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Academy Awards For Best Director Deservers

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People who added this item 183 Average listal rating (84 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
1927/28!

Winner: William A. Wellman!

Nominees:
Frank Borzage - Seventh Heaven
King Vidor - The Crowd

Best Director, Comedy Picture!

Winner: Lewis Milestone, Two Arabian Knights!

Nominees:
Ted Wilde - Speedy
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
1928/29!

Winner: Ernst Lubitsch!

Nominees:
Lionel Barrymore - Madame X
Harry Beaumont - The Broadway Melody
Irving Cummings - In Old Arizona
Frank Lloyd - The Divine Lady
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1929/30!

Winner: Lewis Milestone!

Nominees:
Clarence Brown - Anna Christie
Robert Z. Leonard - The Divorcee
Ernst Lubitsch - The Love Parade
King Vidor - Hallelujah!
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People who added this item 1275 Average listal rating (757 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
1930/31!

Winner: Charlie Chaplin!

Nominees:
Clarence Brown - A Free Soul
Fritz Lang - M
Lewis Milestone - The Front Page
Norman Tuarog - Skippy
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.7
Bad Girl (1931)
1931/32!

Winner: Frank Borzage!

Nominees:
King Vidor - The Champ
Josef van Sternberg - Shanghai Express
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People who added this item 1177 Average listal rating (723 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
1932/33!

Winner: Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack!

Nominees:
Frank Capra - Lady for a Day
George Cukor - Little Women
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People who added this item 855 Average listal rating (512 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
1934!

Winner: Frank Capra!

Nominees:
Howard Hawks - Twentieth Century
Victor Schertzinger - One Night of Love
W. S. Van Dyke - The Thin Man
Jean Vigo - L'Atalante
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People who added this item 313 Average listal rating (172 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
1935!

Winner: Mark Sandrich!

Nominees:
Michael Curtiz - Captain Blood
John Ford - The Informer
Henry Hathaway - The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
Frank Lloyd - Mutiny on the Bounty
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People who added this item 1791 Average listal rating (1115 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.5
1936!

Winner: Charlie Chaplin!

Nominees:
William Wyler - Dodsworth
Frank Capra - Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Gregory La Cava - My Man Godfrey
W.S. Van Dyke - San Francisco
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People who added this item 100 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
1937!

Winner: William A. Wellman!

Nominees:
William Dieterle - The Life of Emile Zola
Sidney Franklin - The Good Earth
Gregory La Cava - Stage Door
Leo McCarey - The Awful Truth
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1938!

Winner: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley!

Nominees:
Frank Capra - You Can't Take It With You
Howard Hawks - Bringing Up Baby
Norman Taurog - Boys Town
King Vidor - The Citadel
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1939!

Winner: 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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1940!

Winner: John Ford!

Nominees:
George Cukor - The Philadelphia Story
Alfred Hitchcock - Rebecca
Sam Wood - Kitty Foyle
William Wyler - The Letter
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People who added this item 2715 Average listal rating (1570 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
1941!

Winner: Orson Welles!

Nominees:
John Ford - How Green Was My Valley
Alexander Hall - Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Howard Hawks - Sergeant York
William Wyler - The Little Foxes
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People who added this item 3232 Average listal rating (1884 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
1942!

Winner: Michael Curtiz!

Nominees:
Sam Wood - Kings Row
William Wyler - Mrs. Miniver
Mervyn LeRoy - Random Harvest
John Farrow - Wake Island
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1943!

Winner: Alfred Hitchcock!

Nominees:
Ernst Lubitsch - Heaven Can Wait
Clarence Brown - The Human Comedy
George Stevens - The More the Merrier
Henry King - The Song of Bernadette
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1944!

Winner: Billy Wilder!

Nominees:
Leo McCarey - Going My Way
Otto Preminger - Laura
Alfred Hitchcock - Lifeboat
Henry King - Wilson
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1945!

Winner: David Lean!

Nominees:
Clarence Brown - National Velvet
Alfred Hitchcock - Spellbound
Leo McCarey - The Bells of St. Mary's
Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
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1946!

Winner: Frank Capra!

Nominees:
Clarence Brown - The Yearling
Laurence Olivier - Henry V
Robert Siodmak - The Killers
William Wyler - The Best Years of Our Lives
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1947!

Winner: Jacques Tourneur!

Nominees:
George Cukor - A Double Life
Edward Dmytryk - Crossfire
Elia Kazan - Gentleman's Agreement
David Lean - Great Expectations
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1948!

Winner: John Huston!

Nominees:
Antole Litvak - The Snake Pit
Jean Negulesco - Johnny Belinda
Laurence Olivier - Hamlet
Fred Zinnemann - The Search
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People who added this item 1088 Average listal rating (650 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
1949!

Winner: Carol Reed!

Nominees:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - A Letter to Three Wives
Robert Rossen - All the King's Men
William A. Wellman - Battleground
William Wyler - The Heiress
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1950!

Winner: Billy Wilder!

Nominees:
George Cukor - Born Yesterday
John Huston - The Asphalt Jungle
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - All About Eve
Carol Reed - The Third Man
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1951!

Winner: Elia Kazan!

Nominees:
John Huston - The African Queen
Vincente Minnelli - An American in Paris
George Stevens - A Place in the Sun
Alfred Hitchcock - Strangers on a Train
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1952!

Winner: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen!

Nominees:
John Ford - The Quiet Man
John Huston - Moulin Rouge
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Five Fingers
Fred Zinnemann - High Noon
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1953!

Winner: Fred Zinnemann!

Nominees:
George Stevens - Shane
Charles Walter - Lili
Billy Wilder - Stalag 17
William Wyler - Roman Holiday
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1954!

Winner: Elia Kazan!

Nominees:
Alfred Hitchcock - Rear Window
George Seaton - The Country Girl
William A. Wellman - The High and the Mighty
Billy Wilder - Sabrina
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1955!

Winner: Charles Laughton!

Nominees:
Elia Kazan - East of Eden
David Lean - Summertime
Delbert Mann - Marty
John Sturges - Bad Day at Black Rock
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1956!

Winner: John Ford!

Nominees:
Michael Anderson - Around the World in 80 Days
Cecil B. DeMille - The Ten Commandments
Walter Lang - The King and I
George Stevens - Giant
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1957!

Winner: David Lean!

Nominees:
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 2738 Average listal rating (1662 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
1958!

Winner: Alfred Hitchcock!

Nominees:
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 1343 Average listal rating (783 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
1959!

Winner: 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 4027 Average listal rating (2558 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
1960!

Winner: Alfred Hitchcock!

Nominees:
Billy Wilder - The Apartment
Jules Dassin - Never on Sunday
Jack Cardiff - Sons and Lovers
Fred Zinnemann - The Sundowners
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People who added this item 1185 Average listal rating (675 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
1961!

Winner: Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins!

Nominees:
Frederico Fellini - La Dolce Vita
Stanley Kramer - Judgment at Nuremberg
Robert Rossen - The Hustler
J. Lee Thompson - The Guns of Navarone
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1962!

Winner: David Lean!

Nominees:
John Ford - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
John Frankenheimer - The Manchurian Candidate
Arthur Penn - The Miracle Worker
Robert Mulligan - To Kill a Mockingbird
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People who added this item 1478 Average listal rating (729 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
1963!

Winner: Frederico Fellini!

Nominees:
Elia Kazan - America, America
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Cleopatra
Otto Preminger - The Cardinal
Martin Ritt - Hud
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1964!

Winner: Stanley Kubrick!

Nominees:
Peter Glenville - Becket
Robert Stevenson - Mary Poppins
George Cukor - My Fair Lady
Michael Cacoyannis - Zorba the Greek
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1965!

Winner: David Lean!

Nominees:
John Schlesinger - Darling
Hiroshi Teshigahara - The Woman in the Dunes
Robert Wise - The Sound of Music
William Wyler - The Collector
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1966!

Winner: Mike Nichols!

Nominees:
Michelangelo Antonioni - Blowup
Richard Brooks - The Professionals
Claude Lelouch - A Man and a Woman
Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons
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1967!

Winner: Arthur Penn!

Nominees:
Richard Brooks - In Cold Blood
Norman Jewison - In the Heat of the Night
Stanley Kramer - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Mike Nichols - The Graduate
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1968!

Winner: Stanley Kubrick!

Nominees:
Anthony Harvey - The Lion In Winter
Sergio Leone - Once Upon a Time in the West
Roman Polanski - Rosemary's Baby
Sergei Bondarchuk - War and Peace
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1969!

Winner: John Schlesinger!

Nominees:
George Roy Hill - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Sydney Pollack - They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Sam Peckinpah - The Wild Bunch
Costa-Gavras - Z
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People who added this item 667 Average listal rating (410 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
1970!

Winner: Franklin J. Schaffner!

Nominees:
Robert Altman - MASH
Frederico Fellini - Fellini Satyricon
Arthur Hiller - Love Story
Ken Russell - Women in Love
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1971!

Winner: Peter Bogdanovich!

Nominees:
Stanley Kubrick - A Clockwork Orange
Don Siegel - Dirty Harry
Norman Jewison - Fiddler on the Roof
William Friedkin - The French Connection
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People who added this item 6097 Average listal rating (3812 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
1972!

Winner: Francis Ford Coppola!

Nominees:
John Boorman - Deliverance
Bob Fosse - Cabaret
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Sleuth
Jan Troell - The Emigrants
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People who added this item 1104 Average listal rating (741 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
1973!

Winner: George Roy Hill!

Nominees:
George Lucas - American Graffiti
Terrence Malick - Badlands
William Friedkin - The Exorcist
Peter Bogdanovich - Paper Moon
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1974!

Winner: Francis Ford Coppola!

Nominees:
John Cassavetes - A Woman Under the Influence
Bob Fosse - Lenny
Roman Polanski - Chinatown
Francois Truffaut - Day for Night
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1975!

Winner: Milos Forman!

Nominees:
Stanley Kubrick - Barry Lyndon
Sidney Lumet - Dog Day Afternoon
Steven Spielberg - Jaws
Robert Altman - Nashville
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People who added this item 1052 Average listal rating (650 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
1976!

Winner: Sidney Lumet!

Nominees:
Alan J. Pakula - All the President's Men
Clint Eastwood - The Outlaw Josey Wales
John G. Avildsen - Rocky
Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver
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1977!

Winner: George Lucas!

Nominees:
Woody Allen - Annie Hall
Steven Spielberg - Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Fred Zinnemann - Julia
Herbert Ross - The Turning Point
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