Academy Awards Wiki

The competition scene from Slumdog Millionaire



Scenes from The Dark Knight staring the Joker


Hugh Jackman was the host of the show. The only controversy it had was with the leaked and fake winners list which correctly predicted that Heath Ledger would posthumously win Supporting Actor and that Slumdog Millionaire would win Best Picture. Jerry Lewis was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for raising $12 billion dollars for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


WALL-E won Best Animated Feature

La Maison en Petits Cubes won Best Animated Short

Man On Wire won Best Documentary Feature

Smile Pinki won Best Documentary Short

Japan won Best Foreign Language Film for their entry Departures

Toyland (Spielzeugland) won Best Live Action Short

The Duchess won Best Costume Design

Vicky Cristina Barcelona won Best Supporting Actress

The Reader won Best Actress

The Dark Knight won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Sound Editing

Milk won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button won 3 Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, Best Makeup, and Best Visual Effects

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Slumdog Millionaire won 8 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Original Song (Jai Ho), Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing