Best Picture (Drama) Nominees (non-winners) I've Seen

  1. 1949
  2. Come to the Stable
  3. 1950
  4. All About Eve
  5. Born Yesterday
  6. Cyrano de Bergerac
  7. Harvey
  8. 1951
  9. Bright Victory
  10. Detective Story
  11. Quo Vadis
  12. A Streetcar Named Desire
  13. 1952
  14. Come Back, Little Sheba
  15. The Happy Time
  16. High Noon
  17. The Thief
  18. 1956
  19. Giant
  20. Lust for Life
  21. The Rainmaker
  22. War and Peace
  23. 1957
  24. 12 Angry Men
  25. Sayonara
  26. Wild Is the Wind
  27. Witness for the Prosecution
  28. 1958
  29. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  30. Home Before Dark
  31. I Want to Live!
  32. Separate Tables
  33. 1959
  34. Anatomy of a Murder
  35. The Diary of Anne Frank
  36. The Nun's Story
  37. On the Beach
  38. 1960
  39. Elmer Gantry
  40. Inherit the Wind
  41. Sons and Lovers
  42. Sunrise at Campobello
  43. 1961
  44. El Cid
  45. Fanny
  46. Judgment at Nuremberg
  47. Splendor in the Grass
  48. 1962
  49. The Chapman Report
  50. Days of Wine and Roses
  51. Freud
  52. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
  53. Lisa
  54. The Miracle Worker
  55. Mutiny on the Bounty
  56. To Kill a Mockingbird
  57. 1963
  58. America, America
  59. Captain Newman, M.D.
  60. The Caretakers
  61. Cleopatra
  62. The Great Escape
  63. Hud
  64. Lilies of the Field
  65. 1964
  66. The Chalk Garden
  67. Dear Heart
  68. The Night of the Iguana
  69. Zorba the Greek
  70. 1965
  71. The Collector
  72. The Flight of the Phoenix
  73. A Patch of Blue
  74. Ship of Fools
  75. 1966
  76. Born Free
  77. The Professionals
  78. The Sand Pebbles
  79. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  80. 1967
  81. Bonnie and Clyde
  82. Far from the Madding Crowd
  83. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  84. In Cold Blood
  85. 1968
  86. Charly
  87. The Fixer
  88. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
  89. The Shoes of the Fisherman
  90. 1969
  91. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  92. Midnight Cowboy
  93. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  94. They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  95. 1970
  96. Airport
  97. Five Easy Pieces
  98. I Never Sang for My Father
  99. Patton
  100. 1971
  101. A Clockwork Orange
  102. The Last Picture Show
  103. Mary, Queen of Scots
  104. Summer of '42
  105. 1972
  106. Deliverance
  107. Frenzy
  108. The Poseidon Adventure
  109. Sleuth
  110. 1973
  111. Cinderella Liberty
  112. The Day of the Jackal
  113. Last Tango in Paris
  114. Save the Tiger
  115. Serpico
  116. 1974
  117. The Conversation
  118. Earthquake
  119. The Godfather Part II
  120. A Woman Under the Influence
  121. 1975
  122. Barry Lyndon
  123. Dog Day Afternoon
  124. Jaws
  125. Nashville
  126. 1976
  127. All the President's Men
  128. Bound for Glory
  129. Network
  130. Voyage of the Damned
  131. 1977
  132. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  133. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
  134. Julia
  135. Star Wars
  136. 1978
  137. Coming Home
  138. Days of Heaven
  139. The Deer Hunter
  140. An Unmarried Woman
  141. 1979
  142. Apocalypse Now
  143. The China Syndrome
  144. Manhattan
  145. Norma Rae
  146. 1980
  147. The Elephant Man
  148. The Ninth Configuration
  149. Raging Bull
  150. The Stunt Man
  151. 1981
  152. The French Lieutenant's Woman
  153. Prince of the City
  154. Ragtime
  155. Reds
  156. 1982
  157. Missing
  158. An Officer and a Gentleman
  159. Sophie's Choice
  160. The Verdict
  161. 1983
  162. Reuben, Reuben
  163. The Right Stuff
  164. Silkwood
  165. Tender Mercies
  166. 1984
  167. The Cotton Club
  168. The Killing Fields
  169. Places in the Heart
  170. A Soldier's Story
  171. 1985
  172. The Color Purple
  173. Kiss of the Spider Woman
  174. Runaway Train
  175. Witness
  176. 1986
  177. Children of a Lesser God
  178. The Mission
  179. Mona Lisa
  180. A Room with a View
  181. Stand by Me
  182. 1987
  183. Cry Freedom
  184. Empire of the Sun
  185. Fatal Attraction
  186. La Bamba
  187. Nuts
  188. 1988
  189. The Accidental Tourist
  190. A Cry in the Dark
  191. Gorillas in the Mist
  192. Mississippi Burning
  193. Running on Empty
  194. The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  195. 1989
  196. Crimes and Misdemeanors
  197. Dead Poets Society
  198. Do the Right Thing
  199. Glory
  200. 1990
  201. Avalon
  202. The Godfather Part III
  203. Goodfellas
  204. Reversal of Fortune
  205. 1991
  206. JFK
  207. The Prince of Tides
  208. The Silence of the Lambs
  209. Thelma & Louise
  210. 1992
  211. The Crying Game
  212. A Few Good Men
  213. Howards End
  214. Unforgiven
  215. 1993
  216. The Age of Innocence
  217. In the Name of the Father
  218. The Piano
  219. The Remains of the Day
  220. 1994
  221. Legends of the Fall
  222. Nell
  223. Pulp Fiction
  224. Quiz Show
  225. 1995
  226. Apollo 13
  227. Braveheart
  228. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  229. Leaving Las Vegas
  230. 1996
  231. Breaking the Waves
  232. The People vs. Larry Flynt
  233. Secrets & Lies
  234. Shine
  235. 1997
  236. Amistad
  237. The Boxer
  238. Good Will Hunting
  239. L.A. Confidential
  240. 1998
  241. Elizabeth
  242. Gods and Monsters
  243. The Horse Whisperer
  244. The Truman Show
  245. 1999
  246. The End of the Affair
  247. The Hurricane
  248. The Insider
  249. The Talented Mr. Ripley
  250. 2000
  251. Billy Elliot
  252. Erin Brockovich
  253. Sunshine
  254. Traffic
  255. Wonder Boys
  256. 2001
  257. In the Bedroom
  258. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  259. The Man Who Wasn't There
  260. Mulholland Dr.
  261. 2002
  262. About Schmidt
  263. Gangs of New York
  264. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  265. The Pianist
  266. 2003
  267. Cold Mountain
  268. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  269. Mystic River
  270. Seabiscuit
  271. 2004
  272. Closer
  273. Finding Neverland
  274. Hotel Rwanda
  275. Kinsey
  276. Million Dollar Baby
  277. 2005
  278. The Constant Gardener
  279. Good Night, and Good Luck
  280. A History of Violence
  281. Match Point
  282. 2006
  283. Bobby
  284. The Departed
  285. Little Children
  286. The Queen
  287. 2007
  288. American Gangster
  289. Eastern Promises
  290. The Great Debaters
  291. Michael Clayton
  292. No Country for Old Men
  293. There Will Be Blood
  294. 2008
  295. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  296. Frost/ Nixon
  297. The Reader
  298. Revolutionary Road