Nominees in main Oscars categories


Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:

Best picture:

“The Big Short”

“Bridge of Spies”


“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”



Best director:

Adam McKay, “The Big Short”

George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “The Revenant”

Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”

Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”

Best actor:

Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”

Matt Damon, “The Martian”

Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”

Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”

Best actress:

Cate Blanchett, “Carol”

Brie Larson, “Room”

Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”

Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”

Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

Best supporting actor:

Christian Bale, “The Big Short”

Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”

Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”

Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”

Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

Best supporting actress:

Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”

Rooney Mara, “Carol”

Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”

Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”

Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Best foreign language film:

“Embrace of the Serpent” (Colombia)

“Mustang” (France)

“Son of Saul” (Hungary)

“Theeb” (Jordan)

“A War” (Denmark)

Best animated feature:


“Boy and the World”

“Inside Out”

“Shaun the Sheep Movie”

“When Marnie Was There”

Best documentary feature:


“Cartel Land”

“The Look of Silence”

“What Happened, Miss Simone?”

“Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”

Best original screenplay:

“Bridge of Spies ” – Matt Charman, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

“Ex Machina ” – Alex Garland

“Inside Out” – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley and Ronnie Del Carmen

“Spotlight” – Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy

“Straight Outta Compton” – Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leigh Savidge and Alan Wenkus

Best adapted screenplay:

“The Big Short” – Charles Randolph and Adam McKay

“Brooklyn” – Nick Hornby

“Carol” – Phyllis Nagy

“The Martian” – Drew Goddard

“Room” – Emma Donoghue

Best cinematography:


“The Hateful Eight”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Revenant”


Best original score:

Thomas Newman, “Bridge of Spies”

Carter Burwell, “Carol”

Ennio Morricone, “The Hateful Eight”

Johann Johannsson, “Sicario”

John Williams, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Best original song:

“Earned It” from “Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Manta Ray” from “Racing Extinction”

“Simple Song #3” from “Youth”

“Til It Happens To You” from “The Hunting Ground”

“Writing’s On The Wall” from “Spectre”

Best visual effects:

“Ex Machina”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Number of nominations for films with two or more nods:

“The Revenant” – 12

“Mad Max: Fury Road” – 10

“The Martian” – 7

“Bridge of Spies” – 6

“Carol” – 6

“Spotlight” – 6

“The Big Short” – 5

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – 5

“The Danish Girl” – 4

“Room” – 4

“Brooklyn” – 3

“The Hateful Eight” – 3

“Sicario” – 3

“Ex Machina” – 2

“Inside Out” – 2

“Steve Jobs” – 2

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