List of nominees for the 2015 Oscars


Here are the nominees in the main categories at the 87th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 22 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood:

Best picture:

“American Sniper”



“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

“The Imitation Game”


“The Theory of Everything”


Best director:

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman”

Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”

Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”

Best actor:

Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”

Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”

Michael Keaton, “Birdman”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Best actress:

Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”

Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”

Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”

Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

Best supporting actor:

Robert Duvall, “The Judge”

Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”

Edward Norton, “Birdman”

Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”

J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Best supporting actress:

Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Laura Dern, “Wild”

Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”

Emma Stone, “Birdman”

Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

Best foreign language film:

“Ida” (Poland)

“Leviathan” (Russia)

“Tangerines” (Estonia)

“Timbuktu” (Mauritania)

“Wild Tales ” (Argentina)

Best animated feature:

“Big Hero 6”

“The Boxtrolls”

“How to Train Your Dragon 2”

“Song of the Sea”

“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”

Best documentary feature:


“Finding Vivian Maier”

“Last Days in Vietnam”

“The Salt of the Earth”


Best original screenplay:

“Birdman” – Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr and Armando Bo

“Boyhood” – Richard Linklater

“Foxcatcher” – E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” – Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness

“Nightcrawler” – Dan Gilroy

Best adapted screenplay:

“American Sniper” – Jason Hall

“The Imitation Game” – Graham Moore

“Inherent Vice” – Paul Thomas Anderson

“The Theory of Everything” – Anthony McCarten

“Whiplash” – Damien Chazelle

Best cinematography:


“The Grand Budapest Hotel”


“Mr. Turner”


Best original score:

Alexandre Desplat, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Alexandre Desplat, “The Imitation Game”

Hans Zimmer, “Interstellar”

Gary Yershon, “Mr. Turner”

Johann Johannsson, “The Theory of Everything”

Best original song:

“Everything is Awesome” from “The Lego Movie”

“Glory” from “Selma”

“Grateful” from “Beyond the Lights”

“I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from “Glen Campbell… I’ll Be Me”

“Lost Stars” from “Begin Again”

Best visual effects:

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

“Guardians of the Galaxy”


“X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Number of nominations for films with two or more nods:

“Birdman” – 9

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” – 9

“The Imitation Game” – 8

“American Sniper” – 6

“Boyhood” – 6

“Foxcatcher” – 5

“Interstellar” – 5

“The Theory of Everything” – 5

“Whiplash” – 5

“Mr. Turner” – 4

“Into the Woods” – 3

“Unbroken” – 3

“Selma” – 2

“Guardians of the Galaxy” – 2

“Ida” – 2

“Inherent Vice” – 2

“Wild” – 2