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2004 Oscars 76th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: February 29, 2004
Held at: Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California
Host: Billy Crystal
Eligibility Year: 2003
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2004 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture *The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lost in Translation
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Mystic River
Seabiscuit
*Best Animated Feature Film Brother Bear
*Finding Nemo
The Triplets of Belleville
*Actor in a Leading Role Jude Law - Cold Mountain
Ben Kingsley - House of Sand and Fog
Bill Murray - Lost in Translation
*Sean Penn - Mystic River.
Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean : The Curse of the Black Pearl
*Actress in a Leading Role Naomi Watts - 21 Grams
Samantha Morton - In America
*Charlize Theron - Monster
Diane Keaton - Something's Gotta Give
Keisha Castle-Hughes - Whale Rider
*Actor in a Supporting Role

Alec Baldwin - The Cooler

Benicio Del Toro - 21 Grams
Djimon Hounsou - In America
*Tim Robbins - Mystic River
Ken Watanabe - The Last Samurai
*Actress in a Supporting Role Shohreh Aghdashloo - House of Sand and Fog
Patricia Clarkson - Pieces of April
Marcia Gay Harden - Mystic River
Holly Hunter - thirteen
*Renee Zellweger - Cold Mountain
*Directing Fernando Meirelles - City of God
*Peter Jackson - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Sofia Coppola - Lost in Translation
Peter Weir - Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Clint Eastwood - Mystic River
*Writing: Original Screenplay
Written Directly for the Screen
Denys Arcand - The Barbarian Invasions
Steven Knight - Dirty Pretty Things
Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson and David Reynolds - Finding Nemo
Jim Sheridan & Naomi Sheridan & Kirsten Sheridan - In America
*Sofia Coppola - Lost in Translation
*Writing: Adapted Screenplay
Based on Material Previously
Produced or Published
Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman - American Splendor
Braulio Mantovani - City of God
*Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Brian Helgeland - Mystic River
Gary Ross - Seabiscuit
*Cinematography City of God
Cold Mountain
Girl with a Pearl Earring
*Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Seabiscuit
*Art Direction Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Last Samurai
*The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Seabiscuit
*Sound The Last Samurai
*The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Seabiscuit
*Music - Original Score

Big Fish - Danny Elfman

Cold Mountain - Gabriel Yared
Finding Nemo - Thomas Newman
House of Sand and Fog - James Horner
* The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Howard Shore
*Music: Original Song * Into the West from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Fran Walsh, Howard Shore and Annie Lennox
A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow from A Mighty Wind - Michael McKean and Annette O'Toole
Scarlet Tide from Cold Mountain - T Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello
The Triplets of Belleville from The Triplets of Belleville - Benoit Charest and Sylvain Chomet
You Will Be My Ain True Love from Cold Mountain - Sting
*Film Editing City of God
Cold Mountain
*The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Seabiscuit
*Costume Design Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Last Samurai
*The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Seabiscuit
*Makeup *The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
*Visual Effects *The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
*Sound Editing Finding Nemo
*Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
*Short Film - Animation Boundin
Destino
Gone Nutty
*Harvie Krumpet
Nibbles
*Short Film - Live Action Torzija (UAY Torsion)
Die Rote Jacke (The Red Jacket)
Most (The Bridge)
Squash
*Two Soldiers
*Documentary: Feature Balseros
Capturing the Friedmans
My Architect
*The Fog of War
The Weather Underground
*Documentary: Short Subject Asylum
*Chernobyl Heart
Ferry Tales
*Foreign Language Film The Barbarian Invasions - Canada
Evil - Sweden
*The Twilight Samurai - Japan
Twin Sisters - The Netherlands
Zelary - Czech Republic
*Honorary Academy Award *Blake Edwards
*Gordon E. Sawyer Award
(technical achievement)
* Peter D. Parks
*Academy Award of Merit (technical achievement): * Digidesign
*Academy Award of Merit (technical achievement) *Bill Tondreau


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