NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW - Best Picture
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Year Title Director
2017 Post, The Steven Spielberg
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Ridley Scott
2014 Most Violent Year, A J. C. Chandor
2013 Her Spike Jonze
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Kathryn Bigelow
2011 Hugo Martin Scorcese
2010 Social Network, The David Fincher
2009 Up In The Air Jason Reitman
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle
2007 No Country For Old Men Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
2006 Letters From Iwo Jima Clint Eastwood
2005 Good Night, And Good Luck (USA) George Clooney
2004 Finding Neverland (UK/USA) Marc Forster
2003 Mystic River (USA) Clint Eastwood
2002 Hours, The (USA) Stephen Daldry
2001 Moulin Rouge! (Australia/USA) Baz Luhrmann
2000 Quills (USA) Philip Kaufman
1999 American Beauty (USA) Sam Mendes
1998 Gods And Monsters (UK/USA) Bill Condon
1997 L. A. Confidential (USA) Curtis Hanson
1996 Shine (Australia) Scott Hicks
1995 Sense And Sensibility (UK/USA) Ang Lee
1994 Pulp Fiction (USA) (Tie) Quentin Tarantino
1994 Forrest Gump (USA) (Tie) Robert Zemeckis
1993 Schindler's List (USA) Steven Spielberg
1992 Howards End (UK) James Ivory
1991 Silence Of The Lambs, The (USA) Jonathan Demme
1990 Dances With Wolves (USA) Kevin Costner
1989 Driving Miss Daisy (USA) Bruce Beresford
1988 Mississippi Burning (USA) Alan Parker
1987 Empire Of The Sun (USA) Steven Spielberg
1986 Room With A View, A (UK) James Ivory
1985 Color Purple, The (USA) Steven Spielberg
1984 Passage To India, A (UK) David Lean
1983 Betrayal (UK) (Tie) David Hugh Jones
1983 Terms Of Endearment (USA) (Tie) James L. Brooks
1982 Gandhi (UK/USA/India) Richard Attenborough
1981 Reds (USA) (Tie) Warren Beatty
1981 Chariots Of Fire (UK) (Tie) Hugh Hudson
1980 Ordinary People (USA) Robert Redford
1979 Manhattan (USA) Woody Allen
1978 Days Of Heaven (USA) Terrence Malick
1977 Turning Point, The (USA) Herbert Ross
1976 All The President's Men (USA) Alan J. Pakula
1975 Barry Lyndon (UK) (Tie) Stanley Kubrick
1975 Nashville (USA) (Tie) Robert Altman
1974 Conversation, The (USA) Francis Ford Coppola
1973 Sting, The (USA) George Roy Hill
1972 Cabaret (USA) Bob Fosse
1971 Macbeth (UK) Roman Polanski
1970 Patton (USA) Franklin J. Schaffner
1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (USA) Sydney Pollack
1968 Shoes Of The Fisherman, The (USA) Michael Anderson
1967 Far From The Madding Crowd (UK) John Schlesinger
1966 Man For All Seasons, A (UK) Fred Zinnemann
1965 Eleanor Roosevelt Story, The (USA) Richard Kaplan
1964 Becket (UK) Peter Glenville
1963 Tom Jones (UK) Tony Richardson
1962 Longest Day, The (USA) Ken Annakin and Andrew Marton
1961 Question 7 (USA/West Germany) Stuart Rosenberg
1960 Sons And Lovers (UK) Jack Cardiff
1959 Nun's Story, The (USA) Fred Zinnemann
1958 Old Man And The Sea, The (USA) John Sturges
1957 Bridge On The River Kwai, The (UK) David Lean
1956 Around The World In 80 Days (USA) Michael Anderson
1955 Marty (USA) Delbert Mann
1954 On The Waterfront (USA) Elia Kazan
1953 Julius Caesar (USA) Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1952 Quiet Man, The (USA) John Ford
1951 Place In The Sun, A (USA) George Stevens
1950 Sunset Boulevard (USA) Billy Wilder
1949 Ladri di biciclette (The Bicycle Thief) (Italy) Vittorio DeSica
1948 Paisa (Paisan) (Italy) Roberto Rossellini
1947 Monsieur Verdoux (USA) Charles Chaplin
1946 Henry V (UK/USA) Laurence Olivier
1945 True Glory, The (UK/USA)
1944 None But The Lonely Heart (USA) Clifford Odets
1943 Ox-Bow Incident, The (USA) William A. Wellman
1942 In Which We Serve (UK) Noel Coward and David Lean
1941 Citizen Kane (USA) Orson Welles
1940 Grapes Of Wrath, The (USA) John Ford
1939 Confessions Of A Nazi Spy (USA) Anatole Litvak
1938 Citadel, The (USA/UK) King Vidor
1937 Night Must Fall (USA) Richard Thorpe
1936 Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (USA) Frank Capra
1935 Informer, The (USA) John Ford
1934 It Happened One Night (USA) Frank Capra
1933 Topaze (USA) Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast
1932 I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang (USA) Mervyn LeRoy


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