Winners of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival

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  • 1951-06-06 1st Berlin International Film Festival opens
  • 1952-06-12 2nd Berlin International Film Festival: "One Summer of Happiness" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • 1953-06-18 3rd Berlin International Film Festival: "The Wages of Fear" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • 1954-06-18 4th Berlin International Film Festival: "Hobson's Choice" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • 1955-06-24 5th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Rats" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • 1956-06-22 6th Berlin International Film Festival: "Invitation to the Dance" wins Golden Bear
  • 1957-06-21 7th Berlin International Film Festival: "12 Angry Men" wins Golden Bear
  • 1958-06-27 8th Berlin International Film Festival: "Wild Strawberries" wins Golden Bear
  • 1959-06-26 9th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Cousins" wins Golden Bear
  • 1960-06-24 10th Berlin International Film Festival: "El Lazarillo de Tormes" wins Golden Bear
  • 1961-06-23 11th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Night" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1962-06-22 12th Berlin International Film Festival: "A Kind of Loving" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1963-06-21 13th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Devil" and "Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1964-06-26 14th Berlin International Film Festival: "Dry Summer" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1965-06-25 15th Berlin International Film Festival: "Alphaville" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1966-06-24 16th Berlin International Film Festival: "Cul-de-Sac" wins the Golden Bear

  • 1967-06-23 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1968-06-21 18th Berlin International Film Festival: "Who Saw Him Die?" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1969-06-25 19th Berlin International Film Festival: "Early Works" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1970-07-05 20th Berlin International Film Festival cancelled due to controversy surrounding the participation of Michael Verhoeven's anti-war film "o.k."
  • 1971-06-26 21st Berlin International Film Festival: "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1972-06-23 22nd Berlin International Film Festival: "The Canterbury Tales" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1973-06-22 23rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Distant Thunder" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1974-06-21 24th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1975-06-27 25th Berlin International Film Festival: "Adoption" wins the Golden Bear

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1976-06-25 26th Berlin International Film Festival: "Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson" wins the Golden Bear

Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull
Lakota Sioux Chief
Sitting Bull
  • 1977-06-24 27th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Ascent" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1978-02-22 28th Berlin International Film Festival: "Las truchas" and "What Max Said" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1979-02-20 29th Berlin International Film Festival: "David" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1980-02-18 30th Berlin International Film Festival: "Heartland" and "Palermo or Wolfsburg" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1981-02-13 31st Berlin International Film Festival: "Hurry, Hurry!" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1982-02-12 32nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Veronika Voss" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1983-02-18 33rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Ascendancy" and "The Beehive" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1984-02-17 34th Berlin International Film Festival: "Love Streams" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1985-02-15 35th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Woman and the Stranger" and "Wetherby" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1986-02-14 36th Berlin International Film Festival: "Stammheim" wins the Golden Bear

  • 1987-02-20 37th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Theme" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1988-02-12 38th Berlin International Film Festival: "Red Sorgum" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1989-02-10 39th Berlin International Film Festival: "Rain Man" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1990-02-09 40th Berlin International Film Festival: "Music Box" and "Larks on a String" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1991-02-15 41st Berlin International Film Festival: "The House of Smiles" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1992-02-13 42nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Grand Canyon" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1993-02-11 43rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Woman Sesame Oil Maker" and "The Wedding Banquet" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 1994-02-10 44th Berlin International Film Festival: "In the Name of the Father" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1995-02-09 45th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Bait" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1996-02-15 46th Berlin International Film Festival: "Sense and Sensibility" wins the Golden Bear

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1997-02-13 47th Berlin International Film Festival: "The People vs. Larry Flynt" wins the Golden Bear

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt
  • 1998-02-11 48th Berlin International Film Festival: "Central Station" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1999-02-10 49th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Thin Red Line" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2000-02-09 50th Berlin International Film Festival: "Magnolia" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2001-02-07 51st Berlin International Film Festival: "Intimacy" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2002-02-06 52nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Spirited Away" and "Bloody Sunday" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • 2003-02-06 53rd Berlin International Film Festival: "In This World" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2004-02-05 54th Berlin International Film Festival: "Head-On" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2005-02-10 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2006-02-09 56th Berlin International Film Festival: "Grbavica" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2007-02-08 57th Berlin International Film Festival: "Tuya's Marriage" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2008-02-07 58th Berlin International Film Festival: "Elite Squad" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2009-02-05 59th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Milk of Sorrow" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2010-02-11 60th Berlin International Film Festival: "Honey" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2011-02-10 61st Berlin International Film Festival: "A Separation" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2012-02-09 62nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Caesar Must Die" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2013-02-07 63rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Child's Pose" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2014-02-06 64th Berlin International Film Festival: "Black Coal, Thin Ice" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2015-02-05 65th Berlin International Film Festival: "Taxi" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2016-02-21 66th Berlin International Film Festival: Italian documentary "Fire at Sea" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2017-02-18 67th Berlin International Film Festival: Hungarian film "On Body and Soul" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2018-02-25 68th Berlin International Film Festival: Romanian film "Touch Me Not" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2019-02-16 69th Berlin International Film Festival: Israeli film "Synonyms" wins the Golden Bear