Epic frontier saga The Revenant, blistering thrill ride Mad Max: Fury Road, outer space tale The Martian and captivity drama Room are among the top nominees for the Oscars announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Here's a look at movies leading the pack of Oscar nominations.
The frontier saga The Revenant, partially filmed in B.C. and Alberta, leads the 2016 Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road received 10 nominations, including best picture, best director for George Miller and best cinematography.
Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic The Martian landed 10 nominations, including best picture and best actor for Matt Damon.
Canadian-Irish co-production Room, picked up four Oscar nominations, including best picture, best actress for Brie Larsen and best adapted screenplay from the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue.
The Big Short
The Big Short received five nominations, including best motion picture and best actor for Christian Bale.
Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies received six nominations, including best picture and best original screenplay.
Spotlight received six nominations, including best picture, best actor for Mark Ruffalo, best actress for Rachel McAdams and best director for Tom McCarthy.
The British-American romantic film Carol received six nominations, including a best actress nod for Cate Blanchett.
The Canada/United Kingdom/Ireland co-production Brooklyn picked up thee nominations, including for best picture, best actress for Saoirse Ronan and for Nick Hornby's screenplay (adapted from the novel by Colm Toibin).
The 88th Academy Awards air Feb. 28 on ABC and will be hosted by Chris Rock.