List of Best Picture Oscar Winners (50s-70s)

Here is a list of Best Picture Winners from the 1950s through the 1970s. Find out a little bit about the Best Picture and other films from each year through clues from the quiz show Jeopardy!

The Nifty Fifties:
1950 – All About Eve
1951 – An American in Paris
1952 – The Greatest Show on Earth
1953 – From Here to Eternity
1954 – On the Waterfront
1955 – Marty
1956 – Around the World in Eighty Days
1957 – The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 – Gigi
1959 – Ben Hur

The Swinging Sixties:
1960 – The Apartment
1961 – West Side Story
1962 – Lawrence of Arabia
1963 – Tom Jones
1964 – My Fair Lady
1965 – The Sound of Music
1966 – A Man for All Seasons
1967 – In the Heat of the Night
1968 – Oliver!
1969 – Midnight Cowboy

The Super Seventies
1970 – Patton
1971 – The French Connection
1972 – The Godfather
1973 – The Sting
1974 – The Godfather Part II
1975 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
1976 – Rocky
1977 – Annie Hall
1978 – The Deer Hunter
1979 – Kramer v. Kramer

Click here for Best Picture winners from the 20s through the 40s

Click here for Best Picture winners from the 80s and up

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