Top 21 Movies That Won the Best Oscar
Parasite (2019). Image: internet
When it premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival in France, the film “Parasite” won the Palme d’Or, making it the first Korean film to do so. Not only that, but at the 92nd Academy Trophies in the United States, the picture made history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture – Best Picture, as well as three other awards.
Titanic (1997). Image: internet
Titanic is a 1997 American epic disaster romance drama film. It is one of the most well-known films in movie history. The film had a huge impact on popular culture and continues to stir up debate to this day.
The Godfather. Image: internet
The film is regarded as one of the best in movie history, and it consistently ranks at the top of the most prestigious film awards lists. The Godfather was selected second on the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 finest films, as well as second on the respected movie data website IMDb’s list of the 250 finest films. It also ranks first on Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes’ best picture lists.
On the Waterfront (1954)
On the Waterfront (1954). Image: internet
“On the Waterfront,” which was released in 1954, is a film on societal issues such as famine and homelessness. The film is based on a series of essays published in the New York Sun by Malcolm Johnson. Terry Malloy, a former soldier fighting a coalition of corrupt New York waterfronts, is played by Marlon Brando in the film “On the Waterfront.”
Ben-Hur (1959). Image: internet
The story is set in the first years of the year A.D. The Roman Empire controlled over Judee’s territory. August Cesar, the emperor of Rome, took a hard decision: all Jews in Judea would be forced to return to their homeland for a census in order to collect and prevent losing tax money. Jews returned to their motherland from all around the world. They went to Jerusalem on holy days to pray for their country’s freedom..
Unforgiven (1992). Image: internet
Because most people desired to live quietly in the early nineteenth century, Big Whiskey was a pleasant town in the American West. The story begins with a scene depicting a home, a tree, and a man sitting near a grave. The sun shines through the windows of the surrounding homes, where each person leads a varied life within the overall tranquility of the town.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
12 Years a Slave (2013). Image: internet
12 Years a Slave is a film based on Solomon Northup’s memoir of the same name, about a free-born African-American who was enslaved and subsequently freed in 19th century New York state. For twelve years, he was forced to work on Louisiana plantations.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Image: internet
Is a well-known film directed by Milo Forman and released in 1975, based on Ken Kesey’s novel of the same name. The video depicts a fight between the patients’ desire for independence and their dread of being committed to a mental institution. After It Happened One Night (1934), this is the second film to win all five major Oscars (Big Five, including Film, Director, Screenplay, Male Lead and Female Lead).
No Country for Old Men (2007)
No Country for Old Men (2007). Image: internet
The story takes place in a new era, when narcotics have superseded stealing as the most deadly sort of crime, and guns are routinely used in a tiny town. When Llewelyn Moss comes across a vehicle laden with narcotics and $200 million in cash, the story begins.
Platoon (1986). Image: internet
The story of a platoon of American soldiers stationed near the Vietnam-Cambodia border is told through the diaries of private Chris Taylor in Platoon (1986). Chris has progressively experienced the evil side of the war through the simmering internal conflicts inside his unit, which began with the aim of defending his nation against the enemy.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Dances with Wolves (1990). Image: internet
It’s a cowboy-themed romantic psychological film. The film follows a Civil War officer who travels to the American frontier in search of a military station and is adopted by the Sioux Indians and given the moniker “Dances With Wolves.” Dunbar gradually became a Sioux tribe member day by day.
Gladiator (2000). Image: internet
Gladiator has been included in the game by many people and is very popular. It is one of the TOP 100 movies with the highest IMDB scores worldwide, and it was released in 2000. Both the content and the action moments are flawless.
Avatar (2009). Image: internet
Jake Sully, a former Marine officer who is half-paralyzed, is the “reluctant” hero in Avatar. His twin brother was chosen to take part in a gene transplant program with the alien Na’vi in order to produce a new species capable of breathing Pandora’s air.
Inception (2010). Image: internet
Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a man who can enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets and ideas. Dom’s unusual abilities enabled him gain notoriety and the attention of a number of intelligence groups. But it came at a high price.
Life of Pi (2012)
Life of Pi (2012). Image: internet
The story revolves around an Indian youngster who is the son of an animal caregiver. He was the lone survivor on a lifeboat with a hyena, a zebra, a rat, an orangutan, and an adult Bengal tiger called Richard Parker when the ship crashed as it reached the Mariana chasm. The zebra and orangutan were killed by the hyena, but the tiger ate all four of them. Pi had to fight the tiger for his life in order to survive.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Image: internet
It is a fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. It is the closing film of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, previously The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2002).
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965). Image: internet
Maria, a nun in Salzburg, is the protagonist of the film. She preferred the majestic Alpine beauty than her religious obligations. She is open-minded, and she values freedom and aspiration. Mary’s personality was deemed unsuitable for monastic life by Mother Superior Abbes, therefore she skilfully let Maria to seek her life’s mission.
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (2008)
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (2008). Image: internet
Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Oscars 2009 and won 8 awards, the most of the films in attendance that year, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay , Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score and Best Original Song.
THE ARTIST (2011)
THE ARTIST (2011). Image: internet
The Artist is a French silent film. The film’s story, set in Hollywood between 1927 and 1932, focuses on the relationship between a star actor of the declining silent film era and a young actress who rose to prominence through the according to the sound film, the two have experienced a relationship that is both funny, emotional, but also extremely romantic.
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (2005)
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (2005). Image: internet
Adapted from a short story by author E. Annie Proulx (a Pulitzer Prize winner), Brokeback Mountain is about the love affair between two cowboys in the western United States in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The film was staged. Along with the film’s background music is the sound of the guitar, which is sometimes deep, sometimes liberal and romantic.
LA LA LAND (2016)
LA LA LAND (2016). Image: internet
A 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film, written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The film stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J. K. Simmons, John Legend and Rosemarie DeWitt.
These are the 22 best Oscar-winning movies you should see in your lifetime. As a result, please watch the movies mentioned above to to feel and understand your own emotions. If you are especially taken with a film, don't forget to vote for it.
- Parasite (2019)
- Titanic (1997)
- On the Waterfront (1954)
- The Godfather
- Ben-Hur (1959)
- Unforgiven (1992)
- LA LA LAND (2016)