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1929/28
Lewis Milestone (for Two Arabian Knights)
1930/29
Frank Lloyd (for The Divine Lady)
1931/30
Lewis Milestone (for All Quiet on the Western Front)
1932/31
Norman Taurog (for Skippy)
1933/32
Frank Borzage (for Bad Girl)
1934/33
Frank Lloyd (for Cavalcade)
1935
Frank Capra (for It Happened One Night)
1936
John Ford (for The Informer)
1937
Frank Capra (for Mr. Deeds Goes to Town)
1938
Leo McCarey (for The Awful Truth)
1939
Frank Capra (for You Can't Take It with You)
1940
Victor Fleming (for Gone with the Wind)
1941
John Ford (for The Grapes of Wrath)
1942
John Ford (for How Green Was My Valley)
1943
William Wyler (for Mrs. Miniver)
1944
Michael Curtiz (for Casablanca)
1945
Leo McCarey (for Going My Way)
1946
Billy Wilder (for The Lost Weekend)
1947
William Wyler (for The Best Years of Our Lives)
1948
Elia Kazan (for Gentleman's Agreement)
1949
John Huston (for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
1950
Joseph L. Mankiewicz (for A Letter to Three Wives)
1951
Joseph L. Mankiewicz (for All About Eve)
1952
George Stevens (for A Place in the Sun)
1953
John Ford (for The Quiet Man)
1954
Fred Zinnemann (for From Here to Eternity)
1955
Elia Kazan (for On the Waterfront)
1956
Delbert Mann (for Marty)
1957
George Stevens (for Giant)
1958
David Lean (for The Bridge on the River Kwai)
1959
Vincente Minnelli (for Gigi)
1960
William Wyler (for Ben-Hur)
1961
Billy Wilder (for The Apartment)
1962
Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins (for West Side Story)
1963
David Lean (for Lawrence of Arabia)
1964
Tony Richardson (for Tom Jones)
1965
George Cukor (for My Fair Lady)
1966
Robert Wise (for The Sound of Music)
1967
Fred Zinnemann (for A Man for All Seasons)
1968
Mike Nichols (for The Graduate)
1969
Carol Reed (for Oliver!)
1970
John Schlesinger (for Midnight Cowboy)
1971
Franklin J. Schaffner (for Patton)
1972
William Friedkin (for The French Connection)
1973
Bob Fosse (for Cabaret)
1974
George Roy Hill (for The Sting)
1975
Francis Ford Coppola (for The Godfather Part II)
1976
Milos Forman (for One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest)
1977
John G. Avildsen (for Rocky)
1978
Woody Allen (for Annie Hall)
1979
Michael Cimino (for The Deer Hunter)
1980
Robert Benton (for Kramer vs. Kramer)
1981
Robert Redford (for Ordinary People)
1982
Warren Beatty (for Reds)
1983
Richard Attenborough (for Gandhi)
1984
James L. Brooks (for Terms of Endearment)
1985
Milos Forman (for Amadeus)
1986
Sydney Pollack (for Out of Africa)
1987
Oliver Stone (for Platoon)
1988
Bernardo Bertolucci (for The Last Emperor)
1989
Barry Levinson (for Rain Man)
1990
Oliver Stone (for Born on the Fourth of July)
1991
Kevin Costner (for Dances with Wolves)
1992
Jonathan Demme (for The Silence of the Lambs)
1993
Clint Eastwood (for Unforgiven)
1994
Steven Spielberg (for Schindler's List)
1995
Robert Zemeckis (for Forrest Gump)
1996
Mel Gibson (for Braveheart)
1997
Anthony Minghella (for The English Patient)
1998
James Cameron (for Titanic)
1999
Steven Spielberg (for Saving Private Ryan)
2000
Sam Mendes (for American Beauty)
2001
Steven Soderbergh (for Traffic)
2002
Ron Howard (for A Beautiful Mind)
2003
Roman Polanski (for The Pianist)
2004
Peter Jackson (for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King)
2005
Clint Eastwood (for Million Dollar Baby)
2006
Ang Lee (for Brokeback Mountain)
2007
Martin Scorsese (for The Departed)
2008
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (for No Country for Old Men)
2009
Danny Boyle (for Slumdog Millionaire)
2010
Kathryn Bigelow (for The Hurt Locker)
2011
Tom Hooper (for The King's Speech)
2012
Michel Hazanavicius (for The Artist)
2013
Ang Lee (for Life of Pi)



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