The 84th annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday night in Los Angeles hosted by the great Billy Crystal, where the rumored and eventual winner for Best Picture The Artist didn't disappoint.
The night's other big winner included the film, Hugo, taking home a total of five Oscars. The Artist took home Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor where Jean Dujardin beat out George Clooney for The Desendents who was pitted against his best friend Brad Pitt for Moneyball.
As expected Meryl Streep took home Best Actress for her role in The Iron Lady.
Martin Scorsese's Hugo, won Oscars for Best Art Direction, Visual Effects, Cinematography, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.
The Help's Octavia Spencer took the Best Supporting Actress category.
For Best Supporting Actor it was Christopher Plummer, for Beginners.
Check out the complete list of 2012 Oscar winners after the jump.
Best picture: “The Artist.”
Actress in a leading role: Meryl Streep, “Iron Lady.”
Actor in a leading role: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist.”
Actress in a supporting role: Octavia Spencer, “The Help.”
Actor in a supporting role: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners.”
Directing: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist.”
Art direction: “Hugo.”
Costume design: “The Artist.”
Makeup: “The Iron Lady.”
Foreign language film: “A Separation,” Iran.
Film editing: “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”
Sound editing: “Hugo.”
Sound mixing: “Hugo.”
Documentary feature: “Undefeated.”
Animated feature film: “Rango.”
Visual effects: “Hugo.”
Original score: “The Artist.”
Original song: “Man or Muppet” from “The Muppets.”
Adapted screenplay: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, “The Descendants.”
Original screenplay: Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris.”
Live action short film: “The Shore.”
Documentary (short subject): “Saving Face.”
Animated short film: “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.”