Oscars 2016: ‘The Revenant’ Leads With 12 Nominations -- See the Complete List

by Jackie Willis 5:48 AM PST, January 14, 2016
Playing Oscars 2016: ‘The Revenant’ Leads With 12 Nominations -- See the Complete List

The nominations are in for the 88th Academy Awards and, per usual, there were some snubs and surprises.

The Revenant leads with 12 nominations and, surprisingly, Mad Max: Fury Road is up for 10 Oscars.

Leonardo DiCaprio earned his fifth nomination for The Revenant but will this be his year to finally take home an Oscar? Jennifer Lawrence -- who won an Academy Award in 2013 for her role in Silver Linings Playbook -- is also nominated for her portrayal of Miracle Mop inventor, Joy Mangano, in David O. Russell's Joy.

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Lady Gaga -- who earned her first Golden Globe on Sunday -- earned her first Oscar nomination for Best Original Song for The Hunting Ground's theme, "'Til It Happens to You."

Here is your complete list of nominees:

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo
Matt Damon in The Martian
Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant
Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Cate Blanchett in Carol
Brie Larson in Room
Jennifer Lawrence in Joy
Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

Best motion picture of the year
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant


Achievement in directing
The Big Short, Adam McKay
Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller
The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Room, Lenny Abrahamson
Spotlight, Tom McCarthy

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)
“Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey -- Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio
“Manta Ray” from Racing Extinction -- Music by J. Ralph and Lyric by Antony Hegarty
“Simple Song #3” from Youth -- Music and Lyric by David Lang
“Til It Happens To You” from The Hunting Ground -- Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga
“Writing’s On The Wall” from Spectre -- Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

Achievement in cinematography
Carol -- Ed Lachman
The Hateful Eight -- Robert Richardson
Mad Max: Fury Road -- John Seale
The Revenant -- Emmanuel Lubezki Sicario Roger Deakins

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara in Carol
Rachel McAdams in Spotlight
Alicia Vikander in The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet in Steve Jobs

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Christian Bale in The Big Short
Tom Hardy in The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo in Spotlight
Mark Rylance in Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone in Creed

Best documentary short subject
Body Team 12
Chau, beyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Last Day of Freedom Dee Hibbert

Best documentary feature
Cartel Land
The Look of Silence

What Happened, Miss Simone?
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Achievement in costume design
Carol -- Sandy Powell
Cinderella -- Sandy Powell
The Danish Girl -- Paco Delgado
Mad Max: Fury Road --Jenny Beavan
The Revenant -- Jacqueline West

Achievement in sound editing
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Mark Mangini and David White
The Martian -- Oliver Tarney
The Revenant -- Martin Hernandez and Lon Bender
Sicario -- Alan Robert Murray
Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- Matthew Wood and David Acord

Achievement in sound mixing
Bridge of Spies -- Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo
The Martian -- Paul Massey, Mark Taylor and Mac Ruth
The Revenant -- Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom and Chris Duesterdiek
Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared -- Love Larson and Eva von Bahr
The Revenant -- Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini

Best live action short film
Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)

Best animated short film
Bear Story
Sanjay’s Super Team

We Can’t Live without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow

Best animated feature film of the year
Boy and the World  
Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There

Adapted screenplay
The Big Short -- Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Brooklyn -- Screenplay by Nick Hornby
Carol -- Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy
The Martian -- Screenplay by Drew Goddard
Room -- Screenplay by Emma Donoghue

Achievement in production design
Bridge of Spies -- Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich
The Danish Girl -- Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Michael Standish
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
The Martian -- Production Design: Arthur Max; Set Decoration: Celia Bobak
The Revenant -- Production Design: Jack Fisk; Set Decoration: Hamish Purdy

Achievement in visual effects
Ex Machina -- Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver and Andy Williams
The Martian -- Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence and Steven Warner
The Revenant -- Rich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith and Cameron Waldbauer
Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould

Achievement in film editing
The Big Short -- Hank Corwin
Mad Max: Fury Road -- Margaret Sixel
The Revenant -- Stephen Mirrione
Spotlight -- Tom McArdle
Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

Best foreign language film of the year
Embrace of the Serpent - Colombia
Mustang - France
Son of Saul - Hungary
Theeb - Jordan
A War - Denmark

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Bridge of Spies -- Thomas Newman
Carol -- Carter Burwell
The Hateful Eight -- Ennio Morricone
Sicario -- Jóhann Jóhannsson
Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- John Williams

Original screenplay
Bridge of Spies -- Written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Ex Machina -- Written by Alex Garland Inside Out Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
Spotlight -- Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Straight Outta Compton -- Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

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Did you agree with the nominees?

The 2016 Oscars -- hosted by Chris Rock -- will take place on Sunday, February 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California and will air on ABC.

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