What are the best Oscar Best Picture winners to watch?

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    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film was directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron. It is starred by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. The movie runs for 3 hours and 14 minutes.


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    Edward Weber
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "This movie is all-time one of the most epic movies. I remember watching this when I was in high school and it was an epic story although quite long. Definitely deserves that Oscar best picture win"
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    #2A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind

    A Beautiful Mind is a biographical drama film directed by Ron Howard. Released in 2001, the movie was based on the life of John Nash. It starred Russel Crowe, Jennifer Connely, Paul Bettany, Ed Harris, Christopher Plummer and Josh Lucas.


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    Zhang Li
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "Russel Crowe was epic in this film. Great film and storytelling. I didn't know that this won best picture at the Oscars but I remember being really blown away with this movie"
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    #312 Years a Slave

    12 Years a Slave

    12 Years a Slave is a 2013 period drama film directed by Steve McQueen. It is based on the memoir of the same name by Solomon Northup. It won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Chiwetel Ejiofor won Best Actor for his role as Northup.


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    Michelle Ward
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "A great best picture winner movie with a great message. It really tells something about racism and how it affects everyone. The actors were great. I ended up being a Chiwetel Ejiofor after watching it"
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    #4The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather tells the intimate story of the Corleone family at the core of the Italian-American in the 40s. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of Mario Puzo which won three Oscar awards and seven nominations. 


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    Ignacio Tovar
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "It was my father that told me to watch this movie and it's really cool. I had the book and I also loved the film. Not surprised this is an Oscar best picture-winning film"
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    #5Green Book

    Green Book

    Green Book is a biographical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly released in 2018 starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, and Linda Cardellini. It is based on a true story of a savior road trip of the Deep South. 


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    Victoria Arenas
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "Seen this recently and it's cool. Vigo Mortensen still has it. I recommend everyone to watch this. Glad it won Best picture last Oscars"
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    Argo is a film directed by and starring Ben Affleck. Released in 2012, Argo was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and also features Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman in key supporting roles.


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    Heather Ramos
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "Was an all-time great thriller film! The survival story of the hostages really got me hooked as a Canadian. The history in the film is really interesting. Truly expected this to win the Oscars best picture award during its time"
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    Gladiator is a historical film directed by Ridley Scott. The film was released in 2000 and features Russell Crowe as the Roman General Maximus and Joaquin Phoenix as Emperor Commodus. Its runtime is 155 minutes - 171 minutes extended.


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    Megan Allen
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "One of the first Hollywood films that actually became my favorite. Maximus was just a cool character!"
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    #8The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs is a crime, drama, and thriller movie directed by Jonathan Demme and launched on February 14, 1991. Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the plot follows the story of a psychopath Buffalo Bill.


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    John Carter
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "I was very young when this was shown so I didn't know that this movie was really a big deal. But upon watching it, it really got me though i'm not a fan of thrillers. Surprised to learn that this actually won Best Picture in the Oscars."
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    Moonlight is a dramatic movie starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, and Trevante Rhodes. It was written for the screen and directed by Barry Jenkins. The film was first released in Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016.


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    Stella Sarmiento
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "This one was such a monumental moment both for cinema and the LGBTQ+ community. It also featured astounding actors of color. Moonlight was a fresh breath of air in the predominantly white landscape of the Oscars. The drama that went on during the ceremony was just a plus."


Best What are the best Oscar Best Picture winners to watch
1TitanicMovies 20 Paid
2A Beautiful MindMovies 14 Paid
312 Years a SlaveMovies 8 Paid
4The GodfatherMovies 4 Paid
5Green BookMovies 2 Paid
6ArgoMovies 2 Paid
7GladiatorMovies 2 Paid
8The Silence of the LambsMovies 1 Paid
9MoonlightMovies 0 Paid

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