Originally posted In the News.

Sunday is Oscar night and we got a live blog Oscar party right here! I’m a mega film buff so this will be fun. Let’s take a quick tour down memory of some of the Academy’s best picture winners, which I think are the most memorable films ever made. Agree?

Gone with the Wind 1939:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9ftIzRAgAk&feature=player_embedded

Casablanca 1942:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJvlGh_FgcI

All about Eve 1950:

On the Waterfront 1954:

Ben Hur 1959:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlzfqVtmxVA&feature=player_detailpage

Lawrence of Arabia 1962:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQA_ldX0VI0

Patton 1970:

The Godfather 1972 :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf16Vc3iZjE&NR=1

Driving Miss Daisy 1989:

Schindler’s List 1993:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwfIf1WMhgc&feature=player_embedded

Titanic 1997:

Chicago 2002:

Lord of the Rings 2003:

Well here is the full list of best pics. Which are your favorites? In bold are mine:

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”