Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Which Best Pictures Have You Seen?

How many Academy Awards Best Pictures have you seen? I realized the other night that I didn't know what my exact count was, so I went and found a list of the winners and added up the ones I'd seen in entirety...

1928 (1st)
Sunrise Wings

  1929 (2nd)
The Broadway Melody

  1930 (3rd)
All Quiet on the Western Front

  1931 (4th)

  1932 (5th)
Grand Hotel

  1933 (6th)

  1934 (7th)
It Happened One Night

  1935 (8th)
Mutiny on the Bounty

  1936 (9th)
The Great Ziegfeld

  1937 (10th)
The Life of Emile Zola

  1938 (11th)
You Can't Take It With You

  1939 (12th)
Gone with the Wind

  1940 (13th)

  1941 (14th)
How Green Was My Valley

  1942 (15th)
Mrs. Miniver

  1943 (16th)

  1944 (17th)
Going My Way

  1945 (18th)
The Lost Weekend

  1946 (19th)
The Best Years of Our Lives

  1947 (20th)
Gentleman's Agreement

  1948 (21st)
Hamlet (1948)

  1949 (22nd)
All the King's Men

  1950 (23rd)
All about Eve

  1951 (24th)
An American in Paris

  1952 (25th)
The Greatest Show on Earth

  1953 (26th)
From Here to Eternity

  1954 (27th)
On the Waterfront

  1955 (28th)

  1956 (29th)
Around the World in 80 Days

  1957 (30th)
The Bridge on the River Kwai

  1958 (31st)

  1959 (32nd)

  1960 (33rd)
The Apartment

  1961 (34th)
West Side Story

  1962 (35th)
Lawrence of Arabia

  1963 (36th)
Tom Jones

  1964 (37th)
My Fair Lady

  1965 (38th)
The Sound of Music

  1966 (39th)
A Man for All Seasons

  1967 (40th)
In the Heat of the Night

  1968 (41st)

  1969 (42nd)
Midnight Cowboy

  1970 (43rd)

  1971 (44th)
The French Connection

  1972 (45th)
The Godfather

  1973 (46th)
The Sting

  1974 (47th)
The Godfather Part II

  1975 (48th)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

  1976 (49th)

  1977 (50th)
Annie Hall

  1978 (51st)
The Deer Hunter

  1979 (52nd)
Kramer vs. Kramer

  1980 (53rd)
Ordinary People

  1981 (54th)
Chariots of Fire

  1982 (55th)

  1983 (56th)
Terms of Endearment

  1984 (57th)

  1985 (58th)
Out of Africa

  1986 (59th)

  1987 (60th)
The Last Emperor

  1988 (61st)
Rain Man

  1989 (62nd)
Driving Miss Daisy

  1990 (63rd)
Dances With Wolves

  1991 (64th)
The Silence of the Lambs

1992 (65th)

  1993 (66th)
Schindler's List

  1994 (67th)
Forrest Gump

  1995 (68th)

  1996 (69th)
The English Patient

  1997 (70th)
Titanic (1997)

  1998 (71st)
Shakespeare in Love

  1999 (72nd)
American Beauty

  2000 (73rd)

  2001 (74th)
A Beautiful Mind

  2002 (75th)

  2003 (76th)
The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King

  2004 (77th) 
Million Dollar Baby

  2005 (78th)

  2006 (79th)
The Departed

  2007 (80th)
No Country for Old Men

  2008 (81th)
Slumdog Millionaire

  2009 (82th)
The Hurt Locker

  2010 (83th)
The King's Speech

  2011 (84th)
The Artist

Hmmm... 28 out of 84... Not as many as I would have liked, although there's a nice respectable number of classics in there. Also, there are QUITE a few titles I know I should see, so perhaps this'll be one of my goals for this year...


Miranda said...

36......There's a lot more I need to see.

Tarissa said...

Is it bad that I've only watched 4 movies from that list? (Cimarron, Gone with the Wind, The Best Years of Our Lives, My Fair Lady.) Very interesting, to say the least!