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The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures was founded in 1909 with the purpose of endorsing films of merit and champion the new. Every year since 1932 they have given an award to the film they deem the best of the year.

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    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

    1932 — a.k.a. I Am a Fugitive from the Chain Gang, in 12 top lists Check
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    Topaze

    1933, in 2 top lists Check
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    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 25 top lists Check
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    The Informer

    1935, in 6 top lists Check
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    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

    1936, in 10 top lists Check
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    Night Must Fall

    1937, in 1 top list Check
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    The Citadel

    1938, in 3 top lists Check
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    Confessions of a Nazi Spy

    1939, in 1 top list Check
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    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
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    In Which We Serve

    1942, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Ox-Bow Incident

    1943 — a.k.a. Strange Incident, in 13 top lists Check
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    None But the Lonely Heart

    1944, in 1 top list Check
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    The True Glory

    1945, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth...

    1944 — a.k.a. Henry V, in 12 top lists Check
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    Monsieur Verdoux

    1947, in 12 top lists Check
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    Paisà

    1946 — a.k.a. Paisan, in 14 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
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    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
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    A Place in the Sun

    1951, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Quiet Man

    1952, in 15 top lists Check
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    Julius Caesar

    1953, in 4 top lists Check
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    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
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    Marty

    1955, in 11 top lists Check
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    Around the World in Eighty Days

    1956, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 30 top lists Check
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    The Old Man and the Sea

    1958, in 1 top list Check
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    The Nun's Story

    1959, in 4 top lists Check
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    Sons and Lovers

    1960, in 5 top lists Check
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    Question 7

    1961, in 1 top list Check
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    The Longest Day

    1962, in 6 top lists Check
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    Tom Jones

    1963, in 10 top lists Check
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    Becket

    1964, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

    1965, in 1 top list Check
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    A Man for All Seasons

    1966, in 13 top lists Check
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    Far from the Madding Crowd

    1967, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Shoes of the Fisherman

    1968, in 1 top list Check
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    They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

    1969, in 5 top lists Check
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    Patton

    1970, in 15 top lists Check
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    The Tragedy of Macbeth

    1971, in 2 top lists Check
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    Cabaret

    1972, in 22 top lists Check
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    The Sting

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
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    The Conversation

    1974, in 20 top lists Check
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    Nashville

    1975, in 19 top lists Check
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    All the President's Men

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Turning Point

    1977, in 3 top lists Check
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    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 19 top lists Check
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    Manhattan

    1979, in 18 top lists Check
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    Ordinary People

    1980, in 8 top lists Check
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    Chariots of Fire

    1981, in 12 top lists Check
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