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The Oscars (2017)

The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

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Glenn Weiss
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Kimmel ... Self - Host
Justin Timberlake ... Self - Nominee & Performer
Alicia Vikander ... Self - Presenter
Mahershala Ali ... Self - Winner
Jeff Bridges ... Self - Nominee
Lucas Hedges ... Self - Nominee
Dev Patel ... Self - Nominee & Presenter
Michael Shannon ... Self - Nominee
Kate McKinnon ... Self - Presenter
Jason Bateman ... Self - Presenter
Alessandro Bertolazzi ... Self - Winner
Giorgio Gregorini ... Self - Winner
Christopher Allen Nelson ... Self - Winner
Colleen Atwood ... Self - Winner
Taraji P. Henson ... Self - Presenter
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The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Trivia

The late writer August Wilson received a posthumous Oscar nomination in 2017. He passed away in 2005. See more »

Quotes

Himself - Presenter: [after announcing the wrong Best Picture] I wasn't trying to be funny.
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Connections

References The Lion King (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

City of Stars
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Performed by John Legend
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Who won best picture?
27 February 2017 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Justin Timberlake kicked the show off with a song and Jimmy Kimmel took over hosting duties by continuing his feud with Matt Damon. Kimmel had a decent opening with a few barbs at the new president of the USA.

After the controversy last year regarding diversity, two black actors won in the best support category, one of them being a Muslim which would had made Trump happy.

Kevin O'Connell won an Oscar for best sound mixing for Hacksaw Ridge. It was his first victory in 21 attempts.

Mel Gibson got rehabilitated of sorts as his Australian shot film, Hacksaw Ridge won 2 Oscars.

Damien Chazelle became the youngest ever best director winner as La La Land won 6 Oscars or was it 7?

The final award of Best Picture saw two legends being wheeled out, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. It would be a shame that they only get known for this mix up that was not their fault. Next year the Oscars need to pick new auditors as PriceWaterhouseCoopers should be sacked.

Moonlight was the best picture winner over the slightly superior and wrongly announced La La Land but really it was not a vintage year for the Oscars but the awards were spread out which is always nice.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 89th Annual Academy Awards See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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