‘The Artist’ Takes Top Honors at 84th Annual Academy Awards; See the Complete List of Winners

Feb 27, 2012  •  Post A Comment

The silent movie “The Artist” was the big winner Sunday night at the 84th annual Academy Awards, taking home a total of five trophies including best picture, best director and best actor.

Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” also scored five Oscars, despite being shut out in the top categories. Meryl Streep won her third Oscar, for best actress, in “The Iron Lady.”

Michel Hazanavicius, director of “The Artist,” was the winner in the directing category, while “The Artist’s” Jean Dujardin won best actor.

Woody Allen won best original screenplay for “Midnight in Paris.”

Best supporting actor went to Christopher Plummer for "Beginners," while Octavia Spencer won best supporting actress for "The Help."

Click here to see the complete list of winners.

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