It managed to surpass the former leader, France.
It was given to the South Korean film Parasite.
The Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer died at the 73rd year of life in Madrid.
The 92nd ceremony of awards presentation will be held in Los Angeles on February 9.
The film 1917 directed by Sam Mendes was recognized as the best motion drama picture of 2019.
The President noted that many children often notice him not on TV, but in the film.
86 years old actor died on the night of December 12 after a brief illness.
Oscar winner Brie Larson took first place on the list.