The 83rd Academy Awards | 2011 (2023)

Actor in a Leading Role

Winner

Colin Firth

The King's Speech

Nominees

Javier Bardem

Biutiful

Jeff Bridges

True Grit

Jesse Eisenberg

The Social Network

James Franco

127 Hours

Actor in a Supporting Role

Winner

Christian Bale

The Fighter

Nominees

John Hawkes

Winter's Bone

Jeremy Renner

The Town

Mark Ruffalo

The Kids Are All Right

Geoffrey Rush

The King's Speech

Actress in a Leading Role

Winner

Natalie Portman

Black Swan

Nominees

Annette Bening

The Kids Are All Right

Nicole Kidman

Rabbit Hole

Jennifer Lawrence

Winter's Bone

Michelle Williams

Blue Valentine

Actress in a Supporting Role

Winner

Melissa Leo

The Fighter

Nominees

Amy Adams

The Fighter

Helena Bonham Carter

The King's Speech

Hailee Steinfeld

True Grit

Jacki Weaver

Animal Kingdom

Animated Feature Film

Winner

Toy Story 3

Lee Unkrich

Nominees

How to Train Your Dragon

Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

The Illusionist

Sylvain Chomet

Art Direction

Winner

Alice in Wonderland

Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara

Nominees

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan

Inception

Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat

The King's Speech

Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Judy Farr

True Grit

Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

Cinematography

Winner

Inception

Wally Pfister

Nominees

Black Swan

Matthew Libatique

The King's Speech

Danny Cohen

The Social Network

Jeff Cronenweth

True Grit

Roger Deakins

Costume Design

Winner

Alice in Wonderland

Colleen Atwood

Nominees

I Am Love

Antonella Cannarozzi

The King's Speech

Jenny Beavan

The Tempest

Sandy Powell

True Grit

Mary Zophres

Directing

Winner

The King's Speech

Tom Hooper

Nominees

Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky

The Fighter

David O. Russell

The Social Network

David Fincher

True Grit

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Documentary (Feature)

Winner

Inside Job

Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs

Nominees

Exit through the Gift Shop

Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz

Gasland

Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic

Restrepo

Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger

Waste Land

Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley

Documentary (Short Subject)

Winner

Strangers No More

Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon

Nominees

Killing in the Name

Jed Rothstein

Poster Girl

Sara Nesson and Mitchell W. Block

Sun Come Up

Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger

The Warriors of Qiugang

Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon

Film Editing

Winner

The Social Network

Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Nominees

Black Swan

Andrew Weisblum

The Fighter

Pamela Martin

The King's Speech

Tariq Anwar

127 Hours

Jon Harris

Foreign Language Film

Winner

In a Better World

Denmark

(Video) Natalie Portman winning Best Actress | 83rd Oscars (2011)

Nominees

Biutiful

Mexico

Dogtooth

Greece

Incendies

Canada

Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)

Algeria

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Winner

Francis Ford Coppola

Makeup

Winner

The Wolfman

Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Nominees

Barney's Version

Adrien Morot

The Way Back

Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

Music (Original Score)

Winner

The Social Network

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Nominees

How to Train Your Dragon

John Powell

Inception

Hans Zimmer

The King's Speech

Alexandre Desplat

127 Hours

A.R. Rahman

Music (Original Song)

Winner

Toy Story 3

We Belong Together in "Toy Story 3" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Nominees

Country Strong

Coming Home in "Country Strong" Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey

Tangled

I See The Light in "Tangled" Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Glenn Slater

127 Hours

If I Rise in "127 Hours" Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong

Best Picture

Winner

The King's Speech

Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers

Nominees

Black Swan

Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers

The Fighter

David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers

Inception

Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

The Kids Are All Right

Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers

127 Hours

Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers

The Social Network

The Social Network

Toy Story 3

Darla K. Anderson, Producer

True Grit

Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers

Winter's Bone

Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

Winner

The Lost Thing

Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann

Nominees

Day & Night

Teddy Newton

The Gruffalo

Jakob Schuh and Max Lang

Let's Pollute

Geefwee Boedoe

Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)

Bastien Dubois

Short Film (Live Action)

Winner

God of Love

Luke Matheny

Nominees

The Confession

Tanel Toom

The Crush

Michael Creagh

Na Wewe

Ivan Goldschmidt

Wish 143

Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

Sound Editing

Winner

Inception

Richard King

Nominees

Toy Story 3

Tom Myers and Michael Silvers

Tron: Legacy

Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague

True Grit

Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey

Unstoppable

Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound Mixing

Winner

Inception

Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick

Nominees

The King's Speech

Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley

Salt

Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin

The Social Network

Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten

True Grit

Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland

Visual Effects

Winner

Inception

Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb

Nominees

Alice in Wonderland

Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi

Hereafter

Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojansky and Joe Farrell

Iron Man 2

Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Winner

The Social Network

Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

Nominees

127 Hours

Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy

Toy Story 3

Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

True Grit

Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Winter's Bone

Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Winner

The King's Speech

Screenplay by David Seidler

Nominees

Another Year

Written by Mike Leigh

The Fighter

Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson

Inception

Written by Christopher Nolan

The Kids Are All Right

Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg

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127 Hours

6 Nominations

Music (Original Score) - A.R. Rahman

Best Picture - Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers

Music (Original Song) - If I Rise in "127 Hours" Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong

Actor in a Leading Role - James Franco in "127 Hours"

Film Editing - Jon Harris

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy

A

Alice in Wonderland

3 Nominations, 2 Wins

* Costume Design - Colleen Atwood

* Art Direction - Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara

Visual Effects - Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips

Animal Kingdom

1 Nomination

Actress in a Supporting Role - Jacki Weaver in "Animal Kingdom"

Another Year

1 Nomination

Writing (Original Screenplay) - Written by Mike Leigh

B

Barney's Version

1 Nomination

Makeup - Adrien Morot

Biutiful

2 Nominations

Actor in a Leading Role - Javier Bardem in "Biutiful"

Foreign Language Film - Mexico

Black Swan

5 Nominations, 1 Win

Film Editing - Andrew Weisblum

Directing - Darren Aronofsky

Cinematography - Matthew Libatique

Best Picture - Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers

* Actress in a Leading Role - Natalie Portman in "Black Swan"

Blue Valentine

1 Nomination

Actress in a Leading Role - Michelle Williams in "Blue Valentine"

C

The Confession

1 Nomination

Short Film (Live Action) - Tanel Toom

Country Strong

1 Nomination

Music (Original Song) - Coming Home in "Country Strong" Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey

The Crush

1 Nomination

Short Film (Live Action) - Michael Creagh

D

Day & Night

1 Nomination

Short Film (Animated) - Teddy Newton

Dogtooth

1 Nomination

Foreign Language Film - Greece

E

Exit through the Gift Shop

1 Nomination

Documentary (Feature) - Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz

F

The Fighter

7 Nominations, 2 Wins

Actress in a Supporting Role - Amy Adams in "The Fighter"

Best Picture - David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers

Directing - David O. Russell

Film Editing - Pamela Martin

Writing (Original Screenplay) - Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson

* Actor in a Supporting Role - Christian Bale in "The Fighter"

* Actress in a Supporting Role - Melissa Leo in "The Fighter"

G

Gasland

1 Nomination

Documentary (Feature) - Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic

God of Love

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Short Film (Live Action) - Luke Matheny

The Gruffalo

1 Nomination

Short Film (Animated) - Jakob Schuh and Max Lang

H

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

2 Nominations

Art Direction - Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan

Visual Effects - Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi

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Hereafter

1 Nomination

Visual Effects - Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojansky and Joe Farrell

How to Train Your Dragon

2 Nominations

Animated Feature Film - Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

Music (Original Score) - John Powell

I

I Am Love

1 Nomination

Costume Design - Antonella Cannarozzi

The Illusionist

1 Nomination

Animated Feature Film - Sylvain Chomet

In a Better World

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Foreign Language Film - Denmark

Incendies

1 Nomination

Foreign Language Film - Canada

Inception

8 Nominations, 4 Wins

Best Picture - Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

Music (Original Score) - Hans Zimmer

Art Direction - Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat

Writing (Original Screenplay) - Written by Christopher Nolan

* Sound Mixing - Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick

* Visual Effects - Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb

* Sound Editing - Richard King

* Cinematography - Wally Pfister

Inside Job

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Documentary (Feature) - Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs

Iron Man 2

1 Nomination

Visual Effects - Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

K

The Kids Are All Right

4 Nominations

Actress in a Leading Role - Annette Bening in "The Kids Are All Right"

Best Picture - Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers

Actor in a Supporting Role - Mark Ruffalo in "The Kids Are All Right"

Writing (Original Screenplay) - Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg

Killing in the Name

1 Nomination

Documentary (Short Subject) - Jed Rothstein

The King's Speech

12 Nominations, 4 Wins

Music (Original Score) - Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography - Danny Cohen

Actor in a Supporting Role - Geoffrey Rush in "The King's Speech"

Actress in a Supporting Role - Helena Bonham Carter in "The King's Speech"

Costume Design - Jenny Beavan

Sound Mixing - Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley

Art Direction - Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Judy Farr

Film Editing - Tariq Anwar

* Actor in a Leading Role - Colin Firth in "The King's Speech"

* Best Picture - Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers

* Writing (Original Screenplay) - Screenplay by David Seidler

* Directing - Tom Hooper

L

Let's Pollute

1 Nomination

Short Film (Animated) - Geefwee Boedoe

The Lost Thing

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Short Film (Animated) - Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann

M

Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)

1 Nomination

Short Film (Animated) - Bastien Dubois

N

Na Wewe

1 Nomination

Short Film (Live Action) - Ivan Goldschmidt

O

Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)

1 Nomination

Foreign Language Film - Algeria

P

Poster Girl

1 Nomination

Documentary (Short Subject) - Sara Nesson and Mitchell W. Block

(Video) Christian Bale winning Best Supporting Actor | 83rd Oscars (2011)

R

Rabbit Hole

1 Nomination

Actress in a Leading Role - Nicole Kidman in "Rabbit Hole"

Restrepo

1 Nomination

Documentary (Feature) - Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger

S

Salt

1 Nomination

Sound Mixing - Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin

The Social Network

8 Nominations, 3 Wins

* Film Editing - Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

* Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

* Music (Original Score) - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Directing - David Fincher

Cinematography - Jeff Cronenweth

Actor in a Leading Role - Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"

Sound Mixing - Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten

Best Picture - The Social Network

Strangers No More

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Documentary (Short Subject) - Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon

Sun Come Up

1 Nomination

Documentary (Short Subject) - Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger

T

Tangled

1 Nomination

Music (Original Song) - I See The Light in "Tangled" Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Glenn Slater

The Tempest

1 Nomination

Costume Design - Sandy Powell

The Town

1 Nomination

Actor in a Supporting Role - Jeremy Renner in "The Town"

Toy Story 3

5 Nominations, 2 Wins

Best Picture - Darla K. Anderson, Producer

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

Sound Editing - Tom Myers and Michael Silvers

* Animated Feature Film - Lee Unkrich

* Music (Original Song) - We Belong Together in "Toy Story 3" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Tron: Legacy

1 Nomination

Sound Editing - Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague

True Grit

10 Nominations

Actress in a Supporting Role - Hailee Steinfeld in "True Grit"

Actor in a Leading Role - Jeff Bridges in "True Grit"

Directing - Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Costume Design - Mary Zophres

Art Direction - Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

Cinematography - Roger Deakins

Best Picture - Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers

Sound Editing - Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey

Sound Mixing - Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

U

Unstoppable

1 Nomination

Sound Editing - Mark P. Stoeckinger

W

The Warriors of Qiugang

1 Nomination

Documentary (Short Subject) - Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon

Waste Land

1 Nomination

Documentary (Feature) - Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley

The Way Back

1 Nomination

Makeup - Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

Winter's Bone

4 Nominations

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Best Picture - Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Actress in a Leading Role - Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone"

Actor in a Supporting Role - John Hawkes in "Winter's Bone"

Wish 143

1 Nomination

Short Film (Live Action) - Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

The Wolfman

1 Win, 1 Nomination

* Makeup - Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

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FAQs

Which picture won the Best Picture award in the 83rd Academy Awards Oscars? ›

The King's Speech won four awards, including Best Picture.

Who was awarded the 83rd Oscar Award for the Best Director on 27th February 2011? ›

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What movie did Colin Firth win an Oscar for? ›

Colin Firth has received two Academy Award for Best Actor nominations winning for his performance as King George VI in Tom Hooper's historical drama The King's Speech (2010). He also received two BAFTA Awards, a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

What movie won all 5 major Oscars? ›

Only three films have won all five of these major awards: It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Eight films failed to win any of the five major awards after being nominated in each category.

Who refused his Oscar for best picture? ›

Sacheen Littlefeather, Who Declined Oscar on Marlon Brando's Behalf, Dies at 75. FILE - Activist and actress Sacheen Littlefeather takes part in a panel discussion on the PBS special 'Reel Injun' at the PBS Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., Aug.

Who is the only man to have won 3 best Oscars? ›

Six have won exactly three acting Academy Awards: Daniel Day-Lewis (three Best Actor awards), Frances McDormand (three Best Actress awards), Meryl Streep (two Best Actress awards and one Best Supporting Actress award), Jack Nicholson (two Best Actor awards and one Best Supporting Actor award), Ingrid Bergman (two Best ...

Who Won 3 Oscars in one night? ›

Daniel Day-Lewis

He's been nominated only six times, but he's won three Oscars for Best Actor. The Irish thespian had said that 2017's “Phantom Thread” was his last film, so he may be retired. Of course, Joe Pesci said that once, and then “The Irishman” happened.

Which director has won 3 Oscars? ›

Frank Capra won three awards in this category, for It Happened One Night, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and You Can't Take It with You. John Ford has the most Best Director wins with four, winning in 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1952.

Who won 4 Oscars in one night? ›

Walt Disney won an armload of Academy Awards® one unforgettable Hollywood night. On March 25, 1954, Walt won Oscars for the films The Living Desert, Bear Country, The Alaskan Eskimo, and the cartoon short Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom.

How many Oscars did Jim Carrey get? ›

The beloved funnyman Jim Carrey has never received an Oscar nomination, despite having appeared in such critically adored films as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Truman Show. He has picked up a slew of Golden Globe nominations, however, two of which have resulted in wins.

What 3 films have won 11 Oscars? ›

"Ben-Hur" (1959), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003), and "Titanic" (1997) each received 11 Oscars.

Who has won the Lost Oscars? ›

Who has the most Oscars overall? Out of all nominees in Academy Awards history, Walt Disney holds the most Oscars. Disney won 26 Oscars over the course of his career and was nominated a grand total of 59 times.

Which 1972 film won 8 Oscars but lost Best Picture? ›

Chaplin had received honorary Academy Awards in 1929 and 1972. Cabaret, Bob Fosse's adaptation of the Broadway stage musical, set a record for the most Oscars won without winning Best Picture. Best Picture winner The Godfather received only three Academy Awards.

Who has won the most Oscars in history? ›

Walt Disney has been honored with the most Academy Awards of all time, having won 22 awards out of 59 nominations. Katharine Hepburn holds the record for the actor with the most Oscar wins of all time.

Which Hollywood actor has won the most Oscars? ›

As of 2022, Katharine Hepburn maintained her lead as the actor with the most Oscar wins of all time.

Are Oscars made of gold? ›

The statuettes are solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold. Due to a metal shortage during World War II, Oscars were made of painted plaster for three years.

Who turned down an Oscar first? ›

Sacheen Littlefeather had only 60 seconds to speak at the 1973 Academy Awards. In her brief speech, she refused the Oscar for best actor on behalf of Marlon Brando, faced a mixture of loud boos and cheers, and defended the rights of Native Americans on national TV.

Who is the only villain to win an Oscar? ›

Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight” (2008)

Posthumously awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, Ledger perfectly embodies the lunacy of Gotham's most gleeful villain, the Joker. He died more than a year before he could receive his award, but his performance remains the pinnacle of villain madness.

Has any actor won 2 Oscars in a row? ›

Two actors have won two consecutive awards: Spencer Tracy – Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938) Tom Hanks – Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994)

Which 3 movies won all 5 major Oscars? ›

In the past 90 years, only three films, It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991) have won all five Oscars from the forty-three films that secured nominations in all five prestige Academy Award categories.

Has anyone won 2 Oscars in the same year? ›

Seven of these actors and actresses received an Academy Award in one of the categories they were nominated in, but none have won two Academy Awards in the same year.

Who was the youngest Oscar winner? ›

Tatum O'Neal, 'Paper Moon' (1973)

She remains the youngest competitive Oscar winner in history, beating out Linda Blair (The Exorcist), Sylvia Sidney (Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams), Candy Clark (American Graffiti) and her Paper Moon co-star Madeline Kahn.

What is the best picture award called? ›

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) since the awards debuted in 1929.

What film won Best Picture in 1984? ›

Ultimately, the 1984 awards were monopolized by Amadeus with eight wins, the Saul Zaentz-produced, Milos Forman-directed film. The musical quasi-biopic/epic won the following awards: Best Picture, Best Actor (F.

What won Best Picture over Shawshank? ›

Forrest Gump won six awards, including Best Picture.

Did Benjamin Button win Best Picture? ›

The film received thirteen Academy Award nominations, the most of the 81st Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Fincher, Best Actor for Pitt, and Best Supporting Actress for Taraji P. Henson, and won three, for Best Art Direction, Best Makeup, and Best Visual Effects.

What are the top 5 awards? ›

Big Five winners

Three films have received the Big Five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay (Original or Adapted; all won for Best Adapted Screenplay).

Who has won the most Oscars? ›

As of 2021, 44 actors and actresses have received two or more Academy Awards in acting categories. Katharine Hepburn leads the way with four (all Best Actress).

Who owns the Oscars? ›

Prior to 1950, Oscar statuettes were (and remain) the property of the recipient. Since then the statuettes have been legally encumbered by the requirement that the statuette be first offered for sale back to the Academy for US$1. If a winner refuses to agree to this stipulation, then the Academy keeps the statuette.

What was the 1 movie in 1984? ›

The year's highest-grossing film in the United States and Canada was Beverly Hills Cop. Ghostbusters overtook it, however, with a re-release the following year.

Why is 1984 so iconic? ›

1984 saw a contentious Presidential election where Ronald Reagan won a second term over Walter Mondale, the AIDS virus was discovered and made public, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated, and the threat of nuclear war hung over the world.

Which film won more than 9 Oscars? ›

Titanic received awards for: Best Picture, Best Director, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume, Visual Effects, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Film Editing, Original Dramatic Score, Original Song and losing out on Best Actress, Supporting Actress and Makeup.

What movie beat the Godfather? ›

Cabaret in particular was an ambitious endeavor, as the 1966 Broadway musical was already an acclaimed work in its own right. Whether Cabaret deserved to win over The Godfather is still a debate worth having, but it would be impossible to dismiss Fosse's efforts entirely.

What movies did Forrest Gump beat? ›

Forrest Gump beat out Four Weddings and a Funeral, Quiz Show, Pulp Fiction, and The Shawshank Redemption for Best Picture that year, with the latter being another big pick from cinephiles as a deserving winner of the prize over Forrest Gump.

Did Forrest Gump win any Oscars? ›

Forrest Gump

Why did Benjamin Button leave his wife? ›

The failure of "nobility." Benjamin abandons his family because, essentially, he's got an illness that is going to be a burden on them as it progresses. Years later, when Daisy is married, Benjamin returns and she sleeps with him one last time.

What is the real case of Benjamin Button? ›

Progeria is also known as Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) or the “Benjamin Button” disease (named after the short story and movie 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'). It's a rare genetic condition that results in a child's body aging rapidly. A mutation in the LMNA gene causes progeria.

Is the Benjamin Button story true? ›

Rupesh Kumar, 21, lives in India and weighs under 45 pounds, Express reports. He has a rare condition called Hutchinson-Gilford progeria that causes him to age quickly. It affects only one in 8 million people. The condition is said to have inspired "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," the F.

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