Engineering Effects Award

1st Academy Awards (1927-28)“Wings”

Special Effects Awards

[SA] = Special Achievement

11th Academy Awards (1938)“Spawn of the North” [SA]
12th Academy Awards (1939)“The Rains Came”
13th Academy Awards (1940)“The Thief of Bagdad”
14th Academy Awards (1941)“I Wanted Wings”
15th Academy Awards (1942)“Reap the Wild Wind”
16th Academy Awards (1943)“Crash Dive”
17th Academy Awards (1944)“Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo”
18th Academy Awards (1945)“Wonder Man”
19th Academy Awards (1946)“Blithe Spirit”
20th Academy Awards (1947)“Green Dolphin Street”
21st Academy Awards (1948)“Portrait of Jennie”
22nd Academy Awards (1949)“Mighty Joe Young”
23rd Academy Awards (1950)“Destination Moon”
24th Academy Awards (1951)“When Worlds Collide” [SA]
25th Academy Awards (1952)“Plymouth Adventure” [SA]
26th Academy Awards (1953)“The War of the Worlds” [SA]
27th Academy Awards (1954)“20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”
28th Academy Awards (1955)“The Bridges at Toko-Ri”
29th Academy Awards (1956)“The Ten Commandments”
30th Academy Awards (1957)“The Enemy Below”
31st Academy Awards (1958)“Tom Thumb”
32nd Academy Awards (1959)“Ben-Hur”
33rd Academy Awards (1960)“The Time Machine”
34th Academy Awards (1961)“The Guns of Navarone”
35th Academy Awards (1962)“The Longest Day”

Visual Effects Awards

[SA] = Special Achievement

36th Academy Awards (1963)“Cleopatra”
37th Academy Awards (1964)“Mary Poppins”
38th Academy Awards (1965)“Thunderball”
39th Academy Awards (1966)“Fantastic Voyage”
40th Academy Awards (1967)“Doctor Dolittle”
41st Academy Awards (1968)“2001: A Space Odyssey”
42nd Academy Awards (1969)“Marooned”
43rd Academy Awards (1970)“Tora! Tora! Tora!”
44th Academy Awards (1971)“Bedknobs and Broomsticks”
45th Academy Awards (1972)“The Poseidon Adventure” [SA]
46th Academy Awards (1973)NO AWARD GIVEN
47th Academy Awards (1974)“Earthquake” [SA]
48th Academy Awards (1975)“The Hindenburg” [SA]
49th Academy Awards (1976)“King Kong” | Logan’s Run [SA]
50th Academy Awards (1977)“Star Wars”
51st Academy Awards (1978)“Superman” [SA]
52nd Academy Awards (1979)“Alien”
53rd Academy Awards (1980)“The Empire Strikes Back” [SA]
54th Academy Awards (1981)“Raiders of the Lost Ark”
55th Academy Awards (1982)“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
56th Academy Awards (1983)“Return of the Jedi” [SA]
57th Academy Awards (1984)“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”
58th Academy Awards (1985)“Cocoon”
59th Academy Awards (1986)“Aliens”
60th Academy Awards (1987)“Innerspace”
61st Academy Awards (1988)“Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
62nd Academy Awards (1989)“The Abyss”
63rd Academy Awards (1990)“Total Recall” [SA]
64th Academy Awards (1991)“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”
65th Academy Awards (1992)“Death Becomes Her”
66th Academy Awards (1993)“Jurassic Park”
67th Academy Awards (1994)“Forrest Gump”
68th Academy Awards (1995)“Babe”
69th Academy Awards (1996)“Independence Day”
70th Academy Awards (1997)“Titanic”
71st Academy Awards (1998)“What Dreams May Come”
72nd Academy Awards (1999)“The Matrix”
73rd Academy Awards (2000)“Gladiator”
74th Academy Awards (2001)“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”
75th Academy Awards (2002)“The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
76th Academy Awards (2003)“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
77th Academy Awards (2004)“Spider-Man 2”
78th Academy Awards (2005)“King Kong”
79th Academy Awards (2006)“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
80th Academy Awards (2007)“The Golden Compass”
81st Academy Awards (2008)“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
82nd Academy Awards (2009)“Avatar”
83rd Academy Awards (2010)“Inception”
84th Academy Awards (2011)“Hugo”
85th Academy Awards (2012)“Life of Pi”
86th Academy Awards (2013)“Gravity”
87th Academy Awards (2014)“Interstellar”
88th Academy Awards (2015)“Ex Machina”
89th Academy Awards (2016)“The Jungle Book”
90th Academy Awards (2017)“Blade Runner 2049”
91st Academy Awards (2018)“First Man”
92nd Academy Awards (2019)“1917”
93rd Academy Awards (2020)“Tenet”
94th Academy Awards (2021)“Dune”