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2006 Oscar Winners

Updated on March 5, 2008

2006 Oscars - Jake Gyllenhaal on the Red Carpet - Nominated for Best Supporting Actor - Brokeback Mountain

2006 Oscars - Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams on the Red Carpet - Both Nominated for Oscars - Brokeback Mountain

2006 Oscar Winners - Philip Seymour Hoffman - Best Actor - Capote

2006 Oscar Winners - George Clooney - Best Supporting Actor - Syriana

2006 Oscar Winners - Interview with Rachel Weisz, Winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2006 for her role in The Constant Gardener

Reese Accepts Award

In this video clip, Reese Witherspoon accepts the SAG award for Best Supporting Actress for Walk the Line. Reese will go on to win the 2006 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the same movie role.

2006 Oscar Winners - Best Actress - Reese Witherspoon - Walk the Line

2006 Oscar Winners - March of the Penguins - Best Documentary Feature

2006 Oscars - Best Picture Nomination - Munich

This movie is based on the factual events that occurred in 1972 at the Munich Olympics. 11 Olympic athletes from Israel were murdered. This movie shows what happened after the Olympic murders. Munich received 5 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director (Stephen Spielberg), Best Film Editing (Michael Kahn), Best Music Score (John Williams), and Best Writing Adapted Screenplay.

2006 Oscars - Munich Movie Trailer - Nominated for Best Picture

2006 Oscars - Best Picture Nomination - Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain is based on a short story written by Annie Proulx. The movie is about a secret love affair between two cowboys and how their lives evolve as the years pass by. Brokeback Mountain won 3 Oscars in 2006: Best Achievement in Directing (Ang Lee), Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score (Gustavo Santaolalla), and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana).

2006 Oscars - Brokeback Mountain Trailer - Nominated for Best Picture

2006 Oscars - Best Picture Nomination - Capote

Another 2006 Oscar nominated movie based on fact. This biographical movie is based on the author Truman Capote. It is about Capote's research while working on his best-selling book, In Cold Blood, and how Capote becomes entranced with his subject. The book is based on a true story about murder.

2006 Oscars - Capote Trailer - Nominated for Best Picture

2006 Oscars - Good Night, and Good Luck - Best Picture Nomination

Good Night, and Good Luck was also nominated for Best Picture at the 2006 Oscars. It is also a movie based on historical facts. Good Night, and Good Luck focuses on the battles between Senator McCarthy and television news reporter Edward R. Murrow during the 1950s.

2006 Oscar Winners - Movie Trailer for Crash - Winner of Best Picture at the 2006 Oscars

2006 Oscar Winners Upset

The 2006 Oscar winners had one of the biggest Oscar upsets of all time. Virtually everyone assumed Brokeback Mountain was going to sweep the 2006 Oscars. Crash was an Oscar nominated movie that hadn't received much attention from the general public. But at the end of the night, Crash got the coveted Oscar for Best Picture.

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