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 11 films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • Ryan's Daughter
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Cabaret
  • Cries and Whispers
  • The Towering Inferno
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Bound for Glory
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Days of Heaven
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Tess