72nd Annual Academy Awards Coverage (2000)
- Date of Ceremony: Sunday, March 26, 2000
- For films released in: 1999
- Nominations Announcement: Tuesday, February 15, 2000
- Location: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
- Host(s): Billy Crystal (video)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards which were also billed as Oscars 2000, took place at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, March 26th, 2000.
When the nominations for the Oscars were announced on February 15th, 2000, American Beauty topped the list. The ceremony was produced by Academy Award®-winning producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck.
Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:
- American Beauty: 8
- The Insider: 7
- The Cider House Rules: 7
- The Sixth Sense: 6
- The Talented Mr. Ripley: 5