Oscar Best Picture Winners: A list of every movie that has won since 1929

The highest honor for a film in Hollywood is an award for best picture at the Oscars. The nine films nominated for the most coveted award this year are Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight.  

Producers and cast of 'Spotlight' accept award for best picture at the Oscars in 2016.Chris Pizzello/AP

In 2016, the best picture award went to Spotlight, the film about a team of Boston Globe investigative journalists who uncovered a story on a priest accused of pedophilia. We'll see who wins the next best picture award when the Oscars air on ABC Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Eastern and 4 p.m. Pacific. 

As we wait to see who will be given the top accolade, go back in time and check out a full list of best picture winners beginning in 1929. 


1929: Wings


1930: The Broadway Melody 


1940: Gone With the Wind  


1950: All the King's Men


1960: Ben-Hur


1970: Midnight Cowboy


1980: Kramer vs. Kramer


1990: Driving Miss Daisy


2000: American Beauty


2010: The Hurt Locker

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