• Best Picture-Winning (Sorted by Year Descending)



    1. Green Book (2018)

    IIA | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

    8.2
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    69 Metascore

    A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

    Director: Peter Farrelly | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco

    Votes: 265,140 | Gross: $85.08M

    2. The Shape of Water (2017)

    III | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

    7.3
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    87 Metascore

    At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

    Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones

    Votes: 328,809 | Gross: $63.86M

    3. Moonlight (I) (2016)

    IIB | 111 min | Drama

    7.4
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    99 Metascore

    A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.

    Director: Barry Jenkins | Stars: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Alex R. Hibbert

    Votes: 240,065 | Gross: $27.85M

    4. Spotlight (I) (2015)

    IIB | 129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

    8.1
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    93 Metascore

    The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

    Director: Tom McCarthy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

    Votes: 379,773 | Gross: $45.06M

    5. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

    IIB | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

    7.7
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    87 Metascore

    A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

    Director: Alejandro G. I?árritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

    Votes: 536,330 | Gross: $42.34M

    6. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

    IIB | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

    8.1
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    96 Metascore

    In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

    Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

    Votes: 593,649 | Gross: $56.67M

    7. Argo (2012)

    IIB | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

    7.7
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    86 Metascore

    Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

    Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

    Votes: 544,915 | Gross: $136.03M

    8. The Artist (I) (2011)

    IIA | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

    7.9
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    89 Metascore

    An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.

    Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

    Votes: 220,165 | Gross: $44.67M

    9. The King's Speech (2010)

    IIB | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

    8.0
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    88 Metascore

    The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

    Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

    Votes: 606,078 | Gross: $138.80M

    10. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

    IIB | 120 min | Drama, Romance

    8.0
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    86 Metascore

    A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

    Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

    Votes: 760,995 | Gross: $141.32M

    11. The Hurt Locker (2008)

    IIB | 131 min | Drama, Thriller, War

    7.6
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    95 Metascore

    During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

    Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

    Votes: 400,238 | Gross: $17.02M

    12. No Country for Old Men (2007)

    IIB | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

    8.1
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    91 Metascore

    Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

    Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

    Votes: 788,640 | Gross: $74.28M

    13. The Departed (2006)

    (Banned) | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

    8.5
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    85 Metascore

    An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

    Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

    Votes: 1,107,335 | Gross: $132.38M

    14. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

    IIB | 132 min | Drama, Sport

    8.1
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    86 Metascore

    A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

    Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

    Votes: 599,202 | Gross: $100.49M

    15. Crash (I) (2004)

    IIB | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

    7.8
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    69 Metascore

    Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

    Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

    Votes: 405,433 | Gross: $54.58M

    16. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    IIB | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

    8.9
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