77th Academy Awards

77th Academy Awards
Date Sunday, February 27, 2005
Site Kodak Theatre
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Billy Bush, Jann Carl, Chris Connelly
Shaun Robinson

Host Chris Rock
Producer Gilbert Cates
Director Louis J. Horvitz
TV in the United States
Network ABC
Duration 3 hours, 14 minutes
Ratings 42.16 million
25.29 (Nielsen ratings)


  • 1 Major winners and nominees
    • 1.1 Feature films
    • 1.2 Acting
    • 1.3 Writing
    • 1.4 Directing
    • 1.5 Special honors
  • 2 Films with multiple nominations
  • 3 Films with multiple wins

Major winners and nominees

This is a breakdown of only major winners. For a complete list of nominees and winners, see: 77th Academy Awards nominees and winners

Feature films

Category Winner Producers/Country
Best Motion Picture of the Year Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Albert S. Ruddy and Tom Rosenberg
Best Foreign Language Film The Sea Inside Spain
Best Documentary Feature Born into Brothels Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman
Best Animated Feature The Incredibles Brad Bird


Category Winner Movie
Best actor in a leading role Jamie Foxx Ray
Best actress in a leading role Hilary Swank Million Dollar Baby
Best actor in a supporting role Morgan Freeman Million Dollar Baby
Best actress in a supporting role Cate Blanchett The Aviator


Category Winner Movie
Original screenplay Story by Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth; screenplay by Charlie Kaufman Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Adapted screenplay Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor Sideways


Category Winner Movie
Achievement in directing Clint Eastwood Million Dollar Baby