Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture
The Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, also known as the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, is one of the annual awards given by the Producers Guild of America from 1989.
Starting from 2009, the number of nominees has officially increased from 5 to 10, in accordance with the number of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Of all the 28 films awarded, 19 have gone on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Winners and nomineesEdit
|1989||Driving Miss Daisy †||Lili Fini Zanuck and Richard D. Zanuck|
|Born on the Fourth of July ‡||A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone|
|Dead Poets Society ‡||Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, and Tony Thomas|
|Do the Right Thing||Spike Lee|
|Field of Dreams ‡||Lawrence Gordon and Charles Gordon|
|The Little Mermaid||John Musker and Howard Ashman|
|My Left Foot ‡||Noel Pearson|
|Sex, Lies, and Videotape||John Hardy and Robert Newmyer|
|When Harry Met Sally...||Rob Reiner and Andrew Scheinman|
- "†" indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- "‡" indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- Since the inception of the Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, eight animated films have been nominated:
- 1989 The Little Mermaid (lost to Driving Miss Daisy)
- 1991 Beauty and the Beast (lost to The Silence of the Lambs)
- 1994 The Lion King (lost to Forrest Gump)
- 1995 Toy Story (lost to Apollo 13)
- 2001 Shrek (lost to Moulin Rouge!)
- 2004 The Incredibles (lost to The Aviator)
- 2009 Up (lost to The Hurt Locker)
- 2010 Toy Story 3 (lost to The King's Speech)