|38th Academy Awards|
|Date||April 18, 1966|
|Site||Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California|
|Hosted by||Bob Hope|
|Produced by||Joe Pasternak|
|Directed by||Richard Dunlap|
|Best Picture||The Sound of Music|
|Most awards||Doctor Zhivago and The Sound of Music (5)|
|Most nominations||Doctor Zhivago and The Sound of Music (10)|
|TV in the United States|
The ceremony was broadcast on the ABC network and was the first to be broadcast live in color.
The two most nominated films were The Sound of Music and Doctor Zhivago, each with ten nominations and five wins. The winner of Best Picture was 20th Century Fox's and Robert Wise's The Sound of Music, adapted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical. Both movies are in the top 10 inflation-adjusted commercially successful films ever made, and both would appear 33 years later on the American Film Institute list of the greatest American films of the 20th Century.
Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface
These films had multiple nominations:
The following films received multiple awards.