It will always be hard to top Gwyneth Paltrow’s tears or Sally Fields’ sobs, let alone Adrian Brody almost bending Halle Berry in half for a passionate kiss.
If winners can resist the inevitable temptation to drag politics into teh event, perhaps they should consider some press-ups liek Pallance. Or how about a full-frontal fresh approach to saying their thanks?
Just don’t try any fisticuffs like Sylvester Stallone and Muhammed Ali above…
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Oscars 2017 the funniest moments ever
1. Julia Roberts – Best Actress for Erin Brockovich (2001)
Roberts’ speech is the benchmark for refreshingly unpolished, witty warmth.
She raised plenty of laughs by keeping a nervous eye on the conductor, saying: ” Sir, you’re doing a great job, but you’re so quick with that stick, so why don’t you sit, because I may never be here again.”
Roberts thanks “everyone I’ve ever met in my life” before ending on a huge scream of delight and yelling: “I LOVE being up here.”
2. Roberto Benigni – Best Foreign Film AND Best Actor for Life is Beautiful (1999)
It’s hard to forget his infectious exuberance as he clambered onto the backs of people’s seats on his way to the stage to collect the Best Foreign Film gong.
His triumph as Best Actor was rather more controversial, beating Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Nick Nolte and Edward Norton.
He soon charmed the room by joking that “I used up all my English,” before…