Nominees in main Oscars categories

Romantic musical La La Land pins its hopes on 14 nominations

Afp February 24, 2017
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Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:

Best picture:



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land


Manchester by the Sea


Best director:

Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Best actor:

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington, Fences

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Best actress:

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Emma Stone, La La Land

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best supporting actor:

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Dev Patel, Lion

Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Best supporting actress:

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best foreign language film:

Land of Mine (Denmark)

A Man Called Ove (Sweden)

The Salesman (Iran)

Tanna (Australia)

Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Best animated feature:

Kubo and the Two Strings


My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle


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Best documentary feature:

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

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Best original screenplay:

Hell or High Water - Taylor Sheridan

La La Land - Damien Chazelle

The Lobster - Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou

Manchester by the Sea - Kenneth Lonergan

20th Century Women - Mike Mills

Best adapted screenplay:

Arrival - Eric Heisserer

Fences - August Wilson

Hidden Figures - Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi

Lion - Luke Davies

Moonlight - Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney

Best cinematography:

Arrival - Bradford Young

La La Land - Linus Sandgren

Lion - Greig Fraser

Moonlight - James Laxton

Silence - Rodrigo Prieto

Best original score:

Jackie - Mica Levi

La La Land - Justin Hurwitz

Lion - Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka

Moonlight - Nicholas Britell

Passengers - Thomas Newman

Best original song:

Audition (The Fools Who Dream) from La La Land

Can't Stop The Feeling from Trolls

City of Stars from La La Land

The Empty Chair from Jim: The James Foley Story

How Far I'll Go from Moana

Best visual effects:

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and the Two Strings

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Number of nominations for films with three or more nods:

La La Land - 14

Arrival - 8

Moonlight - 8

Hacksaw Ridge - 6

Lion - 6

Manchester by the Sea - 6

Fences - 4

Hell or High Water - 4

Hidden Figures - 3

Jackie - 3

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