75th Academy Award Nominations Announced

Posted on February 14, 2003

The 75th Anniversary Academy Award nominations were announced on February 11, 2003. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2002 will be presented on Sunday, March 23, 2003, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST. A list of the nominations is provided below.

75th Anniversary Academy Award Nominees

Best Picture:

Chicago (Miramax)
The Hours (Paramount and Miramax)
Gangs of New York (Miramax)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line)
The Pianist (Focus Features)

Best Actor:

Adrien Brody, The Pianist
Michael Caine, The Quiet American
Nicolas Cage, Adaptation
Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York
Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt

Best Actress:

Salma Hayek, Frida
Nicole Kidman, The Hours
Diane Lane, Unfaithful
Julianne Moore, Far From Heaven
Renée Zellweger, Chicago

Best Supporting Actor:

Chris Cooper, Adaptation
Ed Harris, The Hours
Paul Newman, Road to Perdition
John C. Reilly, Chicago
Christopher Walken, Catch Me If You Can

Best Supporting Actress:

Kathy Bates, About Schmidt
Julianne Moore, The Hours
Queen Latifah, Chicago
Meryl Streep, Adaptation
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago

Best Director:

Pedro Almodóvar, Talk to Her
Stephen Daldry, The Hours
Rob Marshall, Chicago
Roman Polanski, The Pianist
Martin Scorsese, Gangs of New York

Best Original Screenplay:

Pedro Almodóvar, Talk to Her
Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan, Gangs of New York
Alfonso and Carlos Cuarón, Y tu Mamá Tambien
Todd Haynes, Far From Heaven
Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Best Adapted Screenplay:

Bill Condon, Chicago
David Hare, The Hours
Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, About a Boy
Charlie and Donald Kaufman, Adaptation
Ronald Harwood, The Pianist

Best Animated Feature Film:
Ice Age (20th Century Fox)
Lilo and Stitch (Buena Vista)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (DreamWorks)
Spirited Away (Buena Vista)
Treasure Planet (Buena Vista)

Best Foreign Language Film:

The Crime of Father Amaro (El Crimen del Padre Amaro), Mexico
Hero, Peoples Republic of China
Nowhere in Africa, Germany
The Man Without a Past, Finland
Zus & Zo, the Netherlands

Art Direction:

Gangs of New York
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Road to Perdition


Far From Heaven
Gangs of New York
The Pianist
Road to Perdition

Costume Design:

Gangs of New York
The Hours
The Pianist

Documentary Feature:

Bowling For Columbine
Daughter From Danang
Prisoner of Paradise
Winged Migration

Documentary Short Subject:

The Collector of Bedford Street
Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks
Twin Towers
Why Can't We Be a Family Again?

Film Editing:

Gangs of New York
The Hours
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist


The Time Machine

Music (Score):

Catch Me If You Can
Far From Heaven
The Hours
Road to Perdition

Music (Song):

I Move On from Chicago
Lose Yourself from 8 Mile
Burn It Blue from Frida
The Hands That Built America from Gangs of New York
Father and Daughter from The Wild Thornberrys Movie

Short Film (Animated):

The Cathedral
The Chubbchubbs!
Das Rad
Mike's New Car
Mt. Head

Short Film (Live Action):

Fair D'Hiver
Ill Wait for the Next One ... (J'attendrai le Suivant...)
Inja (Dog)
Johnny Flynton
This Charming Man (Der er en Yndig Mand)


Gangs of New York
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Road to Perdition

Sound Editing:

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Minority Report
Road to Perdition

Visual Effects:

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones