Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2002 (75th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2002 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 2002 Preliminaries

2002 (75th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2002 (75th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2002

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2002 Ceremony

2002 (75th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2002 (75th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, March 23, 2003
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 2002 Winners

2002 (75th) Best Picture Poster: “Chicago”

2002 (75th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Chicago”

Best Picture:
Producer Circle Co., Zadan/ Meron Production;

Martin Richards, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2002 (75th) Best Actor: Adrien Brody Best Actor:
Adrien Brody
as Wladyslaw Szpilman
in the film
The Pianist

2002 (75th) Best Actress: Nicole Kidman Best Actress:
Nicole Kidman
as Virginia Woolf
in the film
The Hours

2002 (67th) Best Supporting Actor: Chris Cooper Best Supporting Actor:
Chris Cooper
as John Laroche
in the film

2002 (67th) Best Supporting Actress: Catherine Zeta-Jones Best Supporting Actress:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
as Velma Kelly
in the film

2002 (69th) Best Song: “Lose Yourself” Best Song:
Lose Yourself
from the film
8 Mile

Music by Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto;
lyric by Eminem

Best Song Lyrics

The 2002 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2002 (46th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu