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Here is a selection of movies which have won an Academy Award for Best Picture. These films, which may also have won more than one Oscars, are considered all time classics.

(1930) – “All Quiet on the Western Front” by Lewis Milestone (2 Oscars)

(1934) – “It Happened One Night” by Frank Capra (5 Oscars)

(1939) – “Gone with the Wind” by Victor Fleming (8 Oscars)

(1940) – “Rebecca” by Alfred Hitchcock (2 Oscars)

(1943) – “Casablanca” by Michael Curtiz (3 Oscars)

(1948) – “Hamlet” by Laurence Olivier (4 Oscars)

(1950) – “All About Eve” by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (6 Oscars)

(1951) – “An American in Paris” by Vincente Minnelli (6 Oscars)

(1952) – “The Greatest Show on Earth” by Cecil B. DeMille (2 Oscars)

(1953) – “From Here to Eternity” by Fred Zinnemann (8 Oscars)

(1954) – “On the Waterfront” by  Elia Kazan (8 Oscars)

(1957) – “The Bridge of the River Kwai” by David Lean (7 Oscars)

(1958) – “Gigi”  by Vincente Minnelli (7 Oscars)

(1959) – “Ben-Hur” by William Wyler (11 Oscars)

(1960) – “The Apartment” by Billy Wilder (5 Oscars)

(1961) – “West Side Story” by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise (10 Oscars)

(1962) – “Lawrence of Arabia” by David Lean (7 Oscars)

(1964) – “My Fair Lady” by George Cukor (8 Oscars)

(1965) – “The Sound of Music” by Robert Wise (5 Oscars)

(1972) – “The Godfather” by Francis Ford Coppola (3 Oscars)

(1973) – “The Sting” by George Roy Hill (7 Oscars)

(1974) – “The Godfather Part II” by Francis Ford Coppola (6 Oscars)

(1975) – “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Milos Forman (5 Oscars)

(1976) – “Rocky” by John G. Avildsen (3 Oscars)

(1977) – “Annie Hall” by Woody Allen (4 Oscars)

(1982) – “Gandhi” by Richard Attenborough (8 Oscars)

(1984) – “Amadeus” by Milos Forman (8 Oscars)

(1985) – “Out of Africa” by Sydney Pollack (7 Oscars)

(1986) – “Platoon” by Oliver Stone (4 Oscars)

(1987) – “The Last Emperor” by Bernardo Bertolucci (9 Oscars)

(1988) – “Rain Man” by Barry Levinson (4 Oscars)

(1990) – “Dances with Wolves” by Kevin Costner (7 Oscars)

(1991) – “The Silence of the Lambs” by Jonathan Demme (5 Oscars)

(1993) – “Schindler’s List” by Steven Spielberg (7 Oscars)

(1994) – “Forrest Gump” by Robert Zemeckis (11 Oscars)

(1995) – “Braveheart” by Mel Gibson (5 Oscars)

(1996) – “The English Patient” by Anthony Minghella (9 Oscars)

(1997) – “Titanic” by James Cameron (11 Oscars)

(1999) – “American Beauty” by Sam Mendes (5 Oscars)

(2003) – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” by Peter Jackson (11 Oscars)

For the full list of films which have won an Oscar for Best Picture you can visit Wikipedia.

See also:

The Oscars 2013: Vote for Best Couple

Movies which have won 7 Academy Awards or more

The Oscars 2013: Predictions

Golden Globe Awards & The Oscars

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