2017 Oscar Nominees

February 7, 2017

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.

Oscar voters showered the musical “La La Land” with 14 nominations today, a tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most in Academy Award history. There were surprises.

“Arrival,” starring Amy Adams as a linguist tasked with communicating with aliens, emerged as one of the most-honored films, with 8 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, but Amy Adams failed to receive a nod for Best Actress. Instead, in a seeming nod to political correctness – a need for a black nominee in each of the four acting categories – her slot went to the black newcomer Ruth Negga for her performance in the box office bomb “Loving.”

Meryl Streep received her 20th Oscar nomination for playing the sweetly delusional lead character in “Florence Foster Jenkins.”

Complete list of 2017 Oscar Nominees.

Best picture
La La Land
Moonlight
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Lion”
“Hidden Figures”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”

Best director
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”

Best actress in a leading role
Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Emma Stone, “La La Land
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins
Ruth Negga, “Loving”

Best supporting actress
Viola Davis, “Fences”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”

Best actor in a leading role
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”

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 adapted screenplay
Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins
“Arrival,” Eric Heisserer
“Lion,” Luke Davies
“Fences,” August Wilson
“Hidden Figures,” Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi

Best original screenplay
La La Land,” Damien Chazelle
“Hell or High Water,” Taylor Sheridan
“Manchester by the Sea,” Kenneth Lonergan
“The Lobster,”  Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
“20th Century Women,” Mike Mills

Best animated feature film
Zootopia
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
“The Red Turtle”
“My Life as a Zucchini”

Best animated short film
“Piper”
“Pearl”
“Borrowed Time”
“Pear Cider and Cigarettes”
“Blind Vaysha”

Best foreign language film
“Toni Erdmann”
“The Salesman”
“Land of Mine”
“A Man Called Ove”
“Tanna”

Best documentary
“O.J.: Made in America”
“13th”
“I Am Not Your Negro”
“Fire at Sea”
“Life Animate”

Best cinematography
Moonlight,” James Laxton
La La Land,” Linus Sandgren
“Arrival,” Bradford Young
Silence,” Rodrigo Prieto
“Lion,” Greig Fraser

Best documentary short subject
“The White Helmets”
“Extremis”
“Watani: My Homeland”
“4.1 Miles”
“Joe’s Violin”

Best live action short film
“Timecode”
“Sing (Mindenki)
“Silent Nights”
“Ennemis Interieurs”
“La Femme et le TGV”

Best original song
“How Far I’ll Go,” “Moana
“City of Stars,” “La La Land
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” “La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” “Trolls
“The Empty Chair,” “Jim: The James Foley Story”

Best original score
La La Land,” Justin Hurwitz
Moonlight,” Nicholas Britell
“Lion,” Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka
“Jackie,” Mica Levi
“Passengers,” Thomas Newman

Best film editing
La La Land
Moonlight
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Arrival”
“Hell or High Water”

Best visual effects
The Jungle Book
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Doctor Strange
Deepwater Horizon
Kubo and the Two Strings”

Best sound editing
La La Land
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Arrival”
“Sully”
Deepwater Horizon

Best sound mixing
La La Land
“Hacksaw Ridge”
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
“Arrival”
“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi”

Best costume design
La La Land
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
“Jackie”
“Allied”

Best makeup and hair styling
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad
“A Man Called Ove”

Best production design
La La Land,” David Wasco
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Stuart Craig and James Hambidge
“Arrival,” Patrice Vermette
Hail Caesar
“Passengers”

Shut completely out of the major Oscars race this year, and not surprisingly, Martin Scorsese’s box office stinkeroo Silence.

Biggest surprise nominees: Ruth Negga, Best Actress; Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic; Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals and Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures.

For the first time in television history, the academy did not unveil its nominations at a news conference attended by entertainment journalists. Instead, reporters were bypassed — no chance for academy officials to be peppered with uncomfortable questions that way — and the nominations read without an audience in a presentation broadcast on Oscars.com, “Good Morning America” and other platforms. (Watch below.)

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