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Winners Only by Category:
Best Picture

Listed below are the Academy Award winners in the category of Best Picture (non-winning nominations have been omitted from this list). Click on the name of a film or person in the list to display more information about that film or person. Or, click on a category in the column on the right to display the winners in that category.

1927-28  (1st)

Winner markerWings, Paramount Famous Lasky.

1928-29  (2nd)

Winner markerThe Broadway Melody, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1929-30  (3rd)

Winner markerAll Quiet on the Western Front, Universal.

1930-31  (4th)

Winner markerCimarron, RKO Radio.

1931-32  (5th)

Winner markerGrand Hotel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1932-33  (6th)

Winner markerCavalcade, Fox.

1934  (7th)

Winner markerIt Happened One Night, Columbia.

1935  (8th)

Winner markerMutiny on the Bounty, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1936  (9th)

Winner markerThe Great Ziegfeld, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1937  (10th)

Winner markerThe Life of Emile Zola, Warner Bros.

1938  (11th)

Winner markerYou Can’t Take It with You, Columbia.

1939  (12th)

Winner markerGone with the Wind, Selznick International Pictures; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1940  (13th)

Winner markerRebecca, Selznick International Pictures; United Artists.

1941  (14th)

Winner markerHow Green Was My Valley, 20th Century-Fox.

1942  (15th)

Winner markerMrs. Miniver, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1943  (16th)

Winner markerCasablanca, Warner Bros.

1944  (17th)

Winner markerGoing My Way, Paramount.

1945  (18th)

Winner markerThe Lost Weekend, Paramount.

1946  (19th)

Winner markerThe Best Years of Our Lives, Samuel Goldwyn Productions; RKO Radio.

1947  (20th)

Winner markerGentleman’s Agreement, 20th Century-Fox.

1948  (21st)

Winner markerHamlet, J. Arthur Rank-Two Cities Films; Universal-International. (United Kingdom)

1949  (22nd)

Winner markerAll the King’s Men, Robert Rossen Productions; Columbia.

1950  (23rd)

Winner markerAll About Eve, 20th Century-Fox.

1951  (24th)

Winner markerAn American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Arthur Freed, Producer.

1952  (25th)

Winner markerThe Greatest Show on Earth, Cecil B. DeMille Productions; Paramount. Cecil B. DeMille, Producer.

1953  (26th)

Winner markerFrom Here to Eternity, Columbia. Buddy Adler, Producer.

1954  (27th)

Winner markerOn the Waterfront, Horizon-American Corporation; Columbia. Sam Spiegel, Producer.

1955  (28th)

Winner markerMarty, Hecht and Lancaster’s Steven Productions; United Artists. Harold Hecht, Producer.

1956  (29th)

Winner markerAround the World in 80 Days, The Michael Todd Co., Inc.; United Artists. Michael Todd, Producer.

1957  (30th)

Winner markerThe Bridge on the River Kwai, A Horizon Pictures Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) Sam Spiegel, Producer.

1958  (31st)

Winner markerGigi, Arthur Freed Productions, Inc.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Arthur Freed, Producer.

1959  (32nd)

Winner markerBen-Hur, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Sam Zimbalist, Producer.

1960  (33rd)

Winner markerThe Apartment, The Mirisch Company, Inc.; United Artists. Billy Wilder, Producer.

1961  (34th)

Winner markerWest Side Story, Mirisch Pictures, Inc. and B and P Enterprises, Inc.; United Artists. Robert Wise, Producer.

1962  (35th)

Winner markerLawrence of Arabia, Horizon Pictures (G.B.), Ltd.-Sam Spiegel-David Lean Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) Sam Spiegel, Producer.

1963  (36th)

Winner markerTom Jones, Woodfall Production; United Artists-Lopert Pictures. (United Kingdom) Tony Richardson, Producer.

1964  (37th)

Winner markerMy Fair Lady, Warner Bros. Jack L. Warner, Producer.

1965  (38th)

Winner markerThe Sound of Music, Argyle Enterprises Production; 20th Century-Fox. Robert Wise, Producer.

1966  (39th)

Winner markerA Man for All Seasons, Highland Films, Ltd. Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) Fred Zinnemann, Producer.

1967  (40th)

Winner markerIn the Heat of the Night, Mirisch Corporation Production; United Artists. Walter Mirisch, Producer.

1968  (41st)

Winner markerOliver!, Romulus Films, Ltd. Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) John Woolf, Producer.

1969  (42nd)

Winner markerMidnight Cowboy, Jerome Hellman-John Schlesinger Production; United Artists. Jerome Hellman, Producer.

1970  (43rd)

Winner markerPatton, 20th Century-Fox. Frank McCarthy, Producer.

1971  (44th)

Winner markerThe French Connection, Philip D’Antoni Production in association with Schine-Moore Productions; 20th Century-Fox. Philip D’Antoni, Producer.

1972  (45th)

Winner markerThe Godfather, Albert S. Ruddy Production; Paramount. Albert S. Ruddy, Producer.

1973  (46th)

Winner markerThe Sting, Universal-Bill/Phillips-George Roy Hill Film Production; Zanuck/Brown Presentation; Universal. Tony Bill, Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips, Producers.

1974  (47th)

Winner markerThe Godfather Part II, Coppola Company Production; Paramount. Francis Ford Coppola, Producer; Gray Frederickson and Fred Roos, Co-Producers.

1975  (48th)

Winner markerOne Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Fantasy Films Production; United Artists. Saul Zaentz and Michael Douglas, Producers.

1976  (49th)

Winner markerRocky, Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler Production; United Artists. Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, Producers.

1977  (50th)

Winner markerAnnie Hall, Jack Rollins and Charles H. Joffe Production; United Artists. Charles H. Joffe, Producer.

1978  (51st)

Winner markerThe Deer Hunter, EMI Films/Michael Cimino Film Production; Universal. Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and John Peverall, Producers.

1979  (52nd)

Winner markerKramer vs. Kramer, Stanley Jaffe Productions; Columbia. Stanley R. Jaffe, Producer.

1980  (53rd)

Winner markerOrdinary People, Wildwood Enterprises Inc. Production; Paramount. Ronald L. Schwary, Producer.

1981  (54th)

Winner markerChariots of Fire, Enigma Productions Limited; The Ladd Company/Warner Bros. (United Kingdom) David Puttnam, Producer.

1982  (55th)

Winner markerGandhi, Indo-British Film Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) Richard Attenborough, Producer.

1983  (56th)

Winner markerTerms of Endearment, James L. Brooks Production; Paramount. James L. Brooks, Producer.

1984  (57th)

Winner markerAmadeus, Saul Zaentz Company Production; Orion. Saul Zaentz, Producer.

1985  (58th)

Winner markerOut of Africa, Universal Pictures Limited Production; Universal. Sydney Pollack, Producer.

1986  (59th)

Winner markerPlatoon, Hemdale Film Production; Orion. Arnold Kopelson, Producer.

1987  (60th)

Winner markerThe Last Emperor, Hemdale Film Production; Columbia. (United Kingdom) Jeremy Thomas, Producer.

1988  (61st)

Winner markerRain Man, Guber-Peters Company Production; United Artists. Mark Johnson, Producer.

1989  (62nd)

Winner markerDriving Miss Daisy, Zanuck Company Production; Warner Bros. Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck, Producers.

1990  (63rd)

Winner markerDances with Wolves, Tig Production; Orion. Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner, Producers.

1991  (64th)

Winner markerThe Silence of the Lambs, Strong Heart/Demme Production; Orion. Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt and Ron Bozman, Producers.

1992  (65th)

Winner markerUnforgiven, Warner Bros. Production; Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood, Producer.

1993  (66th)

Winner markerSchindler’s List, Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment Production; Universal. Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen and Branko Lustig, Producers.

1994  (67th)

Winner markerForrest Gump, Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman Production; Paramount. Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch and Steve Starkey, Producers.

1995  (68th)

Winner markerBraveheart, Icon Productions/Ladd Company Production; Paramount. Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey, Producers.

1996  (69th)

Winner markerThe English Patient, Tiger Moth Production; Miramax Films. Saul Zaentz, Producer.

1997  (70th)

Winner markerTitanic, Lightstorm Entertainment Production; 20th Century Fox and Paramount. James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers.

1998  (71st)

Winner markerShakespeare in Love, Miramax Films, Universal Pictures, Bedford Falls Company Production; Miramax Films. (United Kingdom/U.S.) David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein, Edward Zwick and Marc Norman, Producers.

1999  (72nd)

Winner markerAmerican Beauty, Jinks/Cohen Company Production; DreamWorks. Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks, Producers.

2000  (73rd)

Winner markerGladiator, Douglas Wick in association with Scott Free Production; DreamWorks and Universal. Douglas Wick, David Franzoni and Branko Lustig, Producers.

2001  (74th)

Winner markerA Beautiful Mind, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production; Universal and DreamWorks. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Producers.

2002  (75th)

Winner markerChicago, Producer Circle Co., Zadan/Meron Production; Miramax. Martin Richards, Producer.

2003  (76th)

Winner markerThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Wingnut Films Production; New Line. (U.S.A./New Zealand) Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, Producers.

2004  (77th)

Winner markerMillion Dollar Baby, Warner Bros. Pictures Production; Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood, Albert S. Ruddy and Tom Rosenberg, Producers.

2005  (78th)

Winner markerCrash, Bob Yari/DEJ/BlackFriar’s Bridge/Harris Company/ApolloProscreen GmbH & Co./Bull’s Eye Entertainment Production; Lions Gate Films. (U.S.A./Germany) Paul Haggis and Cathy Schulman, Producers.

2006  (79th)

Winner markerThe Departed, Warner Bros. Pictures Production; Warner Bros. Graham King, Producer.

2007  (80th)

Winner markerNo Country for Old Men, Scott Rudin/Mike Zoss Production; Miramax and Paramount Vantage. Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers.

2008  (81st)

Winner markerSlumdog Millionaire, Celador Films Production; Fox Searchlight. (United Kingdom) Christian Colson, Producer.

2009  (82nd)

Winner markerThe Hurt Locker, Voltage Pictures Production; Summit Entertainment. Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier and Greg Shapiro, Producers.

2010  (83rd)

Winner markerThe King’s Speech, See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production; The Weinstein Company. (United Kingdom) Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers.

2011  (84th)

Winner markerThe Artist, Le Petite Reine/Studio 37/La Classe Américaine/JD Prod/France 3 Cinéma/Jouror Productions/uFilm Production; The Weinstein Company. (France) Thomas Langmann, Producer.

2012  (85th)

Winner markerArgo, Stage 16 Pictures Production; Warner Bros. Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers.

2013  (86th)

Winner marker12 Years a Slave, A River Road, Plan B, New Regency Production; Fox Searchlight. Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas, Producers.

2014  (87th)

Winner markerBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), a New Regency/M Productions/LeGrisbi Production; Fox Searchlight. Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole.

2015  (88th)

Winner markerSpotlight, an Anonymous Content/Participant Media/Rocklin/Faust/First Look Media Production; Open Road Films. Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, Producers.

2016  (89th)

Winner markerMoonlight, An A24/Plan B Entertainment/Pastel Productions production; A24. Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers.