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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • How green was my valley [DVD]

    How green was my valley2002

    Summary: A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC HOW

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • From here to eternity [DVD]

    From here to eternity2001

    Summary: At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC FROM

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The sting [DVD]

    The sting2012

    Summary: A young con man teams up with a seasoned con man to win money from a criminal banker in 1930s Chicago.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY STiNG

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Terms of endearment [DVD]

    Terms of endearment2009

    Summary: Follows the rocky and passionate relationship between a mother and daughter from birth to death.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA TERMS

    Location: DVDs Drama

    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

  • 12 years a slave [DVD]

    12 years a slave2014

    Summary: Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA TWELVE

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The hurt locker [DVD]

    The hurt locker2010

    Summary: US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA HURT

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lord of the rings, the return of the king [DVD]

    Lord of the rings, the return of the king2004

    Summary: Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD ACT/ADV LORD

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chicago [DVD]

    Chicago2003

    Summary: At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD MUSICAL CHICAGO

    Location: DVDs Musical

    copies in: 0 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

  • Gladiator [DVD]

    Gladiator2003

    Summary: The war against the Germans won, Emperor Aurelius chooses the victorious General Maximus as his successor to the Roman empire. Commodus, Aurelius' heir, is jealous of this and enslaves Maximus to the gladiatorial arenas.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GLADIATOR

    Location: DVDs Drama

    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

  • Shakespeare in love [DVD]

    Shakespeare in love1998

    Summary: When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY SHAKESPEARE

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Titanic [DVD]

    Titanic2005

    Summary: The story of a passionate romance aboard the doomed ocean liner Titanic, framed by an account of a present-day salvager's efforts to investigate the ruins of the ship.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD ACT/ADV TITANIC

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    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

  • 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

  • Forrest Gump [DVD]

    Forrest Gump2006

    Summary: Forrest Gump is not a "smart" man. But the young Alabaman with an IQ of 75 is a thoroughly decent man, who manages to become involved in every major event in American history. And he survives them...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY FORREST

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    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

  • Unforgiven [DVD]

    Unforgiven2007

    Summary: Bill Munny is who is a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer is flat broke. He is a widower with two young children to tend to and feels he has no choice but accept on last bounty hunter...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD WESTERN UNFORGIVEN

    Location: DVDs Western

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The silence of the lambs [DVD]

    The silence of the lambs2007

    Summary: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SILENCE

    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

  • Driving Miss Daisy [DVD]

    Driving Miss Daisy1997

    Summary: A joyous comedy about a head-strong southern lady and her ever-patient chauffeur.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY DRIVING

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    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

  • 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

  • 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