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Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List

Updated July 8, 2019 4.1k views122 items
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. {#nodes}
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