It was a close duel between The King’s Speech and The Social Network at the Oscars with the costume drama raking in five Academy Awards.

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‘The King’s Speech’ took away the Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Original Screenplay and Sound Editing at the 83rd Academy Awards. Toy Story 3 was the clear winner in the animation category with Best Animated Feature Film and also Best Original Song for We Belong Together. Inception took away awards for the Best Sound Mixing, Sound Editing and Visual Effects. Surprisingly, True Grit received only one award even with 10 nominations.

But some of the best features of the awards were in the nervous speeches and faux pas: on winning the Best Supporting Actress in The Fighter, Melissa Leo went on to bumble in her speech with, “When I watched Kate (Winslet) two years ago it looked so f—in’ easy – oops!” Maybe that gave co-star Christian Bale a head start who almost made it there with a “Bloody hell!” as soon as he took stage for Actor in a Supporting Role.

The list of the winners of the 83rd annual Academy Awards are:

Best Picture: The King’s Speech

Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

Actress in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Director: Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech

Original Song: We Belong Together (Toy Story 3), music and lyrics by Randy Newman

Film Editing: The Social Network

Visual Effects: Inception

Documentary Feature: Inside Job

Live Action Short Film: God of Love

Documentary Short Subject: Strangers No More

Costume Design: Alice in Wonderland

Makeup: The Wolfman

Sound Editing: Inception

Sound Mixing: Inception

Original Score: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network

Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale, The Fighter

Foreign Language Film: In a Better World (Denmark)

Original Screenplay:  David Seidler, The King’s Speech

Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 3

Animated Short Film: The Lost Thing

Actress in a Supporting Role: Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Cinematography: Inception

Art Direction: Alice in Wonderland

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