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Oscar Nominations 2015: Who Made the Cut?

The nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced bright and early Thursday morning.

Oscar Nominations 2015: Who Made the Cut?
Shaking up the way the nominations have been presented in the past, this year actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special, two-part, live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. 

"Boyhood" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" topped the list with the most nominations, with the other Best Picture films faring well, including, "The Imitation Game," "Boyhood," "American Sniper," "The Theory of Everything," "Foxcatcher," "Whiplash."

Some of the Best Picture snubs included "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Nightcrawler," "Wild," "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods." Other notable omissions included "The LEGO Movie" for Best Animated Film, the Roger Ebert docu "Life Itself" for Best Documentary. 


CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINATIONS!

Here are the top five categories:

BEST PICTURE

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

"Whiplash"

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 DIRECTOR

Wes Anderson, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" 
Alejandro González Iñárritu, "Birdman"
Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"
Bennett Miller, "Foxcatcher"
Morten Tyldum, "The Imitation Game"

The 2015 Oscars telecast airs Sunday, February 22 on ABC! 

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