The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) since the awards debuted in 1929. This award goes to the producers of the film and is the only category in which every member of the Academy is eligible to submit a nomination and vote on the final ballot.
There will be no host, no audience, nor face masks for nominees attending the ceremony at Los Angeles' Union Station.
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A list of films that won the Academy Awards "Oscar" for "Best Motion Picture of the Year". See also Best Picture Nominees More Awards: Academy Awards (1929-present) Emmy Awards (1949-present) Golden Globes (1944-present) People's Choice Awards (1975-present) Cannes Film Festival (1939-present) Sundance Film Festival (1985-present)
A list of films nominated for Academy Awards' "Best Motion Picture of the Year". See also Best Picture Winners More Awards: Academy Awards (1929-present) Emmy Awards (1949-present) Golden Globes (1944-present) People's Choice Awards (1975-present) Cannes Film Festival (1939-present) Sundance Film Festival (1985-present)
Jan 20, 2019 · Best Picture is voted on what's called a preferential ballot, meaning Academy members rank the nominees from their favorite to least favorite. When the ballots are submitted, each movie gets its own pile as the votes are counted. If a film receives more than 50 percent, then it is crowned the Best Picture winner.
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- The Godfather (1972) What is left to say about The Godfather that hasn’t already been said? Francis Ford Coppola’s landmark film launched hundreds of imitators, but has yet to be equalled.
- Casablanca (1943) The first time Sam plays “As Time Goes By…” A bar full of expatriates and refugees singing “La Marseillaise…” Humphrey Bogart’s Rick and Ingrid Bergman’s Ilsa dancing to “Perfidia…” Captain Renault instructing his henchmen to round up the usual suspects… Everyone has their own favourite Casablanca moment, but one thing is certain: each one feels just right.
- Lawrence of Arabia (1962) David Lean’s take on the Middle East campaign during the First World War is the very definition of epic: sprawling desert landscapes, stunning 70mm cinematography, battle sequences, glorious music and one of the best-written screenplays in film history.
- The Apartment (1960) With The Apartment, director Billy Wilder hits the sweet spot between tragedy and comedy. Jack Lemmon plays C.C. Baxter, a lonely office drone who loans his apartment out to his company’s philandering executives.
Apr 26, 2021 · LOS ANGELES — “Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao’s meditation on grief and the damaged American dream, won Academy Awards for best picture, director and actress at Sunday night’s surreal ceremony ...
Oscars 2020 Best Picture nominee, JOKER Film Synopsis In Gotham's fractured society, a young man longs to be a stand-up comic, but finds the joke is always on him. Caught in a cycle of apathy, cruelty and ultimately, betrayal, the comedian makes one bad decision after another, bringing about a chain reaction of escalating events.
Apr 28, 2021 · Everyone votes on Best Picture. It's about the quality of the film, not money. The award is meant to represent what the insiders of the industry consider to be the most well executed film of the year. There is not a secret committee that just names what they want to win based on public opinion.