2004 Oscar Winners

The 76th Annual Academy Awards was broadcast live from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, February 29 at 8 PM EST/5 PM PT. The show, as well as a pre-show, aired on ABC. Oscar night fave Billy Crystal returned to host the show for the first time in four years -- his eighth time as emcee.

Best Picture

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King*
Lost in Translation
Master and Commander: Far Side of the World
Mystic River
Seabiscuit

Achievement in Directing

Fernando Meirelles, City of God
Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings*
Sofia Coppola, Lost in Translation
Peter Weir, Master and Commander
Clint Eastwood, Mystic River

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean
Ben Kingsley, House of Sand and Fog
Jude Law, Cold Mountain
Bill Murray, Lost in Translation
Sean Penn, Mystic River*

Best Supporting Actor

Alec Baldwin, The Cooler
Benicio Del Toro, 21 Grams
Djimon Hounsou, In America
Tim Robbins, Mystic River*
Ken Watanabe, The Last Samurai

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Keisha Castle-Hughes, Whale Rider
Diane Keaton, Something's Gotta Give
Samantha Morton, In America
Charlize Theron, Monster*
Naomi Watts, 21 Grams

Best Supporting Actress

Shohreh Aghdashloo, House of Sand and Fog
Patricia Clarkson, Pieces of April
Marcia Gay Harden, Mystic River
Holly Hunter, thirteen
Renee Zellweger, Cold Mountain*

Best Adapted Screenplay

American Splendor
City of God
The Lord of the Rings*
Mystic River
Seabiscuit

Best Original Screenplay

The Barbarian Invasions
Dirty Pretty Things
Finding Nemo
In America
Lost in Translation*

Best Foreign-Language Film

The Barbarian Invasions*
Evil
The Twilight Samurai
Twin Sisters
Zelary

Achievement in Art Direction

Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Last Samurai
The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Seabiscuit

Achievement in Cinematography

City of God
Cold Mountain
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Master and Commander*
Seabiscuit

Achievement in Costume Design

Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Last Samurai
The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Seabiscuit

Best Documentary Feature

Balseros
Capturing the Friedmans
The Fog of War*
My Architect
The Weather Underground

Documentary Short Subject

Asylum
Chernobyl Heart*
Ferry Tales

Live Action Short Film

Die Rote Jacke (The Red Jacket)
Most (The Bridge)
Squash
Torzija (A Torsion)
Two Soldiers*

Animated Feature Film

Brother Bear
Finding Nemo*
The Triplets of Belleville

Best Film Editing

City of God
Cold Mountain
The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Seabiscuit

Achievement in Makeup

The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Pirates of the Caribbean

Best Original Score

Big Fish (Danny Elfman)
Cold Mountain (Gabriel Yared)
Finding Nemo (Thomas Newman)
House of Sand and Fog (James Horner)
The Lord of the Rings (Howard Shore)*

Original Song

"Into the West," The Lord of the Rings (Fran Walsh, Howard Shore and Annie Lennox)*
"A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow," A Mighty Wind (Michael McKean and Annette O'Toole)
"Scarlet Tide," Cold Mountain (T Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello)
"The Triplets of Belleville," The Triplets of Belleville (Benoit Charest and Sylvain Chomet)
"You Will Be My Ain True Love," Cold Mountain (Sting)

Best Animated Short Film

Boundin'
Destino
Gone Nutty
Harvie Krumpet*
Nibbles

Achievement in Sound

The Last Samurai
The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Pirates of the Caribbean
Seabiscuit

Achievement in Sound Editing

Finding Nemo
Master and Commander*
Pirates of the Caribbean

Best Visual Effects

The Lord of the Rings*
Master and Commander
Pirates of the Caribbean

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