Oscars: Best Picture

Here’s the list of all the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Picture, in chronological order. Note for the 1st ceremony that there were essentially two awards for the best picture, to varying degrees, of the year; I’ve decided to include both.

Winners for each year are starred & underlined. Nominees I was unable to locate or watch are struck-through.

1927/28 – Judging Oscar
-Outstanding Picture
7th Heaven
The Racket
**Wings**
-Unique and Artistic Production
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
The Crowd
**Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans**

1928/29 – Judging Oscar
Alibi
**The Broadway Melody**
The Hollywood Revue of 1929
In Old Arizona
The Patriot

1929/30 – Judging Oscar
**All Quiet on the Western Front**
The Big House
Disraeli
The Divorcee
The Love Parade

1930/31 – Judging Oscar
**Cimarron**
East Lynne
The Front Page
Skippy
Trader Horn

1931/32 – Judging Oscar
Arrowsmith
Bad Girl
The Champ
Five Star Final
**Grand Hotel**
One Hour With You
Shanghai Express
The Smiling Lieutenant

1932/33 – Judging Oscar
42nd Street
**Cavalcade**
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

1934 – Judging Oscar
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Cleopatra
Flirtation Walk
The Gay Divorcee
Here Comes the Navy
The House of Rothschild
Imitation of Life
**It Happened One Night**
One Night of Love
The Thin Man
Viva Villa!
The White Parade

1935 – Judging Oscar
Alice Adams
Broadway Melody of 1936
Captain Blood
David Copperfield
The Informer
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Les Miserables
**Mutiny on the Bounty**
Naughty Marietta
Ruggles of Red Gap
Top Hat

1936 – Judging Oscar
Anthony Adverse
Dodsworth
**The Great Ziegfeld**
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

1937
The Awful Truth
Captains Courageous
Dead End
The Good Earth
In Old Chicago
**The Life of Emile Zola**
Lost Horizon
One Hundred Men and a Girl
Stage Door
A Star is Born

1938
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Boys Town
The Citadel
Four Daughters
Grand Illusion
Jezebel
Pygmalion
Test Pilot
**You Can’t Take It With You**

1939
Dark Victory
**Gone With the Wind**
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Love Affair
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Ninotchka
Of Mice and Men
Stagecoach
The Wizard of Oz
Wuthering Heights

1940
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
**Rebecca**

1941
Blossoms in the Dust
Citizen Kane
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Hold Back the Dawn
**How Green Was My Valley**
The Little Foxes
The Maltese Falcon
One Foot in Heaven
Sergeant York
Suspicion

1942
The Invaders (49th Parallel)
Kings Row
The Magnificent Ambersons
**Mrs. Miniver**
The Pied Piper
The Pride of the Yankees
Random Harvest
The Talk of the Town
Wake Island
Yankee Doodle Dandy

1943
**Casablanca**
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

1944
Double Indemnity
Gaslight
**Going My Way**
Since You Went Away
Wilson

1945
Anchors Aweigh
The Bells of St. Mary’s
**The Lost Weekend**
Mildred Pierce
Spellbound

1946
**The Best Years of Our Lives**
Henry V
It’s a Wonderful Life
The Razor’s Edge
The Yearling

1947
The Bishop’s Wife
Crossfire
**Gentleman’s Agreement**
Great Expectations
Miracle on 34th Street

1948
**Hamlet**
Johnny Belinda
The Red Shoes
The Snake Pit
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1949
**All the King’s Men**
Battleground
The Heiress
A Letter to Three Wives
Twelve O’Clock High

1950
**All About Eve**
Born Yesterday
Father of the Bride
King Solomon’s Mines
Sunset Boulevard

1951
**An American in Paris**
Decision Before Dawn
A Place in the Sun
Quo Vadis
A Streetcar Named Desire

1952
**The Greatest Show on Earth**
High Noon
Ivanhoe
Moulin Rouge
The Quiet Man

1953
**From Here to Eternity**
Julius Caesar
The Robe
Roman Holiday
Shane

1954
The Caine Mutiny
The Country Girl
**On the Waterfront**
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Three Coins in the Fountain

1955
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
**Marty**
Mister Roberts
Picnic
The Rose Tattoo

1956
**Around the World in 80 Days**
Friendly Persuasion
Giant
The King and I
The Ten Commandments

1957
12 Angry Men
**The Bridge on the River Kwai**
Peyton Place
Sayonara
Witness for the Prosecution

1958
Auntie Mame
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
The Defiant Ones
**Gigi**
Separate Tables

1959
Anatomy of a Murder
**Ben-Hur**
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Nun’s Story
Room at the Top

1960
The Alamo
**The Apartment**
Elmer Gantry
Sons and Lovers
The Sundowners

1961
Fanny
The Guns of Navarone
The Hustler
Judgment at Nuremburg
**West Side Story**

1962
**Lawrence of Arabia**
The Longest Day
The Music Man
Mutiny on the Bounty
To Kill a Mockingbird

1963
America America
Cleopatra
How the West Was Won
Lilies of the Field
**Tom Jones**

1964
Becket
Dr. Strangelove
Mary Poppins
**My Fair Lady**
Zorba the Greek

1965
Darling
Doctor Zhivago
Ship of Fools
**The Sound of Music**
A Thousand Clowns

1966
Alfie
**A Man for All Seasons**
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
The Sand Pebbles
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

1967
Bonnie and Clyde
Doctor Dolittle
The Graduate
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
**In the Heat of the Night**

1968
Funny Girl
**Oliver!**
The Lion in Winter
Rachel, Rachel
Romeo and Juliet

1969
Anne of the Thousand Days
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Hello, Dolly!
**Midnight Cowboy**
Z

1970
Airport
Five Easy Pieces
Love Story
M*A*S*H
**Patton**

1971
A Clockwork Orange
Fiddler on the Roof
**The French Connection**
The Last Picture Show
Nicholas and Alexandra

1972
Cabaret
Deliverance
The Emigrants
**The Godfather**
Sounder

1973
American Graffiti
Cries and Whispers
The Exorcist
**The Sting**
A Touch of Class

1974
Chinatown
The Conversation
**The Godfather Part II**
Lenny
The Towering Inferno

1975
Barry Lyndon
Dog Day Afternoon
Jaws
Nashville
**One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest**

1976
All the President’s Men
Bound for Glory
Network
**Rocky**
Taxi Driver

1977
**Annie Hall**
The Goodbye Girl
Julia
Star Wars
The Turning Point

1978
Coming Home
**The Deer Hunter**
Heaven Can Wait
Midnight Express
An Unmarried Woman

1979
All That Jazz
Apocalypse Now
Breaking Away
**Kramer vs. Kramer**
Norma Rae

1980
Coal Miner’s Daughter
The Elephant Man
**Ordinary People**
Raging Bull
Tess

1981
Atlantic City
**Chariots of Fire**
On Golden Pond
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Reds

1982
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
**Gandhi**
Missing
Tootsie
The Verdict

1983
The Big Chill
The Dresser
The Right Stuff
Tender Mercies
**Terms of Endearment**

1984
**Amadeus**
The Killing Fields
A Passage to India
Places in the Heart
A Soldier’s Story

1985
The Color Purple
Kiss of the Spider Woman
**Out of Africa**
Prizzi’s Honor
Witness

1986
Children of a Lesser God
Hannah and Her Sisters
The Mission
**Platoon**
A Room with a View

1987
Broadcast News
Fatal Attraction
Hope and Glory
**The Last Emperor**
Moonstruck

1988
The Accidental Tourist
Dangerous Liaisons
Mississippi Burning
**Rain Man**
Working Girl

1989
Born on the Fourth of July
Dead Poets Society
**Driving Miss Daisy**
Field of Dreams
My Left Foot

1990
Awakenings
**Dances With Wolves**
Ghost
The Godfather Part III
Goodfellas

1991
Beauty and the Beast
Bugsy
JFK
The Prince of Tides
**The Silence of the Lambs**

1992
The Crying Game
A Few Good Men
Howards End
Scent of a Woman
**Unforgiven**

1993
The Fugitive
In the Name of the Father
The Piano
The Remains of the Day
**Schindler’s List**

1994
**Forrest Gump**
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Pulp Fiction
Quiz Show
The Shawshank Redemption

1995
Apollo 13
Babe
**Braveheart**
Il Postino: The Postman
Sense and Sensibility

1996
**The English Patient**
Fargo
Jerry Maguire
Secrets & Lies
Shine

1997
As Good as It Gets
The Full Monty
Good Will Hunting
L.A. Confidential
**Titanic**

1998
Elizabeth
Life is Beautiful
Saving Private Ryan
**Shakespeare in Love**
The Thin Red Line

1999
**American Beauty**
The Cider House Rules
The Green Mile
The Insider
The Sixth Sense

2000
Chocolat
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Erin Brockovich
**Gladiator**
Traffic

2001
**A Beautiful Mind**
Gosford Park
In the Bedroom
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Moulin Rouge!

2002
**Chicago**
Gangs of New York
The Hours
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist

2003
**The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King**
Lost in Translation
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Mystic River
Seabiscuit

2004
The Aviator
Finding Neverland
**Million Dollar Baby**
Ray
Sideways

2005
Brokeback Mountain
Capote
**Crash**
Good Night, and Good Luck
Munich

2006
Babel
**The Departed**
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

2007
Atonement
Juno
Michael Clayton
**No Country for Old Men**
There Will Be Blood

2008
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
**Slumdog Millionaire**

2009
Avatar
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
**The Hurt Locker**
Inglourious Basterds
Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air

2010
127 Hours
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The Kids Are All Right
**The King’s Speech**
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter’s Bone

2011
**The Artist**
The Descendants
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
The Help
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
War Horse

2012
Amour
**Argo**
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

2013
**12 Years a Slave**
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
The Wolf of Wall Street

2014
American Sniper
**Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)**
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

2015
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room
**Spotlight**

2016
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
**Moonlight**