Oscar for Best Director is one of the most important award categories. Check out the list of 'Academy Award for Best Director' winners.


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Best Director

The entire world of Hollywood is borne out of the efforts and toil of numerous brains and artists, working together. Among all these people, the director of a movie, under whose supervision a movie is made, occupies an important position. He is the person responsible for making things work in the right direction.
 
The director has a vital role to play in the making of a successful film. The entire film fraternity is indebted to the directors who have contributed in enriching the industry with blockbusters. 'Oscar for Best Director' is a splendid way of honoring such people. Here is a list of the directors who have won 'Academy Award for Best Director'.
 
Oscar For Best Director
 
 
Year
Winner
Film
2009
Danny Boyle
Slumdog Millionaire
2008 
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
No Country for Old Men
2007
Martin Scorsese 
The Departed
2006 
Ang Lee
Brokeback Mountain
2005
Clint Eastwood 
Million Dollar Baby
2004
Peter Jackson
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2003
Roman Polanski 
The Pianist
2002
Ron Howard 
A Beautiful Mind
2001
Steven Soderbergh 
Traffic
2000
Sam Mendes 
American Beauty
1999
Steven Spielberg 
Saving Private Ryan
1998
James Cameron 
Titanic
1997
Anthony Minghella 
The English Patient
1996
Mel Gibson 
Braveheart
1995
Robert Zemeckis
Forrest Gump
1994
Steven Spielberg 
Schindler's List
1993
Clint Eastwood 
Unforgiven
1992
Jonathan Demme 
The Silence of the Lambs
1991
Kevin Costner 
Dances with Wolves
 

  
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