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  • Entertain-me
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    Best Director
    1. John Ford, The Grapes of Wrath
    2. Mike Nichols, The Graduate
    3. Lewis Milestone, All Quiet on the Western Front
    4. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
    5. William Wyler, The Best Years of Our Lives
    6. Jonathan Demme, The Silence of the Lambs
    7. Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, West Side Story
    8. David Lean, Lawrence of Arabia
    9. Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain
    10. Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker

    Best Original Screenplay
    1. Robert Towne, Chinatown
    2. Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles, Citizen Kane
    3. Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman, Annie Hall
    4. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, Fargo
    5. Paddy Chayefsky, Network
    6. Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, & D.M. Marshman, Jr., Sunset Blvd.
    7. Spike Jonze, Her
    8. Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
    9. Christopher McQuarrie, The Usual Suspects
    10. Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous

    Best Adapted Script
    1. Ted Tally, The Silence of the Lambs
    2. Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather
    3. William Goldman, All the President’s Men
    4. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, A Room with a View
    5. Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, Brokeback Mountain
    6. Philip G. Epstein, Julius J. Epstein, Howard E. Koch, & Casey Robinson (not credited), Casablanca
    7. Curtis Hanson & Brian Helgeland, L.A. Confidential
    8. Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, Sideways
    9. Donald Ogden Stewart, The Philadelphia Story
    10. Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

    Best Picture
    1. The Godfather
    2. The Silence of the Lambs
    3. The Best Years of Our Lives
    4. Unforgiven
    5. Lawrence of Arabia
    6. Annie Hall
    7. All Quiet on the Western Front
    8. West Side Story
    9. Casablanca
    10. Moonlight

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    PICTURE
    1. All About Eve
    2. The Silence of the Lambs
    3. Annie Hall
    4. No Country For Old Men
    5. Casablanca
    6. On the Waterfront
    7. Schindler’s List
    8. The Apartment
    9. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
    10. The Godfather

    DIRECTOR
    1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz – All About Eve
    2. Bob Fosse – Cabaret
    3. Mike Nichols – The Graduate
    4. Leo McCarey – The Awful Truth
    5. Jonathan Demme – The Silence of the Lambs
    6. Woody Allen – Annie Hall
    7. John Huston – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    8. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen – No Country For Old Men
    9. Michael Curtiz – Casablanca
    10. Ang Lee – Brokeback Mountain

    ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    1. Sunset Boulevard
    2. Fargo
    3. Moonstruck
    4. Chinatown
    5. Annie Hall
    6. The Crying Game
    7. Pulp Fiction
    8. The Piano
    9. Citizen Kane
    10. On the Waterfront

    ADAPATED SCREENPLAY
    1. The Exorcist
    2. M*A*S*H
    3. All About Eve
    4. The Philadelphia Story
    5. The Silence of the Lambs
    6. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    7. No Country For Old Men
    8. Casablanca
    9. Brokeback Mountain
    10. A Room with a View

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    TheRedBoy
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    Best Picture (43)
    1. All About Eve
    2. The Silence of the Lambs
    3. Casablanca
    4. Schindler’s List
    5. Titanic
    6. Chicago
    7. Moonlight
    8. Terms of Endearment
    9. The Apartment
    10. The Shape of Water

    Best Director (41)
    1. Life of Pi (Lee)
    2. Gravity (Cuaron)
    3. The Silence of the Lambs (Demme)
    4. All About Eve (Mankiewicz)
    5. Schindler’s List (Spielberg)
    6. La La Land (Chazelle)
    7. American Beauty (Mendes)
    8. Titanic (Cameron)
    9. The Apartment (Wilder)
    10. Brokeback Mountain (Lee)

    Best Original Screenplay (37)
    1. Sunset Boulevard
    2. Chinatown
    3. Almost Famous
    4. Moonstruck
    5. The Apartment
    6. American Beauty
    7. Fargo
    8. Gosford Park
    9. Good Will Hunting
    10. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Best Adapted Screenplay (39)
    1. All About Eve
    2. A Room with a View
    3. The Silence of the Lambs
    4. Dangerous Liaisons
    5. Casablanca
    6. Brokeback Mountain
    7. Terms of Endearment
    8. Sense & Sensibility
    9. Gods & Monsters
    10. All the President’s Men

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    Award Chaos
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    PICTURE
    1. The Godfather
    2. The Return of the King
    3. Casablanca
    4. The Apartment
    5. Amadeus
    6. Titanic
    7. All Quiet On The Western Front
    8. It Happened One Night
    9. The Bridge on the River Kwai
    10. Chicago (yeah)

    DIRECTOR
    1. Michael Curtiz – Casablanca
    2. Ang Lee – Brokeback Mountain
    3. Francis Ford Coppola – The Godfather, Part II
    4. Billy Wilder – The Apartment
    5. Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
    6. Steven Spielberg – Schindler’s List
    7. Milos Forman – Amadeus
    8. David Lean – Lawrence of Arabia
    9. Robert Zemeckis – Forrest Gump
    10. Fred Zinnemann – A Man For All Season

    ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    1. The Apartment
    2. Network
    3. Pulp Fiction
    4. Fargo
    5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    6. Butch Cassidy And the Sundance Kid
    7. Birdman
    8. The Crying Game
    9. Midnight In Paris
    10. Ghost

    ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
    1. Brokeback Mountain
    2. Gone With The Wind
    3. It Happened One Night
    4. Casablanca
    5. A Man For All Seasons
    6. No Country For Old Men
    7. The Godfather
    8. Ordinary People
    9. The Silence of the Lambs
    10. Mrs Miniver

    BONUS
    ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
    1. Wall-E
    2. Inside Out
    3. Coco
    4. Toy Story 3
    5. Shrek
    6. Happy Feet
    7. Zootopia
    8. Finding Nemo
    9. Up
    10. Spirited Away

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    Intestacy
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    Picture–I have a movie poster from each decade(30s to 2010s) on my wall. Plus one from back in 1977 when I was 3 and saw STAR WARS. Are these my10 favorite movies? Probably not. But they’re my favorite movie from each decade that had a cool poster I could get at a reasonable price. And then STAR WARS. Good a top 10 as any.

    FRANKENSTEIN (1931); IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946); VERTIGO (1958); GOLDFINGER (1964); JAWS (1975); ALIENS (!986); SCREAM (1996); TRAINING DAY (2001); CAPTAIN AMERICA (2011); and STAR WARS (1977)

    Director:
    James Whale (Frankenstein)–1931
    Frank Capra (It’s a Wonderful Life)–1946
    Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho)–1960
    Steven Spielberg (Jaws)–1975
    George Lucas (Star Wars)–1977
    James Cameron (Aliens)–1986
    David Lynch (Blue Velvet)–1986
    Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs)–1991
    Christopher Nolan (Inception)–2010
    The Coen Bros. (True Grit)–2010

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    Mukund
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    Picture–I have a movie poster from each decade(30s to 2010s) on my wall. Plus one from back in 1977 when I was 3 and saw STAR WARS. Are these my10 favorite movies? Probably not. But they’re my favorite movie from each decade that had a cool poster I could get at a reasonable price. And then STAR WARS. Good a top 10 as any. FRANKENSTEIN (1931); IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946); VERTIGO (1958); GOLDFINGER (1964); JAWS (1975); ALIENS (!986); SCREAM (1996); TRAINING DAY (2001); CAPTAIN AMERICA (2011); and STAR WARS (1977) Director: James Whale (Frankenstein)–1931 Frank Capra (It’s a Wonderful Life)–1946 Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho)–1960 Steven Spielberg (Jaws)–1975 George Lucas (Star Wars)–1977 James Cameron (Aliens)–1986 David Lynch (Blue Velvet)–1986 Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs)–1991 Christopher Nolan (Inception)–2010 The Coen Bros. (True Grit)–2010

    This thread is about movies that won an Academy Award in those specific categories.

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    I’m ready with my eclectic taste.

    BEST PICTURE:

    1. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
    2. Amadeus
    3. Chicago
    4. Birdman
    5. Dances With Wolves
    6. The Sound of Music
    7. The Godfather Part II
    8. Ordinary People
    9. American Beauty
    10. Titanic

    BEST DIRECTOR:

    1. Milos Forman (Amadeus)
    2. Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather Part II)
    3. James Cameron (Titanic)
    4. Milos Forman (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest)
    5. Robert Wise (The Sound of Music)
    6. Sam Mendes (American Beauty)
    7. Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman)
    8. Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan)
    9. Guillermo Del Toro (The Shape of Water)
    10. Mike Nichols (The Graduate)

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

    1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    2. Get Out
    3. Citizen Kane
    4. Birdman
    5. Dead Poets Society
    6. Her
    7. Annie Hall
    8. American Beauty
    9. Pulp Fiction
    10. Ghost

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

    1. The Social Network
    2. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
    3. The Godfather Part II
    4. Amadeus
    5. Ordinary People
    6. To Kill A Mockingbird
    7. Moonlight
    8. Howards End
    9. The Godfather
    10. L.A. Confidential

     

    BEST ANIMATED FEATURE, while I’m at it:

    1. WALL-E
    2. Inside Out
    3. Ratatouille
    4. Spirited Away
    5. Zootopia
    6. Up
    7. Frozen
    8. Toy Story 3
    9. Shrek
    10. Coco

     

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