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The Academy Award for “Best Picture” is presented annually since 1929 along other awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). This is awarded to the producers of the film; the actors or actresses in the film cannot accept this award unless he or she produced the film.

All Oscar winning titles that won the “Best Picture” since the awards debuted in 1929, are as follows:

2016

Poster for the movie "Moonlight"

Moonlight

Director
Barry Jenkins
Runtime
1 h 51 min
Release Date
21 October 2016
Genres
Drama
Overview
The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
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2015

Poster for the movie "Spotlight"

Spotlight

Director
Tom McCarthy
Runtime
2 h 08 min
Release Date
6 November 2015
Genres
Drama, Thriller, History
Overview
The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Not rated yet!

2014

Poster for the movie "Birdman"

Birdman

Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Runtime
1 h 59 min
Release Date
27 August 2014
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Overview
A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.
Not rated yet!

2013

Poster for the movie "12 Years a Slave"

12 Years a Slave

Director
Steve McQueen
Runtime
2 h 14 min
Release Date
18 October 2013
Genres
Drama, History
Overview
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
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2012

Poster for the movie "Argo"

Argo

Director
Ben Affleck
Runtime
2 h 00 min
Release Date
11 October 2012
Genres
Drama, Thriller
Overview
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Not rated yet!

2011

Poster for the movie "The Artist"

The Artist

Director
Michel Hazanavicius
Runtime
1 h 40 min
Release Date
15 May 2011
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Overview
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
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2010

Poster for the movie "The King's Speech"

The King’s Speech

Director
Tom Hooper
Runtime
1 h 58 min
Release Date
6 September 2010
Genres
Drama, History
Overview
The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.
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2009

Poster for the movie "The Hurt Locker"

The Hurt Locker

Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Runtime
2 h 11 min
Release Date
10 October 2008
Genres
Drama, Thriller, War
Overview
Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Not rated yet!

2008

Poster for the movie "Slumdog Millionaire"

Slumdog Millionaire

Director
Danny Boyle
Runtime
2 h 00 min
Release Date
12 May 2008
Genres
Drama, Romance
Overview
Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Not rated yet!

2007

Poster for the movie "No Country for Old Men"

No Country for Old Men

Director
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Runtime
2 h 02 min
Release Date
8 November 2007
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Overview
Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.
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