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List of Academy Award for Best Picture winners from every year the award has been given out. All Academy Award for Best Picture winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Academy Award for Best Picture award are listed along with photos for every Academy Award for Best Picture winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Academy Award for Best Picture award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Academy Award for Best Picture are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Academy Award for Best Picture winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Academy Award for Best Picture winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Academy Award for Best Picture winners of all time. Anybody who won the Academy Award for Best Picture usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Academy Award for Best Picture-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Academy Award for Best Picture, so most of the famous Academy Award for Best Picture winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Academy Award for Best Picture?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it. Items here include everything from Saul Zaentz to Samuel Goldwyn Productions. (122 items)

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Twentieth Century Fox Film Cor... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation —also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20th, or simply Fox-is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American ...more

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Alan Ladd, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Alan Ladd, Jr. is an American film industry executive and producer. He is the son of actor Alan Ladd and Ladd's first wife Marjorie Jane, whom Ladd had met in high school. He is famous for ...more

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Albert Lewin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Albert Lewin was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He earned a Master's degree at Harvard and taught ...more

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Albert S. Ruddy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Albert S. Ruddy is a Canadian-born film and television producer.

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Arnold Kopelson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Arnold Kopelson is an American film producer. Among his credits are Platoon, Seven, Outbreak, The Fugitive and The Devil's Advocate.

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Arthur Freed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Arthur Freed was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a Jewish American lyricist and a Hollywood film producer.

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Barrie M. Osborne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Barrie M. Osborne is a film producer, executive producer, production manager and director.

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Barry Spikings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Barry Spikings is a British film producer who worked in Hollywood. Spikings is best known as a producer of the 1978 film, The Deer Hunter, which won five Academy Awards. Spikings was born in ...more

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck ...more

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most ...more

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Branko Lustig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Branko Lustig is a prominent Croatian film producer. He is the only person born in the territory of present day Croatia to have won two Academy Awards.

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Brian Grazer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Brian Thomas Grazer is an American film and television producer. He co-founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986, with Ron Howard. The films they produced have grossed over $13 billion. The movies ...more

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Bruce Cohen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Bruce L. Cohen is a film, television, and theater producer. He began his film career as the Directors Guild of America trainee on Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple, and went on to serve as ...more

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Bruce Davey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Bruce Davey is an Australian film producer. A partner in Icon Entertainment alongside Mel Gibson, Sydney-born Davey has produced many films including Apocalypto, The Passion of the Christ, Push, ...more

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Carl Laemmle, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Carl Laemmle, Jr. was an American heir and businessman. He was in charge of production at Universal Studios from 1928 to 1936.

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Cathy Schulman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Cathy Schulman is an American film producer. A graduate of Yale University, Schulman's screen credits include Isn't She Great, Sidewalks of New York, Employee of the Month, Crash, The ...more

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Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Cecil Blount DeMille was an American film director and film producer in both silent and sound films. DeMille began his career as a stage actor in 1900. He later moved on to writing and directing ...more

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Charles H Joffe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Charles H. Joffe was an American film producer and comedy talent manager. He is most well known as being, in partnership with Jack Rollins, the producer or executive producer of virtually all of ...more

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Christian Colson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Christian Colson, is a British film producer. He is best known as the producer of the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire, for which he received numerous awards including the Academy Award, Golden ...more

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more

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Columbia Pictures is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. is an American film production and distribution studio of the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of ...more

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Dan Jinks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Dan Jinks is an American film and television producer. In February 2010, Jinks launched his own film and television production company, the Dan Jinks Company. In July 2011, he signed an overall ...more

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David Franzoni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
David Harold Franzoni is an American screenwriter. His best-known screenplays include King Arthur, Gladiator, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Amistad, and Jumpin' Jack

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David Parfitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
David Parfitt is a film producer and actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1998 for Shakespeare in Love. Parfitt was born in Sunderland. He was awarded a Honorary Doctorate of Arts ...more

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David Puttnam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam, Kt, CBE, FRASS is a British film producer and educator. He sits on the Labour benches in the House of Lords, although he is not principally a politician.

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Donna Gigliotti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Donna Gigliotti is an American film producer. She is best known for producing the academy award winning film Shakespeare in Love with David Parfitt, Harvey Weinstein, Edward Zwick and Marc ...more

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Douglas Wick is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Douglas Wick is an American movie producer whose work includes producing the Academy Award-winning 2000 film Gladiator, Stuart Little, and the Academy Award-winning Memoirs of a Geisha.

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E. Maurice Adler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
E. Maurice "Buddy" Adler was an American film producer and a former production head for 20th Century Fox studios. Born in New York City, New York, he married in 1940 actress Anita ...more

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Edward Saxon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Edward Bradley Saxon is an American film producer.

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Edward Zwick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Edward M. Zwick is an American filmmaker and film producer noted for his films about social and racial issues. He has been described as a "throwback to an earlier era, an extremely cerebral ...more

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Emile Sherman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Emile Sherman is a film producer and actor.

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Ethan Coen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Ethan Coen is a film director, film and television producer, film editor and screenwriter.

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Fox Broadcasting Company is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
The Fox Broadcasting Company, is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox. The network is headquartered on ...more

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Fran Walsh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Frances Rosemary "Fran" Walsh MNZM, is a New Zealand screenwriter, film producer and lyricist. She is the life partner of filmmaker Peter Jackson. They have two children: Billy and ...more

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Francis Ford Coppola is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Francis Ford Coppola is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. In 1970, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ...more

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Frank McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Frank McCarthy was the secretary of the General Staff of the United States Department of War during World War II; briefly United States Assistant Secretary of State for Administration in 1945; ...more

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Frank Capra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Frank Russell Capra was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. His ...more

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Fred Roos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Frederick Ried "Fred" Roos is an American film producer.

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Fred Zinnemann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Alfred "Fred" Zinnemann was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir, and play adaptations. ...more

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Gareth Unwin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Gareth Ellis-Unwin is a British film producer best known for producing the 2010 film The King's Speech, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Picture. He is also the co-founder and CEO of ...more

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George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting ...more

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Gerald R. Molen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Gerald Robert Molen is an American film producer. He has worked closely with Steven Spielberg, having produced five of his films, and won an Academy Award for co-producing Schindler's List. ...more

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Graham King is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Graham King, OBE is a British film producer. He is President and CEO of production companies Initial Entertainment Group and GK Films. He is best known for his Academy Award winning 2006 crime ...more

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Grant Heslov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Grant Heslov is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter and director, known for producing Argo for which he received an Academy Award for Best Picture as co-producer in 2013. He is also ...more

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Gray Frederickson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Gray Frederickson is a film producer and actor.

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Greg Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Greg Shapiro is a film producer.

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Harold Hecht is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Harold Hecht, born in New York City, was an American film producer. Harold Hecht started his involvement with the New York stage at age 16. He appeared in numerous classical stage productions ...more

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Harry Cohn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Harry Cohn was the American president and production director of Columbia Pictures Corporation.

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Harry Rapf is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Harry Rapf Harry Rapf was an American producer. He began his career in 1917, and during a 20-year career became a well-known producer of films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He created the comedic duo Dane & ...more

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Harvey Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, ...more