Here is part two of our Best Picture Countdown of movies that won between 1978-1987. On the last episode we ran down the bottom five films, click HERE to see the list and listen to the episode. On this episode Stephanie Prior joins Dakota again and they talk about the best of that decade. 

Here are the bottom five pictures in our ratings. Dakota’s ratings come first and Stephanie’s second next to each film.

5. The Last Emperor 7.9/10 7.5/10

4. The Deer Hunter 8.4/10 7.7/10

3. Amadeus 7.5/10 8.5/10

And for the very first time we have a tie for first place!

1. Kramer vs. Kramer 8.5/10 8.2/10

1. Ordinary People 8.7/10 8/10

Continuing the tradition of doing things however they damn well please, Dakota and Steph give out their own Oscar’s.

CategoryDakota’s PickStephanie’s Pick
Best Supporting ActorDonald Sutherland- Ordinary PeopleTom Hulce- Amadeus
Best Supporting ActressElizabeth Berridge- AmadeusMary Tyler Moore- Ordinary People
Best ActorTimothy Hutton- Ordinary PeopleTimothy Hutton- Ordinary People
Best ActressMeryl Streep- Kramer vs. KramerShirley MacLaine- Terms of Endearment
Best PictureOrdinary PeopleAmadeus


If you have seen any of these films let Dakota know what you think! Follow Dakota @Dgapa and the show @ContraZoomPod on Twitter.