updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 03/02/2014 AT 9:30 PM ET
In her opening monologue at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, Ellen bared her claws, leaving no nominee unspared. The mood may have been a little sharper than Oscar producers expected, but there’s no denying that Ellen gave one of the better Oscar monologues in recent memory.
Below, the host’s best zingers, ranked.