'The Revenant' Leads 2016 Oscar Nominations, While 'Carol' And 'Star Wars' Miss Out On Best Picture

"Mad Max" also cleaned up, but no actors of color earned nods.

"The Revenant" dominated the Oscar nominations when they were announced on Thursday morning, collecting a whopping 12. "Mad Max: Fury Road" nabbed 10, while "The Martian" garnered seven and "Spotlight," "Bridge of Spies" and "Carol" each collected six.

There weren't any major surprises in the Best Picture category, which can house anywhere between five and 10 nominees. This year's list features eight, omitting "Carol," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "The Hateful Eight," "Inside Out," "Straight Outta Compton" and "Creed." Each of those movies managed shout-outs in other categories, though, despite Quentin Tarantino's snub for Best Original Screenplay and Todd Haynes' absence in the Best Director field. 

Unsettlingly, for the second consecutive year, no performers of color are nominated. Idris Elba ("Beasts of No Nation"), Will Smith ("Concussion"), Michael B. Jordan ("Creed"), Samuel L. Jackson ("The Hateful Eight"), Tessa Thompson ("Creed"), Jason Mitchell ("Straight Outta Compton") and Mya Taylor ("Tangerine") are among the many black actors who were shut out, while Benicio Del Toro ("Sicario") and Rinko Kikuchi ("Kumiko the Treasure Hunter") also failed to make the ballot. Similarly, no women cracked the Best Director race -- but, sadly, that comes as no surprise

ABC will air the Oscars live on Feb. 28, with Chris Rock hosting. See the full nomination list below.

Best Picture

"The Big Short"'
"Bridge of Spies"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"

Best Director

Lenny Abrahamson, "Room"
Adam McKay, "The Big Short"
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Alejandro González Iñárritu, "The Revenant"
Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, "Carol"
Brie Larson, "Room"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"
Charlotte Rampling, "45 Years"
Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

Best Actor

Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"
Matt Damon, "The Martian"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"
Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs"
Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"
Rooney Mara, "Carol"
Rachel McAdams, "Spotlight
Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl"
Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale, "The Big Short"
Tom Hardy, "The Revenant"
Mark Ruffalo, "Spotlight"
Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies"
Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

Best Adapted Screenplay

Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, "The Big Short"
Nick Hornby, "Brooklyn"
Phyllis Nagy, "Carol"
Drew Goddard, "The Martian"
Emma Donoghue, "Room"

Best Original Screenplay

Matt Charman, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "Bridge of Spies"
Alex Garland, "Ex Machina"
Josh Cooley, Pete Docter and Meg LeFauve, "Inside Out"
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, "Spotlight"
Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff, "Straight Outta Compton"

Best Foreign Language Film

"Embrace of the Serpant"
"Son of Saul"
"A War"

Best Documentary Feature

"Cartel Land"
"The Look of Silence"
"What Happened, Miss Simone?"
"Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom"

Best Animated Feature

"Boy and the World"
"Inside Out"
"Shaun the Sheep Movie"
"When Marnie Was There"

Best Film Editing

"The Big Short"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Original Song

"Earned It" from "Fifty Shades of Grey"
"Manta Ray" from "Racing Extinction"
"Simple Song #3" from "Youth"
"Til It Happens To You" from "The Hunting Ground"
"Writing's on the Wall" from "Spectre"

Best Original Score

Thomas Newman, "Bridge of Spies"
Carter Burwell, "Carol"
Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"
Jóhann Jóhannson, "Sicario"
John Williams, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Cinematography

"The Hateful Eight"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"

Best Costume Design

"The Danish Girl"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Revenant"

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared"
"The Revenant"

Best Production Design

"Bridge of Spies"
"The Danish Girl"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"

Best Sound Editing

"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Sound Mixing

"Bridge of Spies"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Visual Effects

"Ex Machina"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"The Martian"
"The Revenant"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Best Short Film, Live Action

“Ave Maria”
“Day One”
“Everything Will Be Okay”

Best Short Film, Animated

"Bear Story"
"Sanjay's Super Team"
"We Can't Live Without Cosmos"
"World of Tomorrow"

Best Documentary, Short Subject

“Body Team 12”
“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”
“Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah”
“Chau, Beyond the Lines”
“Last Day of Freedom”

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