Award Shows Rank the 2015 Best Picture Oscar Nominees  

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For the 2015 Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences selected eight films to vie for the Best Picture award at the 2015 Academy Awards. Which of these eight movies do you think should have taken home one of the most prestigious prizes in the Hollywood? Among the nominees were Boyhood, Birdman, andThe Theory of Everything. Should American Sniper, The Imitation Game, Whiplash or Selma have mounted more momentum heading into Oscar night, or should Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel (which came out way back in March 2014) have taken home the prize?

Vote for the Best Picture contenders you think should take home the award at the 87th Academy Awards - even though we all know which one already won.

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Birdman Alejandro González Iñárritu Birdman or, commonly referred to as Birdman, is a 2014 American black comedy-drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. It stars Michael ...more

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Whiplash Damien Chazelle Whiplash is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. Starring Miles Teller and J. K. Simmons, the ...more

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel is a 2014 comedy film directed by Wes Anderson. The screenplay by Anderson is from a story by Anderson and Hugo Guinness, inspired by the writings of Stefan Zweig. It ...more

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American Sniper Clint Eastwood American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal ...more

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The Imitation Game Morten Tyldum The Imitation Game is a 2014 historical thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum, with a screenplay by Graham Moore loosely based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. It ...more

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Selma Ava DuVernay Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and ...more

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Boyhood Richard Linklater Boyhood is a 2014 American independent coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke. ...more

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The Theory of Everything James Marsh The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical coming of age romantic drama film directed by James Marsh and adapted by Anthony McCarten from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life ...more