If your name was ever called at the Oscars, what would you say in your acceptance speech?

It's a question many Hollywood stars say they never prepare for or anticipate happening in their career.

But every year before spring time, the biggest movie stars come together to celebrate the best in film. And what comes next is the opportunity for a few lucky trophy winners to express appreciation, gratitude and thanks in their live acceptance speech.

As the excitement continues for the 2018 Oscars this Sunday on ABC, we decided to look back on some of the familiar faces who wowed us with their authentic, emotional speeches in our gallery below.

Some will inspire, others will make you laugh and a few may have you clapping from wherever you read this post. Ultimately, it's their night to shine. We're just here to congratulate!

Sam Rockwell, Best Supporting Actor, 2018 Oscars, 2018, Winners, Actor In a Supporting Role

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Frances McDormand, 2018 Oscars

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Jennifer Lawrence, 2013 Oscars

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Matthew McConaughey, Oscars Winners

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Lupita Nyong'o, Oscars Winners

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Adrien Brody, Halle Berry, 2003 Oscars

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Halle Berry, Oscars, African American Firsts

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Cuba Gooding Jr, 1997 Oscars

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Viola Davis, 2017 Oscars, Academy Awards, Winners

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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Julia Roberts, 2001 Oscars

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Robin Williams, Oscars, 1998

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