89th Annual Academy Awards 2017: Nominees in main Oscars categories

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HOLLYWOOD – The 89th annual Academy Awards is all set to be held on Sunday February 26th at Dolby Theatre to reward best acting, writing and filmamking talent.
Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:

Nominees in Best picture category:



“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Hell or High Water”

“Hidden Figures”

“La La Land”


“Manchester by the Sea”



Nominees in Best director category:

Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”

Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”

Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”

Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”

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Nominees in Best actor category:

Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”

Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”

Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”

Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”

Denzel Washington, “Fences”


Nominees in Best actress category:

Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”

Ruth Negga, “Loving”

Natalie Portman, “Jackie”

Emma Stone, “La La Land”

Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

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Nominees in Best supporting actor category:

Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”

Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”

Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”

Dev Patel, “Lion”

Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”


Nominees in Best supporting actress category:

Viola Davis, “Fences”

Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”

Nicole Kidman, “Lion”

Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”

Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

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Nominees in Best foreign language film category:

“Land of Mine” (Denmark)

“A Man Called Ove” (Sweden)

“The Salesman” (Iran)

“Tanna” (Australia)

“Toni Erdmann” (Germany)


Nominees in Best animated feature category:

“Kubo and the Two Strings”


“My Life as a Zucchini”

“The Red Turtle”



Nominees in Best documentary feature category:

“Fire at Sea”

“I Am Not Your Negro”

“Life, Animated”

“OJ: Made in America”



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”

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”


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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