Best Picture Journey

I’ve read a couple lists from my blogging friends such as “Top Ten DiCaprio Movies” or “Ten Movies I Need to See” and have loved reading them. Yet, as many movies as I’ve watched, there are still so many that I haven’t seen, leaving my tastes somewhat limited. Something I want to do to fix that is watch all of the films that have won Best Picture. Below is my journey to do so. The ones I’ve seen get scratched off and I’ll link to reviews. You’ll probably have to go to the 70’s before you find any marked though. So far, I’ve seen 14 of 86. The journey has just begun.

UPDATE: I’ve decided to include nominees as well to give myself a more thorough look at the best the year had to offer. Winners are bolded.

1927-28 Wings

28-29 The Broadway Melody

29-30 All Quiet on The Western Front

30-31 Cimarron

31-32 Grand Hotel

32-33 Cavalcade

34 It Happened One Night

35 Mutiny on the Bounty

36 The Great Ziegfeld

37 The Life of Emile Zola

38 You Can’t Take It With You

39 Gone With the Wind

40 Rebecca

41 How Green Was My Valley

42 Mrs. Miniver

43 Casablanca

44 Going My Way

45 The Lost Weekend

46 The Best Years of Our Lives

47 Gentleman’s Agreement

48 Hamlet

49 All the King’s Men

50 All About Eve

51 An American In Paris

52 The Greatest Show on Earth

53 From Here to Eternity

54 On The Waterfront

55 Marty

56 Around the World in 80 Days

57 The Bridge On The River Kwai

58 Gigi

59 Ben-Hur

60 The Apartment/The Alamo/Elmer Gantry/Sons and Lovers/The Sundowners

61 West Side Story/Fanny/The Guns of Navarone/The Hustler/Judgment at Nuremberg

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

63 Tom Jones/America America/Cleopatra/How the West Was Won/Lillies of the Field

64 My Fair Lady/Becket/Dr. Strangelove/Mary Poppins/Zorba the Greek

65 The Sound of Music/Darling/Doctor Zhivago/Ship of Fools/A Thousand Clowns

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

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

68 Oliver!/Funny Girl/The Lion in Winter/Rachel, Rachel/Romeo and Juliet

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

70 Patton/Airport/Five Easy Pieces/Love Story/MASH

71 The French Connection/A Clockwork Orange/Fiddler on the Roof/The Last Picture Show/Nicholas and Alexandria

72 The Godfather/Cabaret/Deliverance/The Emigrants/Sounder

73 The Sting/American Graffiti/Cries and Whispers/The Exorcist/A Touch of Class

74 The Godfather Part II/Chinatown/The Conversation/Lenny/The Towering Inferno

75 One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest/Barry Lyndon/Dog Day Afternoon/Jaws/Nashville

76 Rocky/All the President’s Men/Bound for Glory/Network/Taxi Driver

77 Annie Hall/The Goodbye Girl/Julia/Star Wars/The Turning Point

78 The Deer Hunter/Coming Home/Heaven Can Wait/Midnight Express/An Unmarried Woman

79 Kramer vs. Kramer/All That Jazz/Apocalypse Now/Breaking Away/Norma Rae

80 Ordinary People/Coal Miner’s Daughter/The Elephant Man/Raging Bull/Tess

81 Chariots of Fire/Atlantic City/On Golden Pond/Raiders of the Lost Ark/Reds

82 Gandhi/E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial/Missing/Tootsie/The Verdict

83 Terms of Endearment/The Big Chill/The Dresser/The Right Stuff/Tender Mercies

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

85 Out of Africa/The Color Purple/Kiss of the Spider Woman/Prizzi’s Honor/Witness

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

87 The Last Emperor/Broadcast News/Fatal Attraction/Hope and Glory/Moonstruck

88 Rain Man/The Accidental Tourist/Dangerous Liasions/Mississippi Burning/Working Girl

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

90 Dances with Wolves/Awakenings/Ghost/The Godfather Part III/Goodfellas

91 The Silence of the Lambs/Beauty and the Beast/Bugsy/JFK/The Prince of Tides

92 Unforgiven/The Crying Game/A Few Good Men/Howards End/Scent of a Woman

93 Schindler’s List/The Fugitive/In the Name of the Father/The Piano/The Remains of the Day

94 Forrest Gump /Four Weddings and a Funeral/Pulp Fiction/Quiz Show/The Shawshank Redemption

95 Braveheart/Apollo 13/Babe/The Postman/Sense and Sensibility

96 The English Patient/Fargo/Jerry Maguire/Secrets & Lies/Shine

97 Titanic/As Good As It Gets/The Full Monty/Good Will Hunting/L.A. Confidential

98 Shakespeare in Love/Elizabeth/Life Is Beautiful/Saving Private Ryan/The Thin Red Line

99 American Beauty/The Cider House Rules/The Green Mile/The Insider/The Sixth Sense

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

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

02 Chicago/Gangs of New York/The Hours/The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers/The Pianist

03 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

04 Million Dollar Baby/The Aviator/Finding Neverland/Ray/Sideways

05 Crash/Brokeback Mountain/Capote/Good Night, and Good Luck/Munich

06 The Departed/Babel/Letters from Iwo Jima/Little Miss Sunshine/The Queen

07 No Country for Old Men/Atonement/Juno/Michael Clayton/There Will Be Blood

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

09 The Hurt Locker/Avatar/The Blind Side/District 9/An Education/Inglourious Basterds/Precious/A Serious Man/Up/Up in the Air

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

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

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

13 12 Years a Slave/American Hustle/Captain Phillips/Dallas Buyers Club/Gravity/Her/Nebraska/Philomena/The Wolf of Wall Street

14 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)/American Sniper/Boyhood/The Grand Budapest Hotel/The Imitation Game/Selma/The Theory of Everything/Whiplash

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

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

17 The Shape of Water/Call Me by Your Name/Darkest Hour/Dunkirk/Get Out/Lady Bird/Phantom Thread/The Post/Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

18 Green Book/Black Panther/BlacKkKlansman/Bohemian Rhapsody/The Favourite/Roma/A Star Is Born/Vice

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