6.3/10
1,082
16 user 3 critic

The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004)

Reviews
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats
Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams
The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2005)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman
Stars: Chris Rock, Alan Alda, Jo Allen
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Tom Hanks
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Anne Fletcher, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Matt Damon
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2006)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jon Stewart, Amy Adams, Moustapha Akkad
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.

Directors: Don Mischer, Troy Miller
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Jesse Eisenberg
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz
Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar
The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.

Director: Don Mischer
Stars: Seth MacFarlane, William Shatner, Naomi Watts
71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special 2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz
Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
...
Himself
...
Himself - Winner: Best Foreign Language Film and Nominated: Best Original Screenplay
...
Himself
George Axelrod ...
Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)
...
Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role / Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
...
Himself - Audience Member
...
Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)
...
Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
...
Himself
Béatrice Bonifassi ...
Herself - Performer ("Belleville Rendez-vou")
...
Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography
...
Herself - Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay
Christopher Boyes ...
Himself - Winner: Best Sound Mixing
Edit

Storyline

In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 February 2004 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Billy Crystal: It's now official. There is no one left to thank in New Zealand.
See more »

Connections

References Blow Out (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

You Will Be My Ain True Love
Best Song nominee from Cold Mountain (2003)
Written by Sting
Performed by Alison Krauss and Sting
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What happened to the show element?
2 March 2004 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It all began so well with Billy Crystal's amazing opening number but after that nothing spectacular happened. What happened to all the musical and dance numbers the Oscar ceremony always used to had?

And as for the awards, nothing unexpected happened and it wasn't even tense since all the winners were already as good as known weeks before the ceremony. The only category that was tense was the one for best performance by an actor in a leading role. Bill Murray and Sean Penn were favorites but there also was a chance for Johnny Depp to win. Sean Penn won and most likely he deserved it to win and oh boy, Bill Murray looked mad and disappointing. Billy Crystal responded brilliantly with saying: Common Bill we love you! And he was right at that. Anyway Bill Murray deserved to win an Oscar years ago for his role in "Rushmore" but that's a whole other issue. I just hope he will get nominated again. No doubt that he then will win his long deserved Oscar.

And then the big winner of the night: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King". It won 11 Oscars, in other words it won everything it was nominated for. Finally justice will most people say but as a movie critic you can hardly call it justice. Sure I understand why it won, it was a tribute to the ending of one of the best trilogy's in movie history and a compensation for the last two years when the previous two movie hardly won any Oscar's of importance. But I don't think it's really fair to give just only the last movie all the awards, they should have awarded all the three movies since they are all part of a trilogy that should be seen as one big whole movie. And really did they have to win really every award they were nominated for? It wasn't really fair and it didn't do any justice to all the other movies that were nominated and it surely didn't do any good to the tension but at least the fans are happy now.

The presenters were nothing special this year, except for Robin Williams and Adrien Brody that were at least a bit interesting. The "thanks speeches" were as always not interesting and nobody even cried although some came close to. But at least there was luckily hardly anything political said.

All in all; nothing spectacular or exciting this year. And thank God that "Lord of the Rings" will not be a contestant next year! The only reason why it was watchable was because of Billy Crystal, the "in memoriam sequences" and the honorary award for Blake Edwards who in my opinion really deserved it.

5/10

http://bobafett1138.blogspot.com/


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Lord Of The Rings RIPPOFF! PuPPyLuV2398
Lord of the Rings got ripped from a 12th Ocar? Splintercelldude
Who here is upset . . . . dman988
sean penn redscorpion9
"With Seabiscuit's head in his bed" ?? TheCuddlyBalrog
Jack Black and Will Ferrel berecca
Discuss The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?