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#1 Posted by mrmonster (12878 posts) - - Show Bio

If you're not familiar with which movies are Best Picture winners, here are some examples you've probably seen.

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#2 Edited by mrmonster (12878 posts) - - Show Bio

IMO: Forest Gump

Honorable Mentions: Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, No Country for Old Men

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#3 Posted by Outside_85 (23472 posts) - - Show Bio

LotR: Return of the King.

runners up: Gladiator.

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#4 Posted by KingOfWakanda (2129 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking at a list of winners, I can say there's been a lot of mistakes over the years.

Favorite: Rocky

Runners Up: Gladiator, Silence of the Lambs, LotR: RotK

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#5 Posted by KingCarcosa (35 posts) - - Show Bio

The Godfather - Part II. What a hell of a movie. It's a shame that this masterpiece is obscured by its (also excellent) predecessor.

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#6 Posted by King-Ragnar (2860 posts) - - Show Bio

Godfather parts 1 and 2, Return of The King, Argo and Gladiator.

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#7 Posted by Yassassin (7350 posts) - - Show Bio

One Flew over The Cuckoo's Nest

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#8 Posted by Morpheus_ (33865 posts) - - Show Bio

Casablanca.

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#9 Posted by the_stegman (39872 posts) - - Show Bio

Silence of the Lambs

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#10 Posted by SpareHeadOne (5196 posts) - - Show Bio
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#11 Posted by Amcu (14849 posts) - - Show Bio

LOTR is the best always.

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#12 Posted by Michaelbn (1379 posts) - - Show Bio

The God Father 2 & 1, Forest Gump, Rocky, Unforgiven, Gandhi, Schindler's List, Dances with wolves, Lawrence of Arabia, One flew over the cuckoo's nest, The french connection, Gladiator, Braveheart, Million dollar baby, No country for old men, The departed and Hamlet.

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#13 Edited by MarvelandDCfan24 (6499 posts) - - Show Bio

Gump, RotK, Rocky are just awesome the rest are meh

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#14 Posted by ANTHP2000 (23058 posts) - - Show Bio

I still cry watching Titanic for the 9th time.

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#15 Edited by loyngulpany (2160 posts) - - Show Bio

It Happened One Night and Annie Hall for me though. Also Ben-Hur.

I also love The Godfather movies and the LOTR movies. I love most Best Picture winning movies but I can say that most of the winners were wrong like Rocky over Taxi Driver, Gandhi over E.T, How Green Was My Valley over Citizen Kane and The French Connection over A Clockwork Orange etc.

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#16 Posted by Helloman (25154 posts) - - Show Bio

LOTR.

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#17 Posted by Anna_Karenina (4465 posts) - - Show Bio

Braveheart, Dances with Wolves and The Return of the King.

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#18 Posted by darthvaderrocks (794 posts) - - Show Bio

The Godfather. Greatest film ever made.

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#19 Posted by Quinlan58 (1452 posts) - - Show Bio

The Apartment or The Godfather Part II.

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#20 Posted by HeroUp2112 (17568 posts) - - Show Bio

Platoon

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#22 Posted by PayneInTheAss (10583 posts) - - Show Bio

No Country

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#23 Posted by FaradaySloth (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

I always take L's, my favorite movies rarely get picked every year.

Favorite: As a Philadelphian, Rocky is more than a movie.

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#24 Posted by mrmonster (12878 posts) - - Show Bio

Bump

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#25 Posted by PenguinDust (8108 posts) - - Show Bio

Casablanca is my favorite, but I believe Lawrence of Arabia to be among the greatest films ever made. My Top 5 would be:

  1. Casablanca (1942)
  2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  3. The Sound of Music (1965)
  4. It Happened One Night (1934)
  5. Annie Hall (1977)