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What picture won Best Picture in 2009?

What picture won Best Picture in 2009?

Best Picture

  • Slumdog Millionaire. Christian Colson, Producer.
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
  • Frost/Nixon. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Eric Fellner, Producers.
  • Milk. Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, Producers.
  • The Reader.

Who gets an Oscar when Best Picture winners?

Until 1950, the Best Picture award was given to the production company; from 1951 on, it has gone to the producer or producers. The Academy used the producer credits of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) until 1998, when all five producers of Shakespeare in Love made speeches after its win.

Did Titanic win Best Picture?

With eleven awards, Titanic tied with Ben-Hur for the most Academy Awards in Oscar history. It also became the first film to win Best Picture without a screenwriting nomination since 1965’s The Sound of Music.

Did Avatar win Best Picture?

Avatar is an American science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron that was released in 2009. Avatar won the 82nd Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Visual Effects, and was nominated for a total of nine, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Who are the winners of the 2009 Academy Awards?

This site is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The winner is listed first, in CAPITAL letters. In 2009, the Academy decided to return to featuring an expanded field of nominees for Best Picture.

Who are the Best Picture nominees for 2009?

2009 Best Picture nominees. 1. Inglourious Basterds (2009) R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War. 2. Up (2009) 3. Up in the Air (I) (2009) 4. Avatar (2009) 5. An Education (2009)

Who are the winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture?

Sam Spiegel and Saul Zaentz tie for the most wins with three each. As for the time when the Oscar was given to production companies instead, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer holds the record with five wins and 40 nominations. The Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director have been closely linked throughout their history.

What was the ninth movie to be nominated for an Academy Award?

The ninth film, The Artist (2011), was financed by France and the tenth film, Parasite (2019), was financed by South Korea. Some genres of film (or mediums in the case of an animation) have received few or no nominations or awards. Only three animated films have been nominated — Beauty and the Beast (1991), Up (2009) and Toy Story 3 (2010).