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For Those Of You Who Love Data: Oscars 2015 nomination trends

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.

Main

  • Picture
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Animated Feature
Writing

  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
Production

  • Cinematography
  • Costume
  • Original Score
  • Original Song
  • Art direction
  • Sound mixing & sound editing
  • Film editing
Foreign, Documentary & Short Complete List 

BEST PICTURE

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

List of Awards and Nominations for Steven Spielberg

Brooklyn

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)

The Martian

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. 

The Revenant

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). 

Room

Ed Guiney

Spotlight

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).

DIRECTOR

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. 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Inside Out
Anomalisa
Shaun the Sheep
Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet The Peanuts Movie

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