Mighty List – Watch all of the Academy Awards Best Picture winners

1977 Best Picture Winner, Annie Hall
Photo of Annie Hall from here

One of the goals on my Mighty List is to watch all of the Academy Award winning Best Pictures. I put this on my list is because Mister P is a total movie buff and I knew he’d be game to watch all of these movies with me (strength in numbers!).

Here’s a list of the winners over the years, with the films I’ve already seen crossed out. Some of my all-time favorite movies are among them, including Forrest Gump, Schindler’s List, and No Country for Old Men. What’s your favorite from the winners?

2011 – “The Artist” | 2010 – “The King’s Speech” | 2009 – “The Hurt Locker” | 2008 – “Slumdog Millionaire” | 2007 – “No Country for Old Men” | 2006 – “The Departed” | 2005 – “Crash” | 2004 – “Million Dollar Baby” | 2003 – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” | 2002 – “Chicago” | 2001 – “A Beautiful Mind” | 2000 – “Gladiator” | 1999 – “American Beauty” | 1998 – “Shakespeare in Love” | 1997 – “Titanic” | 1996 – “The English Patient” | 1995 – “Braveheart” |   1994 – “Forrest Gump”  | 1993 – “Schindler’s List” | 1992 – “Unforgiven” | 1991 – “The Silence of the Lambs”  | 1990 – “Dances With Wolves” | 1989 – “Driving Miss Daisy” | 1988 – “Rain Man” | 1987 – “The Last Emperor” | 1986 – “Platoon” | 1985 – “Out of Africa” | 1984 – “Amadeus” | 1983 – “Terms of Endearment” | 1982 – “Gandhi” | 1981 – “Chariots of Fire” | 1980 – “Ordinary People” | 1979 – “Kramer vs. Kramer” | 1978 – “The Deer Hunter” | 1977 – “Annie Hall” | 1976 – “Rocky” | 1975 – “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest” | 1974 – “The Godfather Part II” | 1973 – “The Sting” | 1972 – “The Godfather” | 1971 – “The French Connection” | 1970 – “Patton” | 1969 – “Midnight Cowboy” | 1968 – “Oliver!” | 1967 – “In the Heat of the Night” | 1966 – “A Man for All Seasons” | 1965 – “The Sound of Music” | 1964 – “My Fair Lady” | 1963 – “Tom Jones” | 1962 – “Lawrence of Arabia” | 1961 – “West Side Story” | 1960 – “The Apartment” | 1959 – “Ben-Hur” | 1958 – “Gigi” | 1957 – “The Bridge on the River Kwai” | 1956 – “Around the World in 80 Days” | 1955 – “Marty” | 1954 – “On the Waterfront” | 1953 – “From Here to Eternity” | 1952 – “The Greatest Show on Earth” | 1951 – “An American in Paris” | 1950 – “All About Eve” | 1949 – “All the Kings Men” | 1948 – “Hamlet” | 1947 – “Gentleman’s Agreement” | 1946 – “The Best Years of Our Lives” | 1945 – “The Lost Weekend” | 1944 – “Going My Way” | 1943 – “Casablanca” | 1942 – “Mrs. Miniver” | 1941 – “How Green Was My Valley” | 1940 – “Rebecca” | 1939 – “Gone with the Wind” | 1938 – “You Can’t Take It with You” | 1937 – “The Life of Emile Zola” | 1936 – “The Great Ziegfeld” | 1935 – “Mutiny on the Bounty” | 1934 – “It Happened One Night” | 1932/1933 – “Cavalcade” | 1931/1932 – “Grand Hotel” | 1930/1931 – “Cimarron” | 1929/1930 – “All Quiet on the Western Front” | 1928/1929 – “The Broadway Melody” | 1927/1928 – “Wings”

p.s. There are a couple on here that I can’t believe I haven’t seen, like Gone with the Wind and The Godfather Part II. Where have I been?!?
p.p.s. Rocky won Best Picture?!?