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Can you name the Most highly-rated films of each year?

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Year & DirectorMovieStar
2009: James CameronSam Worthington
2008: Christopher NolanChristian Bale
2007: The Coen BrothersTommy Lee Jones
2006: Martin ScorseseLeonardo DiCaprio
2005: Robert RodriguezBruce Willis
2004: Michel GondryJim Carrey
2003: Peter JacksonIan McKellan
2002: Fernando MeirellesAlexandre Rodrigues
2001: Peter JacksonIan McKellan
2000: Christopher NolanGuy Pearce
1999: David FincherEdward Norton
1998: Tony KayeEdward Norton
1997: Curtis HansonKevin Spacey
1996: The Coen BrothersFrances McDormand
1995: Bryan SingerGabriel Byrne
1994: Frank DarabontTim Robbins
1993: Steven SpielbergLiam Neeson
1992: Quentin TarantinoHarvey Keitel
1991: Jonathan DemmeJodie Foster
1990: Martin ScorseseRay Liotta
1989: Steven SpielbergHarrison Ford
1988: Giuseppe TornatorePhillipe Noiret
1987: Stanley KubrickMatthew Modine
1986: James CameronSigourney Weaver
1985: Robert ZemeckisMichael J. Fox
1984: Milos FormanF. Murray Abraham
1983: Richard MarquandMark Hamill
1982: Ridley ScottHarrison Ford
1981: Steven SpielbergHarrison Ford
1980: Irvin KershnerMark Hamill
1979: Francis CoppolaMartin Sheen
1978: Michael CiminoRobert DeNiro
Year & DirectorMovieStar
1977: George LucasMark Hamill
1976: Martin ScorseseRobert DeNiro
1975: Milos FormanJack Nicholson
1974: Francis Ford CoppolaAl Pacino
1973: George Roy HillPaul Newman
1972: Francis Ford CoppolaMarlon Brando
1971: Stanley KubrickMalcolm McDowell
1970: Franklin SchaffnerGeorge C. Scott
1969: George Roy HillPaul Newman
1968: Sergio LeoneHenry Fonda
1967: Stuart RosenbergPaul Newman
1966: Sergio LeoneClint Eastwood
1965: Sergio LeoneClint Eastwood
1964: Stanley KubrickPeter Sellers
1963: John SturgesSteve McQueen
1962: David LeanPeter O'Toole
1961: Akira KurosawaToshirô Mifune
1960: Alfred HitchcockAnthony Perkins
1959: Alfred HitchcockCary Grant
1958: Alfred HitchcockJimmy Stewart
1957: Sidney LumetHenry Fonda
1956: Stanley KubrickSterling Hayden
1955: Henri-Georges ClouzetSimone Signoret
1954: Akira KurosawaToshirô Mifune
1953: Henri-Georges ClouzetYves Montand
1952: Stanley DonenGene Kelly
1951: Alfred HitchcockFarley Granger
1950: Billy WilderWilliam Holden
1949: Carol ReedJoseph Cotten
1948: John HustonHumphrey Bogart
1947: Michael PowellDeborah Kerr
1946: Frank CapraJimmy Stewart
Year & DirectorMovieStar
1945: David LeanCelia Johnson
1944: Billy WilderFred MacMurray
1943: Alfred HitchcockTeresa Wright
1942: Michael CurtizHumphrey Bogart
1941: Orson Welles Orson Welles
1940: Alfred HitchcockLaurence Olivier
1939: Frank CapraJimmy Stewart
1938: Michael CurtizErrol Flynn
1937: Leo McCareyIrene Dunne
1936: Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
1935: James WhaleBoris Karloff
1934: Frank CapraClark Gable
1933: Merian CooperFay Wray
1932: Ernst LubitschMiriam Hopkins
1931: Fritz LangPeter Lorre
1930: Lewis MilestoneLouis Wolheim
1929: Erich Von StroheimGloria Swanson
1928: Victor SjöströmLillian Gish
1927: Fritz LangAlfred Abel
1926: Clyde BruckmanBuster Keaton
1925: Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
1924: Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
1923: Fred NewmeyerHarold Lloyd
1922: F.W. MurnauMax Schreck
1921: Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
1920: D.W. GriffithLillian Gish
1919: Cecil B. DemilleThomas Meighan
1918: Marshall NeilanMary Pickford
1917: Marshall NeilanMary Pickford
1916: D.W. GriffithMae Marsh
1915: D.W. GriffithLillian Gish

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