Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2004 (77th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2004 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 2004 Preliminaries

2004 (77th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2004 (77th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2004 Ceremony

2004 (77th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2004 (77th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, February 27, 2005
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 2004 Winners

2004 (77th) Best Picture Poster: “Million Dollar Baby”

2004 (77th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Million Dollar Baby”

Best Picture:
Million Dollar Baby
Warner Bros. Pictures Production;
Warner Bros.

Clint Eastwood, Albert S. Ruddy and Tom Rosenberg, Producers

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2004 (77th) Best Actor: Jamie Foxx Best Actor:
Jamie Foxx
as Ray Charles
in the film

2004 (77th) Best Actress: Hilary Swank Best Actress:
Hilary Swank
as Maggie Fitzgerald
in the film
Million Dollar Baby

2004 (69th) Best Supporting Actor: Morgan Freeman Best Supporting Actor:
Morgan Freeman
as Eddie ‘Scrap-Iron’ Dupris
in the film
Million Dollar Baby

2004 (69th) Best Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett Best Supporting Actress:
Cate Blanchett
as Katharine Hepburn
in the film
The Aviator

2004 (71st) Best Song: “Al Otro Lado Del Río” Best Song:
Al Otro Lado Del Río
from the film
The Motorcycle Diaries

Music and lyric by Jorge Drexler

Best Song Lyrics

The 2004 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2004 (48th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu