2015 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees Rankedby Pjtaylor-96-138044 | created - 18 Mar 2018 | updated - 18 Mar 2018 | Public
This is how I rank the 2015 Academy Awards 'Best Picture' nominees, from best (#1) to worst.
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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: 517,596 | Gross: $42.34M
2. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 612,712 | Gross: $13.09M
4. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Votes: 77,448 | Gross: $52.08M
5. 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: 618,629 | Gross: $91.13M
6. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Votes: 631,734 | Gross: $59.10M
7. American Sniper (2014)
R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle'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: 400,901 | Gross: $350.13M