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Jennifer Lawrence carrying her Oscar for best actress arrives for the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.   AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ        (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Jennifer Lawrence carrying her Oscar for best actress arrives for the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)  

17 hottest Oscar red carpet moments [SLIDESHOW]

With the Academy Awards coming up this weekend, a look into the not-so-distant past might not be such a bad idea.

These stars heat up the red carpet with fashionable favorites. They dress to impress in the hopes of wining Oscars for their big-screen successes.

Here’s a little prep for what’s to come with the hottest Oscar red carpet moments and a couple others that just had to make the cut from the Oscars.

 

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  • Jessica Biel, that beige dress is entirely deceptive. Oh yeah, because there are holes in it. Call JT. (Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)
  • Sandra Bullock defies gravity with this outfit. Let's see if she gets an award for it. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
  • Preview of what's to come? Jennifer Lawrence is up for best actress in a supporting role. (Photo: ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Zoe Saldana looks dainty here. Wait until you see her in "Avatar." Hint: she's blue. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
  • Michelle Williams rocks red at the awards. She's much more put together here than her past "Blue Valentine" role. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • ScarJo's been getting herself in all sorts of trouble, of the SodaStream variety. This purple dress? Trouble. Loving it. (Photo: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Wouldn't mind another performance from Beyonce at this awards show? Maybe an appearance will suffice. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • Naomi Watts: her name is ironic here in that you might be able to get some wattage out of that dress. Still, loving the sparkle. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
  • Dat hair flip, doe. Brings back memories of "There's just something about Mary." Well, there's just something about Cameron Diaz. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • Amy Adams is up for best actress in a leading role. With all those low cut shirts in "American Hustle," she'll get it. (Photo: ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Gwyneth Paltrow's dress fits in all the right places. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
  • Jennifer Aniston never seems to age. Maybe one day we'll be "Friends." Get it? (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
  • Angelina Jolie shows some leg for the 84th Academy Awards. Wonder what's next. (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Jenny from the block dresses up snazzy for the awards. Jennifer Lopez at a different gig than her current American Idol judging. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
  • Kate Mara gives a sultry and sexy look a try at the 2012 Academy Awards. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Never too late for some Charlize Theron. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)