The Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film Nominees 1947*-2020

Updated as of 2021-04-25 to name the winner for the 93rd Academy Awards (2021).

Updated as of 03-16-2021 to include the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards (2021).

*From 1947 to 1955, a single film was given an Honorary Award, and no additional films received nominations. Beginning at the awards ceremony for 1956, an Academy Award of Merit has been awarded for Best Foreign Language Film.

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  • Shoeshine
  • Monsieur Vincent
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Walls of Malapaga
  • Rashomon
  • Forbidden Games
  • Gate of Hell
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • La Strada
  • The Captain from Kopenick
  • Gervaise
  • The Burmese Harp
  • Qivitoq
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • The Devil Strikes at Night
  • The Gates of Paris
  • Mother India
  • Nine Lives
  • Mon Oncle
  • Arms and the Man
  • Vengeance
  • The Year Long Road
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Bridge
  • The Great War
  • Paw
  • Village by the River
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Kapo
  • La Vérité
  • Macario
  • The Ninth Circle
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Harry and the Butler
  • Immortal Love
  • Ánimas Trujano
  • Placido
  • Sundays and Cybele
  • Electra
  • The Four Days of Naples
  • The Given Word
  • Tlayucan
  • 8½
  • Knife in the Water
  • Los Tarantos
  • The Red Lanterns
  • Twin Sisters of Kyoto
  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  • Raven's End
  • Sallah
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • Blood on the Land
  • Dear John
  • Kwaidan
  • Marriage Italian Style
  • A Man and a Woman
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Loves of a Blonde
  • Pharaoh
  • Three
  • Closely Watched Trains
  • Bewitched Love
  • I Even Met Happy Gypsies
  • Live for Life
  • Portrait of Chieko
  • War and Peace
  • The Boys of Paul Street
  • The Firemen's Ball
  • The Girl with a Pistol
  • Stolen Kisses
  • Z
  • Adalen 31
  • The Battle of Neretva
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • My Night at Maud's
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • First Love
  • The Bamboo Incident
  • Peace in the Fields
  • Tristana
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
  • Dodes'ka-den
  • The Emigrants
  • The Policeman
  • Tchaikovsky
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • The Dawns Here Are Quiet
  • I Love You Rosa
  • My Dearest Senorita
  • The New Land
  • Day for Night
  • The House on Chelouche Street
  • The Invitation
  • The Pedestrian
  • Turkish Delight
  • Amarcord
  • Cat's Play