My Picks For Best Picture of the Year

Year Films 1914 (Gertie the Dinosaur) 1915 (Birth of a Nation) 1916 (Intolerance) 1917 The Immigrant 1918 A Dog's Life 1919 Cabinet of Dr. Caligori (Leaves from Satan's Book) (Broken Blossems) 1920 Blackmail 1921 The Kid 1922 Foolish Wives (Nosferatu) 1923 Safety Last (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) 1924 (The Thief of Bagdad) 1925 Greed (Battleship Potemkin) (The Gold Rush) 1926 Metropolis (Flesh and the Devil 1927 The General (The Jazz Singer) 1928 The Circus (Pandora's Box) 1929 Blackmail 1930 All Quiet On The Western Front (Little Caesar) (Anna Christie) (Der Blaue Engel)(Westfront 1918) 1931 The Front Page (The Public Enemy) (Maedchen in Uniform) (M) (City Lights) (Marius) 1932 Scarface (Rain) (Fanny) (Trouble In Paradise) 1933 King Kong (Queen Christina) (42nd Street) 1934 It Happend One Night (Our Daily Bread) (The Thin Man) 1935 The 39 Steps (Top Hat) (The Lives of a Bengal Lancer) (Mutiny on the Bounty) 1936 My Man Godfrey (Drole De Drame) (Modern Times) (Mr. Deeds Goes To Town) (Cesar) 1937 Grand Illusion (Camille) (Snow White) (Young and Innocent) (The Good Earth) (A Star is Born) 1938 You Can't Take It With You (The Lady Vanishes) (Bringing Up Baby) (La Bete Humaine) 1939 La Regle De Jeu (Gone With The Wind) (Destry Rides Again) (Wizard of Oz) (Stagecoach) 1940 The Philadelphia Story (Rebecca) (Grapes of Wrath) (Fantasia) (Pride and Prejudice) 1941 Citizen Kane (Ball of Fire) (Sullivan's Travels) (The Maltese Falcon) 1942 Casablanca (Magnificent Ambersons) (Saboteur) (Mrs. Miniver) (Talk of the Town) 1943 Shadow of a Doubt (Heaven Can Wait) 1944 Laura (Miracle of Morgan's Creek) (Double Indemnity) (Arsenic and Old Lace) 1945 Spellbound (Children of Paradise) (Lost Weekend) (A Tree Grows In Brooklyn) (Mildred Pierce) 1946 It's A Wonderful Life (The Big Sleep) (Open City) (Song of the South) (Notorious) 1947 Out of the Past (Odd Man Out) (Miracle on 34th Street) 1948 Bicycle Thieves (The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre) (La Terra Trema) (Red River) (Rope) 1949 The Third Man (White Heat) 1950 Rashomon (Sunset Boulevard) (Los Olvidados) (All About Eve) 1951 African Queen (A Streetcar Named Desire) (Summer Interlude) 1952 Ikiru (The African Queen) (Umberto D) (The Quiet Man) (Importance of Being Earnest) 1953 Ugetsu Monogatori (Stalag 17) (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) 1954 The Seven Samurai (The Caine Mutiny) (Rear Window) 1955 Smiles of a Summer Night (Pather Panchali) (Les Diaboliques) 1956 Baby Doll (The Searchers) (Richard III) (Aparajito) 1957 The Seventh Seal (Wild Strawberries) (Paths of Glory) (Nights of Cabiria) 1958 Vertigo (The Hidden Fortress) (Indiscreet) 1959 The 400 Blows (Anatomy of a Murder) (North By Northwest) (World of Apu) 1960 Psycho (Spartacus) (The Apartment) 1961 The Hustler (The Elusive Corporal) (Viridiana) (Yojimbo) (One Eyed-Jacks) 1962 Lolita (The Exterminating Angel) (Days Of Wine And Roses) (How The West Was Won) 1963 Tom Jones (Charade) (8 1/2) (Hud) 1964 Dr Strangelove (Woman of the Dunes) (Mary Poppins) 1965 Doctor Zhivago (Juliet of the Spirits) 1966 Fahrenheit 451 (Closely Watched Trains) (The Sand Pebbles) 1967 Playtime (The Graduate) (In Cold Blood) (Cool Hand Luke) (Belle de Jour) 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (Targets) (The Producers) 1969 Once Upon a Time in the West (Midnight Cowboy) (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) 1970 Patton (The Andromeda Strain) (Days and Nights in the Forest) (THX-1138) (Catch-22) (Five Easy Pieces) 1971 A Clockwork Orange (The Last Picture Show) (Harold and Maude) (The French Connection) (Macbeth) (Sorrow and the Pity) 1972 The Godfather (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie) (Cabaret) 1973 American Graffiti (Don't Look Now) (Badlands) (Day for Night) (The Sting) (Mean Streets) 1974 The Godfather Part Two (Chinatown) (Amarcord)(Dersu Uzala) 1975 One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Barry Lyndon) (Jaws) (Dog Day Afternoon) 1976 Taxi Driver (All The President's Men) (Small Change) 1977 Annie Hall (Star Wars) (One Sings, the Other Doesn't) (Pumping Iron) (Saturday Night Fever) 1978 The Last Waltz (Gates of Heaven) (An Unmarried Woman) (Days of Heaven) (Dawn of the Dead) 1979 Apocalypse Now (Wise Blood) (Manhattan) (The Tin Drum) 1980 The Shining (Stardust Memories) (Empire Strikes Back) (Raging Bull) 1981 Diva (My Dinner With Andre) (Gallipoli) (Body Heat) (Blow Out) 1982 Time Stands Still (Blade Runner) (Fanny And Alexander) (Ballad of Narayama) 1983 El Norte (Scarface) (Return of the Jedi) (The Right Stuff) (Year of Living Dangerously) 1984 Bizet's Carmen (Killing Fields) (Amadeus) (Body Double) (Streetwise) (Jewel In The Crown) 1985 After Hours (Brazil)(My Life As A Dog) 1986 Jean de Florette (Manon des sources) (Hannah and Her Sisters) (Color of Money) (Tampopo) (Sid and Nancy) 1987 Dekalog (Babette's Feast) (Raising Arizona) (Princess Bride) (Full Metal Jacket) (Empire of the Sun) 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (Akira) (Beetlejuice) 1989 Drugstore Cowboy (Heathers) (Lonesome Dove) (Say Anything...) 1990 GoodFellas (Miller's Crossing) (Metropolitan) (The Civil War) 1991 Beauty and the Beast (Cape Fear) (Barton Fink) (Silence of the Lambs) (What About Bob?) 1992 The Player (Husbands and Wives) (Romper Stomper) (Glengarry Glen Ross) 1993 Blue (Groundhog Day) (Stolen Portraits) 1994 Hoop Dreams (Pulp Fiction) (Crumb) (White) (Red) (A Country Life) (Ed Wood) 1995 Seven (The Usual Suspects) (Othello) (La Haine)(Persuasion)(Cold Comfort Farm) (12 Monkeys) 1996 Comrades: Almost A Love Story (Emma) (English Patient) 1997 Wolves Cry Under The Moon (Love Go Go) L.A. Confidential 1998 The Truman Show (Mulan) 1999
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