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This year’s Oscar nominations were just announced – here are the details

Published Jan 15th, 2015 9:20AM EST
2015 Academy Awards Nominations

This year’s Academy Awards nominations just got announced and as predicted, the big winners were The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman, which both led the way with nine Oscar nods. We’ve posted a list of the biggest award categories below but be sure to check out The Academy Awards’ official page to get the full list.

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Best Picture

  • Birdman
  • Boyhood
  • Selma
  • The Theory of Everything
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • American Sniper
  • Whiplash

Actress in a Leading Role

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

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Michael Keaton, Birdman
  • Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
  • Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
  • Bradley Cooper, American Sniper


  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman
  • Richard Linklater, Boyhood
  • Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game
  • Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
  • Emma Stone, Birdman
  • Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
  • Meryl Streep, Into the Woods
  • Laura Dern, Wild

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
  • Edward Norton, Birdman
  • Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
  • Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
  • Robert Duvall, The Judge

Writing – Adapted Screenplay

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

Writing – Original Screenplay

  • Richard Linklater, Boyhood
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo, Birdman
  • Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness, The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
  • E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, Foxcatcher

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.