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Oscars 2016 nominations list revealed: Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road, Martian lead

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Nominations for the 88th Oscars were announced Thursday morning, with The Revenant capturing the most nominations.

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s frontier revenge tale received 12 nominations in all, including ones for director, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and best picture.

The apocalyptic road warrior epic Mad Max: Fury Road, earned 10 nominations, including best picture and best director for George Miller. The Martian earned seven nominations in total (including for best actor Matt Damon, though not director Ridley Scott), Spotlight received six nods, and The Big Short was nominated for five Oscars.

The Revenant and Mad Max are joined on the best picture list by six other films: Spotlight, The Martian, Bridge of Spies, The Big Short, Room, and Brooklyn.

The awards will be handed out on Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, beginning at 7 p.m. ET on ABC. See below for the full list of nominees. 

Best Picture

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies

Brooklyn

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight

RELATED: Our interview with the cast and director of The Martian 

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

RELATED: Our interview with Best Actress nominee Brie Larson

Best Actor

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Matt Damon, The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

RELATED: Our interview with Best Actor nominee Michael Fassbender

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Rooney Mara, Carol

Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

RELATED: Our interview with Best Supporting Actress nominee Kate Winslet

Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Tom Hardy, The Revenant

Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Director

The Big Short, Adam McKay

Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller

The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Room, Lenny Abrahamson

Spotlight, Tom McCarthy

RELATED: Our interview with Best Director nominee George Miller

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short, Charles Randolph and Adam McKay

Brooklyn, Nick Hornby

Carol, Phyllis Nagy

The Martian, Drew Goddard

Room, Emma Donoghue

Best Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies, Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen

Ex Machina, Alex Garland

Inside Out, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen

Spotlight, Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

Straight Outta Compton, Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

Best Animated Feature

Anomalisa

Boy and the World

Inside Out

Shaun the Sheep Movie

When Marnie Was There

Best Documentary Feature

Amy

Cartel Land

Look of Silence

What Happened Miss Simone

Winter on Fire

Best Foreign Language Film

Embrace of the Serpent, Colombia

Mustang, France

Son of Saul, Hungary

Theeb, Jordan

A War, Denmark

Best Original Score

Bridge of Spies, Thomas Newman

Carol, Carter Burwell

The Hateful Eight, Ennio Morricone

Sicario, Jóhann Jóhannsson

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams

Best Original Song

“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey (Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio)

“Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction (Music by J. Ralph and Lyric by Antony Hegarty) 

“Simple Song #3,” Youth (Music and Lyric by David Lang)

“Til it Happens to You,” The Hunting Ground (Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga)

“Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre (Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith)

Best Cinematography

Carol

The Hateful Eight

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Sicario

Best Film Editing

The Big Short

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Spotlight

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Production Design

Bridge of Spies

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Mad Max: Fury Road

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared

The Revenant

Best Costume Design

Carol

Cinderella

The Danish Girl

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant

Best Animated Short

Bear Story

Prologue

Sanjay’s Super Team

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

World of Tomorrow

Best Visual Effects

Ex Machina

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Sicario

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Documentary Short

Body Team 12

Chau, Beyond the Lines

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Last Day of Freedom

Best Live Action Short

Ave Maria

Day One

Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)

Shok

Stutterer

Check out more interviews with the Oscar nominees below:

The Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. local time on ABC.

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