78th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (2006)

  • Date of Ceremony: Sunday, March 5, 2006
  • For films released in: 2005
  • Nominations Announcement: Tuesday, January 31, 2006
  • Location: Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, California
  • Host(s): Jon Stewart (video)
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Welcome to Digital Hit’s coverage of the 78th Annual Academy Awards® which were presented on Sunday, March 5th, 2006 at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland. This year’s host was The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart.

The 78th Academy Award nominations were announced at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006.


  • Jessica Alba
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Eric Bana
  • Chris “Ludacris” Bridges
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Steve Carell
  • George Clooney
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Will Ferrell
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Tom Hanks
  • Salma Hayek
  • Terrence Howard
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Queen Latifah
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Will Smith
  • Ben Stiller
  • Meryl Streep
  • Hilary Swank
  • Charlize Theron
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Uma Thurman
  • John Travolta
  • Naomi Watts
  • Luke Wilson
  • Owen Wilson
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Ziyi Zhang

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Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:

  • Brokeback Mountain: 8
  • Memoirs of a Geisha: 6
  • Good Night, and Good Luck: 6
  • Crash: 6
  • Capote: 5
  • Walk the Line: 5
  • Munich: 5
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