Morghatron's List of Essential Oscar-Nominated Movies

Morghatron (Morgan and Meaghan) have compiled this list of essential movies that either won Academy Awards or were nominated for them before you sit and watch the next Acadamy Awards ceremony!

Best Picture - Nominees and Winners
    It Happened One Night (1934)
    You Can't Take it With You (1938)
    Gone With the Wind (1939)
    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
    Citizen Kane (1941)
    The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    Casablanca (1943)
    Double Indemnity (1944)
    It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    On the Waterfront (1954)
    Giant (1956)
    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
    Mary Poppins (1964)
    The Sound of Music (1965)
    Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? (1966)
    Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
    The Graduate (1967)
    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    M*A*S*H (1970)
    A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    The Godfather (1972)
    The Sting (1973)
    The Godfather Part II (1974)
    Chinatown (1974)
    Jaws (1975)
    All the President's Men (1976)
    Taxi Driver (1976)
    Annie Hall (1977)
    Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
    The Deer Hunter (1978)
    Apocalypse Now (1979)
    Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
    Raging Bull (1980)
    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
    Gandhi (1982)
    Terms of Endearment (1983)
    Amadeus (1984)
    The Color Purple (1985)
    Goodfellas (1990)
    Schindler's List (1993)
    The Fugitive (1993)
    Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
    Quiz Show (1994)
    Sense and Sensibility (1995)
    The English Patient (1996)
    L.A. Confidential (1997)
    Elizabeth (1998)
    American Beauty (1999)
    The Cider House Rules (1999)
    The Insider (1999)
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    Moulin Rouge! (2001)
    Gangs of New York (2002)
    The Hours (2002)
    The Aviator (2004)
    Seabiscuit (2003)
    Brokeback Mountain (2005)
    Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
    Munich (2005)


Best Director - Nominees and Winners
    The African Queen (1951) - John Huston
    Rear Window (1954) - Alfred Hitchcock
    Some Like It Hot (1959) - Billy Wilder
    Psycho (1960) - Alfred Hitchcock
    Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) - Steven Spielberg
    The Truman Show (1998) - Peter Weir
    Mulholland Drive (2001) - David Lynch
    Black Hawk Down (2001) - Ridley Scott
    Lost in Translation (2003) - Sofia Coppola
    Master and Commander (2003) - Peter Weir


Best Actor - Nominees and Winners
    Gods and Monsters (1998) - Ian McKellen
    American History X (1998) - Edward Norton
    Adaptation (2002) - Nicolas Cage
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - Johnny Depp
    Cold Mountain (2003) - Jude Law
    Walk the Line (2005) - Joaquin Phoenix


Best Actress - Nominees and Winners
    Woman of the Year (1942) - Katharine Hepburn
    The Way We Were (1973) - Barbara Streisand
    The Accused (1988) - Jodie Foster
    Thelma and Louise (1991) - Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon
    What's Love Got to Do With It? (1993) - Angela Bassett
    Marvin's Room (1996) - Diane Keaton
    Frida (2002) - Salma Hayek
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) - Kate Winslet
    Transamerica (2005) - Felicity Huffman


Best Supporting Actor - Nominees and Winners
    Easy Rider (1969) - Jack Nicholson
    Ed Wood (1994) - Martin Landau
    Cinderella Man (2005) - Paul Giamatti
    A History of Violence (2005) - William Hurt


Best Supporting Actress - Nominees and Winners
    Singin' In the Rain (1952) - Jean Hagen
    The Constant Gardener (2005) - Rachel Weisz

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