23 Instantly Iconic Photos from the 2019 Oscars

From Olivia Colman's goofy gesture to Spike Lee's big leap (and a lotta Lady Gaga), see the images that will stick with us long after the ceremony ends.

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Olivia Colman

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The Best Actress recipient indulged in what every winner wants to do once the music starts playing her off: A big ol' raspberry to the conductor.

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Spike Lee & Samuel L. Jackson

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Spike Lee and Samuel L. Jackson.

We don't know if Spike was celebrating his Best Adapted Screenplay win or just thanking his friend for revealing the Knicks' score before presenting the Oscar to him.

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The Acting Winners

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Rami Malek, Olivia Colman, Regina King and Mahershala Ali all practice what they plan to do with their Champagne later.

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Rami Malek

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He is the champion, my friends.

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Regina King

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It's a lot of work to get guns like hers. Might as well put them to good use.

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Lady Gaga

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Emotions ran high after her steamy performance of "Shallow" and follow-up Best Song win.

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Lady Gaga

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Like, really high.

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Lady Gaga

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She recovered quickly, though.

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Lucy Boynton & Rami Malek

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A good girlfriend celebrates your Best Actor win with a smooch. A great girlfriend makes sure the lipstick is all wiped off before you take the stage.

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Melissa McCarthy

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It seems this already won Best Costumes at the 2020 Oscars.

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Samuel L. Jackson & Glenn Close

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Glenn has the best Instagram in the business, so we can't blame Samuel for wanting to get some selfie tips.

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Julia Roberts & Linda Cardellini

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"No, I love your pink dress!"

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Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

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Hey. We just wanted you to take another look at this.

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Jay Hart & Hannah Beachler

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The Black Panther set designers are feeling understandably celebratory.

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Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey & Amy Poehler

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Before our second-favorite performance of "Shallow" of the evening.

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Awkwafina & John Mulaney

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If the Oscars are going to go back to having a host in 2020, we nominate these two.

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The Winners for Free Solo

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The pairing of presenters Jason Momoa and Helen Mirren was already iconic, but add some incredibly excited documentary winners into the mix and it was backstage magic.

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Chris Evans & Regina King

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Chris Evans and Regina King.

As if winning the Oscar wasn't enough, Regina got the world's most dashing escort to assist her up the stairs.

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Queen

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They promised to rock you, and they delivered.

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Spike Lee & Barbra Streisand

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Two icons from Brooklyn get close with Spike's newest gold accessory.

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Mahershala Ali & Viggo Mortensen

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The Green Book costars have a moment for Mahershala's second Oscar win.

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Keegan Michael Key

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Flying in on an umbrella isn't the only thing the comedian has in common with Mary Poppins; he's also practically perfect in every way.

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Regina King & Glenn Close

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We can't say we blame Regina's mom for using the Oscars as an excuse to chat up Glenn.

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