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The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Jon Stewart ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amy Adams ... Self - Nominee
Moustapha Akkad ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jessica Alba ... Self - Presenter
Eddie Albert ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Self (archive footage)
Robert Altman ... Self - Honorary Award Recipient
Jennifer Aniston ... Self - Presenter
Colleen Atwood ... Self - Winner
Lauren Bacall ... Self - Presenter
Eric Bana ... Self - Presenter
Anne Bancroft ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Dion Beebe ... Self - Winner
Barbara Bel Geddes ... Self - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Howard Berger ... Self - Winner
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

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By the time the ceremony took place, the Best Documentary, Features winner March of the Penguins (2005) had out-grossed all 5 Best Picture nominees. See more »

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George Clooney: We are a little bit of out of touch in Hollywood every once in a while, I think it's probably a good thing. We're the ones who talked about AIDS when it was just being whispered, and we talked about civil rights when it wasn't really popular, and we bring up subjects... This academy, this group of people gave Hattie McDaniel a Oscar in 1939, when blacks were still sitting in the backs of the theatres. I'm proud to be a part of this academy, proud to be a part of this community and proud to be ...
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Follows The 29th Annual Academy Awards (1957) See more »

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In the Deep
Written by Kathleen York (as Bird York) & Michael Becker
Performed by Kathleen York
[Best Song nominee from "Crash"]
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Good year for the Oscar
18 August 2007 | by duckmanfanaticSee all my reviews

This year was better then last year. Chris Rock, last year's host, was boring. Jon Stewart, this year's, was better. He wasn't hysterical, but he was funny and kept a serious face on whenever he gave his lines. The awards were well handed out I think, except for Reese Witherspoon, who made a complete fool of herself while she gave her acceptance speech. I liked that Dolly Parton came back with another good song to sing. Plus, it was cool to watch Three 6 Mafia sing the winning song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" from Hustle and Flow. The dancers that performed during that song number did a good job on their queues also. All and all, this was a better year then the recent.


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5 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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