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Best Picture Award Winners


A chart of various yearly Best Picture award winners going back to 1975.

Best Picture

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Director

Best Cinematography

Best Animated Feature

Year
Academy Award
Golden Globe
(Drama)
Golden Globe
(Mus/Com)
PGA
BAFTA
NYFCC
LAFCA
NBR
Critics' Choice
2016
Moonlight
Moonlight
La La Land
La La Land
La La Land
La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
La La Land
2015
Spotlight
The Revenant
The Martian
The Big Short
The Revenant
Carol
Spotlight
Mad Max: Fury Road
Spotlight
2014
Birdman
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest
Hotel
Birdman
Boyhood
Boyhood
Boyhood
A Most Violent Year
Boyhood
2013
12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
12 Years a Slave /
Gravity
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
Gravity /
Her
Her
12 Years a Slave
2012
Argo
Argo
Les Misérables
Argo
Argo
Zero Dark Thirty
Amour
Zero Dark Thirty
Argo
2011
The Artist
The Descendants
The Artist
The Artist
The Artist
The Artist
The Descendants
Hugo
The Artist
2010
The King's Speech
The Social Network
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
The King's Speech
The Social Network
The Social Network
The Social Network
The Social Network
2009
The Hurt Locker
Avatar
The Hangover
The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
Up in the Air
The Hurt Locker
2008
Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire
Milk
WALL•E
Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire
2007
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
2006
The Departed
Babel
Dreamgirls
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen
United 93
Letters from Iwo Jima
Letters from Iwo Jima
The Departed
2005
Crash
Brokeback Mountain
Walk the Line
Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
Good Night, & Good Luck
Brokeback Mountain
2004
Million Dollar Baby
The Aviator
Sideways
The Aviator
The Aviator
Sideways
Sideways
Finding Neverland
Sideways
2003
The Return of the King
The Return of the King
Lost in Translation
The Return of the King
The Return of the King
The Return of the King
American Splendor
Mystic River
The Return of the King
2002
Chicago
The Hours
Chicago
Chicago
The Pianist
Far from Heaven
About Schmidt
The Hours
Chicago
2001
A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind
Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge!
The Fellowship of the
Ring
Mulholland Drive
In the Bedroom
Moulin Rouge!
A Beautiful Mind
2000
Gladiator
Gladiator
Almost Famous
Gladiator
Gladiator
Traffic
Crouching Tiger,
Hidden Dragon
Quills
Gladiator
1999
American Beauty
American Beauty
Toy Story 2
American Beauty
American Beauty
Topsy-Turvy
The Insider
American Beauty
American Beauty
1998
Shakespeare in Love
Saving Private Ryan
Shakespeare in Love
Saving Private Ryan
Shakespeare in Love
Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
Gods and Monsters
Saving Private Ryan
1997
Titanic
Titanic
As Good as It Gets
Titanic
The Full Monty
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
1996
The English Patient
The English Patient
Evita
The English Patient
The English Patient
Fargo
Secrets & Lies
Shine
Fargo
1995
Braveheart
Sense and Sensibility
Babe
Apollo 13
Sense and Sensibility
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
1994
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
The Lion King
Forrest Gump
Four Weddings and
a Funeral
Quiz Show
Pulp Fiction
Forrest Gump /
Pulp Fiction
1993
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Mrs. Doubtfire
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
1992
Unforgiven
Scent of a Woman
The Player
The Crying Game
Howards End
The Player
Unforgiven
Howards End
1991
The Silence of the
Lambs
Bugsy
Beauty and the Beast
The Silence of the
Lambs
The Commitments
The Silence of the
Lambs
Bugsy
The Silence of the
Lambs
1990
Dances with Wolves
Dances with Wolves
Green Card
Dances with Wolves
Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Dances with Wolves
1989
Driving Miss Daisy
Born on the Fourth
of July
Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy
Dead Poets Society
My Left Foot
Do the Right Thing
Driving Miss Daisy
1988
Rain Man
Rain Man
Working Girl
The Last Emperor *
The Accidential Tourist
Little Dorrit
Mississippi Burning
1987
The Last Emperor
The Last Emperor
Hope and Glory
Jean de Florette
Broadcast News
Hope and Glory
Empire of the Sun
1986
Platoon
Platoon
Hannah & Her Sisters
A Room with a View
Hannah & Her Sisters
Hannah & Her Sisters
A Room with a View
1985
Out of Africa
Out of Africa
Prizzi's Honor
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Prizzi's Honor
Brazil
The Color Purple
1984
Amadeus
Amadeus
Romancing the Stone
The Killing Fields
A Passage to India
Amadeus
A Passage to India
1983
Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment
Yentl
Educating Rita
Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment
Betrayal /
Terms of Endearment
1982
Gandhi
E.T. The
Extra-Terrestrial
Tootsie
Gandhi
Gandhi
E.T. The
Extra-Terrestrial
Gandhi
1981
Chariots of Fire
On Golden Pond
Arthur
Chariots of Fire
Reds
Atlantic City
Chariots of Fire /
Reds
1980
Ordinary People
Ordinary People
Coal Miner's Daughter
The Elephant Man
Ordinary People
Raging Bull
Ordinary People
1979
Kramer vs. Kramer
Kramer vs. Kramer
Breaking Away
Manhattan
Kramer vs. Kramer
Kramer vs. Kramer
Manhattan
1978
The Deer Hunter
Midnight Express
Heaven Can Wait
Julia *
The Deer Hunter
Coming Home
Days of Heaven
1977
Annie Hall
The Turning Point
The Goodbye Girl
Annie Hall
Annie Hall
Star Wars
The Turning Point
1976
Rocky
Rocky
A Star is Born
One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest *
All the President's Men
Network /
Rocky
All the President's Men
1975
One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest
The Sunshine Boys
Alice Doesn't Live
Here Anymore *
Nashville
Dog Day Afternoon /
One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest
Barry Lyndon /
Nashville
Year
Academy Award
Golden Globe
(Drama)
Golden Globe
(Mus/Com)
PGA
BAFTA
NYFCC
LAFCA
NBR
Critics' Choice

- Academy Award winners for Best Picture are listed in red.
- Films that received a BAFTA for a year different than their North America release are indicated with an *




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