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 21 adventure films in this list.

  • Tabu
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • The Black Swan
  • Battleground
  • King Solomon's Mines
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Ben-Hur
  • Spartacus
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Zorba the Greek
  • The Mission
  • Dances with Wolves
  • Legends of the Fall
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Avatar
  • Inception
  • Hugo
  • Life of Pi
  • The Revenant