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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 01:06:33 GMT | By Toni-Marie Ippolito
Oscars: Most memorable moments of the last 20 years

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Sweeps the Awards



return of the king swept the 2004 academy awards (© AFP/Getty Images)
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  • Ben Affleck and Matt Damon share the first “bromance” (© HAL GARB AFP)
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The third film in Peter Jackson's popular series won all 11 awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture and Best Director, making it the first movie to ever sweep the awards.

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