Oscars 2017: Best Picture mixup and winners list

Mahershala Ali, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Casey Affleck

Photo by Jordan Strauss, Invision/AP

In an evening that started on a high note with Justin Timberlake performing his Oscar-nominated song “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” it ended on a sour note when the wrong movie was announced as Best Picture.

Bonnie and Clyde costars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway took to the Oscar stage to present the final award of the night, Best Picture. After Beatty opened the envelope, he seemed to be a bit confused, took a pause then handed the card to Dunaway, whom announced La La Land as the winner… when in fact, the winner for the top prize was actually Moonlight.

It has since been revealed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that tallies the Oscars voting, that Beatty and Dunaway had been given a duplicate envelope of the Best Actress in a Leading Role category, which Emma Stone had won for La La Land just a few moments before. This was the first time in Oscars history that the wrong film was announced as Best Picture.

On a happier note, Jimmy Kimmel nailed his first hosting gig of the Oscars, and it wouldn’t have been complete without poking fun at Matt Damon as part of their on-going faux-feud.

Best supporting actress favorite Viola Davis won the golden statue for her role in Fences. She is now the first African-American actress to have won an Oscar, Emmy and Tony.

Mahershala Ali, who won for Best Supporting Actor in Moonlight, became the first Muslim to win an Oscar.

Here are the winners of the 89th Academy Awards:

BEST PICTURE
Moonlight
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

 

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mahershala Ali in “Moonlight” (WINNER)

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Emma Stone, La La Land

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Viola Davis, Fences

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Zootopia
CINEMATOGRAPHY

La La Land

COSTUME DESIGN
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

DIRECTING

La La Land – Damien Chazelle

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
O.J.: Made in America

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)

The White Helmets

FILM EDITING

Hacksaw Ridge

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Salesman

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Suicide Squad

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

La La Land

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

“City of Stars” from La La Land

PRODUCTION DESIGN

La La Land

ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Piper

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

Sing

SOUND EDITING
Arrival
SOUND MIXING
Hacksaw Ridge

 

VISUAL EFFECTS

The Jungle Book

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Moonlight

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
Manchester by the Sea

 

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