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Oscar Acceptance Speeches

Matthew McConaughey, God, And The Oscars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion

Matthew McConaughey revealed a private side of his life during his acceptance speech for Best Actor at the 2014 Academy Awards, fervently thanking God...

Sunday's Oscar Winners Should Learn From Joe Pesci & Alfred Hitchcock

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

Brevity is the soul of wit and also tolerable Oscar speeches. With a show that threatens to run for at least three-and-a-half hours, what viewers don'...

WATCH: How Awkward Can Oscar Speeches Be? VERY

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski and Oliver Noble | Posted 02.22.2013 | Celebrity

Winning an Oscar is the ultimate award for an actor. It symbolizes recognition, appreciation, respect and popularity from the academy. No wonder then ...

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

In total, there have been over 73,000 spoken, including 7,000 unique words, throughout the 468 speeches available on the Academy's website. Here are the top 100 words, with the size proportional to the number of uses: