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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  • Saving Private Ryan
  • American Beauty
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Road to Perdition
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • The Aviator
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • Avatar
  • Inception
  • Hugo
  • Life of Pi
  • Gravity
  • Birdman
  • The Revenant