The Best 'Academy Award Best Picture Nominated' Movies

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1261 Munich 2005 Steven Spielberg R -
1262 The Big Chill 1983 Lawrence Kasdan R -
1277 How Green Was My Valley 1941 John Ford NR -
1289 Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005 George Clooney PG -
1306 42nd Street 1933 Lloyd Bacon NR -
1310 Hamlet 1948 Laurence Olivier NR -
1323 The Music Man 1962 Morton DaCosta G -
1338 Hugo 2011 Martin Scorsese PG -
1346 Sense and Sensibility 1995 Ang Lee PG -
1349 Winter's Bone 2010 Debra Granik R -
1353 Sergeant York 1941 Howard Hawks NR -
1365 A Room With a View 1985 James Ivory PG -
1374 Becket 1964 Peter Glenville PG13 -
1376 Grand Hotel 1932 Edmund Goulding NR -
1378 Dallas Buyers Club 2013 Jean-Marc Vallée R -
1402 Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wyler NR -
1410 Frost/Nixon 2008 Ron Howard R -
1424 Hacksaw Ridge 2016 Mel Gibson R -
1427 Amour 2012 Michael Haneke PG13 -
1439 The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese PG13 -
1443 Call Me by Your Name 2017 Luca Guadagnino R -
1444 Dangerous Liaisons 1988 Stephen Frears R -
1456 Moulin Rouge 2001 Baz Luhrmann PG13 -
1461 Heaven Can Wait 1943 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
1471 The Imitation Game 2014 Morten Tyldum PG13 -
1483 Brooklyn 2015 John Crowley PG13 -
1500 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler NR -
1508 The Goodbye Girl 1977 Herbert Ross PG -
1511 An Education 2009 Lone Scherfig PG13 -
1522 Sideways 2004 Alexander Payne R -
1527 Phantom Thread 2017 Paul Thomas Anderson R -
1547 Letters from Iwo Jima 2006 Clint Eastwood R -
1549 Moonstruck 1987 Norman Jewison PG -
1557 Brokeback Mountain 2005 Ang Lee R -
1561 In the Bedroom 2001 Todd Field R -
1569 Michael Clayton 2007 Tony Gilroy R -
1580 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 David Fincher PG13 -
1581 Coal Miner's Daughter 1980 Michael Apted PG -
1594 Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1954 Stanley Donen G -
1604 Born Yesterday 1950 George Cukor NR -
1623 The Thin Red Line 1998 Terrence Malick R -
1626 The Heiress 1949 William Wyler NR -
1628 Howards End 1992 James Ivory PG -
1639 Selma 2014 Ava DuVernay PG13 -
1646 Crash 2004 Paul Haggis R -
1647 Chariots of Fire 1981 Hugh Hudson PG -
1656 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler NR -
1677 The Piano 1993 Jane Campion R -
1680 Elizabeth 1998 Shekhar Kapur R -
1713 Captains Courageous 1937 Victor Fleming G -
1727 Beasts of the Southern Wild 2012 Benh Zeitlin PG13 -
1729 American Hustle 2013 David O. Russell R -
1731 Scent of a Woman 1992 Martin Brest R -
1732 Awakenings 1990 Penny Marshall PG13 -
1735 Elmer Gantry 1960 Richard Brooks NR -
1737 All the King's Men 1949 Robert Rossen NR -
1749 The Bishop's Wife 1947 Henry Koster NR -
1751 Coming Home 1978 Hal Ashby R -
1777 The King and I 1956 Walter Lang G -
1782 Born on the Fourth of July 1989 Oliver Stone R -
1787 Bridge of Spies 2015 Steven Spielberg PG13 -
1796 On Golden Pond 1981 Mark Rydell PG -
1797 The Towering Inferno 1974 John Guillermin PG -
1805 Atlantic City 1980 Louis Malle R -
1807 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003 Peter Weir PG13 -
1817 Libeled Lady 1936 Jack Conway NR -
1821 The Crying Game 1992 Neil Jordan R -
1842 Lost Horizon 1937 Frank Capra NR -
1875 Oliver! 1968 Carol Reed G -
1876 Pygmalion 1938 Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard NR -
1890 Atonement 2007 Joe Wright R -
1914 Out of Africa 1985 Sydney Pollack PG -
1933 Stage Door 1937 Gregory La Cava NR -
1936 Driving Miss Daisy 1989 Bruce Beresford PG -
1957 The Godfather Part III 1990 Francis Ford Coppola R -
1960 Missing 1982 Costa-Gavras PG -
1967 Shakespeare in Love 1998 John Madden R -
1991 Les Misérables 2012 Tom Hooper PG13 -
1994 Tender Mercies 1983 Bruce Beresford PG -
2065 Hidden Figures 2016 Theodore Melfi PG -
2077 Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939 Sam Wood NR -
2079 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford NR -
2085 Heaven Can Wait 1978 Warren Beatty, Buck Henry PG -
2098 Capote 2005 Bennett Miller R -
2112 Gosford Park 2001 Robert Altman R -
2122 Philomena 2013 Stephen Frears PG13 -
2146 Shine 1996 Scott Hicks PG13 -
2147 Fatal Attraction 1987 Adrian Lyne R -
2149 Lion 2016 Garth Davis PG13 -
2159 Norma Rae 1979 Martin Ritt PG -
2164 The Help 2011 Tate Taylor PG13 -
2176 Funny Girl 1968 William Wyler G -
2179 Il Postino: The Postman 1994 Michael Radford PG -
2200 Gentleman's Agreement 1947 Elia Kazan NR -
2211 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 Mike Newell R -
2223 Lilies of the Field 1963 Ralph Nelson NR -
2229 Dark Victory 1939 Edmund Goulding NR -
2234 The Reader 2008 Stephen Daldry R -
2269 Twelve O'Clock High 1949 Henry King NR -
2274 Jezebel 1938 William Wyler NR -
2281 Anchors Aweigh 1945 George Sidney NR -
2282 The Letter 1940 William Wyler NR -
2299 Mutiny on the Bounty 1962 Lewis Milestone NR -
2312 Prizzi's Honor 1985 John Huston R -
2314 Working Girl 1988 Mike Nichols R -
2325 The Kids Are All Right 2010 Lisa Cholodenko R -
2340 Bugsy 1991 Barry Levinson R -
2346 Hope and Glory 1987 John Boorman PG13 -
2351 Father of the Bride 1950 Vincente Minnelli NR -
2358 The Queen 2006 Stephen Frears PG13 -
2388 The Theory of Everything 2014 James Marsh PG13 -
2403 A Letter to Three Wives 1949 Joseph L. Mankiewicz NR -
2427 Finding Neverland 2004 Marc Forster PG -
2447 A Passage to India 1984 David Lean PG -
2486 The Gay Divorcee 1934 Mark Sandrich NR -
2492 The Full Monty 1997 Peter Cattaneo R -
2508 Auntie Mame 1958 Morton DaCosta G -
2522 Henry V 1944 Laurence Olivier NR -
2528 Julius Caesar 1953 Joseph L. Mankiewicz NR -
2557 Chocolat 2000 Lasse Hallström PG13 -
2626 Babel 2006 Alejandro González Iñárritu R -
2629 Kiss of the Spider Woman 1985 Hector Babenco R -
2664 Children of a Lesser God 1986 Randa Haines R -
2677 Cleopatra 1963 Joseph L. Mankiewicz NR -
2692 Chicago 2002 Rob Marshall PG13 -
2701 Ghost 1990 Jerry Zucker PG13 -
2739 Hello, Dolly! 1969 Gene Kelly G -
2742 Tess 1979 Roman Polanski PG -
2752 The Bells of St. Mary's 1945 Leo McCarey NR -
2754 Bound for Glory 1976 Hal Ashby PG -
2770 Shanghai Express 1932 Josef von Sternberg NR -
2771 Places in the Heart 1984 Robert Benton PG -
2797 The Alamo 1960 John Wayne NR -
2858 Here Comes Mr. Jordan 1941 Alexander Hall NR -
2869 The Blind Side 2009 John Lee Hancock PG13 -
2873 Ray 2004 Taylor Hackford PG13 -
2914 A Star Is Born 1937 William A. Wellman NR -
2926 Romeo and Juliet 1968 Franco Zeffirelli G -
2930 The Informer 1935 John Ford NR -
2942 The Talk of the Town 1942 George Stevens NR -
2949 Going My Way 1944 Leo McCarey NR -
2953 American Sniper 2014 Clint Eastwood R -
2974 Gigi 1958 Vincente Minnelli G -
2978 Babe 1995 Chris Noonan NR -
2990 Of Mice and Men 1939 Lewis Milestone NR -
3083 Little Women 1933 George Cukor NR -
3095 Erin Brockovich 2000 Steven Soderbergh R -
3113 The Post 2017 Steven Spielberg PG13 -
3118 Crossfire 1947 Edward Dmytryk NR -
3129 The Little Foxes 1941 William Wyler NR -
3130 War Horse 2011 Steven Spielberg PG13 -
3137 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming! 1966 Norman Jewison NR -
3148 The Accidental Tourist 1988 Lawrence Kasdan PG -
3198 The Cider House Rules 1999 Lasse Hallström PG13 -
3213 Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Michael Anderson G -
3216 The English Patient 1996 Anthony Minghella R -
3217 A Soldier's Story 1984 Norman Jewison PG -
3233 Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire 2009 Lee Daniels R -
3244 The Sand Pebbles 1966 Robert Wise NR -
3250 Airport 1970 George Seaton G -
3262 Love Story 1970 Arthur Hiller NR -
3267 Ruggles of Red Gap 1935 Leo McCarey NR -
3313 The Snake Pit 1948 Anatole Litvak NR -
3327 Alfie 1966 Lewis Gilbert PG -
3416 The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 George Stevens NR -
3438 A Tale of Two Cities 1935 Jack Conway NR -
3446 Tom Jones 1963 Tony Richardson NR -
3494 Fences 2016 Denzel Washington PG13 -
3498 The Champ 1931 King Vidor NR -
3500 The Life of Emile Zola 1937 William Dieterle NR -
3518 Picnic 1955 Joshua Logan NR -
3533 The Greatest Show on Earth 1952 Cecil B. DeMille NR -
3568 The Hours 2002 Stephen Daldry PG13 -
3609 49th Parallel 1941 Michael Powell NR -
3613 Battleground 1949 William A. Wellman NR -
3665 Darkest Hour 2017 Joe Wright PG13 -
3679 Seabiscuit 2003 Gary Ross PG13 -
3736 For Whom the Bell Tolls 1943 Sam Wood NR -
3745 Quo Vadis? 1951 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
3746 San Francisco 1936 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
3873 A Farewell to Arms 1932 Frank Borzage NR -
3949 Boys Town 1938 Norman Taurog NR -
3951 Room at the Top 1959 Jack Clayton NR -
3992 Julia 1977 Fred Zinnemann PG -
4002 Seventh Heaven 1927 Frank Borzage NR -
4041 The Song of Bernadette 1943 Henry King NR -
4055 David Copperfield 1935 George Cukor NR -
4147 Friendly Persuasion 1956 William Wyler NR -
4166 The More the Merrier 1943 George Stevens NR -
4377 One Hour with You 1932 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
4414 Random Harvest 1942 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
4419 A Thousand Clowns 1965 Fred Coe NR -
4491 The Smiling Lieutenant 1931 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
4534 The Country Girl 1954 George Seaton NR -
4564 Darling 1965 John Schlesinger NR -
4570 The Nun's Story 1959 Fred Zinnemann NR -
4664 The Private Life of Henry VIII 1933 Alexander Korda NR -
4665 Zorba the Greek 1964 Mihalis Kakogiannis NR -
4666 The Razor's Edge 1946 Edmund Goulding NR -
4688 Les Misérables 1935 Richard Boleslawski NR -
4746 The Emigrants 1971 Jan Troell PG -
4785 Cleopatra 1934 Cecil B. DeMille NR -
4806 The Long Voyage Home 1940 John Ford NR -
4807 The Great Ziegfeld 1936 Robert Z. Leonard NR -
4814 Sounder 1972 Martin Ritt G -
4907 The Love Parade 1929 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
5092 Dead End 1937 William Wyler NR -
5150 The Yearling 1946 Clarence Brown G -
5185 Lady for a Day 1933 Frank Capra NR -
5298 The Dresser 1983 Peter Yates PG -
5305 Ivanhoe 1952 Richard Thorpe NR -
5320 Alice Adams 1935 George Stevens NR -
5362 Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 Charles Jarrott NR -
5380 An Unmarried Woman 1978 Paul Mazursky R -
5415 Moulin Rouge 1952 John Huston NR -
5456 The Prince of Tides 1991 Barbra Streisand R -
5483 Love Affair 1939 Leo McCarey NR -
5630 Johnny Belinda 1948 Jean Negulesco NR -
5657 Watch on the Rhine 1943 Herman Shumlin NR -
5690 Doctor Dolittle 1967 Richard Fleischer G -
5694 King Solomon's Mines 1950 Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton NR -
5703 All This, and Heaven Too 1940 Anatole Litvak NR -
5919 In Which We Serve 1942 Noel Coward, David Lean NR -
5947 Separate Tables 1958 Delbert Mann NR -
6050 Madame Curie 1943 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
6109 A Midsummer Night's Dream 1935 Max Reinhardt G -
6204 She Done Him Wrong 1933 Lowell Sherman NR -
6301 Romeo and Juliet 1936 George Cukor NR -
6364 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 1935 Henry Hathaway NR -
6375 Peyton Place 1957 Mark Robson NR -
6391 Imitation of Life 1934 John M. Stahl NR -
6775 The Front Page 1931 Lewis Milestone NR -
6893 The Story of Louis Pasteur 1936 William Dieterle NR -
6896 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 2011 Stephen Daldry PG13 -
6921 The Broadway Melody 1929 Harry Beaumont NR -
6956 Kitty Foyle 1940 Sam Wood NR -
6969 The Divorcée 1930 Robert Z. Leonard NR -
7200 The Robe 1953 Henry Koster NR -
7201 The Turning Point 1977 Herbert Ross PG -
7209 Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 Franklin J. Schaffner PG -
7240 Since You Went Away 1944 John Cromwell G -
7241 The Good Earth 1937 Sidney Franklin NR -
7272 Kings Row 1942 Sam Wood NR -
7277 America, America 1963 Elia Kazan NR -
7288 Sayonara 1957 Joshua Logan NR -
7910 Test Pilot 1938 Victor Fleming NR -
7955 The Sundowners 1960 Fred Zinnemann NR -
8309 The Human Comedy 1943 Clarence Brown NR -
8551 Cimarron 1931 Wesley Ruggles NR -
8611 The Big House 1930 George W. Hill NR -

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