Academy Award Winning Films My Best Friend Haveby elias_michelg | created - 30 Apr 2011 | updated - 07 Jun 2012 | Public
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1. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Votes: 100,504 | Gross: $31.97M
Best Actor: Nicolas Cage
2. Crash (I) (2004)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Votes: 383,561 | Gross: $54.58M
Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay & Best Editing
3. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
Votes: 1,012,937 | Gross: $120.54M
Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz
4. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 917,759 | Gross: $130.10M
Best Picture, Best Director: Sam Mendes, Best Actor: Kevin Spacey, Best Original Screenplay & Best Cinematography
5. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 223,038 | Gross: $32.53M
Best Original Screenplay
6. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,877,584 | Gross: $534.86M
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger & Best Sound Editing
7. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 982,262 | Gross: $132.38M
Best Picture, Best Director: Martin Scorsese, Best Adapted Screenplay & Best Editing
8. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.
Votes: 207,484 | Gross: $153.95M
Best Supporting Actor: Cuba Gooding, Jr.
9. The Sea Inside (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.
Votes: 69,362 | Gross: $2.09M
Best Foreign Film: Spain
10. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,368,687 | Gross: $171.48M
Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing & Best Visual Effects
11. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 698,673 | Gross: $170.74M
Best Picture, Best Director: Ron Howard, Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly & Best Adapted Screenplay
12. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,665,972 | Gross: $292.58M
Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing & Best Visual Effects
13. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,300,483 | Gross: $134.97M
Best Picture, Best Actor: Marlon Brando & Best Adapted Screenplay
14. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 897,512 | Gross: $57.30M
Best Picture, Best Director: Francis Ford Coppola, Best Supporting Actor: Robert De Niro, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score & Best Art Direction
15. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 386,782 | Gross: $59.89M
Best Supporting Actor: Alan Arkin & Best Original Screenplay
16. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 700,939 | Gross: $141.32M
Best Picture, Best Director: Danny Boyle, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Original Song: Jai Ho & Best Sound
17. Mystic River (2003)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
Votes: 366,758 | Gross: $90.14M
Best Actor: Sean Penn & Best Supporting Actor: Tim Robbins
18. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 153,692 | Gross: $20.17M
Best Foreign Film: Argentina
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,379,897 | Gross: $315.54M
Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Best Original Score & Best Makeup
20. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,231,145 | Gross: $342.55M
Best Visual Effects & Best Sound Editing
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,359,943 | Gross: $377.85M
Best Picture, Best Director: Peter Jackson, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Original Score, Best Original Song: Into the West, Best Sound, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design & Best Makeup
22. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
Votes: 459,771 | Gross: $373.59M
Best Visual Effects
23. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,488,393 | Gross: $107.93M
Best Original Screenplay
24. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 837,229 | Gross: $210.61M
Best Sound Editing
25. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Votes: 201,242 | Gross: $119.52M
Best Actress: Reese Witherspoon
26. The Hurt Locker (2008)
R | 131 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Votes: 365,678 | Gross: $17.02M
Best Picture, Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Sound & Best Sound Editing
27. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 247,033 | Gross: $255.96M
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock
28. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,438,443 | Gross: $330.25M
Best Picture, Best Director: Robert Zemeckis, Best Actor: Tom Hanks, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing & Best Visual Effects
29. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 759,171 | Gross: $112.00M
Best Picture, Best Director: Milos Forman, Best Actor: Jack Nicholson, Best Actress: Louise Fletcher & Best Adapted Screenplay