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The King's Speech and Natalie Portman Among Oscar Night Biggest Winners

  • arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.

    arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (2011 Getty Images)

  • arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.

    arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (2011 Getty Images)

“The Kings Speech” became part of Oscar history Sunday night.

During the 83rd annual Academy Awards, celebrated at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., the film took home Hollywood’s biggest prize as winning the academy award for “Best Motion Picture of the year,” “Achievement in Directing,” “Original screenplay,” and “Performance by an actor in a leading role.”

Another blockbuster that dominated the award ceremony was “Inception.” The mind thriller won the Oscar for “Achievement in Cinematography,” “Achievement in Sound Editing,” “Achievement in Sound Mixing,” as well as “Achievement in Visual Effects.”

Holding back tears, Britisih actor Christian Bale received the academy award for his role as Dicky Eklund in "The Fighter" while colleague Melissa Leo won the Oscar for her “Performance by an actress in a Supporting Role,” in the “Fighter” as well.

As expected Natalie Portman won the Oscar for “Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role,” beating past Oscar winners and veteran actresses Nicole Kidman and Annette Bening.”

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“The Social Network” created a buzz thorough out the evening. The film took home Oscars for “Achievement in Film Editing,” “Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures,” and “Adapted Screenplay.”

The Academy Award for “Best Animated Feature Film of the Year” went to “Toy Story 3” which also received the Oscar for “Original Song” titled “We Belong Together.”

Not far behind was Walt Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland,” which acquired awards for “Achievement in Art Direction,” and “Achievement in Costume Design.”

Television talk show host Oprah Winfrey announced the winner for “Best Documentary Feature” won by Sony Pictures Classics’ “Inside Job.”

“Strangers No More,” a film by “Simon & Goodman Picture Company Production,” won the Academy Award for “Best Documentary Short Subject.”

“Best Foreign Film of the Year” went to Denmark’s “In a Better World” while “The Lost Thing” received the prize for “Best Animated short Film.”

“God of Love” took home “Best Live Action Short Film,” and “Universal’s “The Wolfman” obtained the Oscar for “Achievement in Makeup.”

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