2016 Oscars Recap: Highlights From Hollywood's Biggest Night

Award winners included Alicia Vikander for "The Danish Girl" and Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Revenant."
2:25 | 02/29/16

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He was so great and big moments for Leo Dicaprio and brie Larson. A lot of surprises and may have saved the biggest one for last. It was an incredible night of huge surprises. The Oscar goes to "Spotlight." Reporter: "Spotlight" shining at the end clinching the biggest award of the night. This film gave a voice to survivors and this Oscar amplifies that voice. Reporter: But "rocky"'s great comeback sly Stallone winning award after award all year long thwarted by this guy. Mark rylance for "Bridge of spies." Reporter: Winning best supporting actor. Can you believe it? I really can't believe it. I used to watch these when I was a kid. I remember seeing them the year "Rocky" won and Al pacino was in "Dog day afternoon." Leonardo Dicaprio. Reporter: And Leo with his sixth Oscar nomination finally having his moment taking home best actor and using it as a platform for global change. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted. Brie Larson. Reporter: Brie Larson also taking home a golden statuette for best actress in "Room" quickly celebrated by her co-star and biggest fan. Jacob Tremblay, my partner through this. Alicia vikander. Reporter: Alicia vikander's role in "The Danish girl" beating out Kate winslet for best supporting actress. I saw you just now staring at it. It looks like an Oscar. Yeah, I believe it is actually. Reporter: And the biggest winner of the night. "Mad max." "Mad max." "Mad max." "Mad max." "Mad max." "Madoff: After the fall." Reporter: "Mad max" bringing home six oscars. The night full of big performances. ? If I can risk it all ? Reporter: Sam smith performing "Witing's on the wall" winning original song and getting personal in his acceptance speech. I stand here tonight as a proud gay man and I hope we can all stand together as equals one day. Thank you. Reporter: Surprising many beating out lady gaga. ? Happens to you happens to you ? ? happens to you ? ? how could you ? That was emotional. An amazing moment. We're going to get into a little more on gaga later in the show.

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