Best Moments from the 2013 Oscars

The best moments from the 85th annual Academy Awards.

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Charlize Therone and Channing Tatum during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Seth MacFarlane opened the Oscars with a visit from Capt. Kirk, a song called "We Saw Your Boobs," a sock puppet re-creation of "Flight" and a song-and-dance number with Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Click through to see more.
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Charlize Theron and Channing Tatum danced on stage and joined new host Seth MacFarlane onstage in his nearly 20-minute opening.
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Jennifer Lawrence with her award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" and Anne Hathaway with her award for best actress in a supporting role for "Les Miserables" pose during the Oscars.
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Actor, producer, and director Ben Affleck accepts the Best Picture award for "Argo".
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane played it relatively safe with a song about boobs featuring the gay men's chorus of Los Angeles, and a rendition of "High Hopes" alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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‪In what was surely an Oscar first, first lady Michelle Obama, live via satellite from the White House, helped Jack Nicholson present the Best Picture prize.‬
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The Austrian-German actor Christoph Waltz accepts the honor for best supporting role in “Django Unchained”. It was another Tarantino film, "Inglorious Basterds," for which Waltz won the same award in 2009.
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After making a joke about George Clooney's fondness for younger women, Seth MacFarlane tossed the movie star a mini liquor bottle, which Clooney promptly twisted open.
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Mark Andrews, one of the talents behind the Best Animated Film winner "Brave," an adventure about a Scottish princess, accepted his award wearing a kilt.
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Chilean cinematographer Claudio Miranda was overwhelmed as he expressed thanks for accepting Best Cinematography for “Life of Pi”.
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Jennifer Aniston and Channing Tatum were on hand to present the Oscar for Makeup and Hairstyling, whereupon the "Magic Mike" star confessed to having been waxed for a role. "Welcome to the club, Chan. Not so fun is it?" joked Aniston.
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‪Billed as a celebration of movies and their music, big performances were the order of the evening. The great Shirley Bassey was on hand to sing the theme to "Goldfinger," as part of the Academy's 50th anniversary tribute to 007.‬
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Halle Berry was part of the Bond tribute and looked every inch a Bond girl in skin-tight sequinned Versace.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones donned her "Chicago" best to slink about the stage as she sang "All That Jazz."
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Jennifer Hudson proved her vocal prowess with a stunning rendition of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" from "Dreamgirls."
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Next up was "Les Miserables," lead by Hugh Jackman singing "Suddenly" before he was joined onstage by the film's cast for "One Day More."
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EMPTY_CAPTION"It came true," said Anne Hathaway as she accepted the Best Supporting Actress award for "Les Miserables" during the Oscars.
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Mark Wahlberg and his fluffy co-star from "Ted" (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) came out to present Best Sound Editing, which took an odd turn when it was announced there had been a tie, the first at the Oscars since 1995.
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Singer Adele performed her hit "Skyfall."
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Later, Adele fought tears as she accepts the Best Original Song award for "Skyfall."
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Barbra Streisand belted her iconic song, "The Way We Were" as a tribute to late composer Marvin Hamlisch.
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Jazz singer Norah Jones performed, " Everybody Needs A Best Friend," from the soundtrack of "Ted."
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Writer and director Quentin Tarantino accepts the Best Writing - Original Screenplay award for "Django Unchained."
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As she made her way to the stage to collect the Best Actress award, Jennifer Lawrence tripped on the stairs. When she finally made it, she said to the folks giving her a standing ovation, "You guys are only standing up because you feel bad that I fell."
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Director Ang Lee accepted the Best Director award for "Life of Pi" onstage.
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Daniel Day-Lewis' win for "Lincoln" made him the first man ever to win the Best Actor Oscar three times.
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