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The 73rd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best of 2000 in film and took place on March 25, 2001, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, beginning at 5:30 p.m.wikipedia
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The 73rd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best of 2000 in film and took place on March 25, 2001, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

Gladiator (2000 film)

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Gladiator won five awards including Best Picture.
The film won multiple awards, including five Academy Awards at the 73rd Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor for Crowe, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, and Best Visual Effects.

Erin Brockovich (film)

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Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one. Best Director winner Steven Soderbergh, who received nominations for both Erin Brockovich and Traffic (for which he won the award), was the third person to receive double directing nominations in the same year.
The film itself was also nominated for Best Picture and Best Director for Steven Soderbergh at the 73rd Academy Awards.

Cast Away

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It was a critical and commercial success, grossing $429 million worldwide, with Hanks being nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 73rd Academy Awards.

The Contender (2000 film)

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Joan Allen was nominated for Best Actress and Jeff Bridges for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards.

Steven Soderbergh

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Best Director winner Steven Soderbergh, who received nominations for both Erin Brockovich and Traffic (for which he won the award), was the third person to receive double directing nominations in the same year.
Both films would be nominated at the 2001 Academy Awards, making him the first director to have been nominated in the same year for Best Director for two different films since Michael Curtiz in 1938.

Wonder Boys (film)

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Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one.
The soundtrack features several songs by Bob Dylan, including one new composition, "Things Have Changed," which would win the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Joaquin Phoenix

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By virtue of his brother's Best Supporting Actor nomination for 1988's Running on Empty, Best Supporting actor nominee Joaquin Phoenix and River became the first pair of brothers to earn acting nominations.
Inspired by the life and work of the Marquis de Sade, the film premiered in the United States at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2000, and was a modest art house success grossing a total of $17 million at the box office, but it was received with critical praise, eventually receiving three Academy Award nominations at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards and The National Board of Review selected the film as its Best Film of 2000.

Deborah Oppenheimer

She won an Academy Award in 2001 for best documentary feature for producing Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000).

U-571 (film)

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Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one.
The film was nominated for two awards at the 73rd Academy Awards: Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing (Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Rick Kline and Ivan Sharrock).

List of Belgian submissions for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film

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Boigelot's Peace in the Fields was accepted as a nominee at the 43rd Academy Awards, Stijn Coninx's Daens was a nominee in 1993, Deruddere's Everybody's Famous! was a nominee at the 73rd Academy Awards, Roskam's Bullhead for the 84th and Van Groeningen's The Broken Circle Breakdown for the 86th.

List of Czech submissions for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film

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Hřebejk's Divided We Fall was accepted as a nominee for the 73rd Academy Awards, but his submission for the 77th Academy Awards, Up and Down, was not.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one.

Everybody's Famous!

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It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 73rd Academy Awards.

Marshall Herskovitz

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Traffic was nominated for Best Picture at the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001.

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With four wins, the film tied with Fanny and Alexander as the most awarded foreign language films in Academy Awards history.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Gladiator won five awards including Best Picture.

Rejected

It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film the following year at the 73rd Academy Awards, and received 27 awards from film festivals around the world.

Academy Awards

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During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 23 categories.

Traffic (2000 film)

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Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one. Best Director winner Steven Soderbergh, who received nominations for both Erin Brockovich and Traffic (for which he won the award), was the third person to receive double directing nominations in the same year.
The film won Academy Awards in the categories Best Director (Soderbergh), Best Supporting Actor (Benicio del Toro), Best Film Editing (Mirrione), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Gaghan).

Russell Crowe

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On 9 March 2005, Crowe revealed to GQ magazine that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents had approached him prior to the 73rd Academy Awards in March 2001, and told him that the terrorist group al-Qaeda wanted to kidnap him.

Rita Ryack

Rita Ryack is a costume designer who was nominated for an [Academy Award for Best Costume Design]] at the 73rd Academy Awards for her work in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Quiero ser (I want to be...)

Other winners included Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Traffic with four awards, and Almost Famous, Big Mama, Erin Brockovich, Father and Daughter, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, Pollock, Quiero ser (I want to be...), U-571, and Wonder Boys with one.
It won an Oscar in 2001 for Best Short Subject.

Stan Parks

He was nominated at the 73rd Academy Awards for his work on the film Hollow Man.

Ernest Lehman

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At the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001, he received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of his achievements and his influential works for the screen.