The Top GIFs and Clips From the 2023 SAG Awards

2 min readMar 1


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The 2023 awards season is in full swing and the 29th Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the momentum Sunday night as several Hollywood veterans got their flowers after years in the industry.

From “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once”’s SAG sweep to “Abbott Elementary”’s continued awards season dominance, the 2023 SAG Awards ceremony was another historic night for Hollywood — one that we covered live on the official SAG Awards GIPHY channel.

Want to know what happened? Here’s a handy rundown of the top GIFs and Clips from the 2023 SAG Awards.

Most-Viewed GIFs: Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Sandler, Li Jun Li

This year’s SAG Awards ceremony was full of heartwarming, historic moments, and this year’s list of most-viewed GIFs reflects the audience’s reactions to those moments as they happened live.

For starters, “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once” star Jamie Lee Curtis opened the show taking on the time-old SAG Awards “I am an actor” segment.

This moment of Curtis before she delivered her portion of the segment was the third most-viewed GIF of the night, with 14.2 million views, as of Tuesday.

“The Whale” star Brendan Fraser finally got his flowers Sunday night, taking home his first SAG Award for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role.

During his acceptance speech, Adam Sandler — Fraser’s co-star in the 1994 film “Airheads” — was spotted applauding Fraser for his win. This GIF of Sandler applauding his former co-star was the second most-viewed GIF of the night with 23.8 million views.

The cast of “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once” swept this year’s SAG Awards, taking home awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Ensemble.

After the film’s Best Ensemble win, actor James Hong took to the stage to deliver remarks in Cantonese for his fans and family in Hong Kong. This GIF of “Babylon” actress Li Jun Li reacting to Hong’s remarks was the most-viewed GIF of the night with 25.8 million views.

The Best SAG Award Duos, in Clips

Comedy may be about the rule of threes, but the SAG Awards brought plenty of laughs by pairing off the industry’s biggest actors and actresses into duos throughout the night.

Here are some of our favorite SAG Award duos, in Clips!

Aubrey Plaza & Jenna Ortega

Ariana DeBose & Diego Luna

Jenny Slate & James Marsden

Janelle James & Quinta Brunson

Emily Blunt & Jason Bateman

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