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 23 historical films in this list.

  • Wuthering Heights
  • Wilson
  • Joan of Arc
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Ben-Hur
  • Spartacus
  • The Longest Day
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Cleopatra
  • A Man for All Seasons
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Reds
  • Gandhi
  • The Killing Fields
  • Out of Africa
  • The Mission
  • The Last Emperor
  • JFK
  • Schindler's List
  • Braveheart
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Memoirs of a Geisha