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Welcome to our 2023 Oscars quiz! Take the quiz to test your knowledge of the winners and nominees of the March 12, 2023, ceremony. Which movie received the most nominations at the 2023 Oscars? Which studio received the most nominations for the 2023 Oscars? Who’s the first Asian to win in a lead role? And what was the color of the red carpet at this year’s Oscars? Take the 2023 Oscars quiz, read the fun facts, print it out, or reminisce about the Oscars’ past with last year’s quiz or our general knowledge Oscars trivia game.
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Fun Oscars 2023 Facts
The 95th Oscars took place on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Ovation Hollywood Dolby Center, a shopping center and entertainment complex in Los Angeles that hosts the Academy Awards. The night’s big winner was “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” a gonzo adventure about a Chinese-American laundromat owner grappling with an IRS audit and inter-dimensional attackers, which won seven Oscars, including a historic best actress award for Michelle Yeoh.
Here are the key facts to know from the 95th Academy Awards show:
- Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony for the third time.
- “Everything Everywhere All at Once” was the night’s biggest winner, winning seven Oscars in total, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Directing, and three acting awards.
- Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win Best Actress for her role in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
- Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for his performance as a morbidly obese man in “The Whale.”
- Ke Huy Quan won Best Supporting Actor for his role as Michelle Yeoh’s husband in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
- Jamie Lee Curtis won Best Supporting Actress for her role as an IRS inspector in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
- “Everything Everywhere All at Once” also swept the major guild awards, winning the Directors Guild, Producers Guild, Writers Guild, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
- Netflix’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” won Best International Feature and three other Oscars, including Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Production Design.
- Netflix’s “Pinocchio,” a stop-motion animated film directed by Guillermo del Toro, won Best Animated Feature.
- “Women Talking” won Best Adapted Screenplay.
- CNN’s “Navalny,” a documentary about Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, won Best Documentary Feature and a historic first Oscar for the Cable News Network.
Best Picture Nominations:
- “Everything Everywhere All at Once” received 11 nominations, including best picture.
- “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” and “Elvis” are among the movies nominated for best picture.
- “The Fabelmans” and “The Banshees of Inisherin” are also nominated for best picture.
- “All Quiet on the Western Front” was remade in German and was nominated for best picture.
- Colin Farrell is nominated for his role in “The Banshees of Inisherin.”
- Austin Butler is nominated for his portrayal of Elvis Presley.
- Cate Blanchett is nominated for best actress for her role in “Tar.”
- Michelle Yeoh is nominated for best actress for her role in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Yeoh’s nomination is the first for an Asian woman in the category.
- Angela Bassett is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” – a first acting nomination for the Marvel universe.
- Ana de Armas is nominated for her role as Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde.” She’s the first Cuban to be nominated in the category.
- Judd Hirsch was nominated for best-supporting actor in “The Fabelmans.” Hirsch’s nomination for his performance as Uncle Boris broke the previous record for the longest gap between nominations held by Henry Fonda.
- Tom Cruise was not nominated for his role in “Top Gun: Maverick.”
- Will Smith, who has been banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock, was not nominated for Emancipation.
- Disney received the most nominations overall this year, with 22.
- In August, Netflix released “All Quiet on the Western Front,” and it received 9 nominations.
Sources for the 2023 Oscars Quiz
The facts in this quiz are cross-checked with the most trusted entertainment news providers worldwide. Here are some of the stories that inspired us.
- AP News: ‘Everything’ wins best picture, is everywhere at Oscars.
- Reuters: Unconventional ‘Everything Everywhere’ wins best picture at the Oscars.
- Los Angeles Times: 2023 Oscars: Ke Huy Quan wins best-supporting actor.
- The Guardian: Ke Huy Quan wins best supporting actor Oscar for Everything. Everywhere All at Once.
- The New York Times: Highlights From the 2023 Oscars: Awards, Speeches and More.
- Variety: Oscars 2023: Everything Everywhere All at Once Dominates With 7 Wins.
- Box office hits ‘Everything Everywhere,’ ‘Elvis’ and ‘Avatar’ land Oscar nominations (Reuters)
- Michelle Yeoh Hopes Her Oscar Nomination Shatters ‘That Frigging Glass Ceiling’ (nytimes.com)
- Michelle Yeoh Becomes First Asian Best Actress Oscar Nominee (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘The Fabelmans’ Star Quietly Sets an Oscars Record That’s a Testament to Longevity (wegotthiscovered.com)
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- ‘Power of the Dog’ tops Oscar noms with 12; ‘Dune’ nabs 10 (AP News)
- ‘Power of the Dog’ ‘Dune’ lead nominations in the battle for Oscars glory (Reuters)
- Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem and Kirstin Dunst & Jesse Plemons Make Oscar Nom History (Deadline)
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- Oscar nominations 2022: Jane Campion on ‘Power of the Dog’ success (latimes.com)
- Kristen Stewart Lands First Oscar Nomination As Princess Diana For ‘Spencer’ (Deadline)
- Andrew Garfield Reacts to Second Oscar Nom for Tick, Tick… Boom! (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Troy Kotsur wins best supporting actor Oscar for ‘CODA’ (AP News)
- Ariana DeBose wins Oscar for best supporting actress (AP News)
- ‘CODA’ wins best picture Oscar, marking streaming first (PBS)
- Jane Campion wins Oscar for best director (AP News)
- Billie Eilish and Finneas bond and win Oscar for best song (AP News)
- ‘Encanto’ Cast, Megan Thee Stallion Sing ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ at Oscars (today.com)
- Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage, then wins an Oscar (Reuters)