Best Director Academy Award Winners

These films earned their director the Academy Award for Best Director. Ha!

Ratings by Sam.

Title Year Rating
Two Arabian Knights 1927
Seventh Heaven 1927
Divine Lady, The 1929
All Quiet on the Western Front 1930
Bad Girl 1931
Skippy 1931
Cavalcade 1933
It Happened One Night 1934 8
Informer, The 1935 7
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 1936 6
Awful Truth, The 1937 10
You Can't Take It with You 1938
Gone with the Wind 1939 6
Grapes of Wrath, The 1940
How Green Was My Valley 1941
Casablanca 1942 10
Mrs. Miniver 1942
Going My Way 1944
Lost Weekend, The 1945
Best Years of Our Lives, The 1946
Gentleman's Agreement 1947 4
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The 1948 8
A Letter to Three Wives 1949
All About Eve 1950 8
A Place in the Sun 1951
Quiet Man, The 1952
From Here to Eternity 1953
On the Waterfront 1954 7
Marty 1955
Giant 1956
Bridge on the River Kwai, The 1957 7
Gigi 1958 8
Ben-Hur 1959 4
Apartment, The 1960 10
West Side Story 1961 8
Lawrence of Arabia 1962 7
Tom Jones 1963
My Fair Lady 1964 6
Sound of Music, The 1965 9
A Man for All Seasons 1966
Graduate, The 1967 7
Oliver! 1968
Midnight Cowboy 1969
Patton 1970
French Connection, The 1971
Cabaret 1972
Sting, The 1973 8
Godfather: Part II, The 1974 7
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 8
Rocky 1976 8
Annie Hall 1977 7
Deer Hunter, The 1978
Kramer vs. Kramer 1979
Ordinary People 1980
Reds 1981
Gandhi 1982 7
Terms of Endearment 1983
Amadeus 1984 6
Out of Africa 1985
Platoon 1986 8
Last Emperor, The 1987
Rain Man 1988 8
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 7
Dances with Wolves 1990
Silence of the Lambs, The 1991 9
Unforgiven 1992 9
Schindler's List 1993 9
Forrest Gump 1994 9
Braveheart 1995 8
English Patient, The 1996
Titanic 1997 7
Saving Private Ryan 1998 8
American Beauty 1999 9
Traffic 2000 6
A Beautiful Mind 2001 6
Pianist, The 2002
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The 2003 6
Million Dollar Baby 2004 8