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2022
Belfast (Kenneth Branagh)
Drive My Car (Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
Licorice Pizza (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Power of the Dog (Jane Campion)
West Side Story (Steven Spielberg)
2021
Another Round (Thomas Vinterberg)
Mank (David Fincher)
Minari (Lee Isaac Chung)
Nomadland (Chloé Zhao)
Promising Young Woman (Emerald Fennell)
2020
1917 (Sam Mendes)
Joker (Todd Phillips)
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
Parasite (Bong Joon-ho)
The Irishman (Martin Scorsese)
2019
BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee)
Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski)
Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)
The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Vice (Adam McKay)
2018
Dunkirk (Christopher Nolan)
Get Out (Jordan Peele)
Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig)
Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro)
2017
Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)
Hacksaw Ridge (Mel Gibson)
La La Land (Damien Chazelle)
Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan)
Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
2016
Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
Room (Lenny Abrahamson)
Spotlight (Tom McCarthy)
The Big Short (Adam McKay)
The Revenant (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
2015
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum)
2014
12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
American Hustle (David O. Russell)
Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
Nebraska (Alexander Payne)
The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
2013
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
Life of Pi (Ang Lee)
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
2012
Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)
The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
The Descendants (Alexander Payne)
The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
2011
Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky)
The Fighter (David O. Russell)
The King's Speech (Tom Hooper)
The Social Network (David Fincher)
True Grit (Ethan Coen)
2010
Avatar (James Cameron)
Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
Precious (Lee Daniels)
The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)
Up in the Air (Jason Reitman)
2009
Frost/Nixon (Ron Howard)
Milk (Gus Van Sant)
Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher)
The Reader (Stephen Daldry)
2008
Juno (Jason Reitman)
Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
No Country for Old Men (Ethan Coen)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)
There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)
2007
Babel (Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood)
The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
The Queen (Stephen Frears)
United 93 (Paul Greengrass)
2006
Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee)
Capote (Bennett Miller)
Crash (Paul Haggis)
Good Night, and Good Luck. (George Clooney)
Munich (Steven Spielberg)
2005
Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood)
Ray (Taylor Hackford)
Sideways (Alexander Payne)
The Aviator (Martin Scorsese)
Vera Drake (Mike Leigh)
2004
City of God (Fernando Meirelles)
Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Peter Weir)
Mystic River (Clint Eastwood)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson)
2003
Chicago (Rob Marshall)
Gangs of New York (Martin Scorsese)
Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar)
The Hours (Stephen Daldry)
The Pianist (Roman Polanski)
2002
A Beautiful Mind (Ron Howard)
Black Hawk Down (Ridley Scott)
Gosford Park (Robert Altman)
Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)
2001
Billy Elliot (Stephen Daldry)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
Erin Brockovich (Steven Soderbergh)
Gladiator (Ridley Scott)
Traffic (Steven Soderbergh)
2000
American Beauty (Sam Mendes)
Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
The Cider House Rules (Lasse Hallström)
The Insider (Michael Mann)
The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan)
1999
Life Is Beautiful (Roberto Benigni)
Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg)
Shakespeare in Love (John Madden)
The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick)
The Truman Show (Peter Weir)
1998
Good Will Hunting (Gus Van Sant)
L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson)
The Full Monty (Peter Cattaneo)
The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)
Titanic (James Cameron)
1997
Fargo (Joel Coen)
Secrets & Lies (Mike Leigh)
Shine (Scott Hicks)
The English Patient (Anthony Minghella)
The People vs. Larry Flynt (Milos Forman)
1996
Babe (Chris Noonan)
Braveheart (Mel Gibson)
Dead Man Walking (Tim Robbins)
Il postino (Michael Radford)
Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgis)
1995
Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen)
Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis)
Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
Quiz Show (Robert Redford)
Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
1994
In the Name of the Father (Jim Sheridan)
Schindler's List (Steven Spielberg)
Short Cuts (Robert Altman)
The Piano (Jane Campion)
The Remains of the Day (James Ivory)
1993
Howards End (James Ivory)
Scent of a Woman (Martin Brest)
The Crying Game (Neil Jordan)
The Player (Robert Altman)
Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)
1992
Boyz n the Hood (John Singleton)
Bugsy (Barry Levinson)
JFK (Oliver Stone)
The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme)
Thelma & Louise (Ridley Scott)
1991
Dances with Wolves (Kevin Costner)
Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
Reversal of Fortune (Barbet Schroeder)
The Godfather: Part III (Francis Ford Coppola)
The Grifters (Stephen Frears)
1990
Born on the Fourth of July (Oliver Stone)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen)
Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir)
Henry V (Kenneth Branagh)
My Left Foot (Jim Sheridan)
1989
A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton)
Mississippi Burning (Alan Parker)
Rain Man (Barry Levinson)
The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese)
Working Girl (Mike Nichols)
1988
Fatal Attraction (Adrian Lyne)
Hope and Glory (John Boorman)
Moonstruck (Norman Jewison)
My Life as a Dog (Lasse Hallström)
The Last Emperor (Bernardo Bertolucci)
1987
A Room with a View (James Ivory)
Blue Velvet (David Lynch)
Hannah and Her Sisters (Woody Allen)
Platoon (Oliver Stone)
The Mission (Roland Joffé)
1986
Kiss of the Spider Woman (Hector Babenco)
Out of Africa (Sydney Pollack)
Prizzi's Honor (John Huston)
Ran (Akira Kurosawa)
Witness (Peter Weir)
1985
A Passage to India (David Lean)
Amadeus (Milos Forman)
Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen)
Places in the Heart (Robert Benton)
The Killing Fields (Roland Joffé)
1984
Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman)
Silkwood (Mike Nichols)
Tender Mercies (Bruce Beresford)
Terms of Endearment (James L. Brooks)
The Dresser (Peter Yates)
1983
Das Boot (Wolfgang Petersen)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg)
Gandhi (Richard Attenborough)
The Verdict (Sidney Lumet)
Tootsie (Sydney Pollack)
1982
Atlantic City (Louis Malle)
Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson)
On Golden Pond (Mark Rydell)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (Steven Spielberg)
Reds (Warren Beatty)
1981
Ordinary People (Robert Redford)
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese)
Tess (Roman Polanski)
The Elephant Man (David Lynch)
The Stunt Man (Richard Rush)
1980
All That Jazz (Bob Fosse)
Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola)
Breaking Away (Peter Yates)
Kramer vs. Kramer (Robert Benton)
La cage aux folles (Édouard Molinaro)
1979
Coming Home (Hal Ashby)
Heaven Can Wait (Warren Beatty)
Interiors (Woody Allen)
Midnight Express (Alan Parker)
The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino)
1978
Annie Hall (Woody Allen)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg)
Julia (Fred Zinnemann)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (George Lucas)
The Turning Point (Herbert Ross)
1977
All the President's Men (Alan J. Pakula)
Face to Face (Ingmar Bergman)
Network (Sidney Lumet)
Rocky (John G. Avildsen)
Seven Beauties (Lina Wertmüller)
1976
Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick)
Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet)
Nashville (Robert Altman)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Milos Forman)
1975
A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
Amarcord (Federico Fellini)
Chinatown (Roman Polanski)
Lenny (Bob Fosse)
The Godfather: Part II (Francis Ford Coppola)
1974
American Graffiti (George Lucas)
Cries & Whispers (Ingmar Bergman)
Day for Night (François Truffaut)
Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci)
The Exorcist (William Friedkin)
The Sting (George Roy Hill)
1973
Cabaret (Bob Fosse)
Deliverance (John Boorman)
Sleuth (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola)
1972
A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick)
Fiddler on the Roof (Norman Jewison)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (John Schlesinger)
The Emigrants (Jan Troell)
The French Connection (William Friedkin)
The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich)
1971
Fellini Satyricon (Federico Fellini)
Love Story (Arthur Hiller)
MASH (Robert Altman)
Patton (Franklin J. Schaffner)
Women in Love (Ken Russell)
1970
Alice's Restaurant (Arthur Penn)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (George Roy Hill)
Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Sydney Pollack)
Z (Costa-Gavras)
1969
2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick)
Oliver! (Carol Reed)
Romeo and Juliet (Franco Zeffirelli)
The Lion in Winter (Anthony Harvey)
1968
Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Stanley Kramer)
In Cold Blood (Richard Brooks)
In the Heat of the Night (Norman Jewison)
The Graduate (Mike Nichols)
1967
A Man and a Woman (Claude Lelouch)
A Man for All Seasons (Fred Zinnemann)
Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni)
The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo)
The Professionals (Richard Brooks)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mike Nichols)
1966
Darling (John Schlesinger)
Doctor Zhivago (David Lean)
The Collector (William Wyler)
The Sound of Music (Robert Wise)
1965
Becket (Peter Glenville)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick)
Mary Poppins (Robert Stevenson)
My Fair Lady (George Cukor)
Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
Zorba the Greek (Michael Cacoyannis)
1964
(Federico Fellini)
America America (Elia Kazan)
Hud (Martin Ritt)
The Cardinal (Otto Preminger)
Tom Jones (Tony Richardson)
1963
David and Lisa (Frank Perry)
Divorce Italian Style (Pietro Germi)
Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)
The Miracle Worker (Arthur Penn)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan)
1962
Judgment at Nuremberg (Stanley Kramer)
La dolce vita (Federico Fellini)
The Guns of Navarone (J. Lee Thompson)
The Hustler (Robert Rossen)
West Side Story (Robert Wise)
1961
Never on Sunday (Jules Dassin)
Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock)
Sons and Lovers (Jack Cardiff)
The Apartment (Billy Wilder)
The Sundowners (Fred Zinnemann)
1960
Ben-Hur (William Wyler)
Room at the Top (Jack Clayton)
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder)
The Diary of Anne Frank (George Stevens)
The Nun's Story (Fred Zinnemann)
1959
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks)
Gigi (Vincente Minnelli)
I Want to Live! (Robert Wise)
The Defiant Ones (Stanley Kramer)
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (Mark Robson)
1958
12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet)
Peyton Place (Mark Robson)
Sayonara (Joshua Logan)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (David Lean)
Witness for the Prosecution (Billy Wilder)
1957
Around the World in 80 Days (Michael Anderson)
Friendly Persuasion (William Wyler)
Giant (George Stevens)
The King and I (Walter Lang)
War and Peace (King Vidor)
1956
Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges)
East of Eden (Elia Kazan)
Marty (Delbert Mann)
Picnic (Joshua Logan)
Summertime (David Lean)
1955
On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
Sabrina (Billy Wilder)
The Country Girl (George Seaton)
The High and the Mighty (William A. Wellman)
1954
From Here to Eternity (Fred Zinnemann)
Lili (Charles Walters)
Roman Holiday (William Wyler)
Shane (George Stevens)
Stalag 17 (Billy Wilder)
1953
5 Fingers (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
High Noon (Fred Zinnemann)
Moulin Rouge (John Huston)
The Greatest Show on Earth (Cecil B. DeMille)
The Quiet Man (John Ford)
1952
A Place in the Sun (George Stevens)
A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan)
An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli)
Detective Story (William Wyler)
The African Queen (John Huston)
1951
All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
Born Yesterday (George Cukor)
Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder)
The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston)
The Third Man (Carol Reed)
1950
A Letter to Three Wives (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
All the King's Men (Robert Rossen)
Battleground (William A. Wellman)
The Fallen Idol (Carol Reed)
The Heiress (William Wyler)
1949
Hamlet (Laurence Olivier)
Johnny Belinda (Jean Negulesco)
The Search (Fred Zinnemann)
The Snake Pit (Anatole Litvak)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston)
1948
A Double Life (George Cukor)
Crossfire (Edward Dmytryk)
Gentleman's Agreement (Elia Kazan)
Great Expectations (David Lean)
The Bishop's Wife (Henry Koster)
1947
Brief Encounter (David Lean)
It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler)
The Killers (Robert Siodmak)
The Yearling (Clarence Brown)
1946
National Velvet (Clarence Brown)
Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock)
The Bells of St. Mary's (Leo McCarey)
The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder)
The Southerner (Jean Renoir)
1945
Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
Going My Way (Leo McCarey)
Laura (Otto Preminger)
Lifeboat (Alfred Hitchcock)
Wilson (Henry King)
1944
Casablanca (Michael Curtiz)
Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsch)
The Human Comedy (Clarence Brown)
The More the Merrier (George Stevens)
The Song of Bernadette (Henry King)
1943
Kings Row (Sam Wood)
Mrs. Miniver (William Wyler)
Random Harvest (Mervyn LeRoy)
Wake Island (John Farrow)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (Michael Curtiz)
1942
Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Alexander Hall)
How Green Was My Valley (John Ford)
Sergeant York (Howard Hawks)
The Little Foxes (William Wyler)
1941
Kitty Foyle (Sam Wood)
Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
The Letter (William Wyler)
The Philadelphia Story (George Cukor)
1940
Gone with the Wind (Victor Fleming)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Sam Wood)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
Stagecoach (John Ford)
Wuthering Heights (William Wyler)
1939
Angels with Dirty Faces (Michael Curtiz)
Boys Town (Norman Taurog)
Four Daughters (Michael Curtiz)
The Citadel (King Vidor)
You Can't Take It with You (Frank Capra)
1938
A Star Is Born (William A. Wellman)
Stage Door (Gregory La Cava)
The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey)
The Good Earth (Sidney Franklin)
The Life of Emile Zola (William Dieterle)
1937
Dodsworth (William Wyler)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Frank Capra)
My Man Godfrey (Gregory La Cava)
San Francisco (W.S. Van Dyke)
The Great Ziegfeld (Robert Z. Leonard)
1936
Captain Blood (Michael Curtiz)
Mutiny on the Bounty (Frank Lloyd)
The Informer (John Ford)
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (Henry Hathaway)
1935
It Happened One Night (Frank Capra)
One Night of Love (Victor Schertzinger)
The Thin Man (W.S. Van Dyke)
1934
Cavalcade (Frank Lloyd)
Lady for a Day (Frank Capra)
Little Women (George Cukor)
1933
Bad Girl (Frank Borzage)
Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg)
The Champ (King Vidor)
1932
A Free Soul (Clarence Brown)
Cimarron (Wesley Ruggles)
Morocco (Josef von Sternberg)
Skippy (Norman Taurog)
The Front Page (Lewis Milestone)
1931
All Quiet on the Western Front (Lewis Milestone)
Anna Christie (Clarence Brown)
Hallelujah! (King Vidor)
Romance (Clarence Brown)
The Divorcee (Robert Z. Leonard)
The Love Parade (Ernst Lubitsch)
1930
Drag (Frank Lloyd)
In Old Arizona (Irving Cummings)
Madame X (Lionel Barrymore)
The Broadway Melody (Harry Beaumont)
The Divine Lady (Frank Lloyd)
The Patriot (Ernst Lubitsch)
Weary River (Frank Lloyd)
1929
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7th Heaven (Frank Borzage) Speedy (Ted Wilde)
Sorrell and Son (Herbert Brenon) The Circus (Charles Chaplin)
The Crowd (King Vidor) Two Arabian Knights (Lewis Milestone)