76th Academy Awards

76th Academy Awards
 
Date Sunday, February 29, 2004
Site Kodak Theatre
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Preshow

Billy Bush, Chris Connelly, Maria Menounos

Host Billy Crystal
Producer Joe Roth
Director Lou Horvitz
TV in the United States
Network ABC
Duration 3 hours, 38 minutes
Ratings 43.56 million
26.68 (Nielsen ratings)
   

Contents

  • 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: 76th Academy Awards nominees and winners

Feature films

Award Winner Producer
Best Picture The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh
Best Foreign Language Film The Barbarian Invasions - Canada Denys Arcand
Best Documentary Feature The Fog of War Errol Morris and Michael Williams
Best Animated Feature Finding Nemo Andrew Stanton

Acting

Award Winner Film
Best Actor in a Leading Role Sean Penn Mystic River
Best Actress in a Leading Role Charlize Theron Monster
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Tim Robbins Mystic River
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Renée Zellweger Cold Mountain

Writing

Award Winner Film
Best Writing - Original screenplay Sofia Coppola Lost in Translation
Best Writing - Adapted screenplay Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directing

Award Winner Film
Academy Award for Directing Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King