The Best of 1951

Best Picture
Ace in the Hole
A Place in the Sun
Strangers on a Train
*A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Actor
*Marlon Brando, A Streetcar Named Desire
Humphrey Bogart, The African Queen
Montgomery Clift, A Place in the Sun
Kirk Douglas, Ace in the Hole
Michael Redgrave, The Browning Version

Best Actress
Ethel Barrymore, Kind Lady
Katharine Hepburn, The African Queen
*Vivien Leigh, A Streetcar Named Desire
Anna Magnani, Bellissima
Eleanor Parker, Detective Story

Best Supporting Actor
Maurice Evans, Kind Lady
Leo Genn, Quo Vadis?
Karl Malden, A Streetcar Named Desire
*Robert Walker, Strangers on a Train
John Williams, Kind Lady

Best Supporting Actress
Ava Gardner, Show Boat
Kim Hunter. A Streetcar Named Desire
*Thelma Ritter, The Mating Season…

  • Ace in the Hole
  • The African Queen
  • Anna
  • Awaara
  • Baazi
  • Bellissima
  • The Browning Version
  • Detective Story
  • Diary of a Country Priest
  • Early Summer
  • He Ran All the Way
  • Juliette, or Key of Dreams
  • A Place in the Sun
  • Quo Vadis
  • The River
  • Storm Warning
  • Strangers on a Train
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Summer Interlude
  • Thunder on the Hill
  • Hollywood Story
  • Appointment with Danger
  • Roadblock
  • Rich, Young and Pretty
  • On Dangerous Ground
  • The 13th Letter
  • The Brave Bulls
  • M
  • The Mob
  • Miracle in Milan