OSCARSĀ®: Best Picture Winners 1927-2013

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2010 - The Hurt Locker

Also nominated:Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, Inglourious Basterds, Precious, A Serious Man, Up, Up In The Air

Kathryn Bigelow added a Best Picture gong to her record making Best Director award, the first in the Academy's long history for a female director. Her claustrophobic film about ordinance clearance experts in Iraq eventually won six gongs, outdoing her former hubby James Cameron who'd been much fancied for his otherworldly epic Avatar.