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'The Revenant' tops Oscars nominations with 12 nods

Survival thriller "The Revenant" topped the Oscars nominations list on Thursday with 12 nods, including for best picture, actor and director.

In second place was dystopian action film "Mad Max: Fury Road" with 10 nominations, followed by "The Martian" with seven.

The Academy Awards -- the pinnacle of Hollywood's awards season -- will be handed out on February 28.

Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies" received six nominations, including for best picture, and lesbian drama "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett received six nominations, including for best actress and best supporting actress.

"Spotlight," about journalists from The Boston Globe who uncovered sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, also received six nods including for best picture and director.

"The Big Short," about the subprime mortgage crisis, and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" each got five nods.

The nominated films, actors and filmmakers were revealed at a pre-dawn ceremony in Beverly Hill.

Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 28 in Hollywood:

Best picture:

"The Big Short"

"Bridge of Spies"

"Brooklyn"

"Mad Max: Fury Road"

"The Martian"

"The Revenant"

"Room"

"Spotlight"

Best director:

Adam McKay, "The Big Short"

George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "The Revenant"

Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"

Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"

Best actor:

Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"

Matt Damon, "The Martian"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"

Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs"

Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"

Best actress:

Cate Blanchett, "Carol"

Brie Larson, "Room"

Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"

Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years"

Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

Best supporting actor:

Christian Bale, "The Big Short"

Tom Hardy, "The Revenant"

Mark Ruffalo, "Spotlight"

Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies"

Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

Best supporting actress:

Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"

Rooney Mara, "Carol"

Rachel McAdams, "Spotlight"

Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl"

Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

Best foreign language film:

"Embrace of the Serpent" (Colombia)

"Mustang" (France)

"Son of Saul" (Hungary)

"Theeb" (Jordan)

"A War" (Denmark)

Best animated feature:

"Anomalisa"

"Boy and the World"

"Inside Out"

"Shaun the Sheep Movie"

"When Marnie Was There"

 

 

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