Poll: Biggest Surprise of the 2017 Oscar Nominations?
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Created Jan 28 2017
Amy Adams in Arrival (2016)
Amy Adams missing a nomination in Best Actress for Arrival.
Finding Dory (2016)
Pixar out of contention in Animated Film with Finding Dory
Hugh Grant in Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Hugh Grant not getting his first nomination for his work in Florence Foster Jenkins
Art Parkinson in Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Kubo and the Two Strings becomes the first Animated Film nominated for Best Visual Effects since 1994's The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Mel Gibson in Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Mel Gibson returns to the Best Director field 21 years after Braveheart.
Michael Shannon in Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Michael Shannon beating co-star Aaron Taylor-Johnson for a nod in Best Supporting Actor for Nocturnal Animals.
John Krasinski in 13 Hours (2016)
13 Hours becoming an Oscar nominated film thanks to its Sound Mixing, despite a poor reception by critics and low box office.
Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Amazon's Manchester by the Sea making history as the first film from a streaming-video company to get a Best Picture nomination.
Ruth Negga in Loving (2016)
Ruth Negga getting a Best Actress nomination over Annette Bening.
Liam Neeson in Silence (2016)
Martin Scorsese's darling project Silence, missing out in all major categories.
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land (2016)
La La Land tying a historic record of nominations.
Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool getting zero nominations despite a strong support in predecessor awards.
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe in Hidden Figures (2016)
Hidden Figures finding its way into the Best Picture category, but missing a nod for leading lady Taraji P. Henson.
Will Smith, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Margot Robbie, and Karen Fukuhara in Suicide Squad (2016)
Suicide Squad becoming an Oscar nominated film for its Makeup, a category that also gave nominations for Star Trek Beyond and A Man Called Ove.
Viggo Mortensen in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Viggo Mortensen getting a Best Actor nomination for his work in Captain Fantastic.
James Foley in Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)
Jim: The James Foley Story earning a nomination for Best Original Song, while Sing Street, Popstar and Hidden Figures are out.
Sunny Pawar and Abhishek Bharate in Lion (2016)
Underdog Lion getting six Oscar nominations.
Tom Hanks in Sully (2016)
Clint Eastwood's Sully almost completely shut out, including missing a Tom Hanks nomination.
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
O.J.: Made in America, an 8 hours long Documentary that many consider not a film but a mini series, becoming the longest film ever in contention for an Academy Award.
Russell Andrews as Red Carter in August Wilson's "Seven Guitars".
August Wilson getting a posthumous Oscar nomination 12 years after his death for his work on the Fences script.
John Williams missing a new Oscar nomination in Original Score for his work in The BFG.
Natalie Portman in Jackie (2016)
Jackie out of contention in Best Picture and Best Director.
Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell in The Lobster (2015)
The Lobster and 20th Century Women becoming Oscar nominated films thanks to their Screenplays.
Australia getting its first Oscar nomination in Foreign Language Film for Tanna.
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in Passengers (2016)
Passengers getting two Oscar nominations for its Production Design and its Music.
Isabelle Huppert in Elle (2016)
Isabelle Huppert earning a Best Actress nomination despite Elle being snubbed at Foreign Language Film.
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