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Best Motion Picture Academy Awards (Oscars)

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People who added this item 192 Average listal rating (98 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
1927-1928

Other Nominees:
The Racket
Seventh Heaven

Milestones:
First (and only) silent film to win Best Picture.
First war film to win Best Picture.
First film to win Best Picture and every other nomination it received.
First film to win Best Picture without being nominated for Best Director.
First film to win Best Picture without receiving any acting nominations.
People who added this item 92 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.7
1928-1929

Other Nominees:
Alibi
The Hollywood Revue of 1929
In Old Arizona
The Patriot

Milestones:
First sound film to win Best Picture.
First musical to win Best Picture.
First film to win Best Picture without winning any other Academy Awards.
1929-1930

Other Nominees:
The Big House
Disraeli
The Divorcee
The Love Parade
People who added this item 75 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.9
Cimarron (1931)
1930-1931

Other Nominees:
East Lynne
The Front Page
Skippy
Trader Horn

Milestones:
First film to be nominated for every major Academy Award, including Best Picture.
First Western to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
1931-1932

Other Nominees:
Arrowsmith
Bad Girl
The Champ
Five Star Final
One Hour with You
Shanghai Express
The Smiling Lieutenant

Milestones:
First (and only) film to win Best Picture without receiving any other nominations.
People who added this item 65 Average listal rating (26 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.8
Cavalcade (1933)
1932-1933

Other Nominees:
42nd Street
A Farewell to Arms
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Lady for a Day
Little Women
The Private Life of Henry VIII
She Done Him Wrong
Smilin' Through
State Fair
People who added this item 897 Average listal rating (565 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
1934

Other Nominees:
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Cleopatra
Flirtation Walk
The Gay Divorcee
Here Comes the Navy
The House of Rothschild
Imitation of Life
One Night of Love
The Thin Man
Viva Villa!
The White Parade

Milestones:
First of only three films to win every major Academy Award, including Best Picture.
First Best Picture nominee to win both Best Actor and Best Actress.
First comedy to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 277 Average listal rating (145 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
1935

Other Nominees
Alice Adams
Broadway Melody of 1936
Captain Blood
David Copperfield
The Informer
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Les Misérables
Naughty Marietta
Ruggles of Red Gap
Top Hat

Milestones:
First remake to win Best Picture.
Last film to date to win Best Picture without winning any other Academy Awards.
People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
1936

Other Nominees:
Anthony Adverse
Dodsworth
Libeled Lady
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Romeo and Juliet
San Francisco
The Story of Louis Pasteur
A Tale of Two Cities
Three Smart Girls
People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
1937

Other Nominees:
The Awful Truth
Captains Courageous
Dead End
The Good Earth
In Old Chicago
Lost Horizon
One Hundred Men and a Girl
Stage Door
A Star Is Born

Milestones:
First biographical picture (biopic) to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 260 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
1938

Other Nominees:
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Boys Town
The Citadel
Four Daughters
The Grande Illusion (La Grande illusion)
Jezebel
Pygmalion
Test Pilot

Milestones:
First foreign language film to be nominated for Best Picture (French).
People who added this item 2505 Average listal rating (1519 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
1939

Other Nominees:
Dark Victory
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Love Affair
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Ninotchka
Of Mice and Men
Stagecoach
The Wizard of Oz
Wuthering Heights

Milestones:
Longest film to win Best Picture (3 hours 54 minutes).
First all-color film to win Best Picture.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 1205 Average listal rating (727 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Rebecca (1940)
1940

Other Nominees
All This, and Heaven Too
Foreign Correspondent
The Grapes of Wrath
The Great Dictator
Kitty Foyle
The Letter
The Long Voyage Home
Our Town
The Philadelphia Story

Milestones:
First thriller to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 342 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
1941

Other Nominees:
Blossoms in the Dust
Citizen Kane
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Hold Back the Dawn
The Little Foxes
The Maltese Falcon
One Foot in Heaven
Sergeant York
Suspicion
People who added this item 188 Average listal rating (104 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
1942

Other Nominees:
49th Parallel
King's Row
The Magnificent Ambersons
The Pied Piper
The Pride of the Yankees
Random Harvest
The Talk of the Town
Wake Island
Yankee Doodle Dandy

Milestones:
First Best Picture nominee to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
First Best Picture winner to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
People who added this item 3340 Average listal rating (2044 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
Casablanca (1942)
1943

Other Nominees:
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Heaven Can Wait
The Human Comedy
In Which We Serve
Madame Curie
The More the Merrier
The Ox-Bow Incident
The Song of Bernadette
Watch on the Rhine
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 104 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7
1944

Other Nominees
Double Indemnity
Gaslight
Since You Went Away
Wilson
People who added this item 507 Average listal rating (306 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
1945

Other Nominees:
Anchors Aweigh
The Bells of St. Mary's
Mildred Pierce
Spellbound

Milestones:
First of only two films to win both Best Picture and the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.
1946

Other Nominees:
Henry V
It's a Wonderful Life
The Razor's Edge
The Yearling
People who added this item 197 Average listal rating (125 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
1947

Other Nominees:
The Bishop's Wife
Crossfire
Great Expectations
Miracle on 34th Street
People who added this item 249 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
1948

Other Nominees:
Johnny Belinda
The Red Shoes
The Snake Pit
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Milestones:
First foreign film to win Best Picture (British).
People who added this item 120 Average listal rating (74 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
1949

Other Nominees:
Battleground
The Heiress
A Letter to Three Wives
Twelve O'Clock High
People who added this item 1118 Average listal rating (676 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
All About Eve (1950)
1950

Other Nominees:
Born Yesterday
Father of the Bride
King Solomon's Mines
Sunset Boulevard

Milestones:
First of only two films to receive 14 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.
People who added this item 485 Average listal rating (292 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
1951

Other Nominees:
Decision Before Dawn
A Place in the Sun
Quo Vadis
A Streetcar Named Desire
1952

Other Nominees:
High Noon
Ivanhoe
Moulin Rouge
The Quiet Man
People who added this item 521 Average listal rating (305 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
1953

Other Nominees:
Julius Caesar
The Robe
Roman Holiday
Shane

Milestones:
Last Best Picture winner to date to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
People who added this item 1002 Average listal rating (645 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
1954

Other Nominees:
The Caine Mutiny
The Country Girl
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Three Coins in the Fountain
People who added this item 253 Average listal rating (152 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Marty (1955)
1955

Other Nominees:
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Mister Roberts
Picnic
The Rose Tattoo

Milestones:
Second of only two films to win both Best Picture and the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.
Shortest film to win Best Picture (1 hour 31 minutes).
First (and only) film based on a television movie or mini-series to win Best Picture.
1956

Other Nominees:
Friendly Persuasion
Giant
The King and I
The Ten Commandments

Milestones:
First film to win Best Picture in a year when all nominees were filmed in color.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 1108 Average listal rating (700 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
1957

Other Nominees:
Peyton Place
Sayonara
12 Angry Men
Witness for the Prosecution
People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Gigi (1958)
1958

Other Nominees:
Auntie Mame
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
The Defiant Ones
Separate Tables
People who added this item 1404 Average listal rating (849 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
Ben-Hur (1959)
1959

Other Nominees:
Anatomy of a Murder
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Nun's Story
Room at the Top

Milestones:
First of only three films to win 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
People who added this item 1199 Average listal rating (753 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Apartment (1960)
1960

Other Nominees:
The Alamo
Elmer Gantry
Sons and Lovers
The Sundowners

Milestones:
Last black-and-white film before 1993 to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 1217 Average listal rating (716 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
1961

Other Nominees:
Fanny
The Guns of Navarone
The Hustler
Judgment at Nuremberg
People who added this item 1587 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
1962

Other Nominees:
The Longest Day
The Music Man
Mutiny on the Bounty
To Kill a Mockingbird
People who added this item 129 Average listal rating (72 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.5
Tom Jones (1963)
1963

Other Nominees:
America, America
Cleopatra
How the West Was Won
Lilies of the Field
People who added this item 1353 Average listal rating (790 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
My Fair Lady (1964)
1964

Other Nominees:
Becket
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Mary Poppins
Zorba the Greek
People who added this item 2262 Average listal rating (1393 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
1965

Other Nominees:
Darling
Doctor Zhivago
Ship of Fools
A Thousand Clowns

Milestones:
First G-rated film to win Best Picture.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 252 Average listal rating (141 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
1966

Other Nominees:
Alfie
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
The Sand Pebbles
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967

Other Nominees:
Bonnie and Clyde
Doctor Dolittle
The Graduate
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Milestones:
First (and only) mystery to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (208 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
1968

Other Nominees:
Funny Girl
The Lion in Winter
Rachel, Rachel
Romeo and Juliet
People who added this item 1029 Average listal rating (635 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
1969

Other Nominees:
Anne of the Thousand Days
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Hello, Dolly!
Z

Milestones:
First (and only) X-rated film to win Best Picture.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 693 Average listal rating (444 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Patton (1970)
1970

Other Nominees:
Airport
Five Easy Pieces
Love Story
MASH

Milestones:
First PG-rated film to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 1068 Average listal rating (678 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
1971

Other Nominees:
A Clockwork Orange
Fiddler on the Roof
The Last Picture Show
Nicholas and Alexandra

Milestones:
First R-rated film to win Best Picture.
People who added this item 6301 Average listal rating (4310 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Godfather (1972)
1972

Other Nominees:
Cabaret
Deliverance
Sounder
The Emigrants (Utvandrarna)
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 1142 Average listal rating (789 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
1973

Other Nominees:
American Graffiti
The Exorcist
A Touch of Class
Cries and Whispers
People who added this item 4453 Average listal rating (2912 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9
1974

Other Nominees:
Chinatown
The Conversation
Lenny
The Towering Inferno

Milestones:
First sequel to win Best Picture.
First (and only) film in which an actor (Robert De Niro) won an Academy Award by playing the same character (Vito Corleone) as another actor (Marlon Brando) who previously won an Academy Award portraying the same person.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 4429 Average listal rating (2950 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.7
1975

Other Nominees:
Barry Lyndon
Dog Day Afternoon
Jaws
Nashville

Milestones:
Second of only three films to win every major Academy Award, including Best Picture.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 2961 Average listal rating (1984 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Rocky (1976)
1976

Other Nominees:
All the President's Men
Bound for Glory
Network
Taxi Driver

Milestones:
First sports film to win Best Picture.
Seaworth's rating:
People who added this item 2225 Average listal rating (1405 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Annie Hall (1977)
1977

Other Nominees:
The Goodbye Girl
Julia
Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope
The Turning Point
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1927/28 → 1928/29: Outstanding Picture
1929/30 → 1940: Outstanding Production
1941 → 1943: Outstanding Motion Picture
1944 → 1961: Best Motion Picture
1962 → 2002: Best Picture
2003 → Present: Best Motion Picture

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