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The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000)

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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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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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Meryl Streep's role in Music of the Heart (1999) is the only Oscar nominated performace directed by Wes Craven. See more »

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Gregg Rudloff - Winner: Best Sound Mixing: This little guy represents so much hard work by so many people and we're very proud to be able to represent them tonight. There's too many to thank individually, but we do want to thank the Wachowski Brothers and Joel Silver for being just a wonderful experience. They're a lot of fun to work with. And Joel, we truly appreciate all your trust and support. Thank you very much.
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Features The Straight Story (1999) See more »

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Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Garth Brooks
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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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