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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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Credited cast:
Billy Crystal ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
*NSYNC ... Themselves - Performers
Agustín Almodóvar ... Himself - Audience Member
Pedro Almodóvar ... Himself - Accepting Award
Ashley L. Anderson ... Isaac Hayes Dancer
Paul Thomas Anderson ... Himself - Nominee
Burt Bacharach ... Himself - Performer
Erykah Badu ... Herself - Presenter
Alan Ball ... Himself - Winner
Antonio Banderas ... Himself - Presenter
Ian Bannen ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Drew Barrymore ... Herself - Presenter
Angela Bassett ... Herself - Presenter
Warren Beatty ... Himself - Irving G. Thalberg Award Recipient
Roberto Benigni ... Himself - Presenter
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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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USA

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English

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26 March 2000 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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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Follows The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) See more »

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The Way We Were
Written by Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Faith Hill and Queen Latifah
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the entry to the new millennium
7 March 2007 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

After Roberto Benigni's acceptance speech the previous year, "The 72 Annual Academy Awards" would be hard-pressed to equal it. Still, I liked that the first Oscar ceremony of the 21st century (assuming that we start the 21st century in the year 2000) gave "American Beauty" Best Picture. Like "The Graduate" in 1967 - when, incidentally, my parents were as old as I was in 1999 - it presented a totally new approach to how cinema looks at things. Other such movies in 1999 were "Election", "The Blair Witch Project", "The Sixth Sense" and "Being John Malkovich".

As for the rest of the program, I thought that the most interesting part was the look back at the 20th century (I remember that it included a scene from "Yellow Submarine"). And Hilary Swank's win for "Boys Don't Cry" was also well-deserved (Hilary Swank and Annette Bening were both nominated again five years later, and Swank won again).

Overall, a worthy ceremony.


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