Oscar Best Picture Winners since 2000

According to the Academy, here is the Best Movies of the 21st Century.

Name of the Movie – Production Year (Number of the Oscar Ceremony)

Gladiator – 2000 (73rd)


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Actor in a Leading RoleRussell Crowe

Costume DesignJanty Yates

SoundScott Millan, Bob Beemer, Ken Weston

Visual EffectsJohn Nelson, Neil Corbould, Tim Burke, Rob Harvey

A Beautiful Mind – 2001 (74th)


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Actress in a Supporting RoleJennifer Connelly

DirectingRon Howard

Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published) – Written by Akiva Goldsman

Chicago – 2002 (75th)


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Actress in a Supporting RoleCatherine-Zeta Jones

Art DirectionArt Direction: John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gordon Sim

Costume DesignColleen Atwood

Film EditingMartin Walsh

SoundMichael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, David Lee

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – 2003 (76th)


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Art Direction – Art Direction: Grant Major; Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Alan Lee

Costume Design – Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor

Directing – Peter Jackson

Film Editing – Jamie Selkirk

Makeup – Richard Taylor and Peter King

Music (Original Score) – Howard Shore

Music (Original Song)“Into The West” Music and Lyric by Fran Walsh and Howard Shore and Annie Lennox

Sound Mixing – Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges and Hammond Peek

Visual Effects – Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook and Alex Funke

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Million Dollar Baby – 2004 (77th)


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Actor in a Supporting Role – Morgan Freeman

Actress in a Leading Role – Hilary Swank

Directing – Clint Eastwood

Crash – 2005 (78th)


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Film Editing – Hughes Winborne

Writing (Original Screenplay) – Screenplay by Paul Haggis & Bobby Moresco; Story by Paul Haggis

The Departed – 2006 (79th)


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Directing – Martin Scorsese

Film Editing – Thelma Schoonmaker

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by William Monahan

No Country for Old Men – 2007 (80th)


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Actor in a Supporting Role – Javier Bardem

Directing – Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Slumdog Millionaire – 2008 (81st)


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Cinematography – Anthony Dod Mantle

Directing – Danny Boyle

Film Editing – Chris Dickens

Music (Original Score) – A.R. Rahman

Music (Original Song) – “Jai Ho” Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Gulzar

Sound Mixing – Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy

The Hurt Locker – 2009 (82nd)


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Directing – Kathryn Bigelow

Film Editing – Bob Murawski and Chris Innis

Sound Editing – Paul N.J. Ottosson

Sound Mixing – Paul N.J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett

Writing (Original Screenplay) – Written by Mark Boal

The King’s Speech – 2010 (83rd)


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Actor in a Leading Role – Colin Firth

Directing – Tom Hooper

Writing (Original Screenplay) – Screenplay by David Seidler

The Artist – 2011 (84th)


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Actor in a Leading Role – Jean Dujardin

Costume Design – Mark Bridges

Directing – Michel Hazanavicius

Music (Original Score) – Ludovic Bource

Argo – 2012 (85th)


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Film Editing – William Goldenberg

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by Chris Terrio

12 Years a Slave – 2013 (86th)


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Actress in a Supporting Role – Lupita Nyong’o

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by John Ridley

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – 2014 (87th)


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Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki

Directing – Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Writing (Original Screenplay) – Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo

Spotlight – 2015 (88th)


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Writing (Original Screenplay) – Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

Moonlight – 2016 (89th)


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Actor in a Supporting Role – Mahershala Ali

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney

The Shape of Water – 2017 (90th)


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Directing – Guillermo del Toro

Music (Original Score) – Alexandre Desplat

Production Design – Production Design: Paul Denham Austerberry; Set Decoration: Shane Vieau and Jeffrey A. Melvin

Green Book – 2018 (91st)


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Actor in a Supporting Role – Mahershala Ali

Writing (Original Screenplay) – Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly

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