List of Academy Awards ceremonies

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This is a list of Academy Awards ceremonies.[1][2][3]

This list is current as of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony held on March 2, 2014.

Venues[edit]

Networks[edit]

U.S. network Duration
NBC 1952–1959
ABC 1960–1969
NBC 1970–1974
ABC 1975–present

Ceremonies[edit]

Ceremony Date Best Picture winner Length of ceremony Number of viewers Rating Host(s) Venue
1st Academy Awards 16 May 1929 Wings 0 hours, 15 minutes 270 Douglas Fairbanks, William C. deMille Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
2nd Academy Awards 3 April 1930 The Broadway Melody 1 hour, 50 minutes William C. deMille Ambassador Hotel
3rd Academy Awards 5 November 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front 2 hours, 13 minutes Conrad Nagel
4th Academy Awards 10 November 1931 Cimarron 2 hours, 3 minutes Lawrence Grant Biltmore Hotel
5th Academy Awards 18 November 1932 Grand Hotel 1 hour, 52 minutes Lionel Barrymore, Conrad Nagel Ambassador Hotel
6th Academy Awards 16 March 1934 Cavalcade 1 hour, 50 minutes Will Rogers
7th Academy Awards 27 February 1935 It Happened One Night 1 hour, 45 minutes Irvin S. Cobb Biltmore Hotel
8th Academy Awards 5 March 1936 Mutiny on the Bounty 2 hours, 12 minutes Frank Capra
9th Academy Awards 4 March 1937 The Great Ziegfeld 2 hours, 56 minutes George Jessel
10th Academy Awards 10 March 1938 The Life of Emile Zola 1 hour, 56 minutes Bob Burns
11th Academy Awards 23 February 1939 You Can't Take It With You 2 hours, 6 minutes None
12th Academy Awards 29 February 1940 Gone with the Wind 3 hours, 52 minutes Bob Hope Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
13th Academy Awards 27 February 1941 Rebecca 2 hours, 10 minutes Biltmore Hotel
(Biltmore Bowl)
14th Academy Awards 26 February 1942 How Green Was My Valley 1 hour, 48 minutes
15th Academy Awards 4 March 1943 Mrs. Miniver 2 hours, 14 minutes Ambassador Hotel
(Cocoanut Grove)
16th Academy Awards 2 March 1944 Casablanca 1 hour, 42 minutes Jack Benny Grauman's Chinese Theater
17th Academy Awards 15 March 1945 Going My Way 2 hours, 10 minutes Bob Hope, John Cromwell
18th Academy Awards 7 March 1946 The Lost Weekend 1 hour, 41 minutes Bob Hope, James Stewart
19th Academy Awards 13 March 1947 The Best Years of Our Lives 2 hours, 52 minutes Jack Benny Shrine Auditorium
20th Academy Awards 20 March 1948 Gentleman's Agreement 1 hour, 58 minutes Agnes Moorehead, Dick Powell
21st Academy Awards 24 March 1949 Hamlet 1 hour, 35 minutes Robert Montgomery The Academy Theater
22nd Academy Awards 23 March 1950 All the King's Men 1 hour, 50 minutes Paul Douglas Pantages Theatre
23rd Academy Awards 29 March 1951 All About Eve 2 hours, 18 minutes Fred Astaire
24th Academy Awards 20 March 1952 An American in Paris 1 hour, 53 minutes Danny Kaye
25th Academy Awards 19 March 1953 The Greatest Show on Earth 1 hour, 32 minutes 40 million Bob Hope, Conrad Nagel Pantages Theatre /
NBC International Theatre
26th Academy Awards 25 March 1954 From Here to Eternity 1 hour, 58 minutes 43 million Donald O'Connor, Fredric March Pantages Theatre /
NBC Century Theatre
27th Academy Awards 30 March 1955 On the Waterfront 1 hour, 48 minutes Bob Hope, Thelma Ritter
28th Academy Awards 21 March 1956 Marty 1 hour, 30 minutes Jerry Lewis, Claudette Colbert, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
29th Academy Awards 27 March 1957 Around the World in 80 Days 3 hours, 8 minutes Jerry Lewis, Celeste Holm
30th Academy Awards 26 March 1958 The Bridge on the River Kwai 2 hours, 41 minutes Bob Hope, David Niven, James Stewart, Jack Lemmon, Rosalind Russell Pantages Theatre
31st Academy Awards 6 April 1959 Gigi 1 hour, 55 minutes Bob Hope, David Niven, Tony Randall, Mort Sahl, Sir Laurence Olivier, Jerry Lewis
32nd Academy Awards 4 April 1960 Ben-Hur 1 hour, 40 minutes Bob Hope
33rd Academy Awards 17 April 1961 The Apartment 2 hours, 5 minutes Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
34th Academy Awards 9 April 1962 West Side Story 2 hours, 10 minutes
35th Academy Awards 8 April 1963 Lawrence of Arabia 2 hours, 30 minutes Frank Sinatra
36th Academy Awards 13 April 1964 Tom Jones 2 hours, 8 minutes Jack Lemmon
37th Academy Awards 5 April 1965 My Fair Lady 2 hours, 50 minutes Bob Hope
38th Academy Awards 18 April 1966 The Sound of Music 2 hours, 54 minutes
39th Academy Awards 10 April 1967 A Man for All Seasons 2 hours, 31 minutes
40th Academy Awards 10 April 1968 In the Heat of the Night 1 hour, 50 minutes
41st Academy Awards 14 April 1969 Oliver! 2 hours, 33 minutes None Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
42nd Academy Awards 7 April 1970 Midnight Cowboy 2 hours, 25 minutes 43.40
43rd Academy Awards 15 April 1971 Patton 2 hours, 52 minutes
44th Academy Awards 10 April 1972 The French Connection 1 hour, 44 minutes Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jack Lemmon
45th Academy Awards 27 March 1973 The Godfather 2 hours, 38 minutes Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson
46th Academy Awards 2 April 1974 The Sting 3 hours, 23 minutes John Huston, Burt Reynolds, David Niven, Diana Ross
47th Academy Awards 8 April 1975 The Godfather Part II 3 hours, 20 minutes Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra
48th Academy Awards 29 March 1976 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 3 hours, 12 minutes Goldie Hawn, Gene Kelly, Walter Matthau, George Segal, Robert Shaw
49th Academy Awards 28 March 1977 Rocky 3 hours, 38 minutes Warren Beatty, Ellen Burstyn, Jane Fonda, Richard Pryor
50th Academy Awards 3 April 1978 Annie Hall 3 hours, 30 minutes 39.73 million 31.10 Bob Hope
51st Academy Awards 9 April 1979 The Deer Hunter 3 hours, 25 minutes Johnny Carson
52nd Academy Awards 14 April 1980 Kramer vs. Kramer 3 hours, 12 minutes
53rd Academy Awards 31 March 1981 Ordinary People 3 hours, 13 minutes
54th Academy Awards 29 March 1982 Chariots of Fire 3 hours, 24 minutes
55th Academy Awards 11 April 1983 Gandhi 3 hours, 15 minutes Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau
56th Academy Awards 9 April 1984 Terms of Endearment 3 hours, 42 minutes 38.00 Johnny Carson
57th Academy Awards 25 March 1985 Amadeus 3 hours, 10 minutes Jack Lemmon
58th Academy Awards 24 March 1986 Out of Africa 3 hours, 2 minutes 38.65 million 25.71 Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams
59th Academy Awards 30 March 1987 Platoon 3 hours, 19 minutes 39.72 million 25.94 Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan
60th Academy Awards 11 April 1988 The Last Emperor 3 hours, 33 minutes 42.04 million 27.80 Chevy Chase Shrine Auditorium
61st Academy Awards 29 March 1989 Rain Man 3 hours, 19 minutes 42.77 million 28.41 None
62nd Academy Awards 26 March 1990 Driving Miss Daisy 3 hours, 37 minutes 40.22 million 26.42 Billy Crystal Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
63rd Academy Awards 25 March 1991 Dances with Wolves 3 hours, 35 minutes 42.79 million 28.06 Shrine Auditorium
64th Academy Awards 30 March 1992 The Silence of the Lambs 3 hours, 33 minutes 44.44 million 29.84 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
65th Academy Awards 29 March 1993 Unforgiven 3 hours, 30 minutes 45.84 million 32.85
66th Academy Awards 21 March 1994 Schindler's List 3 hours, 18 minutes 46.26 million 31.86 Whoopi Goldberg
67th Academy Awards 27 March 1995 Forrest Gump 3 hours, 35 minutes 48.87 million 33.47 David Letterman Shrine Auditorium
68th Academy Awards 25 March 1996 Braveheart 3 hours, 38 minutes 44.81 million 30.48 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
69th Academy Awards 24 March 1997 The English Patient 3 hours, 34 minutes 40.83 million 25.83 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
70th Academy Awards 23 March 1998 Titanic 3 hours, 47 minutes 57.25 million 35.32
71st Academy Awards 21 March 1999 Shakespeare in Love 4 hours, 2 minutes 45.63 million 28.51 Whoopi Goldberg Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
72nd Academy Awards 26 March 2000 American Beauty 4 hours, 4 minutes 46.53 million 29.64 Billy Crystal Shrine Auditorium
73rd Academy Awards 25 March 2001 Gladiator 3 hours, 23 minutes 42.93 million 25.86 Steve Martin
74th Academy Awards 24 March 2002 A Beautiful Mind 4 hours, 23 minutes 40.54 million 25.13 Whoopi Goldberg Kodak Theatre
(then name of the Dolby Theatre)
75th Academy Awards 23 March 2003 Chicago 3 hours, 30 minutes 33.04 million 20.58 Steve Martin
76th Academy Awards 29 February 2004 The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
3 hours, 44 minutes 43.56 million 26.68 Billy Crystal
77th Academy Awards 27 February 2005 Million Dollar Baby 3 hours, 14 minutes 42.16 million 25.29 Chris Rock
78th Academy Awards 5 March 2006 Crash 3 hours, 33 minutes 38.64 million 22.91 Jon Stewart
79th Academy Awards 25 February 2007 The Departed 3 hours, 51 minutes 39.92 million 23.65 Ellen DeGeneres
80th Academy Awards 24 February 2008 No Country for Old Men 3 hours, 21 minutes 31.76 million 18.66 Jon Stewart
81st Academy Awards 22 February 2009 Slumdog Millionaire 3 hours, 30 minutes 36.94 million 21.68 Hugh Jackman
82nd Academy Awards 7 March 2010 The Hurt Locker 3 hours, 37 minutes 41.62 million 24.75 Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin
83rd Academy Awards 27 February 2011 The King's Speech 3 hours, 15 minutes 37.90 million 22.97 James Franco, Anne Hathaway
84th Academy Awards 26 February 2012 The Artist 3 hours, 14 minutes 39.46 million 23.91 Billy Crystal Hollywood and Highland Center
(intermediate name of the Dolby Theatre)
85th Academy Awards 24 February 2013 Argo 3 hours, 35 minutes 40.38 million 24.47 Seth MacFarlane Dolby Theatre
86th Academy Awards 2 March 2014 12 Years a Slave 3 hours, 34 minutes 43.74 million 27.90 Ellen DeGeneres
87th Academy Awards 22 February 2015 [4] TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Multiple ceremonies hosted[edit]

The following 11 individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Academy Awards ceremony on two or more occasions.

Host Number of Ceremonies
Bob Hope 19
Billy Crystal 9
Johnny Carson 5
Jack Lemmon 4
Whoopi Goldberg 4
Conrad Nagel 3
Jerry Lewis 3
David Niven 3
Steve Martin 3
Jon Stewart 2
Ellen DeGeneres 2
Chevy Chase 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott Bowles (26 February 2008). "Low Oscar Ratings Cue Soul-Searching". USA Today. Retrieved 19 March 2008. 
  2. ^ Nikki Finke (26 February 2007). "UPDATE: 39.9 Million Watch 79th Oscars". Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily (LA Weekly). Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Bill Gorman (8 March 2010). "Academy Awards Averages 41.3 Million Viewers; Most Since 2005". TVbytheNumbers. Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  4. ^ ""Oscar Press Release"". 

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