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2005 Oscars 77th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: February 27, 2005
Held at: Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California
Host: Chris Rock
Eligibility Year: 2004
<<- Last Year
"I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream. I never thought this would ever happen."
- Hillary Swank, Best Actress, Million Dollar Baby
"There are a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven't. You just do the best you can."
- Clint Eastwood, Best Director, Million Dollar Baby
(Regarding his grandmother...) She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you."
- Jamie Foxx, Best Actor, Ray
"I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees - I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?"
- Cate Blanchett, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, The Aviator
2005 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture The Aviator
Finding Neverland
*Million Dollar Baby
*Best Animated Feature Film * The Incredibles
Shark Tale
Shrek 2
*Actor in a Leading Role Don Cheadle - Hotel Rwanda
Johnny Depp - Finding Neverland
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Aviator
Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby
*Jamie Foxx - Ray
*Actress in a Leading Role Annette Bening - Being Julia
Catalina Sandino Moreno - Maria Full Of Grace
Imelda Staunton - Vera Drake
*Hilary Swank - Million Dollar Baby
Kate Winslet - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
*Actor in a Supporting Role Alan Alda - The Aviator
Thomas Haden Church - Sideways
Jamie Foxx - Collateral
*Morgan Freeman - Million Dollar Baby
Clive Owen - Closer
*Actress in a Supporting Role *Cate Blanchette - The Aviator
Laura Linney - Kinsey
Virginia Madsen - Sideways
Sophie Okonedo - Hotel Rwanda
Natalie Portman - Closer
*Directing Martin Scorsese - The Aviator
*Clint Eastwood - MIllion Dollar Baby
Taylor Hackford - Ray
Alexander Payne - Sideways
Mike Leigh - Vera Drake
*Writing: Original Screenplay
Written Directly for the Screen
John Logan - The Aviator
*Charlie Kaufman & Michel Gondry & Pierre Bismuth - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Keir Pearson and Terry George - Hotel Rwanda
Brad Bird - The Incredibles
Mike Leigh - Vera Drake
*Writing: Adapted Screenplay
Based on Material Previously
Produced or Published
Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Story By Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan - Before Sunset
David Magee - Finding Neverland
Paul Haggis - MIllion Dollar Baby
Jose Riviera - The Motorcycle Diaries
*Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor - Sideways
*Cinematography *Robert Richardson - The Aviator
Zhao Xiaoding - The House of Flying Daggers
Caleb Deschanel - The Passion of the Christ
John Mathieson - The Phantom of the Opera
Bruno Delbonnel - A Very Long Engagement
*Art (& set) Direction *Dante Ferretti (Art Direction); Francesca Lo Schiavo (Set Decoration) - The Aviator
Gemma Jackson (Art Direction); Trisha Edwards (Set Decoration) - Finding Neverland
Rick Heinrichs (Art Direction); Cheryl A. Carasik (Set Decoration) - Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Anthony Pratt (Art Direction); Celia Bobak (Set Decoration) - The Phantom of the Opera
Aline Bonetto - A Very Long Engagement
*Sound Mixing Tom Fleischman and Petur Hliddal - The Aviator
Randy Thom, Gary A. Rizzo and Doc Kane - The Incredibles
Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands and William B. Kaplan - The Polar Express
*Scott Millan, Greg Orloff, Bob Beemer and Steve Cantamessa - Ray
Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Joseph Geisinger - Spider-Man 2
*Music - Original Score John Williams - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
*Jan A.P. Kaczmarek - Finding Neverland
Thomas Newman - Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
John Debney - The Passion of the Christ
James Newton Howard - The Village
*Music: Original Song Accidently In Love - Shrek 2
*Al Otro Lado Del Rio - The Motorcycle Diaries
Believe - The Polar Express
Learn To Be Lonely - The Phantom of the Opera
Look To Your Path (Vois Sur Ton Chemin) - The Chorus
*Film Editing *Thelma Schoonmaker - The Aviator
Matt Cheese - Finding Neverland
Joel Cox - Million Dollar Baby
Paul Hirsch - Ray
Jim Miller and Paul Rubell - Collateral
*Costume Design *Sandy Powell - The Aviator
Alexandra Byrne - Finding Neverland
Colleen Atwood - Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Sharen Davis - Ray
Bob Ringwood - Troy
*Makeup *Valli O'Reilly and Bill Corso - Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Keith Vanderlaan and Christien Tinsley - The Passion of the Christ
Jo Allen and Manuel García - The Sea Inside
*Visual Effects Roger Guyett, Tim Burke, John Richardson and Bill George - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
John Nelson, Andrew R. Jones, Erik Nash and Joe Letteri - I, Robot
*John Dykstra, Scott Stokdyk, Anthony LaMolinara and John Frazier - Spider-Man 2
*Sound Editing *Michael Silvers and Randy Thom - The Incredibles
Randy Thom and Dennis Leonard - The Polar Express
Paul N.J. Ottosson - Spider-Man 2
*Short Film - Animation Sejong Park and Andrew Gregory -Birthday Boy
Jeff Fowler and Tim Miller - Gopher Park
Bill Plympton - Guard Dog
Mike Gabriel and Baker Bloodworth - Lorenzo
*Chris Landreth - Ryan
*Short Film - Live Action Gary McKendry - Everything In This Country Must
Ashvin Kumar - Little Terrorist
Nacho Vigalondo - 7:35 In The Morning
Taika Waititi and Ainsley Gardiner - Two Cars, One Night
*Andrea Arnold - Wasp
*Documentary: Feature *Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski - Born Into Brothels
Luigi Falorni and Byambasuren Davaa - The Story of the Weeping Camel
Morgan Spulock - Supersize Me
Lauren Lazin and Karolyn Ali - Tupac: Resurrection
Kirby Dick and Eddie Schmidt - Twist of Faith
*Documentary: Short Subject Gerardine Wurzburg - Autism Is A World
Hanna Polak and Andrzej Celinski - The Children of Leningradsky
Hubert Davis and Erin Faith Young - Hardwood
Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston - Mighty Times: The Children's March
Oren Jacoby and Steve Kalafer -Sister Rose's Passion
*Foreign Language Film As It Is In Heaven - Sweden
The Chorus - France
Downfall - Germany
*The Sea Inside - Spain
Yesterday - South Africa

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