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List Rules Only films that were nominated for Best Picture in 2016.

The 2016 Oscar nominations have arrived! While the nominees start optimistically practicing their speeches, it’s time for the rest of us to predict the winners. That’s right, it’s time to answer the big question: What movie should win the 2016 Academy Award for Best Picture? The 2016 Oscar nominees for Best Picture were released on January 14, so out of the Best Picture Oscar nominees, what movie do you think will win? These eight nominees were selected from the scores of amazing films in this past year. While The Big Short, Spotlight, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Bridge of Spies, and Room were all noteworthy in their own right, only one movie can be named in that little envelope.  

The Revenant received 12 nominations and is considered a frontrunner to take the grand prize. While Spielberg didn’t get a nod for directing, his Bridge of Spies was also nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. While Brooklyn may be the least-known of the nominees, it received almost universal praise from critics. Other major contenders, like The Martian and Mad Max: Fury Road, were both critical successes and box office hits.  

No category is without controversy. While many movie buffs think Creed and Straight Outta Compton were snubbed, these are the remaining eight movies that now have the chance to take home the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Make your predictions by voting up the movies you believe were the best, and vote down any films that you thought were overrated.

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vote: Your Oscar Picks for Best Picture
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vote: Your Oscar Picks for Best Picture
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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Toy Story Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, John Ratzenberger

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The Revenant Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson

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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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Mad Max: Fury Road Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

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Captain Phillips is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vote: Your Oscar Picks for Best Picture
Captain Phillips Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini

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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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Splash Tom Hanks, John Candy, Daryl Hannah

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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Saving Mr. Banks Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

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Spotlight Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Vote: Your Oscar Picks for Best Picture
Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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The Money Pit Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

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Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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Bridge of Spies Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd

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You've Got Mail is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Vote: Your Oscar Picks for Best Picture
You've Got Mail Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sara Ramirez

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Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

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Room William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Brie Larson

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Nothing in Common Tom Hanks, Sela Ward, Jackie Gleason

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The Big Short Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Arnon Milchan

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Brooklyn Saoirse Ronan, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent