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Best Director
1927/28 Frank Borzage - Seventh Heaven
1927/28 Lewis Milestone - Two Arabian Knights
1928/29 Frank Lloyd - The Divine Lady
1929/30 Lewis Milestone - All Quiet on the Western Front
1930/31 Norman Taurog - Skippy
1931/32 Frank Borzage - Bad Girl
1932/33 Frank Lloyd - Cavalcade
1934 Frank Capra - It Happened One Night
1935 John Ford - The Informer
1936 Frank Capra - Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
1937 Leo McCarey - The Awful Truth
1938 Frank Capra - You Can't Take It with You
1939 Victor Fleming - Gone with the Wind
1940 John Ford - The Grapes of Wrath
1941 John Ford - How Green Was My Valley
1942 William Wyler - Mrs. Miniver
1942 Mervyn LeRoy - Random Harvest
1943 Michael Curtiz - Casablanca
1944 Leo McCarey - Going My Way
1945 Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
1946 William Wyler - The Best Years of Our Lives
1947 Elia Kazan - Gentleman's Agreement
1948 John Huston - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
1949 Joseph L. Mankiewicz - A Letter to Three Wives
1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz - All About Eve
1951 George Stevens - A Place in the Sun
1952 John Ford - The Quiet Man
1953 Fred Zinnemann - From Here to Eternity
1954 Elia Kazan - On the Waterfront
1955 Delbert Mann - Marty
1956 George Stevens - Giant
1957 David Lean - The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 Vincente Minnelli - Gigi
1959 William Wyler - Ben-Hur
1960 Billy Wilder - The Apartment
1961 Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins - West Side Story
1962 David Lean - Lawrence of Arabia
1963 Tony Richardson - Tom Jones
1964 George Cukor - My Fair Lady
1965 Robert Wise - The Sound of Music
1966 Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons
1967 Mike Nichols - The Graduate
1968 Carol Reed - Oliver!
1969 John Schlesinger - Midnight Cowboy
1970 Franklin J. Schaffner - Patton
1971 William Friedkin - The French Connection
1972 Bob Fosse - Cabaret
1973 George Roy Hill - The Sting
1974 Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather Part II
1975 Miloš Forman - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
1976 John G. Avildsen - Rocky
1977 Woody Allen - Annie Hall
1978 Michael Cimino - The Deer Hunter
1979 Robert Benton - Kramer vs. Kramer
1980 Robert Redford - Ordinary People
1981 Warren Beatty - Reds
1982 Richard Attenborough - Gandhi
1983 James L. Brooks - Terms of Endearment
1984 Miloš Forman - Amadeus
1985 Sydney Pollack - Out of Africa
1986 Oliver Stone - Platoon
1987 Bernardo Bertolucci - The Last Emperor
1988 Barry Levinson - Rain Man
1989 Oliver Stone - Born on the Fourth of July
1990 Kevin Costner - Dances with Wolves
1991 Jonathan Demme - The Silence of the Lambs
1992 Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven
1993 Steven Spielberg - Schindler's List
1994 Robert Zemeckis - Forrest Gump
1995 Mel Gibson - Braveheart
1996 Anthony Minghella - The English Patient
1997 James Cameron - Titanic
1998 Steven Spielberg - Saving Private Ryan
1999 Sam Mendes - American Beauty
2000 Steven Soderbergh - Traffic
2001 Ron Howard - A Beautiful Mind
2002 Roman Polanski - The Pianist
2003 Peter Jackson - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004 Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby
2005 Ang Lee - Brokeback Mountain
2006 Martin Scorsese - The Departed
2007 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen - No Country for Old Men
2008 Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
2009 The Hurt Locker -- Kathryn Bigelow
2010 Tom Hooper - The King's Speech
2011 Michael Hazanavicius - The Artist
2012 Ang Lee - Life of Pi

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