Genre movies that have won best picture

Genre movies that have won best picture
This 1927 image shows Charles "Buddy" Rogers, left, Clara Bow and Richard Arlen in a scene from the silent film "Wings," the first Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards. (Handout)

"Wings," action-adventure (1927)

"The Broadway Melody," musical (1929)


"Cimarron," western (1931)

"It Happened One Night," comedy (1934)

"The Great Ziegfield," musical (1935)

"You Can't Take It With You," comedy (1938)

"Going My Way," musical (1944)

"An American in Paris," musical (1951)

"Around the World in 80 Days," comedy-adventure (1956)

"Gigi," musical (1958)

"The Apartment," comedy (1960)

"Westside Story," musical (1961)

"Tom Jones," comedy-adventure (1963)

"My Fair Lady," musical (1964)

"The Sound of Music," musical (1965)

"Oliver!," musical, (1968)


"Annie Hall," comedy (1977)

"Terms of Endearment," comedy-drama (1983)

"Dances With Wolves," western (1990)

"Silence of the Lambs," thriller (1991)

"Unforgiven," western (1992)

"Shakespeare in Love," comedy-drama (1998)

"Chicago," musical (2002)

"Lord of the Rings: Return of the King," fantasy (2003)

"No Country for Old Men," neo-western-thriller (2007)

"The Artist," comedy-drama (2011)