The Best Picture winner was Chicago, which also won Oscars for Best Supporting Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones , Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, and Best Sound Mixing. The Best Picture winner was Schindler's List, which also won Oscars for Best Director Steven Spielberg , Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Score. The script was by Waldo Salt, based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy. Read the Original 1953 Courtesy of Columbia Pictures 1951 Best Picture Winner This Vincent Minnelli musical starring Gene Kelly, was a surprise winner. If you were born in 1962. Mercedes-Benz is sitting in Fat City with two winners—and one of them, the 250 series, is being replaced this year by an improved model. But the best movie was Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Read the Original 1939 Courtesy of Loew's Inc 1938 Best Picture Winner This was the second Frank Capra film to take the top prize. Cornelius Roddy McDowall , his scientist fiancee Zira Kim Hunter - an 'animal psychologist,' and malevolent, arrogant, government orangutan leader Dr. It earned three Oscars out of nine nominations and Brad Pitt was among the producers. Read the Original 1963 Courtesy of United Artists 1961 Best Picture Winner The musical was co-directed by Jerome Robbins who had staged the Broadway musical and Robert Wise, the first time a team directed a best picture winner. Only and the late , who was nominated posthumously, were missing. The first actor to do so was Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley in Going My Way 1944 and The Bells of St. The Best Picture winner was Tom Jones, which also won Oscars for Best Director Tony Richardson , Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score.
The Best Picture winner was In the Heat of the Night, which also won Oscars for Best Picture Walter Mirisch , Best Actor Rod Steiger , Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay. The nominees were an eclectic group of films reflecting the chaos of their era. Read the Original 2003 Courtesy of New Line Cinema 2002 Best Picture Winner Hollywood had circled around a movie adaptation of the stage musical since the 1970s, but director Rob Marshall and writer Bill Condon figured out how to make it work. Not as uplifting as Rocky, but pissed on Rocky's behalf. All during the year we tell you what is going on with the 4-wheel set.
The first runner-up, Journey into Self, was awarded the statuette on May 8, 1969. Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger best actor winner led a strong cast. Almost as important: It got the endorsement of longtime civil-rights activist Rep. Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface and indicated with a double dagger. It has to make sense to you.
But the best movie was Nashville. The first runner-up, Journey into Self, was awarded the statuette on May 8, 1969. The Best Picture winner was American Beauty, which also won Oscars for Best Director Sam Mendes , Best Actor Kevin Spacey , Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography But the best movie was Beau Travail. If you were born in 1985. Although nostalgic, he was forced to honestly confront where he was in life. Done it for the sixth straight time, as a matter of fact.
For the 6th ceremony, held in 1934, the eligibility period lasted from August 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933. If you were born in 1970. The Best Picture winner was Rain Man, which also won Oscars for Best Director Barry Levinson , Best Actor Dustin Hoffman , and Best Original Screenplay. If you were born in 1971. In its own category, the super strong, super trick had a hell of a battle against the epitome of automotive exotics, the Lamborghini Miura.
The Best Picture winner was The Last Emperor, which also won Oscars for Best Director Bernardo Bertolucci , Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound, and Best Adapted Screenplay But the best movie was Broadcast News. But the best movie was A Nightmare on Elm Street. Ashby's gracious enough to let us chuckle and think. Tour de force acting by all hands. Stanley Kubrick went to well-documented lengths to accurately reflect our technological future in his fable of man and machine intelligence.
A three-act, visionary, visually dazzling, wide-screen masterpiece, with mind-blowing special effects. Read the Original 1949 Courtesy of Columbia Pictures 1948 Best Picture Winner The black and white Shakespeare adaptation, from U. To Onna White for her outstanding choreography achievement for Oliver! The entire decade was a good one for women dominating their films, like Sissy Spacek, Shirley MacLaine, Sally Field, Geraldine Page, and Jodie Foster. While his words might seem hyperbolic, a look at the films released in 1968 is a strong indication of the struggle Champlin faced in selecting which 10 films made the cut. The lavish screen adaptation of the lovely Lerner and Lowe musical with Audrey Hepburn at her luminous best beat out another sunny, singable and immortal musical: Julie Andrews as the magical nanny in Mary Poppins.
A capable black man Duane Jones assumes leadership as the army of corpses repeatedly try to enter the house during a terrifying siege, amidst both unspoken racial and generational tensions between him and a less capable, older white family man Hardman. If you were born in 1991. But in the end, the movie's graphic touches, from floating pens to black hole psychedelia, act as a floodgate-opening monolith for our imaginations. In the Heat of the Night is directed by Norman Jewison, who would go on to direct The Hurricane many years later. But the best movie was Playtime. The film directed by William Friedkin and edited by Gerald B. The Best Picture winner was Unforgiven, which also won Oscars for Best Director Clint Eastwood , Best Supporting Actor Gene Hackman and Best Film Editing.
Read the Original 1976 Courtesy of United Artists 1974 Best Picture Winner The Francis Coppola movie was the first time a sequel won the top prize. And Tuesday Weld's performance was likewise un-nominated - as a pretty, calculating, amoral killer Sue Ann Stepanek in Noel Black's low-budget black comedy-thriller Pretty Poison with no nominations , with co-stars Anthony Perkins as an unstable, recently paroled lumber company worker, and Beverly Garland as her strict mother. While initially considered drive-in schlock, the film gained in popularity and critical respect, and raised Romero to great heights as a horror filmmaker. Your birthday gifts you a Zodiac sign, a generation, a gemstone, a Chinese animal avatar, a spiritual celebrity twin born the same day, or just your own personal holiday to tide you over until the next national day off. On May 7, 1969, the film was declared ineligible after it was revealed that the film had played in October of 1967, therefore ineligible for a 1968 Award. Item is in original shrink wrap if applicable.