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The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards. Also called Oscars, the Academy Awards are given to people working in the movie industry by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

In the list below, the winner of the award for each year from 1990 to 1999 is shown first, followed by the other nominees.

  • 1991 The Silence of the Lambs – Orion Pictures Corp. – Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozman
    • Beauty and the Beast – Walt Disney Pictures – Don Hahn – The first animated movie to be ever nominated for Best Picture.
    • Bugsy – Baltimore Pictures, Desert Vision, Mulholland Productions, TriStar Pictures – Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson, Warren Beatty
    • JFK – Alcor Films, Camelot, Ixtlan Corp., Le Studio Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros. – A. Kitman Ho, Oliver Stone
    • The Prince of Tides – Barwood Films, Columbia Pictures, Longfellow Pictures – Barbra Streisand, Andrew S. Karsch
  • 1992 Unforgiven – Malpaso Productions, Warner Bros. – Clint Eastwood
    • The Crying Game (UK) – British Screen, Channel Four Films, Eurotrustees, Nippon Film Development and Finance, Palace – Stephen Woolley
    • A Few Good Men – Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corp., New Line Cinema – David Brown, Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman
    • Howards End (UK) – Channel Four Films, Cinema 10, Ide Films, Imagica, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Merchant-Ivory Productions, Nippon Film Development and Finance, Sumitomo – Ismail Merchant
    • Scent of a Woman – City Light Films, Universal Pictures – Martin Brest
  • 1993 Schindler's List – Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures – Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen, Branko Lustig
    • The Fugitive – Warner Bros. – Arnold Kopelson
    • In the Name of the Father (Ireland/UK) – Hell's Kitchen Films, Universal Pictures – Jim Sheridan
    • The Piano (Australia/France) (in English, Sign Language and Maori) – Australian Film Commission, CiBy 2000, New South Wales Film and Television Office – Jan Chapman
    • The Remains of the Day (UK) – Columbia Pictures Corp., Merchant-Ivory Productions – Mike Nichols, John Calley, Ismail Merchant
  • 1994 Forrest Gump – Paramount Pictures – Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey
    • Four Weddings and a Funeral (UK) – Channel Four Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films – Duncan Kenworthy
    • Pulp Fiction – A Band Apart, Jersey Films, Miramax Films – Lawrence Bender
    • Quiz Show – Baltimore Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises – Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin, Michael Nozick, Robert Redford
    • The Shawshank Redemption – Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corp. – Niki Marvin
  • 1995 Braveheart – 20th Century Fox, B. H. Finance C. V., Icon Entertainment International, Paramount Pictures, The Ladd Company – Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd, Jr., Bruce Davey
    • Apollo 13 – Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures – Brian Grazer
    • Babe (Australia) – Kennedy Miller Productions, Universal Pictures – Bill Miller, George Miller, Doug Mitchell
    • Il Postino (France, Italy, Belgium) (in Italian and Spanish) – Blue Dahlia Productions, Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica, Esterno Mediterraneo Film, Penta Films S. L. – Mario Cecchi Gori, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Gaetano Danieli
    • Sense and Sensibility (UK/US) – Columbia Pictures Corp., Mirage – Lindsay Doran
  • 1996 The English Patient – J&M Entertainment, Miramax Films, Tiger Moth Productions – Saul Zaentz
    • Fargo (US/UK) – Gramercy Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films – Ethan Coen
    • Jerry Maguire – Gracie Films, TriStar Pictures – James L. Brooks, Laurence Mark, Richard Sakai, Cameron Crowe
    • Secrets & Lies (UK) – Channel Four Films, CiBy 2000, Thin Man Films – Simon Channing-Williams
    • Shine (Australia) – AFFC, Film Victoria, Momentum Films – Jane Scott
  • 1997 Titanic – 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Paramount Pictures – James Cameron, Jon Landau
    • As Good as It Gets – Gracie Films, TriStar Pictures – James L. Brooks, Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea
    • The Full Monty (UK) – Fox Searchlight Pictures, Redwave Films – Uberto Pasolini
    • Good Will Hunting – Be Gentlemen Limited Partnership, Lawrence Bender Productions, Miramax Films – Lawrewnce Bender
    • L.A. Confidential – Monarchy Enterprises B. V., Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros. – Curtis Hanson, Arnon Milchan, Michael G. Nathanson
  • 1998 Shakespeare in Love – Bedford Falls Productions, Miramax Films, Universal Pictures – David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marc Norman
    • Elizabeth (UK) – Channel Four Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films – Alison Owen, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan
    • Life Is Beautiful (Le Vita è bella) (Italy) – Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica, Melampo Cinematografica – Elda Ferri, Gianluigi Braschi
    • Saving Private Ryan – Amblin Entertainment, DreamWorks SKG, Mark Gordon Productions, Mutual Film Company, Paramount Pictures – Steven Spielberg, Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn
    • The Thin Red Line – Fox 2000 Pictures, Geisler-Roberdeau, Phoenix Pictures – Robert Michael Geisler, John Roberdeau, Grant Hill.
  • 1999 American Beauty – DreamWorks SKG, Jinks/Cohen Company – Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks
    • The Sixth Sense – Hollywood Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, The Kennedy/Marshall Company – Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel
    • The Cider House Rules – Film Colony, Miramax Film – Richard N. Gladstein
    • The Green Mile – Castle Rock Entertainment, Darkwoods Productions, Warner Bros. – Frank Darabont, David Valdes
    • The Insider – Blue Light Productions, Forward Pass, Kaitz Productions, Mann/Roth Productions, Touchstone Pictures – Pirter an Brugge, Michael Mann
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