Academy Award Winners & Nominees for Best Foreign Language Film: 2016-1947

(From Wikipedia): The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States of America with a predominantly non-English dialogue track.

When the first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929 to honor films released in 1927-1928, there was no separate category for foreign language films.

Between 1947 and 1955, the Academy presented Special/Honorary Awards to the best foreign language films released in the United States. These awards, however, were not handed out on a regular basis. No award was given in 1953, and were not competitive since there were no nominees but simply one winning film per year.

For the Academy Awards to honor films released in 1956, held on March 27, 1957, a competitive Academy Award of Merit, known as the Best Foreign Language Film Award, was created for non-English speaking films, and has been given annually since then.

The Best Foreign Language Film Award is not presented to a specific individual. It is accepted by the winning film's director, but is considered an award for the submitted country as a whole.

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1.
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992 Documentary)
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The most noteworthy events concerning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Award shows from 1971 to 1991. (109 mins.)
Director: Jeff Margolis
“ Please note: As an introduction to this list; a documentary that serves as a compelling retrospective on the Academy Awards.

IMDb: The Academy Awards: A Look Back.

IMDb: Oscars Past: Ten Most Memorable Moments.

IMDb: 11 Biggest Oscars Shockers of All Time.

IMDb: Oscars Best Red Carpet Photos of All Time.

IMDb: Oscars Hosts of the Past.

IMDb: 30 Oscar Winners Who Didn't Attend the Ceremony by IMDb-Contributing-Writers.

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Best Foreign Language Film Oscar® Winners by Country:

Italy - 14

1. Sciuscià (1946) - Honorary Award
2. Ladri di biciclette (1948) - Honorary Award
3. Le mura di Malapaga (1949) - Honorary Award (Italy | France co-production)*
4. La strada (1954)
5. Le notti di Cabiria (1957)
6. (1963)
7. Ieri, oggi, domani (1963)
8. Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto (1970)
9. Il giardino dei Finzi Contini (1970)
10. Amarcord (1973)
11. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)
12. Mediterraneo (1991)
13. La vita è bella (1997)
14. La grande bellezza (2013)

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France - 12

1. Monsieur Vincent (1947) - Honorary Award
2. Le mura di Malapaga (1949) - Honorary Award (France | Italy co-production)*
3. Jeux interdits (1952) - Honorary Award
4. Mon oncle (1958)
5. Orfeu Negro (1959)
6. Les dimanches de Ville d'Avray (1962)
7. Un homme et une femme (1966)
8. Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie (1972)
9. La nuit américaine (1973)
10. La vie devant soi (1977)
11. Préparez vos mouchoirs (1978)
12. Indochine (1992)

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Spain - 4

1. Volver a empezar (1982)
2. Belle Epoque (1992)
3. Todo sobre mi madre (1999)
4. Mar adentro (2004)

Japan - 4

1. Rashômon (1950) - Honorary Award
2. Jigokumon (1953) - Honorary Award
3. Miyamoto Musashi (1954) - Honorary Award
4. Okuribito (2008)

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Sweden - 3

1. Jungfrukällan (1960)
2. Såsom i en spegel (1961)
3. Fanny och Alexander (1982)

Denmark - 3

1. Babettes gæstebud (1987)
2. Pelle erobreren (1987)
3. Hævnen (2010)

Soviet Union - 3

1. Voyna i mir (1966)
2. Dersu Uzala (1975)
3. Moskva slezam ne verit (1980)

Netherlands - 3

1. De aanslag (1986)
2. Antonia (1995)
3. Karakter (1997)

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Hungary - 2

1. Mephisto (1981)
2. Saul fia (2015)

Germany - 2

1. Nirgendwo in Afrika (2001)
2. Das Leben der Anderen (2006)

Argentina - 2

1. La historia oficial (1985)
2. El secreto de sus ojos (2009)

Czechoslovakia - 2

1. Obchod na korze (1965)
2. Ostre sledované vlaky (1966)

Switzerland - 2

1. La diagonale du fou (1984)
2. Reise der Hoffnung (1990)

Austria - 2

1. Die Fälscher (2007)
2. Amour (2012)

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Poland - 1 - Ida (2013)

West Germany - 1 - Die Blechtrommel (1979)

Canada - 1 - Les invasions barbares (2003)

Russia - 1 - Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994)

Algeria - 1 - Z (1969)

Taiwan - 1 - Wo hu cang long (2000)

Czech Republic - 1 - Kolja (1996)

Iran - 1 - Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (2011)

South Africa - 1 - Tsotsi (2005)

Bosnia & Herzegovina - 1 - No Man's Land (2001)

Ivory Coast - 1 - La victoire en chantant (1976) ” - Dr-Faustus
 
2.
The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016 TV Special)
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Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors the best movies of 2015. (217 mins.)
Director: Glenn Weiss
“ Event: Sunday 28 February 2016 / 88th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 88th Academy Awards, USA (2016).

Wikipedia: 88th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
3.
Son of Saul (2015)
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In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. (107 mins.)
Director: Nemes László
“ WINNER!

Country: Hungary.

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony - 28 February 2016. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
4.
Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
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The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant. (125 mins.)
Director: Ciro Guerra
“ Nominee: 88th Academy Awards - 2016.

Country: Colombia ” - Dr-Faustus
 
5.
A War (2015)
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The story of a Danish commander, who accused for civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad. (115 mins.)
Director: Tobias Lindholm
“ Nominee: 88th Academy Awards - 2016.

Country: Denmark ” - Dr-Faustus
 
6.
Mustang (2015)
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When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. (97 mins.)
“ Nominee: 88th Academy Awards - 2016.

Country: France ” - Dr-Faustus
 
7.
Theeb (2014)
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In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination. (100 mins.)
Director: Naji Abu Nowar
“ Nominee: 88th Academy Awards - 2016.

Country: Jordan ” - Dr-Faustus
 
8.
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015 TV Special)
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film. (223 mins.)
Director: Hamish Hamilton
 
9.
Ida (2013)
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Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation. (82 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Poland.

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony - 22 February 2015.

Other nomination: Best Achievement in Cinematography. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
10.
Leviathan (2014)
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In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family. (140 mins.)
“ Nominee: 87th Academy Awards - 2015.

Country: Russia. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
11.
Tangerines (2013)
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War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in. (87 mins.)
Director: Zaza Urushadze
“ Nominee: 87th Academy Awards - 2015.

Country: Estonia. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
12.
Timbuktu (2014)
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A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. (97 mins.)
“ Nominee: 87th Academy Awards - 2015.

Country: Mauritania. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
13.
Wild Tales (2014)
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Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress. (122 mins.)
Director: Damián Szifron
“ Nominee: 87th Academy Awards - 2015.

Country: Argentina. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
14.
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film. (214 mins.)
Director: Hamish Hamilton
“ Event: 2 March 2014 / 86th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 86th Academy Awards, USA (2014).

Other - IMDb: Watch Now: Oscar Nominees 2014 - a list by IMDb-Editors.

IMDb: Oscars In Memoriam 2014.

Wikipedia: 86th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
15.
The Great Beauty (2013)
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Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. (141 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Italy.

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony - 2 March 2014. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
16.
The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
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Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial. (111 mins.)
“ Nominee. 86th-2014.

Country: Belgium. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
17.
The Missing Picture (2013 Documentary)
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Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979. (92 mins.)
Director: Rithy Panh
“ Nominee. 86th-2014.

Country: Cambodia. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
18.
The Hunt (2012)
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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
“ Nominee. 86th-2014.

Country: Denmark. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
19.
Omar (2013)
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A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing. (96 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
“ Nominee. 86th-2014.

Country: Palestine. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
21.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ WINNER!

Country: Austria.

The 85th Academy Awards ceremony - 24 February 2013. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
22.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
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Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
“ Nominee. 85th-2013.

Country: Norway. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
23.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
“ Nominee. 85th-2013.

Country: Chile. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
24.
A Royal Affair (2012)
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A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
“ Nominee. 85th-2013.

Country: Denmark. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
25.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
“ Nominee. 85th-2013.

Country: Canada. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
26.
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
“ Event: 26 February 2012 / 84th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 84th Academy Awards, USA (2012).

Wikipedia: 84th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
27.
A Separation (2011)
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A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
“ WINNER!

Country: Iran.

The 84th Academy Awards ceremony - 26 February 2012. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
28.
Bullhead (2011)
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Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
“ Nominee. 84th-2012.

Country: Belgium. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
29.
Footnote (2011)
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Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. (107 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
“ Nominee. 84th-2012.

Country: Israel. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
30.
In Darkness (2011)
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A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. (145 mins.)
“ Nominee. 84th-2012.

Country: Poland. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
31.
Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
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At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. (94 mins.)
“ Nominee. 84th-2012.

Country: Canada. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
32.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011 TV Special)
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010. (194 mins.)
“ Event: 27 February 2011 / 83rd Academy Awards.

IMDb: 83rd Academy Awards, USA (2011).

Wikipedia: 83rd Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
33.
In a Better World (2010)
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The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait. (119 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
“ WINNER!

Country: Denmark.

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony - 27 February 2011. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
34.
Biutiful (2010)
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This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. (148 mins.)
“ Nominee. 83rd-2011.

Country: Mexico. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
35.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
“ Nominee. 83rd-2011.

Country: Greece. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
36.
Incendies (2010)
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Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. (139 mins.)
“ Nominee. 83rd-2011.

Country: Canada. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
37.
Outside the Law (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII. (138 mins.)
“ Nominee. 83rd-2011.

Country: Algeria. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
38.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010 TV Special)
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars. (217 mins.)
“ Event: 7 March 2010 / 82nd Academy Awards.

IMDb: 82nd Academy Awards, USA (2010).

Wikipedia: 82nd Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
39.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
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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. (129 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Argentina.

The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony - 7 March 2010. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
40.
Ajami (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami. (124 mins.)
“ Nominee. 82nd-2010.

Country: Israel. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
41.
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
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Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the... (95 mins.)
Director: Claudia Llosa
“ Nominee. 82nd-2010.

Country: Peru. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
42.
A Prophet (2009)
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A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin. (155 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
“ Nominee. 82nd-2010.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
43.
The White Ribbon (2009)
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Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible? (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Nominee. 82nd-2010.

Country: Germany. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
44.
The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008. (210 mins.)
“ Event: 22 February 2009 / 81st Academy Awards.

IMDb: 81st Academy Awards, USA (2009).

Wikipedia: 81st Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
45.
Departures (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
“ WINNER!

Country: Japan.

The 81st Academy Awards ceremony - 22 February 2009. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
46.
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s. (150 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
“ Nominee. 81st-2009.

Country: Germany. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
47.
The Class (2008)
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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. (128 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
“ Nominee. 81st-2009.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
48.
Revanche (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable. (121 mins.)
Director: Götz Spielmann
“ Nominee. 81st-2009.

Country: Austria. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
49.
Waltz with Bashir (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
“ Nominee. 81st-2009.

Country: Israel. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
50.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement, Juno, Michael Clayton, No Country for Old Men, and There Will Be Blood. (197 mins.)
“ Event: 24 February 2008 / 80th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 80th Academy Awards, USA (2008).

Wikipedia: 80th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
51.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Austria.

The 80th Academy Awards Ceremony - 24 February 2008. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
52.
12 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen adolescent charged with murdering his stepfather. (159 mins.)
“ Nominee. 80th-2008.

Country: Russia. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
53.
Beaufort (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of a group of Israeli soldiers stationed in an outpost prior to the withdrawal of forces of 2000. (131 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
“ Nominee. 80th-2008.

Country: Israel. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
54.
Katyn (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940. (122 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ Nominee. 80th-2008.

Country: Poland. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
55.
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206. (126 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
“ Nominee. 80th-2008.

Country: Kazakhstan. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
56.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel, The Departed, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Queen. (232 mins.)
“ Event: 25 February 2007 / 79th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 79th Academy Awards, USA (2007).

Wikipedia: 79th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
57.
The Lives of Others (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (137 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Germany.

The 79th Academy Awards ceremony - 25 February 2007. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
58.
After the Wedding (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret. (120 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
“ Nominee. 79th-2007.

Country: Denmark. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
59.
Days of Glory (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination. (128 mins.)
“ Nominee. 79th-2007.

Country: Algeria. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
60.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
“ Nominee. 79th-2007.

Country: Mexico. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
61.
Water (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. (117 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
“ Nominee. 79th-2007.

Country: Canada. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
62.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Crash, Good Night, and Good Luck. and Munich. (214 mins.)
“ Event: 5 March 2006 / 78th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 78th Academy Awards, USA (2006).

Wikipedia: 78th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
63.
Tsotsi (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
“ WINNER!

Country: South Africa.

The 78th Academy Awards ceremony - 5 March 2006. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
64.
Don't Tell (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her... (120 mins.)
“ Nominee. 78th-2006.

Country: Italy. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
65.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
“ Nominee. 78th-2006.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
66.
Paradise Now (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. (90 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
“ Nominee. 78th-2006.

Country: Palestinian Territories. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
67.
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose. (120 mins.)
Director: Marc Rothemund
“ Nominee. 78th-2006.

Country: Germany. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
68.
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator, Finding Neverland, Million Dollar Baby, Ray and Sideways. (194 mins.)
“ Event: 27 February 2005 / 77th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 77th Academy Awards, USA (2005).

Wikipedia: 77th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
69.
The Sea Inside (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. (125 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Spain.

The 77th Academy Awards ceremony - 27 February 2005. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
70.
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland... (133 mins.)
Director: Kay Pollak
“ Nominee. 77th-2005.

Country: Sweden. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
71.
The Chorus (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music. (97 mins.)
“ Nominee. 77th-2005.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
72.
Downfall (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
“ Nominee. 77th-2005.

Country: Germany. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
73.
Yesterday (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. (90 mins.)
“ Nominee. 77th-2005.

Country: South Africa. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
74.
“ Event: 29 February 2004 / 76th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 76th Academy Awards, USA (2004).

Wikipedia: 76th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
75.
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son. (99 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
“ WINNER!

Country: Canada.

The 76th Academy Awards ceremony - 29 February 2004. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
76.
Evil (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones... (113 mins.)
“ Nominee. 76th-2004.

Country: Sweden. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
77.
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife. (129 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
“ Nominee. 76th-2004.

Country: Japan. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
78.
Twin Sisters (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany. (137 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
“ Nominee. 76th-2004.

Country: Netherlands. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
79.
Zelary (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered... (150 mins.)
Director: Ondrej Trojan
“ Nominee. 76th-2004.

Country: Czech Republic. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
80.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(210 mins.)
“ Event: 23 March 2003 / 75th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 75th Academy Awards, USA (2003).

Wikipedia: 75th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
81.
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya. (141 mins.)
Director: Caroline Link
“ WINNER!

Country: Germany.

The 75th Academy Awards ceremony - 23 March 2003. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
82.
The Crime of Father Amaro (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town. (118 mins.)
Director: Carlos Carrera
“ Nominee. 75th-2003.

Country: Mexico. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
83.
Hero (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ Nominee. 75th-2003.

Country: China. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
84.
The Man Without a Past (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki... (97 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ Nominee. 75th-2003.

Country: Finland. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
85.
Zus & zo (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast. (106 mins.)
“ Nominee. 75th-2003.

Country: Netherlands. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
86.
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(256 mins.)
“ Event: 24 March 2002 / 74th Academy Awards.

IMDb: 74th Academy Awards, USA (2002).

Wikipedia: 74th Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
87.
No Man's Land (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap. (98 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
“ WINNER!

Country: Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The 74th Academy Awards ceremony - 24 March 2002. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
88.
Amélie (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
“ Nominee. 74th-2002.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
89.
Elling (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet... (89 mins.)
Director: Petter Næss
“ Nominee. 74th-2002.

Country: Norway. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
90.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers. (224 mins.)
“ Nominee. 74th-2002.

Country: India. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
91.
Son of the Bride (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother... (123 mins.)
“ Nominee. 74th-2002.

Country: Argentina. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
92.
“ Event: 25 March 2001 / 73rd Academy Awards.

IMDb: 73rd Academy Awards, USA (2001).

Wikipedia: 73rd Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
93.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ WINNER!

Country: Taiwan.

The 73rd Academy Awards ceremony - 25 March 2001. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
94.
Amores Perros (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. (154 mins.)
“ Nominee. 73rd-2001.

Country: Mexico. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
95.
Divided We Fall (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution. (120 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
“ Nominee. 73rd-2001.

Country: Czech Republic. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
96.
Everybody's Famous! (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter... (97 mins.)
“ Nominee. 73rd-2001.

Country: Belgium. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
97.
The Taste of Others (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel... (112 mins.)
Director: Agnès Jaoui
“ Nominee. 73rd-2001.

Country: France. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
98.
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty...
“ Event: 26 March 2000 / 72nd Academy Awards.

IMDb: 72nd Academy Awards, USA (2000).

Wikipedia: 72nd Academy Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
99.
All About My Mother (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
“ WINNER!

Country: Spain.

The 72nd Academy Awards ceremony - 26 March 2000. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
100.
Himalaya (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo... (108 mins.)
“ Nominee. 72nd-2000.

Country: Nepal.

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