Academy Awards Wiki

Jack Nicholson and Matt Damon in a scene from The Departed


The Departed Best Scenes

A series of scenes from The Departed


Ellen DeGeneres hosted the show for the very first time. Former US Vice President Al Gore made a special appearance at the Oscars celebrating the win of documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth." Former Paramount Pictures chairman Sherry Lansing was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and an honorary Oscar was given to Ennio Morricone for contributions to motion picture music soundtracks.


Happy Feet won Best Animated Feature

The Danish Poet won Best Animated Short

The Blood Of Yingzhou District won Best Documentary Short

Germany won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry The Lives Of Others

West Bank Story won Best Live Action Short

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest won Best Visual Effects

Marie Antoinette won Best Costume Design

Letters From Iwo Jima won Best Sound Editing

Babel won Best Original Score

The Queen won Best Actress

The Last King Of Scotland won Best Actor

An Inconvenient Truth won both Academy Awards they were nominated for: Best Documentary Feature and Best Original Song (I Need To Wake Up)

Dreamgirls won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Sound Mixing

Little Miss Sunshine won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Screenplay

Pan's Labyrinth won 3 Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Makeup

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The Departed won 4 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing