Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2001 (74th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2001 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 2001 Preliminaries

2001 (74th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2001 (74th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2001 Ceremony

2001 (74th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2001 (74th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, March 24, 2002
5:30 PM

Kodak Theatre,
Hollywood & Highland

Ceremony Poster

Ceremony Program

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 2001 Winners

2001 (74th) Best Picture Poster: “A Beautiful Mind”

2001 (74th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “A Beautiful Mind”

Best Picture:
A Beautiful Mind
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production;
Universal and DreamWorks

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Producers

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2001 (74th) Best Actor: Denzel Washington Best Actor:
Denzel Washington
as Detective Alonzo Harris
in the film
Training Day

2001 (74th) Best Actress: Halle Berry Best Actress:
Halle Berry
as Leticia Musgrove
in the film
Monster’s Ball

2001 (66th) Best Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent Best Supporting Actor:
Jim Broadbent
as John Bayley
in the film

2001 (66th) Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly Best Supporting Actress:
Jennifer Connelly
as Alicia Nash
in the film
A Beautiful Mind

2001 (68th) Best Song: “If I Didn’t Have You” Best Song:
If I Didn’t Have You
from the film
Monsters, Inc.

Music and lyric by Randy Newman

Best Song Lyrics

The 2001 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2001 (45th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu