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The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000)

2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999)... See full summary »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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It's the most prestigious award ceremony for movies & it's usually just a bunch of white ppl voting for a bunch of all white movies although every now & then they let minorities join in on the fun.

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Himself - Host
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Himself - Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
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Isaac Hayes Dancer
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Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Makeup
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Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay
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Himself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
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Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)
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Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design
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Herself - Presenter: 'The Sixth Sense' Film Clip
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Himself - Thalberg Award Recipient
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Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role
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2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999), The Cider House Rules (1999) and The Green Mile (1999). Other categories had movies such as The Matrix (1999), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Being John Malkovich (1999), among others as nominees. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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In June 2003, FBI agents in South Florida performing a drug bust found one of the three missing Oscar statuettes. See more »

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John Gaeta - Winner: Best Visual Effects: Futurize filmmaking, Andy and Larry Wachowski, this is their vision on the screen. These guys made my decade, they gave my career a path and I am most thankful. And they are great friends of all of ours. They're very... by the heart they're making their films. I'd like to dedicate this to my son Skylar*, this is inspiration. I'd like to thank my wife Rose for standing by me through all of this. I'd like to thank the executive producers Barrie Osborne, Andrew Mason, ultra-producer Joel Silver. ...
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Features Heaven Can Wait (1978) See more »

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American Beauty
to the tune of "The Lady is a Tramp" (from "Babes in Arms")
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Billy Crystal
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5 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

I personally thought American Beauty was very, very overrated. The Best movie of the year was obviously The Matrix, as we all know, but it wasn't nominated, though it did win 4 technical awards. THe Best film out of the nominees for me was "The Green Mile", but it had the least chances of winning. All things considered this awards show was considerably less entertaining than the one of 1999, when there was real tension between Private Ryan and Shakespeare in Love, and when we saw Roberto Benigni, the most spontaneous and outrageous Oscar winner ever, scream and laugh with joy on the stage. Also 1998's one was quite amazing, with Titanic winning almost everything. I like it better that way than when everything is divided between movies, as happened this year (2002), and last year too.


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