2002 Academy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 2002 Academy Awards were presented March 23, 2003 at the Kodak Theatre.

Best Picture Chicago, Martin Richards, producer
Gangs of New York, Alberto Grimaldi and Harvey Weinstein, producers
The Hours, Scott Rudin and Robert Fox, producers
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Barrie M. Osbourne, producers
The Pianist, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa and Alain Sarde, producers
Best Animated Picture Ice Age (20th Century Fox)
Lilo & Stitch (Buena Vista)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (DreamWorks)
Spirited Away (Buena Vista)
Treasure Planet (Buena Vista)
Actor in a Leading Role Adrien Brody, The Pianist
Nicolas Cage, Adaptation
Michael Caine, The Quiet American
Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York
Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt
Actress in a Leading Role Salma Hayek, Frida
Nicole Kidman, The Hours
Diane Lane, Unfaithful
Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven
Renée Zellweger, Chicago
Actor in a Supporting Role Chris Cooper, Adaptation
Ed Harris, The Hours
Paul Newman, The Road to Perdition
John C. Reilly, Chicago
Christopher Walken, Catch Me If You Can
Actress in a Supporting Role Kathy Bates, About Schmidt
Julianne Moore, The Hours
Queen Latifah, Chicago
Meryl Streep, Adaptation
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago
Directing Rob Marshall, Chicago
Martin Scorsese, Gangs of New York
Stephen Daldry, The Hours
Roman Polanski, The Pianist
Pedro Almodóvar, Talk to Her
Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven
Jay Cocks, Steve Zaillian, and Kenneth Lonergan, Gangs of New York
Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Pedro Almodóvar, Talk to Her
Carlos Cuarón and Alfonso Cuarón, Y Tu Mamá También
Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, and Paul Weitz, About a Boy
Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman, Adaptation
Bill Condon, Chicago
David Hare, The Hours
Ronald Harwood, The Pianist
Cinematography Dion Beebe, Chicago
Edward Lachman, Far From Heaven
Michael Ballhaus, Gangs of New York
Pawel Edelman, The Pianist
Conrad L. Hall, Road to Perdition
Art Direction Chicago, John Myhre, art direction; Gordon Sim, set decoration
Frida, Felipe Fernandez del Paso, art direction; Hania Robledo, set decoration
Gangs of New York, Dante Ferretti, art direction; Francesca Lo Schiavo, set decoration
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Grant Major, art direction; Dan Hennah and Alan Lee, set decoration
Road to Perdition, Dennis Gassner, art direction; Nancy Haigh, set decoration
Sound Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, and David Lee, Chicago
Tom Fleischman, Eugene Gearty, and Ivan Sharrock, Gangs of New York
Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, and Hammond Peek, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Scott Millan, Bob Beemer, and John Patrick Pritchett, Road to Perdition
Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, and Ed Novick, Spider-Man
Song “Burn It Blue, ” Frida, Elliot Goldenthal and Julie Taymor
“Father and Daughter, ” The Wild Thornberrys, Paul Simon
“The Hands That Built America, ” Gangs of New York, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen
“I Move On, ” Chicago, John Kander and Fred Ebb
“Lose Yourself,” 8 Mile, Eminem, Jeff Bass, and Luis Resto
Original Score John Williams, Catch Me If You Can
Elmer Bernstein, Far From Heaven
Elliot Goldenthal, Frida
Philip Glass, The Hours
Thomas Newman, Road to Perdition
Film Editing Martin Walsh, Chicago
Thelma Schoonmaker, Gangs of New York
Peter Boyle, The Hours
Michael Horton, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Hervé de Luze, The Pianist
Costume Design Colleen Atwood, Chicago
Julie Weiss, Frida
Sandy Powell, Gangs of New York
Ann Roth, The Hours
Anna Sheppard, The Pianist
Makeup John Jackson and Beatrice De Alba, Frida
John M. Elliot, Jr., and Barbara Lorenz, The Time Machine
Visual Effects Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook, and Alex Funke, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
John Dykstra, Scott Stokdyk, Anthony LaMolinara, and John Frazier, Spider-Man
Rob Coleman, Pablo Helman, John Knoll, and Ben Snow, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Sound Editing Ethan Van der Ryn and Michael Hopkins, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom, Minority Report
Scott A. Hecker, Road to Perdition
Short Films
Animation The Cathedral (Tomek Baginski)
The ChubbChubbs! (Eric Armstrong)
Das Rad (Chris Stenner and Heidi Wittlinger)
Mike's New Car (Pete Docter and Roger Gould)
Mt. Head (Koji Yamamura)
Live Action Fait d'Hiver (Dirk Beliën and Anja Daelemans)
I'll Wait for the Next One…(J'attendrait le Suivant…) (Philippe Orreindy and Thomas Gaudin)
Inja (Dog) (Steven Pasvolsky and Joe Weatherstone)
Johnny Flynton (Lexi Alexander and Alexander Buono)
This Charming Man (Der er en Yndig Mand) (Martin Strange-Hansen and Mie Andreasen)
Short Subject The Collector of Bedford Street (Alice Elliott)
Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks (Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston)
Twin Towers (Bill Guttentag and Robert David Port)
Why Can't We Be a Family Again? (Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel)
Feature Bowling for Columbine (Michael Moore and Michael Donovan)
Daughter From Danang (Gail Dolgin and Vincente Franco)
Prisoner of Paradise (Malcolm Clarke and Stuart Sender)
Spellbound (Jeffrey Blitz and Sean Welch)
Winged Migration (Jacques Perrin)
Foreign Language Film El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Mexico
Hero, People's Republic of China
The Man Without a Past, Finland
Nowhere in Africa, Germany
Zus & Zo, The Netherlands
Honorary Award Peter O'Toole

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