The Oscars: Best Cinematography Winners

A complete list of all films to win an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Years 1936-1966 have two winners: black and white, and color. The Cinematographer is in the notes.

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There are 18 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • King Solomon's Mines
  • A Place in the Sun
  • An American in Paris
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • The Quiet Man
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Shane
  • On the Waterfront
  • Three Coins in the Fountain
  • The Rose Tattoo
  • To Catch a Thief
  • Somebody Up There Likes Me
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Defiant Ones
  • Gigi
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Ben-Hur