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.Source: 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. 

1920s

1929: Wings

1930s

1930: The Broadway Melody 

1940s

1940: Gone With the Wind  

1950s

1950: All the King's Men

1960s

1960: Ben-Hur

1970s

1970: Midnight Cowboy

1980s

1980: Kramer vs. Kramer

1990s

1990: Driving Miss Daisy

2000s

2000: American Beauty

2010s

2010: The Hurt Locker

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