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The Academy Awards

The Academy Awards

NBC 1953

An annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially the Academy Award of Merit, that is better known by its nickname Oscar.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Academy Awards

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#1 - Episode 1 (Season 62 - Episode 1)

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The episode was rated 7.85 from 62 votes.

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#2 - The 86th Academy Awards 2014 (Season 1 - Episode 86)

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the actors, technical achievements, and films of 2013 and took place on March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The ceremony was scheduled one week later than usual to avoid conflict with the broadcast of the 2014 Winter Olympics. During the ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented awards in 24 categories. Televised in the United States by ABC, the ceremony was produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, and directed by Hamish Hamilton. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres hosted the show for the second time, after hosting the 79th ceremony in 2007.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 62 votes.

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#3 - The 81st Academy Awards 2009 (Season 1 - Episode 81)

The 81st Academy Awards ceremony was held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to honor its selection of the best films of 2008 on February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony was televised in the United States on ABC. Australian performer Hugh Jackman hosted the ceremony for the first time. Oscar-nominated Laurence Mark served as the event's producer, while Oscar-winning writer and director Bill Condon served as executive producer.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 10 votes.

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#4 - Academy Awards (Season 57 - Episode 1)

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The episode was rated 7.67 from 12 votes.

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#5 - The 83rd Academy Awards 2011 (Season 1 - Episode 83)

James Franco and Anne Hathaway host the 83rd annual ceremonies, telecast from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. “The King’s Speech” leads the nominees with 12, including Best Picture. The other nominees for Best Picture are “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network,” “Toy Story 3,” “True Grit” and “Winter’s Bone.”

The episode was rated 7.63 from 16 votes.

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#6 - The 92nd Academy Awards (Season 68 - Episode 1)

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The episode was rated 7.62 from 63 votes.

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#7 - The 92nd Academy Awards 2020 (Season 1 - Episode 92)

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2019 and took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. After more than a decade of holding the Academy Award ceremonies towards the end of February, the 92nd Academy Awards took place earlier in the month, on February 9, 2020. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony was televised in the United States by ABC, produced by Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain; it was directed by Glenn Weiss. Citing the success of the format at the 91st presentation in 2019, ABC announced that the ceremony would again be conducted without a host.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 55 votes.

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#8 - The 89th Academy Awards 2017 (Season 1 - Episode 89)

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2016, and took place on February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd and directed by Glenn Weiss. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony for the first time.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 88 votes.

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#9 - The Oscars 2017 (Season 65 - Episode 1)

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.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 89 votes.

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#10 - The 85th Academy Awards 2013 (Season 1 - Episode 85)

The 85th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2012 and took place February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. Hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 27 votes.

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#11 - Academy Awards (Season 61 - Episode 1)

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The episode was rated 7.04 from 27 votes.

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#12 - The 84th Academy Awards 2012 (Season 1 - Episode 84)

The 84th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2011 in the United States and took place on February 26, 2012, at the Hollywood and Highland Center Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. Hosted by comedian Billy Crystal.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 15 votes.

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#13 - The Oscars 2015 Academy Awards (Season 63 - Episode 1)

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2014 and will take place on February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 62 votes.

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#14 - The 87th Academy Awards 2015 (Season 1 - Episode 87)

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the actors, technical achievements, and films of 2014 and took place on February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris.

The episode was rated 6.97 from 61 votes.

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#15 - The 91st Academy Awards (Season 67 - Episode 1)

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The episode was rated 6.93 from 54 votes.

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Last updated: jan 22, 2023

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