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BAFTA - Best Film

The British Academy Film & Television Awards (BAFTA) are the major film awards held in Great Britain. The academy was formed on 16th April 1947 in a hotel room at the Hyde Park Hotel by a group of the most eminent men in British film, under the chairmanship of David Lean. Below are the past winners of the "Best Picture" catagory.

12 Years a Slave (2013)

8.1/10
Director: Steve McQueen
Starring: Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Quv...

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Read more

12 Years a Slave ( Blu-ray ) (2013)

8.1/10
Director: Steve McQueen
Starring: Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mic...

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Read more

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

7.9/10
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Starring: Wendy Hiller, John Hurt, Leo McKern, Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, S...

Adapted by Robert Bolt and Constance Willis from Bolt's hit stage play, this is a literate, penetrating treatment of the conflict between Thomas More... Read more

A Man for All Seasons ( Blu-ray ) (1966)

7.9/10
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Starring: Corin Redgrave, John Hurt, Leo McKern, Nigel Davenport, Orson Welles, Paul Scofi...

Adapted by Robert Bolt and Constance Willis from Bolt's hit stage play, A Man for All Seasons stars Paul Scofield, triumphantly repeating his stage ro... Read more

A Room with a View (1985)

7.4/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Denholm Elliott, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, Julian Sand...

"A Room with a View" is the film that defined Merchant-Ivory as the masters of the romantic period piece and this exceptional adaptation of E.M. Forst... Read more

A Room with a View ( Blu-ray ) (1985)

7.4/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Denholm Elliott, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, Julian Sand...

"A Room with a View" is the film that defined Merchant-Ivory as the masters of the romantic period piece and this exceptional adaptation of E.M. Forst... Read more

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

7.4/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Alfred Lutter, Harvey Keitel, Diane Ladd

Martin Scorsese directs a subtle masterpiece that transforms the struggle of one woman into a memorable symbol of liberation and courage. Stars Ellen... Read more

All About Eve (1950)

8.3/10
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Marilyn Monroe

Six Oscars were awarded this cynical and entertaining examination of life as it exists on the Broadway theatre scene. Bette Davis glows as the ageing... Read more

American Beauty (1999)

8.4/10
Director: Sam Mendes
Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Allison Janney, Peter Gallagher, Mena...

Five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director and Actor, went to this lacerating, darkly funny look at decay in contemporary suburbia. Kevin Sp... Read more

American Beauty ( Blu-ray ) (1999)

8.4/10
Director: Sam Mendes
Starring: Annette Bening, Chris Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Peter Gallagher, Scott Bakula, Thora...

Five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director and Actor, went to this lacerating, darkly funny look at decay in contemporary suburbia. Kevin Sp... Read more