Best Picture Academy Award Winners (seen in bold)

1928 (1st) – Wingsblog

1929 (2nd)- The Broadway Melody

1930 (3rd) – All Quiet on the Western Front

1931 (4th) – Cimarron

1932 (5th) – Grand Hotelblog

1933 (6th) – Cavalcade

1934 (7th) – It Happened One Night blog

1935 (8th) – Mutiny on the Bounty

1936 (9th) – The Great Ziegfeld blog

1937 (10th) – The Life of Emile Zola

1938 (11th) – You Can’t Take It With You

1939 (12th) – Gone with the Wind

1940 (13th) – Rebecca

1941 (14th) – How Green Was My Valley

1942 (15th) – Mrs. Miniver

1943 (16th) – Casablanca

1944 (17th) – Going My Way

1945 (18th) – The Lost Weekend

1946 (19th) – The Best Years of Our Lives

1947 (20th) – Gentleman’s Agreement

1948 (21st) – Hamlet

1949 (22nd) – All the King’s Men

1950 (23rd) – All About Eve

1951 (24th) – An American in Paris blog

1952 (25th) – The Greatest Show on Earth

1953 (26th) – From Here to Eternity

1954 (27th) – On the Waterfront

1955 (28th) – Marty

1956 (29th) – Around the World in 80 Daysblog

1957 (30th) – The Bridge on the River Kwai

1958 (31st) – Gigi

1959 (32nd) – Ben-Hur

1960 (33rd) – The Apartment

1961 (34th) – West Side Story

1962 (35th) – Lawrence of Arabia

1963 (36th) – Tom Jonesblog

1964 (37th) – My Fair Lady

1965 (38th) – The Sound of Music

1966 (39th) – A Man for All Seasonsblog

1967 (40th) – In the Heat of the Night

1968 (41st) – Oliver!

1969 (42nd) – Midnight Cowboy

1970 (43rd) – Patton

1971 (44th) – The French Connection

1972 (45th) – The Godfather

1973 (46th) – The Sting blog

1974 (47th) – The Godfather Part II

1975 (48th) – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

1976 (49th) – Rocky

1977 (50th) – Annie Hall

1978 (51st) – The Deer Hunter

1979 (52nd) – Kramer vs. Kramer

1980 (53rd) – Ordinary Peopleblog

1981 (54th) – Chariots of Fire blog

1982 (55th) – Gandhi blog

1983 (56th) – Terms of Endearment blog

1984 (57th) – Amadeus blog

1985 (58th) – Out of Africa blog

1986 (59th) – Platoon blog

1987 (60th) – The Last Emperor blog

1988 (61st) – Rain Man blog

1989 (62nd) – Driving Miss Daisy blog

1990 (63rd) – Dances With Wolvesblog

1991 (64th) – The Silence of the Lambs blog

1992 (65th) – Unforgiven blog

1993 (66th) – Schindler’s List blog

1994 (67th) – Forrest Gump blog

1995 (68th) – Braveheart blog

1996 (69th) – The English Patient blog

1997 (70th) – Titanic blog

1998 (71st) – Shakespeare in Love blog

1999 (72nd) – American Beauty blog

2000 (73rd) – Gladiator

2001 (74th) – A Beautiful Mind

2002 (75th) – Chicago

2003 (76th) – The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King

2004 (77th) – Million Dollar Baby

2005 (78th) – Crash

2006 (79th) – The Departed

2007 (80th) – No Country for Old Men

2008 (81th) – Slumdog Millionaire

2009 (82th) – The Hurt Locker  

2010 (83th) – The King’s Speech

2011 (84th) – The Artist

2012 (85th) – Argo – blog

2013 (86th) – 12 Years a Slave

2014 (87th) – Birdman

2015 (88th) – Spotlight