Oscar History

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100 Best of the 21st Century?

"Carol >>>>>>>>>> most of these movies" - Clarence

"The more I see these snooty lists, the more I get turned off of by film critics. What about Lord of the Rings, The Hours, The Devil Wears Prada..." -Jono

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - The movie you're hoping to see every time you go in the cinema" - Jeremy




1920 Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (John S Robertson)

1921 The Sheik (George Melford)


1922 Foolish Wives (Von Stroheim)
runner up: Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)

1923 Our Hospitality (Buster Keaton)

1924 Peter Pan (Herbert Brenon)
runner up: The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau) 

1925 Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Einsentein)

1926 The Son of the Sheik (George Fitzmaurice)

1927 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau)
runner up: Metropolis (Fritz Lang)


1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Dreyer)
runner up: Wings (William A Wellman)

1929 Pandora's Box (G.W. Pabst)
runner up: Diary of a Lost Girl (G.W. Pabst)