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Oscars 2016: Winners and Nominees of the 88th Academy Awards

Public list by WPS with 57 movies or TV shows/series

These movies have won or been nominated for the Oscars 2016 on 02/28/2016.

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2015 and took place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by David Hill and Reginald Hudlin and directed by Glenn Weiss. Actor Chris Rock hosted the show for the second time, having previously hosted the 77th ceremony held in 2005. In related events, the Academy held its 7th Annual Governors Awards ceremony at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on November 14, 2015. On February 13, 2016, in a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by hosts Olivia Munn and Jason Segel. Spotlight won two awards including Best Picture, making it the first film since The Greatest Show On Earth to win Best Picture while only winning one other award and Mad Max: Fury Road won six awards, the most for the evening. The Revenant earned three awards including Best Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio, his first win aft... ()

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Cinderella(2015)

3.4/5 (with 2,972 votes)

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.

Fifty Shades of Grey(2015)

R
| 2h 5min | Drama, Romance / Love, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 4,857 votes)

When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.

Inside Out(2015)

4.0/5 (with 8,422 votes)

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

Mad Max: Fury Road(2015)

3.8/5 (with 9,158 votes)

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.

Spectre(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 28min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 4,193 votes)

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Sicario(2015)

R
| 2h 2min | Action, Crime, Thriller
3.7/5 (with 3,159 votes)

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 16min | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Fantasy
3.7/5 (with 8,040 votes)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

The Martian(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 24min | Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction
3.9/5 (with 7,949 votes)

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Creed(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 13min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 2,769 votes)

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

When Marnie Was There(2014)

PG
| 1h 43min | Animation, Drama
4.0/5 (with 603 votes)

Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.

The Revenant(2015)

R
| 2h 37min | Western, Drama, Adventure
3.8/5 (with 7,381 votes)

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Straight Outta Compton(2015)

R
| 2h 27min | Drama, Music
3.9/5 (with 1,450 votes)

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

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The Big Short(2015)

R
| 2h 11min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 3,387 votes)

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Ex Machina(2015)

R
| 1h 48min | Drama, Science Fiction
3.8/5 (with 5,206 votes)

Caleb, a coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Amy(2015)

R
| 2h 8min | Documentary, Music
3.8/5 (with 475 votes)

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Directed by Asif Kapadia - With Amy Winehouse, Jonathan Ross, Janis Seaton, Mitch Winehouse, Bobby Womack, Mos Def, ...

Bridge of Spies(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 21min | Thriller, Drama
3.6/5 (with 2,781 votes)

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

The Hateful Eight(2015)

R
| 3h 8min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
3.9/5 (with 5,618 votes)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Room(2015)

R
| 1h 58min | Drama, Thriller
4.1/5 (with 3,721 votes)

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Spotlight(2015)

R
| 2h 9min | Drama, Thriller, History
3.9/5 (with 3,330 votes)

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Cartel Land(2015)

R
| 1h 40min | Drama, Documentary
3.6/5 (with 143 votes)

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley—a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley—Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to halt Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border.

Directed by Matthew Heineman

Shaun the Sheep Movie(2015)

3.5/5 (with 518 votes)

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

Steve Jobs(2015)

R
| 2h 2min | Drama, History
3.4/5 (with 1,688 votes)

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

The Danish Girl(2015)

R
| 1h 59min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 2,457 votes)

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Brooklyn(2015)

PG-13
| 1h 51min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.7/5 (with 1,279 votes)

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

Joy(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 4min | Comedy, Drama
3.3/5 (with 1,708 votes)

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

Carol(2015)

R
| 1h 58min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.8/5 (with 1,437 votes)

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Youth(2015)

R
| 1h 58min | Comedy, Drama
3.5/5 (with 777 votes)

YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing the screenplay for what may be his last important film for his muse Brenda. And where will inspiration lead their younger friend Jimmy, an actor grasping to make sense of his next performance?

Trumbo(2015)

R
| 2h 4min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 612 votes)

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

Anomalisa(2015)

3.6/5 (with 657 votes)

An inspirational speaker becomes reinvigorated after meeting a lively woman who shakes up his mundane existence.

Embrace of the Serpent(2015)

2h 5min | Drama, Adventure
3.9/5 (with 165 votes)

The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.

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