The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

TV Special  -   -  Music
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 826 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 4 critic

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

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Stewart To Host the Oscars
| WENN
Oscar Guests May Be Hit with Taxes
| WENN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 images
created 16 Jul 2012
 
a list of 35 images
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 49 images
created 01 May 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006– )

The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006– ) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The 78th Annual Academy Awards.

User Polls

Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The curtain rises and we are greeted by sparkly stars, all the nominees for best actor and actress are on the stage in pairs... See full synopsis »

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Anne Fletcher, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Zoe Saldana, Jake Gyllenhaal
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 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 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), _Departed, The (2006)_, Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and _Queen, The (2006)_.

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling
The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Cut to the inside of the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Actors practice their "I'm totally laughing for real and not at all upset" faces as host Ricky Gervais comes out... See full synopsis »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Shailene Woodley, Leonardo DiCaprio
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

And we're off... with quick clips from all the nominees. Scenes of typing! Annette Bening yelling at Mark Ruffalo! Natalie Portman twirling! Colin Firth... See full synopsis »

Directors: Don Mischer, Troy Miller
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie
The Oscars (TV Special 2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Seth MacFarlane hosts the Acadamy Awards.

Director: Don Mischer
Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Lawrence
The 86th Academy Awards (TV Special 2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi
71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 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
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2004)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller
Stars: Billy Crystal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Liam Aiken
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special 2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
...
Himself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)
...
Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
...
Himself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself - Honorary Award Recipient
...
Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design
...
Herself - Winner: Best Costume Design
...
Herself - Presenter: Introduced to Film noir
...
Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
...
Herself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)
Paul Beauregard ...
Himself - Winner: Best Original Song
...
Himself - Winner: Best Cinematography
...
Herself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 March 2006 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: For those of you who are keeping score at home, I just want to make something very clear: Martin Scorsese, zero Oscars; Three 6 Mafia, one.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Matt Dillon/Arctic Monkeys (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during end credits
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What a Great Evening!
6 March 2006 | by (Saginaw, MI) – See all my reviews

For the first time in a long time, the Academy Awards have actually been funny, interesting, and unpredictable. From surprise Best Picture winner "Crash" to Ben Stiller in a green skin tight suit presenting the Best Visual Effects Oscar, this year was truly entertaining. The entire evening the Academy kept it interesting with film montages, funny jokes, shorter acceptance speeches, and fewer commercial breaks (it was a half an hour before the first commercial break). The funny thing is, is that I hadn't seen any of the Best Picture nominees so I was expecting to be bored, but I wasn't. Here are some memorable moments from Hollywood's biggest night.

-The opening number which consisted of previous Oscar hosts turning down the spot of emcee for the evening, was extremely hilarious. You missed out if you didn't see it.

-Pre-taped segments that poked fun at everything from the Best Actress nominee's names, to accusing Keira Knightley of "acting while beautiful". This was one of the reasons the evening was so fun.

-Ben Stiller in a green bodysuit insisting that no one could see him and stating, ''For the first time in Oscar history, an Academy Award will be presented by no one," while dancing around the stage with a "floating envelope".

-Will Farrell and Steve Carrell presenting the Best Make-Up award while wearing ridiculous make-up that looked like they put it on themselves. And Steve Carrell's fake eyelashes were something I won't soon forget.

It wasn't a perfect Academy Awards show though. One thing I hated was how the orchestra played music throughout everyone's acceptance speech, which was kind of like reminding them to "hurry it up". And while I liked the fact that the acceptance speeches were shorter, many people were cut off or didn't get to talk at all. Once there was two people on stage accepting an award, and after the first guy finished, the second guy stepped up to say a few words, but immediately the orchestra started up and the lights went down on the poor guy. This is their big moment, and the Academy kept cutting them short and making them go fast. It was not very courteous of them. And an upset for me was the group 3 Six Mafia winning Best Song for the film "Hustle and Flow". A song called "It's Hard Out There for a Pimp" won Best Song? Get real! And then the groups acceptance speech consisted of incomprehensible street jargon and a swear word that was bleeped out. Plus, they totally ignored the evenings black-tie dress code, with the group wearing huge coats, sunglasses, hats, and (gasp!) jeans.

Overall though, the night played out great, and the movies that I wanted to win, won. I think the Academy Awards have finally made their comeback from previous, boring telecasts. I applaud you Oscar! For a complete list of nominees and winners, go to Oscar.com.

Brian Ledtke,16, lives in Thomas Township.


12 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
can i just ask something? rwerm001
The In Memoriam Segment eddy-28
Memoriam? FooFighter82488
I thought it was disgraceful... amyers0029
tom 'rageaholic' hanks ms345
Most recent Best Actresses, mediocre? DarthAlgar
Discuss The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page