172 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
1947 - Elia Kazan

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George Cukor – A Double Life
Edward Dmytryk – Crossfire
Henry Koster – The Bishop's Wife
David Lean – Great Expectations
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1948 - John Huston

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Anatole Litvak – The Snake Pit
Jean Negulesco – Johnny Belinda
Laurence Olivier – Hamlet
Fred Zinnemann – The Search
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People who added this item 105 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
1949 - Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Nominees:
Carol Reed – The Fallen Idol
Robert Rossen – All the King's Men
William A. Wellman – Battleground
William Wyler – The Heiress
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People who added this item 1045 Average listal rating (631 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
1950 - Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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George Cukor – Born Yesterday
John Huston – The Asphalt Jungle
Carol Reed – The Third Man
Billy Wilder – Sunset Boulevard
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1951 - George Stevens

Nominees:
John Huston – The African Queen
Elia Kazan – A Streetcar Named Desire
Vincente Minnelli – An American in Paris
William Wyler – Detective Story
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People who added this item 317 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Quiet Man (1952)
1952 - John Ford

Nominees:
Cecil B. DeMille – The Greatest Show on Earth
John Huston – Moulin Rouge
Joseph L. Mankiewicz – 5 Fingers
Fred Zinnemann – High Noon
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People who added this item 492 Average listal rating (286 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
1953 - Fred Zinnemann

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George Stevens – Shane
Charles Walters – Lili
Billy Wilder – Stalag 17
William Wyler – Roman Holiday
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People who added this item 928 Average listal rating (595 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
1954 - Elia Kazan

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Alfred Hitchcock – Rear Window
George Seaton – The Country Girl
William A. Wellman – The High and the Mighty
Billy Wilder – Sabrina
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People who added this item 232 Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Marty (1955)
1955 - Delbert Mann

Nominees:
Elia Kazan – East of Eden
David Lean – Summertime
Joshua Logan – Picnic
John Sturges – Bad Day at Black Rock
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People who added this item 504 Average listal rating (305 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
1956 - George Stevens

Nominees:
Michael Anderson – Around the World in Eighty Days
Walter Lang – The King and I
King Vidor – War and Peace
William Wyler – Friendly Persuasion
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1957 - David Lean

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Joshua Logan – Sayonara
Sidney Lumet – 12 Angry Men
Mark Robson – Peyton Place
Billy Wilder – Witness for the Prosecution
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People who added this item 292 Average listal rating (168 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
Gigi (1958)
1958 - Vincente Minnelli

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Richard Brooks – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Stanley Kramer – The Defiant Ones
Mark Robson – The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Robert Wise – I Want to Live!
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People who added this item 1286 Average listal rating (781 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
1959 - William Wyler

Nominees:
Jack Clayton – Room at the Top
George Stevens – The Diary of Anne Frank
Billy Wilder – Some Like It Hot
Fred Zinnemann – The Nun's Story
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People who added this item 1125 Average listal rating (698 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
1960 - Billy Wilder

Nominees:
Jack Cardiff – Sons and Lovers
Jules Dassin – Never on Sunday
Alfred Hitchcock – Psycho
Fred Zinnemann – The Sundowners
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People who added this item 1156 Average listal rating (675 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
1961 - Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins

Nominees:
Federico Fellini – La dolce vita aka The Sweet Life
Stanley Kramer – Judgment at Nuremberg
Robert Rossen – The Hustler
J. Lee Thompson – The Guns of Navarone
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1962 - David Lean

Nominees:
Pietro Germi – Divorzio all'italiana aka Divorce, Italian Style
Robert Mulligan – To Kill a Mockingbird
Arthur Penn – The Miracle Worker
Frank Perry – David and Lisa
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People who added this item 114 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Tom Jones (1963)
1964 - George Cukor

Nominees:
Michael Cacoyannis – Zorba the Greek
Peter Glenville – Becket
Stanley Kubrick – Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Robert Stevenson – Mary Poppins
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1965 - Robert Wise

Nominees:
David Lean – Doctor Zhivago
John Schlesinger – Darling
Hiroshi Teshigahara – Suna no onna aka Woman in the Dunes
William Wyler – The Collector
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1966 - Fred Zinnemann

Nominees:
Michelangelo Antonioni – Blow-Up
Richard Brooks – The Professionals
Claude Lelouch – Un homme et une femme aka A Man and a Woman
Mike Nichols – Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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People who added this item 2174 Average listal rating (1313 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
1967 - Mike Nichols

Nominees:
Richard Brooks – In Cold Blood
Norman Jewison – In the Heat of the Night
Stanley Kramer – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Arthur Penn – Bonnie and Clyde
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People who added this item 306 Average listal rating (188 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
1968 - Carol Reed

Nominees:
Anthony Harvey – The Lion in Winter
Stanley Kubrick – 2001: A Space Odyssey
Gillo Pontecorvo – La battaglia di Algeri aka The Battle of Algiers
Franco Zeffirelli – Romeo and Juliet
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People who added this item 960 Average listal rating (575 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
1969 - John Schlesinger

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Costa-Gavras – Z
George Roy Hill – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Arthur Penn – Alice's Restaurant
Sydney Pollack – They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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People who added this item 643 Average listal rating (407 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
1970 - Franklin J. Schaffner

Nominees:
Robert Altman – MASH
Federico Fellini – Satyricon
Arthur Hiller – Love Story
Ken Russell – Women in Love
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People who added this item 990 Average listal rating (623 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
1971 - William Friedkin

Nominees:
Peter Bogdanovich – The Last Picture Show
Norman Jewison – Fiddler on the Roof
Stanley Kubrick – A Clockwork Orange
John Schlesinger – Sunday Bloody Sunday
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People who added this item 683 Average listal rating (389 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
1972 - Bob Fosse

Nominees:
John Boorman – Deliverance
Francis Ford Coppola – The Godfather
Joseph L. Mankiewicz – Sleuth
Jan Troell – Utvandrarna aka The Emigrants
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People who added this item 1070 Average listal rating (735 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
1973 - George Roy Hill

Nominees:
William Friedkin – The Exorcist
Bernardo Bertolucci – Last Tango in Paris
Ingmar Bergman – Viskningar och rop aka Cries and Whispers
George Lucas – American Graffiti
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1974 - Francis Ford Coppola

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John Cassavetes – A Woman Under the Influence
Bob Fosse – Lenny
Roman Polanski – Chinatown
François Truffaut – La nuit américaine aka Day for Night
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1975 - Miloš Forman

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Robert Altman – Nashville
Federico Fellini – Amarcord aka I Remember
Stanley Kubrick – Barry Lyndon
Sidney Lumet – Dog Day Afternoon
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People who added this item 2767 Average listal rating (1840 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
1976 - John G. Avildsen

Nominees:
Ingmar Bergman – Ansikte mot ansikte aka Face to Face
Sidney Lumet – Network
Alan J. Pakula – All the President's Men
Lina Wertmüller – Pasqualino Settebellezze aka Seven Beauties
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1977 - Woody Allen

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George Lucas – Star Wars
Herbert Ross – The Turning Point
Steven Spielberg – Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Fred Zinnemann – Julia
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