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Memorable SAG Awards Snaps to Get You Excited For the Show

Jan 24 2015 - 4:18am

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are this Sunday, and we're gearing up with a look back at highlights from shows past. The SAGs started back in 1995 and since then have become one of the most prestigious ceremonies of award season [1]. They bring out the best actors from both film and television, including favorites like Brad Pitt [2], Angelina Jolie [3], Leonardo DiCaprio [4], and Emma Stone [5]. Over the years, the ceremony has grown wilder and wilder, which means this year could be the biggest yet. So, from the ladies of Sex and the City in the early 2000s to Matthew McConaughey [6] and Lupita Nyong'o's big wins in 2014, we're looking back at our favorite moments from the past.

Brad Pitt [7] and Angelina Jolie [8] locked lips inside the 2012 SAG Awards.

Matthew McConaughey [9] gave Lupita Nyong'o a huge hug during the show in 2014.

Inglourious Basterds star Diane Kruger [10] was escorted to the 2010 awards by her boyfriend, Joshua Jackson [11].

Amanda Seyfried [12] was mesmerized by a SAG in 2013.

Actresses Jessica Chastain and Cicely Tyson hugged backstage at the 2012 SAG Awards.

Gwyneth Paltrow [13] and Ben Affleck [14] both won at the 1999 awards, and posed in the press room with Geoffrey Rush and Rupert Everett.

Will Smith [15] let his wife, Jada, have the spotlight in 2007.

Amy Poehler [16] and Bradley Cooper [17] laughed it up on their way into the 2013 SAGs.

John Krasinski [18] and Emily Blunt [19] looked flawless on the red carpet together in LA in 2012.

Claire Danes [20] got a few laughs during her 2013 acceptance speech for Homeland.

Onscreen couple Reese Witherspoon [21] and Joaquin Phoenix [22] were side by side at the 2006 awards.

The Help actress Viola Davis posed moments before her win for best female actor in 2012.

Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul celebrated their Breaking Bad win in the press room with Bryan Cranston.

Vanessa Williams got charmed by Leonardo DiCaprio [23] on the red carpet before the 2007 show.

Bridesmaids actresses Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Melissa McCarthy were the rowdiest presenters in 2012.

Real-life couple and True Blood costars Anna Paquin [24] and Stephen Moyer [25] shared a kiss before the 2010 show.

George Clooney [26] and Meryl Streep [27] had a cute moment in passing during the 2010 show.

The late Robin Williams [28] took home a best supporting actor award in 1998 for his role in Good Will Hunting.

Courteney Cox [29], Jennifer Aniston [30], and Lisa Kudrow came out to support their series Friends in 2003.

Sofia Vergara celebrated her Modern Family win with Ed O'Neill in 2014.

Betty White gave her statue a smooch in 2011.

Jennifer Lawrence [31] couldn't contain her excitement for Lupita Nyong'o on the red carpet in 2014.

True Grit costars Hailee Steinfeld and Jeff Bridges [32] posed together in 2011.

Cheers! Matthew McConaughey [33], Camila Alves, Jared Leto [34], and Jennifer Garner [35] clinked glasses in 2014.

Kate Hudson [36] and Kate Winslet [37] posed with Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Linney [38] in 2001.

Michael Richards, Julia Louis-Dreyfus [39], and Jason Alexander were among the Seinfeld cast winners in 1998.

Justin Timberlake [40] and Mila Kunis [41] shared a sweet moment during the 2011 show.

Kerry Washington and Julia Roberts [42] were pretty in pink at the 2014 show.

Portia de Rossi [43], Jane Krakowski, Calista Flockhart [44], and Lucy Liu [45] took the stage together in 1999 to accept an award for Ally McBeal.

Brad Pitt [46], Angelina Jolie [47], George Clooney [48], and Stacy Keibler made a double date out of the award show in 2012.

Jennifer Lawrence [49] lit up the red carpet in 2011.

Onscreen fighters Hilary Swank [50] and Mark Wahlberg [51] threw their fists up for photographers on the SAG Awards red carpet in 2011.

Tina Fey [52] and Alec Baldwin [53] arrived at the 2012 SAG Awards.

Sandra Bullock [54] presented Betty White with a lifetime achievement award in 2010.

The cast of Modern Family celebrated their win for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series in 2011.

Cynthia Nixon, Kim Cattrall [55], Kristin Davis, and Sarah Jessica Parker [56] wore some interesting getups at the 2001 ceremony.

Halle Berry [57] accepted the 2003 SAG award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role for Monster's Ball.

Emma Stone [58] shared a precious moment with her mom on the red carpet in 2012.

Tom Hanks [59] won for Forrest Gump at the first ever Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1995.

Michael J. Fox posed with his Spin City statue in 2000.

The handsome boys of The Social Network presented an award together during the 2011 show.

Jennifer Garner [60], Michael Douglas, and Kiefer Sutherland [61] shared a moment backstage in 2004.

Melissa Leo won an award for her role in The Fighter in 2011 and was overjoyed while making her acceptance speech.

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