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Full list of nominees

Sunday, February 22, 2009
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Full list of nominations for the 81st Annual Academy Awards, broadcast on ABC on Sunday night, Feb. 22, 2009:

BEST PICTURE
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"Frost/Nixon"
-"Milk"
-"The Reader"
-"Slumdog Millionaire"

 

BEST DIRECTOR
-David Fincher, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-Ron Howard, "Frost/Nixon"
-Gus Van Sant, "Milk"
-Stephen Daldry, "The Reader"
-Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire"

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
-Courtney Hunt, "Frozen River"
-Mike Leigh, "Happy-Go-Lucky"
-Martin McDonagh, "In Bruges"
-Dustin Lance Black, "Milk"
-Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon and Pete Docter, "WALL-E"

 

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
-Eric Roth and Robin Swicord, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-John Patrick Shanley, "Doubt"
-Peter Morgan, "Frost/Nixon"
-David Hare, "The Reader"
-Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire"

 

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
-Richard Jenkins, "The Visitor"
-Frank Langella, "Frost/Nixon"
-Sean Penn, "Milk"
-Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"

 

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
-Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"
-Angelina Jolie, "Changeling"
-Melissa Leo, "Frozen River"
-Meryl Streep, "Doubt"
-Kate Winslet, "The Reader"

 

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
-Josh Brolin, "Milk"
-Robert Downey Jr., "Tropic Thunder"
-Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Doubt"
-Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"
-Michael Shannon, "Revolutionary Road"

 

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
-Amy Adams, "Doubt"
-Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
-Viola Davis, "Doubt"
-Taraji P. Henson, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-Marisa Tomei, "The Wrestler"

 

BEST ART DIRECTION
-"Changeling"
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"The Duchess"
-"Revolutionary Road"

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
-"Changeling"
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"The Reader"
-"Slumdog Millionaire"

 

BEST FILM EDITING
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"Frost/Nixon"
-"Milk"
-"Slumdog Millionaire"

 

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
-Down to Earth from "WALL-E", Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman
-Jai Ho from "Slumdog Millionaire", A.R. Rahman and Gulzar
-O Saya from "Slumdog Millionaire", A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", Alexandre Desplat
-"Defiance", James Newton Howard
-"Milk", Danny Elfman
-"Slumdog Millionaire", A.R. Rahman
-"WALL-E", Thomas Newman

 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
-"Australia"
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Duchess"
-"Milk"
-"Revolutionary Road"

 

BEST MAKEUP
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"Hellboy II: The Golden Army"

 

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
-"Bolt"
-"Kung Fu Panda"
-"WALL-E"

 

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
-La Maison en Petits Cubes"
-"Lavatory - Lovestory"
-"Oktapodi"
-"Presto"
-"This Way Up"

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
-"The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)"
-"Encounters at the End of the World"
-"The Garden"
-"Man on Wire"
-"Trouble the Water"

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
-"The Conscience of Nhem En"
-"The Final Inch"
-"Smile Pinki"
-"The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306"

 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
-"The Baader Meinhof Complex", Germany
-"The Class", France
-"Departures", Japan
-"Revanche", Austria
-"Waltz With Bashir", Israel

 

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
-"Auf der Strecke (On the Line)"
-"Manon on the Asphalt"
-"New Boy"
-"The Pig"
-"Spielzeugland (Toyland)"

 

BEST SOUND MIXING
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"Slumdog Millionaire"
-"WALL-E"
-"Wanted"

 

BEST SOUND EDITING
-"The Dark Knight"
-"Iron Man"
-"Slumdog Millionaire"
-"WALL-E"
-"Wanted"

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
-"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
-"The Dark Knight"
-"Iron Man"

 

JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD
-Jerry Lewis

 

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