BEST PICTURE WINNERS RANKED

  1. Schindler's List (1993) ****
  2. The Godfather (1972) ****
  3. The Godfather, Part II (1974) ****
  4. Casablanca (1943) ****
  5. All Quiet on the Western Front(1929/30) ****
  6. All About Eve (1950) ****
  7. The Lost Weekend (1945) ****
  8. On the Waterfront (1954) ****
  9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) ****
  10. It Happened One Night (1934) ****

  11. Driving Miss Daisy (1989) ****
  12. Rebecca (1940) ****
  13. Annie Hall (1977) ****
  14. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) ****
  15. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) ****
  16. Mrs. Miniver (1942) ****
  17. The Last Empreror (1987) ****
  18. Midnight Cowboy (1969) ****
  19. Titanic (1997) ****
  20. Platoon (1986) ****

  21. Amadeus (1984) ****
  22. The Sound of Music (1965) ****
  23. Terms of Endearment (1983) ****
  24. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) ****
  25. Oliver! (1968) ****
  26. Gone With the Wind (1939) ****
  27. Unforgiven (1992) ****
  28. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) ****
  29. A Man for All Seasons (1966) ****
  30. Million Dollar Baby (2004) ****

  31. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) ****
  32. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) ****
  33. The English Patient (1996) ****
  34. Chicago (2002) ****
  35. My Fair Lady (1964) ****
  36. The Apartment (1960) *** ½
  37. West Side Story (1961) *** ½
  38. Ordinary People (1980) *** ½
  39. The Hurt Locker (2009) *** ½
  40. How Green Was My Valley (1941) *** ½

  41. In the Heat of the Night (1967) *** ½
  42. You Can't Take It With You (1938) *** ½
  43. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) *** ½
  44. The Life of Emile Zola (1937) *** ½
  45. The Departed (2006) *** ½
  46. The Sting (1973) *** ½
  47. Shakespeare in Love (1998) *** ½
  48. The Deer Hunter (1978) *** ½
  49. Gentleman's Agreement (1947) *** ½
  50. American Beauty (1999) *** ½

  51. The King's Speech (2010) *** ½
  52. From Here to Eternity (1953) ***
  53. Rain Man (1988) ***
  54. The French Connection (1971) ***
  55. Marty (1955) ***
  56. Gandhi (1982) ***
  57. Hamlet (1948) ***
  58. No Country for Old Men (2007) ***
  59. An American in Paris (1951) ***
  60. Gigi (1958) ***

  61. All the King's Men (1949) ***
  62. Going My Way (1944) ***
  63. Forrest Gump (1994) ***
  64. Out of Africa (1985) ***
  65. Dances With Wolves (1990) ***
  66. Grand Hotel(1931/32) ***
  67. Patton (1970) ***
  68. Slumdog Millionaire (2008) ***
  69. Ben-Hur (1959) ***
  70. Around the World in 80 Days (1956) ***

  71. Rocky (1976) ** ½
  72. Chariots of Fire (1981) ** ½
  73. Wings(1927/28) ** ½
  74. Gladiator (2000) ** ½
  75. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) ** ½
  76. Crash (2005) ** ½
  77. Cimarron(1930/31) ** ½
  78. Tom Jones (1963) ** ½
  79. The Broadway Melody(1928/29) **
  80. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) **

  81. A Beautiful Mind (2001) **
  82. Cavalcade (1932/33)* ½
  83. Braveheart (1995)* ½