74th Academy Awards

74th Academy Awards
Date Sunday, March 24, 2002
Site Kodak Theatre
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Host Whoopi Goldberg
Producer Laura Ziskin
Director Louis J. Horvitz
TV in the United States
Network ABC
Duration 3 hours, 23 minutes
Ratings 40.54 million
24.22% Nielsen ratings


  • 1 Major winners and nominees
    • 1.1 Feature films
    • 1.2 Acting
    • 1.3 Writing
    • 1.4 Directing

Major winners and nominees

This is a breakdown of only major winners. For a complete list of nominees and winners, see: 74th Academy Awards nominees and winners

Feature films

Category Winner Producers/Country
Best motion picture A Beautiful Mind Brian Grazer and Ron Howard
Best foreign language film No Man's Land Bosnia and Herzegovina
Best documentary feature Murder on a Sunday Morning Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, and Denis Poncet
Best animated feature Shrek Aron Warner


Category Winner Movie
Best actor in a leading role Denzel Washington Training Day
Best actress in a leading role Halle Berry Monster's Ball
Best actor in a supporting role Jim Broadbent Iris
Best actress in a supporting role Jennifer Connelly A Beautiful Mind


Category Winner Movie
Original screenplay Written by Julian Fellowes Gosford Park
Adapted screenplay Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman A Beautiful Mind


Award Winner Movie
Achievement in directing Ron Howard A Beautiful Mind