The Oscars stuck mainly to the script, until theydecided to make a little history.
The acclaimed South Korean black comedy "Parasite" won four honors at the 92nd Academy Awards, including becoming the first non-English film to win best picture. The movie also won best international film, best original screenplay and best director, for Bong Joon-ho.
Winners in the acting categories were less surprising, as they featured four performers who ran roughshod over their competition all awards season. Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for "Joker," a psychological thriller and origin story based on the Batman supervillain;Renee Zellweger took best actress for the Judy Garland biopic "Judy"; Laura Dern was named best supporting actress for Netflix's divorce saga "Marriage Story";and Brad Pitt snagged his first acting Oscar for his supporting role as a stuntman in Quentin Tarantino's moviemaking love letter "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."
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11:26: "Parasite" wins best picture, becoming the first foreign-language filmto win the night's top prize. "Thank you for being you," executive producerMiky Lee says to Bong Joon-ho, who wrote and directed the film about a poor South Korean family who schemetheir way into jobs witha rich household.
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11:14: Renee Zellweger takes best actress for "Judy," the Garlandbiopic. This past year "has been a really cool reminder that our heroes unite us," she says. "When we look at our heroes, we agree and that matters." One of those heroes, for her, is Garland, and Zellweger paid tribute to "her legacy of unique exceptionalism and inclusivityand generosity of spirit."
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11:06: "Joker" star Joaquin Phoenix finally gets his first Oscar for best actor. He gives a long and impassioned acceptance speech touching on injustice, honoring the natural world and letting love and compassion be "our guiding principles," he says. "We're at our bestwhen we support each other and (do) not cancel each other out.That is the best of humanity." Choking up, he quotes a lyric by his late brother River: "Run tothe rescue with love and peace will follow."
10:55: Grammy winner Billie Eilish takes the stage to sing an emotional cover of The Beatles' "Yesterday" for the "In Memoriam" segment, which opened with Kobe Bryant and ended with Kirk Douglas, who died this week.
10:52: "Parasite" snags its third Oscar as Bong Joon-ho is named best director. The crowd goes wild, including Martin Scorsese. "After winning best international feature, I thought Iwas done for the day and was ready to relax," says Bong, who then quotesScorsese,whoearns his own standing "O." "Just tobe nominatedis a huge honor. I never thought I would win." Bong also thanksQuentin Tarantino for championing his films and jokes he wants to take a"Texas chainsaw" to the Oscar so he can share it with his fellow nominees.
10:45: Elton John and Bernie Taupin take the original song Oscar for"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman." "Wow, this doesn't suck," Taupin says of his first Oscar. (John won for "The Lion King.")"Being here with this guy, I don't havewords for it. This is justification for 53 years of hammering it out and doing what we do." John calls Taupin "the constant thing" in his life and says, "Daddy loves you" to his kids in Australia.
10:42: "Joker" composerHildur Guðnadóttir wins for best original score and gets a standing ovation. "This isso touching. Thank you to the Academy for welcoming me so warmly," she says.Guðnadóttir thanks director Todd Phillips "for taking me on this journey and listening to me along the way" and endswith an empowering note: "To the girls, to the women, to the daughters who hear the music bubbling within, speak up. We need to hear your voices."
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10:27: Elton John performs "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," his original song nominee from his ownbiopic "Rocketman," under a giant picture of himself and scenes with Taron Egerton, who played him in the movie.
10:25: In the least-shocking victoryof the night, "Parasite" wins best international film, a new category that replacesbest foreign-language film. "I'm so happy to be its first recipient," South Korean director Bong Joon-ho saysvia a translator. "I applaud and support the new direction this change symbolizes."He adds in English: "I'm ready to drink tonight."
10:17: "Bombshell" wins the Oscar for best makeup and hairstyling. Honoree Kazu Hiro thanks star Charlize Theron. "You are an amazing actor and producer. Your passion and love and care made this film possible," he says as the camera pans to a tearyTheron.
10:13: "Cats" stars James Corden and Rebel Wilson come out in furry outfits to present the best visual effects Oscar, obviously having some fun with their maligned movie's infamy. "Nobody more than us knows the importance of good visual effects," Corden jokes. The award goes to "1917," marking the thirdwinfor the World War I thriller.
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10:04: "Harriet" best actress nomineeCynthia Erivo is accompanied by a chant ensemblein a rousing rendition of original song contender "Stand Up."
9:52: Roger Deakins picks up his second best cinematography Oscar for "1917," as widely expected. Deakins, who also won in 2018for "Blade Runner 2049," thanks director Sam Mendes for "this wonderful experience." And "Ford v Ferrari" wins another Oscar, for film editing.
9:42: Pixar musical favorite Randy Newman plays his Steinway and sings his catchy tune"I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away," the original song nominee from "Toy Story 4."
9:26: Lin-Manuel Miranda introduces a supercut of music that's affected movies, from "Bohemian Rhapsody" in "Wayne's World" to "My Heart Will Go On" in "Titanic" to "The Power of Love" in "Back to the Future." It gives way to a live performance by Eminem of "Lose Yourself" from 2002's "8 Mile." He raps over a string section while most of the crowd bobs their heads. (Martin Scorsese, however, sits still and rather stone-faced.)
9:38: "Ford v Ferrari" wins its first Oscar, for sound editing. Award winner Donald Sylvester points out his director James Mangold should have been nominated. The award for sound mixing goes to "1917."
9:17: No surprise:Laura Dern wins her first Oscar, as supporting actress for "Marriage Story." "This is the best birthday present ever," Dern says, paying tribute to "my acting heroes," her parents Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern. "You got game;I love you."
9:09: Best documentary feature is awarded to "American Factory," and "Leaning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)" winsthe Oscar for documentary short subject.
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9:01: Chrissy Metz (of "This Is Us" fame) gets a backup choir when singing"I'm Standing With You," the original song nominee from "Breakthrough."
8:56: "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" snags its second Oscar, for production design, and "Little Women" wins for costume design. "Women" costumer Jacqueline Durran praises director Greta Gerwig: "She was an inspirationfor all of us, for her courage and brilliance."
8:48: Best live-action short goes to "The Neighbors' Window."
8:45: Taika Waititi wins adapted screenplay for "Jojo Rabbit." "This is really light. This one's light. It's supposed to be heavy," a breathless Waititi says, holding his Oscar. He thanks his mother "for being my mother, and for many other reasons" and dedicates the win to"all indigenous kids around the world who want to do art and dance and create stories."
8:39: "Parasite" gets its first Oscar for original screenplay. "This is for South Korea," says writer Bong Joon-ho, who is downright gleeful looking at his new trophy.
8:28: Idina Menzel hits the stage to perform "Into the Unknown," a nominee for original song, with other Elsa singers from around the world.
8:24: "Toy Story 4" wins best animated feature, and animated short goes to "Hair Love." Director Matthew A. Cherry says his short was done "becausewe wanted to see more representation in animation." He dedicated the Oscar to the late NBA star Kobe Bryant:"May we all have a second act as great as his was."
8:14: The first award of the night, supporting actor, goes to Brad Pitt for Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." It's his first acting Oscar. "Wow," he says, "This is really incredible. Thank you, Academy, for this honor of honors." He gets a little political, saying his45 seconds is 45 seconds more than John Bolton had to speak at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. "I'm thinking Quentin does a movie about it and in the end, the adults do the right thing." Pitt also shouts out stunt coordinators and say he's been "gobsmacked" by thinking about his career "to stand here. Once upon in Hollywood? Ain't that the truth."
8:06: Steve Martin and Chris Rock come out to do a bit. Martin asks why the Oscars don't have a host anymore and Rock quips, "Twitter." Martin points out Brad Pitt and jokes,"It's like looking in a mirror." And Rock mentions Mahershala Ali is here and has won two Oscars: "You know what that means when the cops pull him over? Nothing." The twosome jokes about Jeff Bezos, Joker and the female director snubs. "Do you know what was missing from thisyear's Oscars?" Martin says, and Rock responds, "Vaginas."
8:00: Janelle Monae opens the show with a tribute to Mr. Rogers, changing into a red sweater and singing the theme song to "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" star Tom Hanks. (She also gives him her bowler hat!) She then returns to the stage to perform her song "Come Alive" with backup dancers, including a couple dressed up as the Joker, and Billy Porter joins her as it shifts into a duet of "I'm Still Standing." Wearing a"Midsommar"-inspired flower ensemble, she gives a shoutout to women directors and says she "stands here as a proud queer black woman telling stories."
2020 - "Parasite" 2019 - "Green Book"What Oscars did Parasite win? ›
ParasiteHow many Oscar awards did Parasite win? ›
Among its numerous accolades, Parasite won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.What film won four awards at the 2020 Academy Awards including Best Picture which made it the first non-English language film to win that award? ›
Parasite won four awards including Best Picture, becoming the first non-English language film to win that award.Which movie won the Oscars Best Picture 2022 award last night? ›
CODA has won Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards. It won over Belfast, Don't Look Up, Drive My Car, Dune, King Richard, Licorice Pizza, Nightmare Alley, The Power of the Dog, and West Side Story. The film won in all three categories in which it received nominations.Which film has recently won the best film award in 2020? ›
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|Official website||Filmfare Awards 2020|
|Best Film||Gully Boy|
|Critics Award for Best Film||Article 15 & Sonchiriya|
One of the most obvious reasons why Parasite is such a masterful film is how the story always kept you on the edge of your seat. After all, t's primarily a thriller, meaning the twists and turns in the plot are warranted.Why did Parasite win Oscar? ›
The simple answer is Parasite is a great movie that was easy to love. This masterfully crafted story of social immobility and wealth disparity plays more like a darkly comic thriller than a dramatic lecture, and it's this meticulous command of genre that makes Bong one of the best directors working today.How many Oscars South Korea has won? ›
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Youn's win for her role as matriarch Soonja in Minari, director Lee Isaac Chung's masterful drama about a Korean American family's move to Arkansas in search of the American Dream, marked the first time a Korean actress won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
As of October 2022, three films tied for most Academy Award wins of all time. "Ben-Hur" (1959), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003), and "Titanic" (1997) each received 11 Oscars. The musical with the most Oscar wins was "West Side Story" (1961), with ten trophies.Did Parasite Korean movie win an Oscar? ›
ParasiteWhich of the following won the Best Motion Picture Drama award at the Golden Globes 2020? ›
Detailed Solution: The correct answer is Joaquin Phoenix. The 77th annual Golden Globes Awards were held on 5 Jan 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. Best motion picture - Drama was won by '1917.Which South Korean movie team bagged maximum awards and made history at the Oscars 2020? ›
South Korean film Parasite has been named best picture at this year's Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to take the top prize.When did a South Korean movie became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards? ›
“Parasite” made history at the 92nd Academy Awards. It's best picture win capped off a night of surprise wins for the first foreign-language film to win the award. The darkly comedic thriller is the first South Korean film to ever be nominated for an Oscar.What were the last 5 movies to win best picture at the Oscars? ›
- CODA (2021) PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Music. ...
- Nomadland (2020) R | 107 min | Drama. ...
- Parasite (2019) ...
- Green Book (2018) ...
- The Shape of Water (2017) ...
- Moonlight (I) (2016) ...
- Spotlight (I) (2015) ...
- Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Walt Disney won an armload of Academy Awards® one unforgettable Hollywood night. On March 25, 1954, Walt won Oscars for the films The Living Desert, Bear Country, The Alaskan Eskimo, and the cartoon short Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom.Which among the following has won the best picture award in Oscars 2022? ›
"CODA" won all three awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture in Oscar 2022 ceremony. Troy Kotsur, who won for best supporting actor, became the first Deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting.Who won National Film Award 2020? ›
Actor Ajay Devgn and Suriya won the best actor award for movie Tanaji, The Unsung Warrior and Soorarai Pottru, respectively. Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru was named the best film of the year. Actress Aparna Balaamurali won the award for Best actress for Soorarai Pottru.Who won National Film Awards 2022? ›
Legendary actress Asha Parekh will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for her exemplary lifetime contribution to Indian Cinema. The award for Best Feature Film has been bagged by Tamil film Soorarai Pottru. Suriya, the lead actor for this film, will receive the Best Actor Award for his performance in the film.
-Ajay Devgn gets Best Actor National Film Award for "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior", shares honour with Suriya who bags it for "Soorarai Pottru". -Tamil film "Soorarai Pottru" gets National Award for Best Feature. -National Film Awards 2020: Aparrna Balamurali gets Best Actress honour for Tamil film "Soorarai Pottru".Is Parasite true story? ›
But while the Oscar-winning film Parasite is a work of fiction, the apartment is not. They're called banjiha, and thousands of people live in them in South Korea's capital, Seoul. Julie Yoon, of BBC Korean, went to meet some of them, to find out what life is like there.Is Parasite a 18+ movie? ›
NOT FOR KIDS
The violence on its own is pretty graphic and worthy of an 18 certificate but worse than that are the dark undertones - it makes for a depressing movie that will likely give your kid nightmares.
Parasite movie review: Bong Joon-ho is one of the greatest living filmmakers in the world and Parasite is a sensational masterpiece; the first great film of the new decade.Did Parasite deserve an Oscar? ›
Parasite made history when it became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Not only was this an incredible achievement in general terms, as it is for any film that wins the accolade, but Parasite's win was even more phenomenal because of what it represents.What is the message in the movie Parasite? ›
Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite is a jet black satire of class conflict and wealth inequality; a leech which hungrily sucks until it has no choice but to explode and spray blood everywhere.Did Parasite win Best Picture? ›
Ninety-two years of Oscar history were shattered Sunday night when the South Korean hit “Parasite” became the first film not in the English language to win the Academy Award for best picture.Who has won more than 4 Oscars? ›
As of 2022, Katharine Hepburn maintained her lead as the actor with the most Oscar wins of all time. While the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" star scored four acting accolades during her career, six fellow actors tied for the second spot with three wins each.Who has won 3 Oscars or more? ›
Brennan became the first to receive three or more Academy Awards (winning the third for a 1940 film), followed by Hepburn (1968), Bergman (1974), Nicholson (1997), Streep (2011), Day-Lewis (2012), and, most recently, McDormand (2020).Who won 5 Oscars? ›
Only three films have won all five of these major awards: It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Eight films failed to win any of the five major awards after being nominated in each category.
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And we are grateful.Who is the first Korean actor to win an Oscar? ›
Yuh-Jung Youn has become the first Korean actor to win an Academy Award.Which movie won all 5 Oscars? ›
In the past 90 years, only three films, It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991) have won all five Oscars from the forty-three films that secured nominations in all five prestige Academy Award categories.Who has won more than 1 Oscar? ›
- Jack Nicholson – 3. Actor Jack Nicholson waves his Oscar which he received for best actor in the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at the 48th Annual Academy Awards. ( ...
- Daniel Day-Lewis - 3. ...
- Walter Brennan - 3. ...
- Katherine Hepburn - 4. ...
- Meryl Streep - 3. ...
- Ingrid Bergman - 3.
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|7||Shakespeare in Love||1998|
|7||Dances with Wolves||1990|
ParasiteWhich of the following has won the Academy Awards for Best Picture at Oscars 2020? ›
Parasite won the Oscar Awards 2020 for Best Picture. It is the first time that a South Korean movie has won the International Feature Film Category in the history of the Oscars. The director of the movie is Bong Joon Hoo, who also won the Oscar Award for Best Direction.Which of the following on the best film at the Golden Globes 2022 award ceremony that took place in January 2022? ›
The Power Of The Dog won the two biggest awards - Best Film (Drama) and Jane Campion won the Best Director.Which of the following films was given the award of the best motion picture of the year by Oscar Foundation? ›
Detailed Solution. The correct answer is CODA. CODA movie won the award for Best Picture.
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|2020||Our Love Is Great|
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The highest honors of the night, Grand Prize (Daesang), were awarded to director Bong Joon-ho of Parasite in the film division and drama series When the Camellia Blooms in the television division.What is the number 1 Korean movie? ›
|1||The Admiral: Roaring Currents||Kim Han-min|
|2||Extreme Job||Lee Byeong-heon|
|3||Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds||Kim Yong-hwa|
|4||Ode to My Father||Yoon Je-kyoon|
Among its numerous accolades, Parasite won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.What movies are up for Best Picture 2022 Oscars? ›
- #1. Drive My Car (2021) 97% 78% #1. ...
- #2. CODA (2021) 94% 91% #2. ...
- #3. The Power of the Dog (2021) 94% 57% #3. ...
- #4. West Side Story (2021) 91% 86% #4. ...
- #5. Licorice Pizza (2021) 91% 61% #5. ...
- #6. King Richard (2021) 90% 89% #6. ...
- #7. Belfast (2021) 86% 84% #7. ...
- #8. Dune (2021) 83% 85%
The 94th Academy Awards were held on Sunday night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. “CODA,” a relatively small-scale drama once considered an underdog, won the award for best picture, becoming the first film distributed by a streaming service to win Hollywood's top honor.Who won the Oscar 2022 best movie? ›
94th Academy AwardsWhich became the best movie in Oscar 2022? ›
- Don't Look Up. ...
- Drive My Car. ...
- Dune. ...
- King Richard. ...
- Licorice Pizza. ...
- Nightmare Alley. Guillermo del Toro, J. ...
- The Power of the Dog. Jane Campion, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier, Producers.
- West Side Story. Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers.
In the past 90 years, only three films, It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991) have won all five Oscars from the forty-three films that secured nominations in all five prestige Academy Award categories.Which film received the most nominations including one for Best Picture 2022? ›
A gothic thriller lurking in a 1920s western, “The Power of the Dog” was lavished with 12 nominations — more than any other film this year — including best picture, best director for Campion, best supporting actor for Smit-McPhee and Plemons, and best supporting actress for Dunst, Plemons's real-life wife.
Academy Award for Best PictureWhat movies won top 5 Oscars? ›
As of the 94th Academy Awards (2021), a total of 43 films have been nominated in all five of these award categories. Only three films have won all five of these major awards: It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991).What movie has won 3 Oscars? ›
Titanic received awards for: Best Picture, Best Director, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume, Visual Effects, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Film Editing, Original Dramatic Score, Original Song and losing out on Best Actress, Supporting Actress and Makeup.