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Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List

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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 Fi... 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 Walbridge Ladd Jr. (born October 22, 1937) is an American film industry executive and producer. He is the son of actor Alan Ladd and Ladd's first wife Marjorie Jane (née Harrold), ...more
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Albert Lewin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Albert Lewin (September 23, 1894 – May 9, 1968) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He earned a ...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 (born March 28, 1930) 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 (February 14, 1935 – October 8, 2018) was 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 (September 9, 1894 – April 12, 1973) was an American lyricist and Hollywood film producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture twice, in 1951 for An American in Paris and in ...more

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Barrie M. Osborne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Barrie Mitchell Osborne (born February 7, 1944) is a film 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 (born 23 November 1939) 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.
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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 (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two ...more

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Billy Wilder (; German: [ˈvɪldɐ]; born Samuel Wilder, June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned ...more

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Branko Lustig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Branko Lustig (born 10 June 1932) is a Croatian film producer best known for winning Academy Awards for Best Picture for Schindler's List and Gladiator. He is the only person born in the ...more
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Brian Grazer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Brian Thomas Grazer (born July 12, 1951) is an American film and television producer and screenwriter. He co-founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986, with Ron Howard. The films they produced have ...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 (born September 23, 1961) is a film, television, and theater producer.
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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. (born Julius Laemmle; April 28, 1908 – September 24, 1979) was an American businessman and heir of Carl Laemmle, who had founded Universal Studios. He was head of production at ...more
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Cathy Schulman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Cathy Schulman (born 1965) 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, ...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 (; August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker. Between 1914 and 1958, he made a total of 70 features, both silent and sound films. He is acknowledged as a ...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 (July 16, 1929 – July 9, 2008) was an American film producer and comedy talent manager. He is most well known as being, in partnership with Jack Rollins, the producer or ...more
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Christian Colson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Christian Colson (born 15 September 1968) 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 ...more
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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and politician. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with ...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 (born March 4, 1947) is an American screenwriter and film producer. He conceived the story for, co-wrote and co-produced the 2000 film Gladiator, for which he was nominated ...more
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David Parfitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Academy Award for Best Picture Winners List
David Parfitt (born 8 July 1958) is an English film producer, actor, and co-founder of Trademark Films. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 71st Academy Awards for Shakespeare in ...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, (born 25 February 1941) is a British film producer and educator. His productions include Chariots of Fire, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. He ...more