Academy Awards Wiki

Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, and Morgan Freeman, all of whom would later win Oscars for Million Dollar Baby


Training Scene from Million Dollar Baby

Training scene from Million Dollar Baby


Chris Rock was the host of the Oscars. Roger Mayer was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award while Disney Lumet was given an honorary Oscar for his services to screenwriters, performers and the art of motion pictures. Meanwhile, 2 Scientific Technical Awards were presented: one to Horst Burbulla "for the invention and continuing development of the Technocrane telescoping camera crane and one to Jean-Marie Lavalou, Alain Masseron, and David Samuelson "for the engineering and development of the Louma Camera Crane and remote system for motion picture production


Ryan won Best Animated Short

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids won Best Documentary Feature

Mighty Times: The Children's March won Best Documentary Short

Spain won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry The Sea Inside

Wasp won Best Live Action Short

Spider Man 2 won Best Visual Effects

Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events won Best Makeup

The Motorcycle Diaries won Best Original Song (Al otro lado del rio){English translates it to On The Other Side Of The River}

Finding Neverland won Best Original Score

Sideways won Best Adapted Screenplay

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind won Best Original Screenplay

The Incredibles won 2 Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Sound Editing

Ray won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Sound Mixing

The Aviator won 5 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, and Best Film Editing

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Million Dollar Baby won 4 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actor