Academy Awards - Best Picture

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to artists working in the motion picture industry.

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  • My fair lady [DVD]

    My fair lady1998

    Summary: A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD MUSICAL MY

    Location: DVDs Musical

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Braveheart [DVD]

    Braveheart2000

    Summary: William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD ACT/ADV BRA

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Gone with the wind [DVD] : Margaret Mitchell's story of the old South

    Gone with the wind : Margaret Mitchell's story of the old South1999

    Summary: Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC GONE

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Green book [Blu-ray]

    Green book2019

    Summary: When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA GREEN

    Locations: Adult Displays - Front, Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 2 of 4 details

  • Moonlight [Blu-ray]

    Moonlight2017

    Summary: A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA MOONLIGHT

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The shape of water [Blu-ray]

    The shape of water2018

    Summary: An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA SHAPE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lawrence of Arabia [DVD]

    Lawrence of Arabia2000

    Summary: Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC LAWRENCE

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No country for old men [DVD]

    No country for old men2008

    Summary: Llewelyn Moss is a Vietnam vet who could use a break. One morning while hunting antelope, he spies several trucks surrounded by dead bodies. He decides to examine the site. He finds a case filled...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD ACT/ADV NO

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Birdman [DVD] : or, (the unexpected virtue of ignorance)

    Birdman : or, (the unexpected virtue of ignorance)2015

    Summary: A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BIRDMAN

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rebecca [DVD]

    Rebecca2008

    Summary: A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC REBECCA

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Annie Hall [DVD]

    Annie Hall2005

    Summary: Woody Allen's semi-autobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance" for modern times.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY ANNIE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • It happened one night [DVD]

    It happened one night1999

    Summary: A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC IT

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • American beauty [DVD]

    American beauty2000

    Summary: An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA AMERICAN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Argo [DVD]

    Argo2013

    Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA ARGO

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A beautiful mind [DVD]

    A beautiful mind2002

    Summary: Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BEAUTIFUL

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Casablanca [DVD]

    Casablanca1999

    Summary: In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA CASABLANCA

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Crash [DVD]

    Crash2005

    Summary: A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles. Crash takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA CRASH

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The departed [DVD]

    The departed2007

    Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DEPARTED

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gandhi [DVD]

    Gandhi2007

    Summary: Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader by using his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest that helped end...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GANDHI

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Green book [DVD]

    Green book2019

    Summary: When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GREEN

    Locations: DVDs Drama, Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 3 of 5 details

  • The king's speech [DVD]

    The king's speech2011

    Summary: The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA KING'S

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marty [DVD]

    Marty2001

    Summary: Marty is the story of a 34-year-old Bronx butcher who fears that he will never find love, but at a Saturday night dance he meets a lonely schoolteacher with similar fears.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC MARTY

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Moonlight [DVD]

    Moonlight2017

    Summary: A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA MOONLIGHT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • On the waterfront [DVD]

    On the waterfront2001

    Summary: An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC ON

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Out of Africa [DVD]

    Out of Africa2000

    Summary: The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA OUT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Platoon [DVD]

    Platoon2006

    Summary: Bonus features include all new interviews with Oliver Stone, over 10 minutes of never-before-seen deleted footage, interviews with Vietnam veterans, commentaries, documentaries, special collector's booklet and much more!

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PLATOON

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rain man [DVD]

    Rain man2004

    Summary: A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he thinks should be his 3 million dollar...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA RAIN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Schindler's list [DVD]

    Schindler's list2004

    Summary: The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SCHINDLER'S

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The shape of water [DVD]

    The shape of water2018

    Summary: An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SHAPE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Slumdog millionaire [DVD]

    Slumdog millionaire2009

    Summary: Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SLUMDOG

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Spotlight [DVD]

    Spotlight2016

    Summary: The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SPOTLIGHT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • All about Eve [DVD]

    All about Eve2002

    Summary: From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC ALL

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An American in Paris [DVD]

    An American in Paris1999

    Summary: Presents the romantic adventures of a carefree young artist in post-WWII Paris.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC AMERICAN

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The artist [DVD]

    The artist2012

    Summary: In 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY ARTIST

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ben-Hur [DVD] : a tale of the Christ

    Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ2011

    Summary: "Judah Ben-Hur [is] a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ"--Container.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC BEN-HUR

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best years of our lives [DVD]

    The best years of our lives2000

    Summary: Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC BEST

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chariots of fire [DVD]

    Chariots of fire2005

    Summary: Story of two English runners that were both driven by different means to win the Olympics. One used his faith in God, and the other his hatred of Anti-Semitism. Special Edition features include: additional scenes, interviews, featurettes, and more.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA CHARIOTS

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dances with wolves [DVD]

    Dances with wolves2004

    Summary: Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DANCES

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The deer hunter [DVD]

    The deer hunter1998

    Summary: Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the coal hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. It is a drama of friendship and courage and of what happens to these qualities under stress.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DEER

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The English patient [DVD]

    The English patient2004

    Summary: Based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, a complicated WWII saga told in flashback sequences. Best Picture, Best Director-Anthony Minghella, and Best Supporting Actress-Juliette Binoche. Includes exclusive bonus material and special packaging.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA ENGLISH

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details