Motion Picture Academy Awards
(1927-1999)

Year Best Picture Best Performance - Actor Best Performance - Actress Best Director
1927-28 "Wings" Emil Jannings Janet Gaynor Frank Borzage
    "The Way of All Flesh" "Seventh Heaven" "Seventh Heaven"
    "The Last Command" "Street Angel"  
      "Sunrise"  
1928-29 "Broadway Melody" Warner Baxter Mary Pickford Frank Lloyd
    "In Old Arizona" "Coquette" "The Divine Lady"
        Ernst Lubitsch
        "The Patriot"
1929-30 "All Quiet on the Western Front" George Arliss Norma Shearer Lewis Milestone
    "Disraeli" "The Divorcee" "All Quiet on the Western Front"
1930-31 "Cimarron" Lionel Barrymore Marie Dressler Norman Taurog
    "A Free Soul" "Min and Bill" "Skippy"
1931-32 "Grand Hotel" Fredric March Helen Hayes Frank Borzage
    "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" "The Sin of Madelon Claudet" "Bad Girl"
    Wallace Beery    
    "The Champ"    
1932-33 "Cavalcade" Charles Laughton Katharine Hepburn Frank Lloyd
    "The Private Life of Henry VIII" "Morning Glory" "Cavalcade"
1934 "It Happened One Night" Clark Gable Claudette Colbert Frank Capra
    "It Happened One Night" "It Happened One Night" "It Happened One Night"
1935 "Mutiny on the Bounty" Victor McLaglen Bette Davis John Ford
    "The Informer" "Dangerous" "The Informer"
1936 "The Great Ziegfeld" Paul Muni Luise Rainer Frank Capra
    "The Story of Louis Pasteur" "The Great Ziegfeld" "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
1937 The Life of Emile Zola" Spencer Tracy Luise Rainer Leo McCarey
    "Captains Courageous" "The Good Earth" "The Awful Truth"
1938 "You Can"t Take It with You" Spencer Tracy Bette Davis Frank Capra
    "Boys Town" "Jezebel" "You Can"t Take It with You"
1939 "Gone with the Wind" Robert Donat Vivien Leigh Victor Fleming
    "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" "Gone with the Wind" "Gone with the Wind"
1940 "Rebecca" James Stewart Ginger Rogers John Ford
    "The Philadelphia Story" "Kitty Foyle" "The Grapes of Wrath"
1941 "How Green Was My Valley" Gary Cooper Joan Fontaine John Ford
    "Sergeant York" "Suspicion" "How Green Was My Valley"
1942 "Mrs. Miniver" James Cagney Greer Garson William Wyler
    "Yankee Doodle Dandy" "Mrs. Miniver" "Mrs. Miniver"
1943 "Casablanca" Paul Lukas Jennifer Jones Michael Curtiz
    "Watch on the Rhine" "The Song of Bernadette" "Casablanca"
1944 "Going My Way" Bing Crosby Ingrid Bergman Leo McCarey
    "Going My Way" "Gaslight" "Going My Way"
1945 "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland Joan Crawford Billy Wilder
    "The Lost Weekend" "Mildred Pierce" "The Lost Weekend"
1946 "The Best Years of Our Lives" Fredric March Olivia de Havilland William Wyler
    "The Best Years of Our Lives" "To Each His Own" "The Best Years of Our Lives"
1947 "Gentleman"s Agreement" Ronald Colman Loretta Young Elia Kazan
    "A Double Life" "The Farmer"s Daughter" "Gentleman"s Agreement"
1948 "Hamlet" Laurence Olivier Jane Wyman John Huston
    "Hamlet" "Johnny Belinda" "Treasure of the Sierra Madre"
1949 "All the King"s Men" Broderick Crawford Olivia de Havilland Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    "All the King"s Men" "The Heiress" "A Letter to Three Wives"
1950 "All About Eve" José Ferrer Judy Holliday Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    "Cyrano de Bergerac" "Born Yesterday" "All About Eve"
1951 "An American in Paris" Humphrey Bogart Vivien Leigh George Stevens
    "The African Queen" "A Streetcar Named Desire" "A Place in the Sun"
1952 "The Greatest Show on Earth" Gary Cooper Shirley Booth John Ford
    "High Noon" "Come Back, Little Sheba" "The Quiet Man"
1953 "From Here to Eternity" William Holden Audrey Hepburn Fred Zinnemann
    "Stalag 17" "Roman Holiday" "From Here to Eternity"
1954 "On the Waterfront" Marlon Brando Grace Kelly Elia Kazan
    "On the Waterfront" "The Country Girl" "On the Waterfront"
1955 "Marty" Ernest Borgnine Anna Magnani Delbert Mann
    "Marty" "The Rose Tattoo" "Marty"
1956 "Around the World in 80 Days" Yul Brynner Ingrid Bergman George Stevens
    "The King and I" "Anastasia" "Giant"
1957 "The Bridge on the River Kwai" Alec Guinness Joanne Woodward David Lean
    "The Bridge on the River Kwai" "The Three Faces of Eve" "The Bridge on the River Kwai"
1958 "Gigi" David Niven Susan Hayward Vincente Minnelli
    "Separate Tables" "I Want to Live!" "Gigi"
1959 "Ben-Hur" Charlton Heston Simone Signoret William Wyler
    "Ben-Hur" "Room at the Top" "Ben-Hur"
1960 "The Apartment" Burt Lancaster Elizabeth Taylor Billy Wilder
    "Elmer Gantry" "Butterfield 8" "The Apartment"
1961 "West Side Story" Maximilian Schell Sophia Loren Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
    "Judgment at Nuremberg" "Two Women" "West Side Story"
1962 "Lawrence of Arabia" Gregory Peck Anne Bancroft David Lean
    "To Kill a Mockingbird" "The Miracle Worker" "Lawrence of Arabia"
1963 "Tom Jones" Sidney Poitier Patricia Neal Tony Richardson
    "Lilies of the Field" "Hud" "Tom Jones"
1964 "My Fair Lady" Rex Harrison Julie Andrews George Cukor
    "My Fair Lady" "Mary Poppins" "My Fair Lady"
1965 "The Sound of Music" Lee Marvin Julie Christie Robert Wise
    "Cat Ballou" "Darling" "The Sound of Music"
1966 "A Man for All Seasons" Paul Scofield Elizabeth Taylor Fred Zinnemann
    "A Man for All Seasons" "Who"s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" "A Man for All Seasons"
1967 "In the Heat of the Night" Rod Steiger Katharine Hepburn Mike Nichols
    "In the Heat of the Night" "Guess Who"s Coming to Dinner" "The Graduate"
1968 "Oliver!" Cliff Robertson Katharine Hepburn (tie) Sir Carol Reed
    "Charly" "The Lion in Winter" "Oliver!"
      Barbra Streisand (tie)  
      "Funny Girl"  
1969 "Midnight Cowboy" John Wayne Maggie Smith John Schlesinger
    "True Grit" "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" "Midnight Cowboy"
1970 "Patton" George C. Scott Glenda Jackson Franklin J. Schaffner
    "Patton" "Women in Love" "Patton"
1971 "The French Connection" Gene Hackman Jane Fonda William Friedkin
    "The French Connection" "Klute" "The French Connection"
1972 "The Godfather" Marlon Brando Liza Minnelli Bob Fosse
    "The Godfather" "Cabaret" "Cabaret"
1973 "The Sting" Jack Lemmon Glenda Jackson George Roy Hill
    "Save the Tiger" "A Touch of Class" "The Sting"
1974 "The Godfather Part II" Art Carney Ellen Burstyn Francis Ford Coppola
    "Harry and Tonto" "Alice Doesn"t Live Here Anymore" "The Godfather Part II"
1975 "One Flew over the Cuckoo"s Nest" Jack Nicholson Louise Fletcher Milos Forman
    "One Flew over the Cuckoo"s Nest" "One Flew over the Cuckoo"s Nest " "One Flew over the Cuckoo"s Nest"
1976 "Rocky" Peter Finch Faye Dunaway John G. Avildsen
    "Network" "Network" "Rocky"
1977 "Annie Hall" Richard Dreyfuss Diane Keaton Woody Allen
    "The Goodbye Girl" "Annie Hall" "Annie Hall"
1978 "The Deer Hunter" Jon Voight Jane Fonda Michael Cimino
    "Coming Home" "Coming Home" "The Deer Hunter"
1979 "Kramer vs. Kramer" Dustin Hoffman Sally Field Robert Benton
    "Kramer vs. Kramer" "Norma Rae" "Kramer vs. Kramer"
1980 "Ordinary People" Robert De Niro Sissy Spacek Robert Redford
    "Raging Bull" "Coal Miner"s Daughter" "Ordinary People"
1981 "Chariots of Fire" Henry Fonda Katharine Hepburn Warren Beatty
    "On Golden Pond" "On Golden Pond" "Reds"
1982 "Gandhi" Ben Kingsley Meryl Streep Richard Attenborough
    "Gandhi" "Sophie"s Choice" "Gandhi"
1983 "Terms of Endearment" Robert Duvall Shirley MacLaine James L. Brooks
    "Tender Mercies" "Terms of Endearment" "Terms of Endearment"
1984 "Amadeus" F. Murray Abraham Sally Field Milos Forman
    "Amadeus" "Places in the Heart" "Amadeus"
1985 "Out of Africa" William Hurt Geraldine Page Sydney Pollack
    "Kiss of the Spider Woman" "The Trip to Bountiful" "Out of Africa"
1986 "Platoon" Paul Newman Marlee Matlin Oliver Stone
    "The Color of Money" "Children of a Lesser God" "Platoon"
1987 "The Last Emperor" Michael Douglas Cher Bernardo Bertolucci
    "Wall Street" "Moonstruck" "The Last Emperor"
1988 "Rain Man" Dustin Hoffman Jodie Foster Barry Levinson
    "Rain Man" "The Accused" "Rain Man"
1989 "Driving Miss Daisy" Daniel Day-Lewis Jessica Tandy Oliver Stone
    "My Left Foot" "Driving Miss Daisy" "Born on the Fourth of July"
1990 "Dances with Wolves" Jeremy Irons Kathy Bates Kevin Costner
    "Reversal of Fortune" "Misery" "Dances with Wolves"
1991 "The Silence of the Lambs" Anthony Hopkins Jodie Foster Jonathan Demme
    "The Silence of the Lambs" "The Silence of the Lambs" "The Silence of the Lambs"
1992 "Unforgiven" Al Pacino Emma Thompson Clint Eastwood
    "Scent of a Woman" "Howards End" "Unforgiven"
1993 "Schindler"s List" Tom Hanks Holly Hunter Steven Spielberg
    "Philadelphia" "The Piano" "Schindler"s List"
1994 "Forrest Gump" Tom Hanks Jessica Lange Robert Zemeckis
    "Forrest Gump" "Blue Sky" "Forrest Gump"
1995 "Braveheart" Nicolas Cage Susan Sarandon Mel Gibson
    "Leaving Las Vegas" "Dead Man Walking" "Braveheart"
1996 "The English Patient" Geoffrey Rush Frances McDormand Anthony Minghella
    "Shine" "Fargo" "The English Patient"
1997 "Titanic" Jack Nicholson Helen Hunt James Cameron
    "As Good As It Gets" "As Good As It Gets" "Titanic"
1998 "Shakespeare In Love" Roberto Benigni Gwyneth Paltrow Steven Spielberg
    "Life Is Beautiful" "Shakespeare In Love" "Saving Private Ryan"
1999 "American Beauty" Kevin Spacey Hilary Swank Sam Mendes
    "American Beauty" "Boys Don't Cry" "American Beauty"
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