Oscars 2015: The full list of nominees

“American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Imitation Game,” “Selma,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Whiplash” are the eight best picture nominees heading into the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday.

“Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” lead the field with nine Oscar nominations each, followed by “The Imitation Game” with eight.

Up for lead actor are Steve Carell in “Foxcatcher,” Bradley Cooper in “American Sniper,” Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Imitation Game,” Michael Keaton in “Birdman” and Eddie Redmayne in “The Theory of Everything.” The lead actress contenders are Marion Cotillard in “Two Days, One Night,” Felicity Jones in “The Theory of Everything,” Julianne Moore in “Still Alice,” Rosamund Pike in “Gone Girl” and Reese Witherspoon in “Wild.”

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The Academy Awards will be presented at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and broadcast live on ABC. Neil Patrick Harris will host the telecast, which promises to be filled with musical numbers. The Oscar nominations were announced Jan. 15 in a live ceremony that for the first time presented the nominees in all 24 categories.

Below is the complete list of nominees.


“American Sniper” | Review
“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” | Review
“Boyhood” | Review
“The Grand Budapest Hotel” | Review
“The Imitation Game” | Review
“Selma” | Review
“The Theory of Everything” | Review
“Whiplash” | Review

Watch exclusive video interviews with the cast and crew of “Birdman,” “Boyhood,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Whiplash.”

Lead actress

Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”
Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”
Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

Watch an exclusive interview with Felicity Jones.


Lead actor

Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”
Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Watch exclusive interviews with Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne



Alejandro G. Iñárritu, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”
Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”

Watch exclusive interviews with Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Richard Linklater and Bennett Miller.

Supporting actress

Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Laura Dern, “Wild”
Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”
Emma Stone, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
Meryl Streep, “Into The Woods”


Watch exclusive interviews with Patricia Arquette, Laura Dern and Emma Stone.

Supporting actor

Robert Duvall, “The Judge
Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”
Edward Norton, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Watch exclusive interviews with Edward Norton, Mark Ruffalo and J.K. Simmons.


Animated feature film

“Big Hero 6" | Review
The Boxtrolls” | Review
“How To Train Your Dragon 2" | Review
“Song of the Sea” | Review
“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” | Review

Watch exclusive interviews with the makers of “Big Hero 6" and “The Boxtrolls.”

Documentary feature


“Finding Vivian Maier”
“Last Days in Vietnam”
“The Salt of the Earth”

Documentary short subject

“Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1"
“Our Curse”
“The Reaper (La Parka)”
“White Earth”

Foreign language film


“Ida” (Poland)
“Leviathan” (Russia)
“Tangerines” (Estonia)
“Timbuktu” (Mauritania)
“Wild Tales” (Argentina)

Adapted screenplay

Jason Hall, “American Sniper”
Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”
Paul Thomas Anderson, “Inherent Vice”
Anthony McCarten, “The Theory of Everything”
Damien Chazelle, “Whiplash”

Original screenplay


Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr. and Armando Bo, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”
E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, “Foxcatcher”
Wes Anderson (screenplay), Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness (story), “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Dan Gilroy, “Nightcrawler”

Animated short film

“The Bigger Picture”
“The Dam Keeper”
“Me and My Moulton”
“A Single Life”

Live action short film


“Boogaloo and Graham”
“Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)”
“The Phone Call”

Makeup and hairstyling

“Foxcatcher,” Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
"&Guardians of the Galaxy,” Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

Original score


“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Alexandre Desplat
“The Imitation Game,” Alexandre Desplat
“Interstellar,” Hans Zimmer
&"Mr. Turner,” Gary Yershon
“The Theory of Everything,” Jóhann Jóhannsson

Original song

“Everything Is Awesome” in “The Lego Movie”
“Glory” in “Selma”
“Grateful” in “Beyond the Lights”
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” in “Glen Campbell ... I’ll Be Me”
“Lost Stars” in “Begin Again”



“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” Emmanuel Lubezki
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Robert Yeoman
“Ida,” Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski
“Mr. Turner,” Dick Pope
“Unbroken,” Roger Deakins

Costume design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Milena Canonero
“Inherent Vice,” Mark Bridges
“Into the Woods,” Colleen Atwood
“Maleficent,” Anna B. Sheppard
“Mr. Turner,” Jacqueline Durran

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Film editing

“American Sniper,” Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
“Boyhood,” Sandra Adair
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Barney Pilling
“The Imitation Game,” William Goldenberg
“Whiplash,” Tom Cross

Sound mixing

“American Sniper,” John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin
“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga
“Interstellar,” Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten
“Unbroken,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee
“Whiplash,” Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley


Sound editing

“American Sniper,” Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” Martín Hernández and Aaron Glascock
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” Brent Burge and Jason Canovas
“Interstellar,” Richard King
“Unbroken,” Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro

Production design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Adam Stockhausen (production design) and Anna Pinnock (set decoration)
“The Imitation Game,” Maria Djurkovic (production design) and Tatiana Macdonald (set decoration)
“Interstellar,” Nathan Crowley (production design) and Gary Fettis (set decoration)
“Into the Woods,” Dennis Gassner (production design) and Anna Pinnock (set decoration)
“Mr. Turner,” Suzie Davies (production design) and Charlotte Watts (set decoration)


Visual effects

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist
“Guardians of the Galaxy,” Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould
“Interstellar,” Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher
“X-Men: Days of Future Past,” Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer