Here is the complete list of nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards. † denotes a repeat nomination, ‡ denotes four or more nominations, and * denotes someone who won in the last 5 years. All denotations indicate Academy membership.
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The Big Short
Dede Gardner‡*, Jeremy Kleiner†*, and Brad Pitt†*
all three won for 12 Years A Slave (2013)
Bridge of Spies
Steven Spielberg*‡, Marc Platt, and Kristie Macosko Krieger
Finola Dwyer† and Amanda Posey†
Fiona Dwyer and Amanda Posey were nominated for An Education (2009)
Mad Max: Fury Road
Doug Mitchell† and George Miller†
Doug Mitchell and George Miller were nominated for Babe (1995)
Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott‡, Michael Schaefer, and Mark Huffam
Ridley Scott was nominated for directing Thelma and Louise (1991), Gladiator (2000), and Black Hawk Down (2001). This is his first producing nomination. He is also nominated for Best Director this year.
Arnon Milchan†, Steve Golin†, Alejandro G. Iñárritu†*, Mary Parent, and Keith Redmon
Arnon Milchan nominated for L.A. Confidential (1997). Steve Golin nominated for Babel (2006) and Spotlight (2015).
Blye Faust, Steve Golin†, Nicole Rocklin, and Michael Sugar
Steve Golin nominated for Babel (2006) and The Revenant (2015).
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon†, The Martian
Matt Damon was nominated for Good Will Hunting (1997)
Leonardo DiCaprio‡, The Revenant
Leonardo DiCaprio has 5 nominations: The Aviator (2004), Blood Diamond (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and a supporting actor nomination for What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Michael Fassbender†, Steve Jobs
Michael Fassbender was nominated for Best Supporting Actor, 12 Years A Slave (2013)
Eddie Redmayne†*, The Danish Girl
Eddie Redmayne won in 2015 for The Theory of Everything.
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Cate Blanchett‡*, Carol
Cate Blanchett has 7 nominations: Elizabeth (1998), The Aviator (2004), Notes On A Scandal (2006), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), I’m Not There (2007), and Blue Jasmine (2013). She has won twice, for The Aviator and Blue Jasmine.
Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence*‡, Joy
Jennifer Lawrence has been nominated for Winter’s Bone (2011), and American Hustle (2014). She won for Silver Linings Playbook (2013).
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan†, Brooklyn
Saoirse Ronan was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Atonement (2007).
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Christian Bale *†, The Big Short
Christian Bale was nominated for American Hustle (2014) and won for The Fighter (2011).
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo†, Spotlight
Mark Ruffalo was nominated for The Kids Are All Right (2011) and Foxcatcher (2015).
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone†, Creed
Sylvester Stallone was nominated for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for Rocky (1977).
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara†, Carol
Rooney Mara was nominated for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2012)
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet‡*, Steve Jobs
Kate Winslet has been nominated 7 times, for Sense and Sensibility (1996), Titanic (1998), Iris (2002), Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind (2005), and Little Children (2007). She won for The Reader (2009).
Lenny Abrahamson, Room
Alejandro González Iñárritu†*, The Revenant
Alejandro González Iñárritu was nominated for Babel (2006) and won for Birdman (2015).
Tom McCarthy†, Spotlight
Tom McCarthy was nominated for Best Original Screenplay, Up (2010). He is also nominated for Best Original Screenplay this year.
Adam McKay, The Big Short
Ridley Scott*‡, The Martian
Ridley Scott was nominated for directing Thelma and Louise (1991), Gladiator (2000), and Black Hawk Down (2001). This is his first producing nomination. He is also nominated for producing Best Picture this year.
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