"The Wrestler" star Mickey Rourke was nominated for the Best Actor award, but lost to Sean Penn. Rourke still celebrated at the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
(Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
No Academy Awards event is complete without the march down the red carpet and the 81st annual awards ceremony was no different, with stars as far as the eye and cameras could see.
Hugh Jackman hosted the star-studded night, filled with musical performances, teary acceptance speeches, and many gold statues — have a look.