The Best of 1931

Best Picture
City Lights
La chienne
Le million

Best Actor
Wallace Beery, The Champ
James Cagney, The Public Enemy
Charles Chaplin, City Lights
*Edward G Robinson, Little Caesar
Michel Simon, La chienne

Best Actress
Marlene Dietrich, Dishonored
Greta Garbo, Mata Hari
Helen Hayes, The Sin of Madelon Claudet
Dorothy Mackaill, Safe in Hell
Norma Shearer, A Free Soul

Best Supporting Actor
*Lionel Barrymore, A Free Soul
Clark Gable, A Free Soul
Boris Karloff, Frankenstein
Adolphe Menjou, The Front Page
Roland Young, The Guardsman

Best Supporting Actress
Mae Clarke, The Public Enemy
*Miriam Hopkins, Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde
Aline MacMahon, Five Star Final
Edna May Oliver, Cimarron
ZaSu Pitts, The Guardsman

Best Director
Charles Chaplin, City Lights
Rene Clair, Le Million
*Fritz Lang, M
Jean Renoir, La chienne
James Whale, Frankenstein