Saturday, March 5, 2011

British Academy Awards for Films

BAFTA Award-Winning Films
(1947-2010) (years shown are the year of film's release; the awards are held in the next calendar year)
1947 Best Film The Best Years of Our Lives Country: U.S. Director William Wyler
1947 Best British Film Odd Man Out Country: U.K. Director Carol Reed
1948 Best Film Hamlet Country: U.K. Director Laurence Olivier
1948 Best British Film The Fallen Idol Country: U.K. Director Carol Reed
1949 Best Film The Bicycle Thief Country: Italy Director Vittorio De Sica
1949 Best British Film The Third Man Country: U.K. Director Carol Reed

1950 Best Film All About Eve Country: U.S. Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1950 Best British Film The Blue Lamp Country: U.K. Director Basil Dearden
1951 Best Film La Ronde Country: France Director Max Ophüls
1951 Best British Film The Lavender Hill Mob Country: U.K. Director Charles Crichton
1952 Best Film and Best British Film The Sound Barrier Country: U.K. Director David Lean
1953 Best Film Forbidden Games Country: France Director René Clément
1953 Best British Film Genevieve Country: U.K. Director Henry Cornelius
1954 Best Film Wages of Fear Country: France Director Henri-Georges Clouzot
1954 Best British Film Hobson’s Choice Country: U.K. Director David Lean

1955 Best Film and Best British Film Richard III Country: U.K. Director Laurence Olivier
1956 Best Film Gervaise Country: France Director René Clément
1956 Best British Film Reach for the Sky Country: U.K. Director Lewis Gilbert
1957 Best Film and Best British Film The Bridge on the River Kwai Country: U.K. Director David Lean
1958 Best Film and Best British Film Room at the Top Country: U.K. Director Jack Clayton
1959 Best Film Ben Hur Country: U.S. Director William Wyler
1959 Best British Film Sapphire Country: U.K. Director Basil Dearden

1960 Best Film The Apartment Country: U.S. Director Billy Wilder
1960 Best British Film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Country: U.K. Director Karel Reisz
1961 Best Film Ballad of a Soldier Country: U.S.S.R. Director Grigori Chukrai
1961 Best British Film A Taste of Honey Country: U.K. Director Tony Richardson
1962 Best Film and Best British Film Lawrence of Arabia Country: U.K. Director David Lean
1963 Best Film and Best British Film Tom Jones Country: U.K. Director Tony Richardson
1964 Best Film and Best British Film Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Country: U.K. Director Stanley Kubrick
1965 Best Film My Fair Lady Country: U.S. Director George Cukor
1965 Best British Film The Ipcress File Country: U.K. Director Sidney J. Furie
1966 Best Film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Country: U.S. Director Mike Nichols
1966 Best British Film The Spy Who Came in From the Cold Country: U.K. Director Martin Ritt
1967 Best Film and Best British Film A Man for All Seasons Country: U.K. Director Fred Zinnemann
1968 Best Film The Graduate Country: U.S. Director Mike Nichols
1969 Best Film Midnight Cowboy Country: U.S. Director John Schlesinger

1970 Best Film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Country: U.S. Director George Roy Hill
1971 Best Film Sunday Bloody Sunday Country: U.K. Director John Schlesinger
1972 Best Film Cabaret Country: U.S. Director Bob Fosse
1973 Best Film Day for Night Country: France Director François Truffaut
1974 Best Film Lacombe, Lucien Country: U.S. Director Louis Malle

1975 Best Film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Country: U.S. Director Martin Scorsese
1976 Best Film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Country: U.S. Director Milos Forman
1977 Best Film Annie Hall Country: U.S. Director Woody Allen
1978 Best Film Julia Country: U.S. Director Fred Zinnemann
1979 Best Film Manhattan Country: U.S. Director Woody Allen

1980 Best Film The Elephant Man Country: U.K. Director David Lynch
1981 Best Film Chariots of Fire Country: U.K. Director Hugh Hudson
1982 Best Film Gandhi Country: U.K./India Director Richard Attenborough
1982 Best Foreign-Language Film Christ Stopped at Eboli Country: Italy Director Francesco Rosi
1983 Best Film Educating Rita Country: U.K. Director Lewis Gilbert
1983 Best Foreign-Language Film Danton Country: France Director Andrzej Wajda
1984 Best Film The Killing Fields Country: U.K. Director Roland Joffe
1984 Best Foreign-Language Film Carmen Country: Spain Director Carlos Saura

1985 Best Film The Purple Rose of Cairo Country: U.S. Director Woody Allen
1985 Best Foreign-Language Film Colonel Redl Country: Hungary Director Istvá Szabo
1986 Best Film A Room With a View Country: U.K. Director James Ivory
1986 Best Foreign-Language Film Ran Country: Japan Director Akira Kurosawa
1987 Best Film Jean de Florette Country: France Director Claude Berri
1987 Best Foreign-Language Film The Sacrifice Country: France/Sweden Director Andrei Tarkovsky 1988 Best Film The Last Emperor Country: Italy Director Bernardo Bertolucci
1988 Best Foreign-Language Film Babette’s Feast Country: Denmark Director Gabriel Axel
1989 Best Film Dead Poet's Society Country: U.S. Director Peter Weir
1989 Best Foreign-Language Film Life and Nothing But Country: France Director Bertrand Tavernier

1990 Best Film Goodfellas Country: U.S. Director Martin Scorsese
1990 Best Foreign-Language Film Cinema Paradiso Country: Italy Director Giuseppe Tornatore
1991 Best Film The Commitments Country: U.S./U.K. Director Alan Parker
1991 Best Foreign-Language Film The Nasty Girl Country: West Germany Director Michael Verhoeven
1992 Best Film Howard’s End Country: U.K. Director James Ivory
1992 Best Foreign-Language Film Raise the Red Lantern Country: China Director Zhang Yimou
1993 Best Film Schindler's List Country: U.S. Director Steven Spielberg
1993 Best Foreign-Language Film Farewell My Concubine Country: China Director Chen Gaige
1993 Best British Film Shadowlands Country: U.K. Director Richard Attenborough
1994 Best Film Four Weddings and a Funeral Country: U.K. Director Mike Newell
1994 Best Foreign-Language Film To Live Country: China Director Zhang Yimou
1994 Best British Film Shallow Grave Country: U.K. Director Danny Boyle

1995 Best Film Sense and Sensibility Country: U.S. Director Ang Lee
1995 Best Foreign-Language Film Il Postino Country: Italy Director Michael Radford
1995 Best British Film The Madness of King George Country: U.K. Director Nicholas Hytner
1996 Best Film The English Patient Country: U.K. Director Anthony Minghella
1996 Best Foreign-Language Film Ridicule Country: France Director Patrice Leconte
1996 Best British Film Secrets and Lies Country: U.K. Director Mike Leigh
1997 Best Film The Full Monty Country: U.K. Director Peter Cattaneo
1997 Best Foreign-Language Film L'Appartement Country: Italy Director Gilles Mimouni
1997 Best British Film Nil by Mouth Country: U.K./U.S. Director Gary Oldman
1998 Best Film Shakespeare in Love Country: U.S. Director John Madden
1998 Best Foreign-Language Film Central Station Country: Brazil Director Walter Salles
1998 Best British Film Elizabeth Country: U.K. Director Shekhar Kapur
1999 Best Film American Beauty Country: U.S. Director Sam Mendes
1999 Best Foreign-Language Film All About My Mother Country: Spain Director Pedro Almodóvar
1999 Best British Film East is East Country: U.S. Director Damien O'Donnell

2000 Best Film Gladiator Country: U.S. Director Ridley Scott
2000 Best Foreign-Language Film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Country: China Director Ang Lee
2000 Best British Film Billy Elliott Country: U.K. Director Stephen Daldry
2001 Best Film The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Country: U.S. Director Peter Jackson
2001 Best Foreign-Language Film Amores Perros Country: Mexico Director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu
2001 Best British Film Gosford Park Country: U.K. Director Robert Altman
2002 Best Film The Pianist Country: U.S./U.K./France/Poland/Germany Director Roman Polanski
2002 Best Foreign-Language Film Talk to Her Country: Spain Director Pedro Almodóvar
2002 Best British Film The Warrior Country: U.K. Director Asif Kapadias
2003 Best Film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Country: U.S. Director Peter Jackson
2003 Best Foreign-Language Film In This World Country: U.K. Director Michael Winterbottom
2003 Best British Film Touching the Void Country: U.K. Director Kevin Macdonald
2004 Best Film The Aviator Country: U.S. Director Martin Scorsese
2004 Best Foreign-Language Film The Motorcycle Diaries Country: U.S. Dir: Walter Salles
2004 Best British Film My Summer of Love Country: U.K. Dir: Paul Pavlikovsky

2005 Best Film Brokeback Mountain Country: U.S. Director Ang Lee
2005 Best British Film The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Country: U.K. Dir: Steve Box & Nick Park
2005 Best Foreign Language Film The Beat That My Heart Skipped Country Dir: Jacques Audiard
2006 Best Film The Queen Country: U.K. Director Stephen Frears
2006 Best British Film The Last King of Scotland Country: U.K. Dir: Kevin Macdonald
2006 Best Foreign Language Film Pan’s Labyrinth Country Director Guillermo del Toro
2007 Best Film Atonement Country: U.K. Director Joe Wright
2007 Best British Film This is England Country: U.K. Director Shane Meadows
2007 Best Foreign Language Film The Lives of Others Country Germany Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
2008 Best Film Slumdog Millionaire Country: U.S. Director Danny Boyle
2008 Best British Film Man On Wire Country: U.K. Director James Marsh
2008 Best Foreign Language Film I've Loved You So Long Country France, Dir: Philippe Claudel
2009 Best Film The Hurt Locker Country: U.S. Director Kathryn Bigelow
2009 Best British Film Fish Tank Country: U.K. Director Andrea Arnold
2009 Best Foreign Language Film A Prophet Country France

2010 Best Film and British Film The King's Speech Country: U.K.
2010 Best Foreign Language Film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Country Denmark, Dir: Niels Arden Oplev

My Choices for the top BAFTA winning UK made Films
1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
2. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
3. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
4. Gandhi (1982)
5. A Room with a View (1986)
6. Atonement (2007)
7. A Man for All Seasons (1967)
8. Elizabeth (1998)
9. The Madness of King George (1995)
10. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

Honorable Mention: The Curse of the Were-Rabbitt (2005), animation with voices by Helena Bonham-Carter and Ralph Feinnes Ironically, both Shakespeare in Love and Sense & Sensibility were U.S. productions! Bummer…

1 comment:

Shakurh said...

great movies lists... superb collection thanks for sharing


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