Oscars 2017: Complete Winners List

For those who drifted off to sleep as soon as La La Land was announced as the Oscar winner for Best Picture, well you probably woke up with a huh? expression when you saw that in fact the winner was Moonlight. The conclusion of the 89th Academy Awards created a buzz on Twitter and Facebook with reactions from around the globe. Even filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, who is known for his “twist” endings, couldn’t resist.

Up until that fauxpaus, where Bonnie & Clyde stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were befuddled when it came to announcing the winner (they were mistakenly handed a secondary Best Actress envelope, which had Emma Stone’s name inside), the ceremony was cruising along without any hitches. But what a way to end the show. I’m sure Steve Harvey felt vindicated after his own flub in the crowning of 2015’s Miss Universe.

Regardless of what transpired at the end of the show, it was a grand night for Hollywood. Jimmy Kimmel was a great host and his stunts (the tour bus patrons coming into the Dolby Theatre; candy being parachuted down from the rafters; constant ribbing of Matt Damon) were on point. Moonlight star Mahershala Ali made history as the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar, plus the wonderful Viola Davis finally won an Academy Award for her third career nomination. Amazon Studios made waves in the categories of Best Original Screenplay and Actor (Kenneth Lonergan and Casey Affleck, both for Manchester by the Sea) and Best Foreign Film (The Salesman).

La La Land, which had a record-tying 14 nominations, led all competitors with six wins total, including Best Actress (Emma Stone) and Best Director (Damien Chazelle).

A complete list of winners can be found below.


Best Picture

“Moonlight”

Best Actor
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Actress
Emma Stone, “La La Land”

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, “Fences”

Best Director
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

Best Original Screenplay
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney, “Moonlight”

Best Cinematography
“La La Land”

Best Original Song
“City of Stars,” “La La Land”

Best Original Score
“La La Land”

Best Sound Editing
“Arrival”

Best Sound Mixing
“Hacksaw Ridge”

Best Film Editing
“Hacksaw Ridge”

Best Costume Design
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

Best Production Design
“La La Land”

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Salesman”

Best Live Action Short Film
“Sing”

Best Animated Feature Film
“Zootopia”

Best Animated Short Film
“Piper”

Best Documentary Feature
“O.J.: Made in America”

Best Documentary Short Subject
“The White Helmets”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
“Suicide Squad”

Best Visual Effects
“The Jungle Book”

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