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The Must-See Oscars Moments You Didn't Catch on TV

Mar 4 2014 - 4:36am

On Sunday, Hollywood's finest made their way to LA for the Academy Awards, where celebrities capped off award season with an exciting night. In the past, some of the most iconic Oscars moments [1] happened off stage, and this year was no exception. Host Ellen DeGeneres [2] had people cracking up both on stage and in the audience, and plenty of Oscar winners [3] and presenters linked up throughout the big night. Best actor winner Matthew McConaughey [4] and his wife, Camila Alves, showed their excitement throughout the show, while Kate Hudson [5], Jason Sudeikis, Brad Pitt [6], and Lupita Nyong'o mingled with fellow A-listers backstage. Keep reading to see all the best behind-the-scenes Oscars moments!

Angelina Jolie [7] gave Brad Pitt [8] a kiss when 12 Years a Slave won best picture.

Anne Hathaway [9] and Jared Leto [10] posed for a picture after she presented him with his Oscar.

Jennifer Lawrence [11] playfully grabbed Lupita's Oscar.

Matthew McConaughey [12] celebrated his big win with a kiss from Camila Alves.

Brad Pitt [13] and Bono [14] talked backstage before U2 performed.

Angelina Jolie [15] spoke with Sidney Poitier backstage at the Oscars.

Jared Leto [16] photobombed people throughout award season, but Lupita Nyong'o topped them all when she snuck up behind him for this snap.

Kevin Spacey [17] enjoyed his own box of pizza.

Matthew McConaughey [18] and Jared Leto [19] posed alongside Lupita Nyong'o with their awards.

Cate Blanchett [20] gave Jennifer Lawrence [21] a big hug backstage.

Zac Efron [22] was all smiles backstage.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt had Anne Hathaway [23] laughing backstage.

Whoopi Goldberg congratulated Lupita Nyong'o on her Oscar win.

Matthew McConaughey [24] chatted with Anne Hathaway [25].

During the show, Leonardo DiCaprio [26] chatted up his The Wolf of Wall Street costar Jonah Hill [27].

Lupita Nyong'o shared a sweet moment with Charlize Theron [28].

Harrison Ford [29] congratulated Jared Leto [30] on his Oscar win.

Presenters Kate Hudson [31] and Jason Sudeikis cracked up backstage.

Jennifer Lawrence [32] posed with Matthew McConaughey [33] backstage after presenting him with best actor.

Charlize Theron [34] gave Steve McQueen a big hug.

Meryl Streep [35] hugged Darren Le Gallo, Amy Adams [36]'s fiancé.

Robert De Niro [37] linked up with Penélope Cruz at the show.

Best actor nominees Chiwetel Ejiofor and Leonardo DiCaprio [38] shook each other's hands ahead of the show.

John Travolta [39] and Idina Menzel sipped some bubbly backstage.

Cate Blanchett [40] joked around with her gold statue.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Garner [41] linked up backstage.

Anne Hathaway [42] and Lupita Nyong'o shared a sweet moment.

Spike Jonze and Angelina Jolie [43] chatted backstage at the Oscars.

Matthew McConaughey [44] and Camila Alves stood up to clap during the Oscars.

Jonah Hill [45] mingled in the audience during the Oscars.

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