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The Oscars (2013)

Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Self - Host, Nominee & Performer / Ted - Presenter (voice)
William Shatner ... James T. Kirk
Naomi Watts ... Self - Nominee & Performer
Jennifer Lawrence ... Self - Winner, Presenter & Performer
Charlize Theron ... Self - Presenter & Performer
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles ... Themselves - Performer
Channing Tatum ... Self - Presenter & Performer
Daniel Radcliffe ... Self - Presenter & Performer
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Self - Performer
Sally Field ... Self - Nominee & Performer
Octavia Spencer ... Self - Presenter
Alan Arkin ... Self - Nominee
Robert De Niro ... Self - Nominee
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Self - Nominee
Tommy Lee Jones ... Self - Nominee


Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.

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Comedy | Music


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Did You Know?


Les Misérables (2012) was the first musical to be nominated for Best Picture since Chicago (2002) was nominated ten years earlier. In keeping with the ceremony's theme honoring music in film, the stars from both films, and Dreamgirls (2006) performed a medley highlighting songs from each film. See more »


Ang Lee has won 3 Academy Awards not 2. See more »


Malik Bendjelloul - Winner: Best Documentary Feature: Oh boy! Thank you so much. Thanks to the Academy. Very, very kind. Thanks to one of the greatest singers ever, Rodriguez. Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, Craig Bartholomew, Camilla Skagerström, SVT, SFI. All my friends and family. And Sony Classics, the best distributor on this planet. Thank you.
Simon Chinn - Winner: Best Documentary Feature: I also want to thank Sony Classics, Tom and Michael. I want to thank John Battsek, Andrew Ruhemann and the team at Passion Pictures, Josh Braun at Submarine. And my dear wife Lara, without whom I wouldn't be ...
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Follows The 48th Annual Academy Awards (1976) See more »


And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
(from Dreamgirls (2006))
Written by Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen
Performed by Jennifer Hudson
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Hilarious, Creative and what I expected from Seth
25 February 2013 | by blown-57See all my reviews

OK lets get this straight. Seth McFarlane creator of "Family Guy" one of the best animations of this generation (referring to teens) "Family Guy" is one of the most offensive shows displayed on T.v the show is aimed towards young adults and teenagers. So what did people expect for Mr McFarlane. He created "family guy" and "ted" both are racist, sexist and very very offensive but they are the most funniest films/shows I have ever seen.

To be honest I expected Seth to be more offensive, he is one of the most talented artists in the world. He is a comedian, he sings and he can voice pretty much anything.

Now I am getting quite angry at the people who are going out of their way and wasting their time on trying to get everybody to hate seth for his offensive humor. It was not even that bad, that's todays comedy so get used to it. The "Oscars" producers needed more viewers so they grabbed Seth which is a big hit to the young community (pretty much the only reason why I watched it) The song "We saw your boobs" was even told before hand that it will be offensive but I did love the sock puppet part. So seriously just relax and enjoy his offensive humor because that is what todays comedy is about.

This years Oscars was brilliant I loved watching the whole thing. From Adele to Jennifer Lawrence falling it was all good. The only thing I didn't like was the variety of nominees in total there were about 10 movies that were nominated. The ceremony is about giving awards and listening to speeches, that does not attract viewers. Put one of the funniest guys in there as host and a few musicals and you have a hit. Thank you

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Release Date:

24 February 2013 (USA) See more »

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The 85th Oscars See more »

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Dolby Digital



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1.78 : 1
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