Oscar Nominated Movies for Best Leading Actorby daltonbriant894 | created - 03 Aug 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
These are all the movies that were nominated for the Oscar for Best Leading Actor. The actors nominated for the Oscar are listed in the description. The phrase "Won by" is listed in the description for the movies that won the Oscar.
Here is a list for all of the movies that won Best Leading Actor: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls020525666
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1. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 395,393 | Gross: $216.43M
For 2018 Won by Rami Malek
2. At Eternity's Gate (2018)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.
Votes: 20,574 | Gross: $2.29M
For 2018 Nominee: Willem Dafoe
3. Green Book (2018)
PG-13 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
Votes: 264,930 | Gross: $85.08M
For 2018 Nominee: Viggo Mortensen
4. A Star Is Born (2018)
R | 136 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Votes: 286,458 | Gross: $215.29M
For 2018 Nominee: Bradley Cooper
5. Vice (I) (2018)
R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Votes: 94,069 | Gross: $47.84M
For 2018 Nominee: Christian Bale
6. Darkest Hour (2017)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
Votes: 146,791 | Gross: $56.47M
For 2017 Won by Gary Oldman
7. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 168,879 | Gross: $18.10M
For 2017 Nominee: Timothée Chalamet
8. Get Out (I) (2017)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.
Votes: 431,710 | Gross: $176.04M
For 2017 Nominee: Daniel Kaluuya
9. Phantom Thread (2017)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Votes: 92,326 | Gross: $21.02M
For 2017 Nominee: Daniel Day-Lewis
10. Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.
Votes: 25,637 | Gross: $11.96M
For 2017 Nominee: Denzel Washington
11. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
R | 137 min | Drama
A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
Votes: 222,541 | Gross: $47.70M
For 2016 Won by Casey Affleck
12. Captain Fantastic (2016)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Votes: 167,357 | Gross: $5.88M
For 2016 Nominee: Viggo Mortensen
13. Fences (2016)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
Votes: 90,114 | Gross: $57.64M
For 2016 Nominee: Denzel Washington
14. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Votes: 385,988 | Gross: $67.21M
For 2016 Nominee: Andrew Garfield
15. La La Land (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 455,445 | Gross: $151.10M
For 2016 Nominee: Ryan Gosling
16. The Revenant (2015)
R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
Votes: 645,614 | Gross: $183.64M
For 2015 Won by Leonardo DiCaprio
17. Steve Jobs (2015)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
Votes: 142,573 | Gross: $17.77M
For 2015 Nominee: Michael Fassbender
18. The Danish Girl (2015)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Votes: 151,328 | Gross: $12.71M
For 2015 Nominee: Eddie Redmayne
19. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Votes: 703,982 | Gross: $228.43M
For 2015 Nominee: Matt Damon
20. Trumbo (2015)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Votes: 70,451 | Gross: $7.86M
For 2015 Nominee: Bryan Cranston
21. The Theory of Everything (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.
Votes: 371,355 | Gross: $35.89M
For 2014 Won by Eddie Redmayne
22. American Sniper (2014)
R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's (Bradley Cooper's) pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Votes: 411,504 | Gross: $350.13M
For 2014 Nominee: Bradley Cooper
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Votes: 536,274 | Gross: $42.34M
For 2014 Nominee: Michael Keaton
24. Foxcatcher (2014)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
Votes: 128,027 | Gross: $12.10M
For 2014 Nominee: Steve Carell
25. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 636,820 | Gross: $91.13M
For 2014 Nominee: Benedict Cumberbatch
26. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 411,778 | Gross: $27.30M
For 2013 Won by Matthew McConaughey
27. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 593,579 | Gross: $56.67M
For 2013 Nominee: Chiwetel Ejiofor
28. American Hustle (2013)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Votes: 426,055 | Gross: $150.12M
For 2013 Nominee: Christian Bale
29. Nebraska (2013)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Votes: 107,039 | Gross: $17.65M
For 2013 Nominee: Bruce Dern
30. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 1,073,430 | Gross: $116.90M
For 2013 Nominee: Leonardo DiCaprio
31. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 233,033 | Gross: $182.21M
For 2012 Won by Daniel Day-Lewis
32. Flight (I) (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
Votes: 308,717 | Gross: $93.77M
For 2012 Nominee: Denzel Washington
33. Les Misérables (2012)
PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Votes: 291,921 | Gross: $148.81M
For 2012 Nominee: Hugh Jackman
34. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 631,362 | Gross: $132.09M
For 2012 Nominee: Bradley Cooper
35. The Master (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader.
Votes: 137,874 | Gross: $16.38M
For 2012 Nominee: Joaquin Phoenix
36. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 220,153 | Gross: $44.67M
For 2011 Won by Jean Dujardin
37. A Better Life (2011)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.
Votes: 14,758 | Gross: $1.76M
For 2011 Nominee: Demián Bichir
38. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 335,694 | Gross: $75.61M
For 2011 Nominee: Brad Pitt
39. The Descendants (2011)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
Votes: 225,806 | Gross: $82.58M
For 2011 Nominee: George Clooney
40. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.
Votes: 177,790 | Gross: $24.15M
For 2011 Nominee: Gary Oldman
41. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 606,020 | Gross: $138.80M
For 2010 Won by Colin Firth
42. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Biography, Drama
A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 330,863 | Gross: $18.34M
For 2010 Nominee: James Franco
43. Biutiful (2010)
R | 148 min | Drama, Romance