2016 Oscar nominations in pictures

The 2016 Oscar nominations are in. Here's a pictorial look at movies leading the Academy Awards competition.

The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian lead with multiple nominations

Clockwise from left, Room, The Revenant, Carol and The Martian. (24 Films, Twentieth Century Fox, Weinstein Company, Twentieth Century Fox/AP)

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 Revenant

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.

Leonardo DiCaprio plays Hugh Glass in a scene from the film The Revenant, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. (Twentieth Century Fox/Associated Press)

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road received 10 nominations, including best picture, best director for George Miller and best cinematography.

Tom Hardy appears as road warrior Max Rockatansky in a scene from George Miller's post-apocalyptic thriller Mad Max: Fury Road. (Warner Bros.)

The Martian

Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic The Martian landed 10 nominations, including best picture and best actor for Matt Damon.

Matt Damon appears as Mark Watney in a scene from The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott. (Aidan Monaghan/Twentieth Century Fox/AP)


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.

Brie Larson, left, and Jacob Tremblay appear in a scene from the thriller Room. (A24 Films/Associated Press)

The Big Short

The Big Short received five nominations, including best motion picture and best actor for Christian Bale.

Christian Bale stars in The Big Short. (Jaap Buitendijk/Paramount Pictures/Associated Press)

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies received six nominations, including best picture and best original screenplay.

Tom Hanks appears in a scene from the Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies. (Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 PIctures/Associated Press)


Spotlight received six nominations, including best picture, best actor for Mark Ruffalo, best actress for Rachel McAdams and best director for Tom McCarthy.

An ensemble cast in Spotlight includes Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Brian d’Arcy, Michael Keaton and John Slattery. (Kerry Hayes/Entertainment One)


The British-American romantic film Carol received six nominations, including a best actress nod for Cate Blanchett. 

Kyle Chandler, left, and Cate Blanchett in a scene from the film Carol. (Wilson Webb/Weinstein Company/AP)


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).

Saoirse Ronan as Eilis in a scene from the film Brooklyn. (Kerry Brown/Fox Searchlight/AP)

The 88th Academy Awards air Feb. 28 on ABC and will be hosted by Chris Rock.