Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2009 (82nd Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2009 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 2009 Preliminaries

2009 (82nd) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2009 (82nd) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2009 Ceremony

2009 (82nd) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2009 (82nd) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, March 7, 2010
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 2009 Winners

2009 (82nd) Best Picture Poster: “The Hurt Locker”

2009 (82nd) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The Hurt Locker”

Best Picture:
The Hurt Locker
Voltage Pictures Production;
Summit Entertainment

Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier and Greg Shapiro, Producers

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2009 (82nd) Best Actor: Jeff Bridges Best Actor:
Jeff Bridges
as Otis ‘Bad’ Blake
in the film
Crazy Heart

2009 (82nd) Best Actress: Sandra Bullock Best Actress:
Sandra Bullock
as Leigh Anne Tuohy
in the film
The Blind Side

2009 (74th) Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz Best Supporting Actor:
Christoph Waltz
as Colonel Hans Landa
in the film
Inglourious Basterds

2009 (74th) Best Supporting Actress: Mo’Nique Best Supporting Actress:
as Mary
in the film
Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

2009 (76th) Best Song: “The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)” Best Song:
The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)
from the film
Crazy Heart

Music and lyric by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett

Best Song Lyrics

The 2009 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2009 (53rd) Governors Ball Program/Menu

2009 (53rd) Governors Ball Attendee Gift
The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Governors Ball Attendee Gift
Dinner Menu