81st Academy Awards

Complete list of nominated films
Australia,” a 20th Century Fox/Bazmark Film 2 Pty Ltd Production (20th Century Fox) (1 nomination)
Costume design  
“The Baader Meinhof Complex,” a Constantin Film Production (1 nomination)
Best foreign language film (Germany)  
“The Betrayal (Nerakhoon),” a Pandinlao Films Production (Cinema Guild) (1 nomination)
Documentary feature  
“Bolt,” a Walt Disney Pictures Production (Walt Disney) (1 nomination)
Best animated feature film  
“Changeling,” a Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production (Universal) (3 nominations)
Angelina Jolie – Performance by an actress in a leading role
Art direction
Cinematography
 
“The Class,” a Haut et Court Production (Sony Pictures Classics) (1 nomination)
Best foreign language film (France)  
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” a Kennedy/Marshall Production (Paramount and Warner Bros.) (13 nominations)
Brad Pitt – Performance by an actor in a leading role
Taraji P. Henson – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Art direction
Cinematography
Costume design
Directing
Film editing
Makeup
Original score
Best picture
Sound mixing
Visual effects
Adapted screenplay
 
“The Dark Knight,” a Cape Road Limited Production (Warner Bros.) (8 nominations)
Heath Ledger – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Art direction
Cinematography
Film editing
Makeup
Sound editing
Sound mixing
Visual effects
 
Defiance,” a Grosvenor Park/Bedford Falls Production (Paramount Vantage) (1 nomination)
Original score  
“Departures,” a Departures Film Partners Production (Regent Releasing) (1 nomination)
Best foreign language film (Japan)  
“Doubt,” a Scott Rudin Production (Miramax) (5 nominations)
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Meryl Streep – Performance by an actress in a leading role
Amy Adams – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Viola Davis – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Adapted screenplay
 
“The Duchess,” a Qwerty Films/Magnolia Mae Films in association with Pathé Renn and BIM Distribuzione Production (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films) (2 nominations)
Art direction
Costume design
 
“Encounters at the End of the World,” a Creative Differences Production (THINKFilm and Image Entertainment) (1 nomination)
Documentary feature  
“Frost/Nixon,” a Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Working Title Production (Universal) (5 nominations)
Frank Langella – Performance by an actor in a leading role
Directing
Film editing
Best picture
Adapted screenplay
 
“Frozen River,” a Harwood Hunt Production (Sony Pictures Classics) (2 nominations)
Melissa Leo – Performance by an actress in a leading role
Original screenplay
 
“The Garden,” a Black Valley Films Production (1 nomination)
Documentary feature  
“Happy-Go-Lucky,” a Thin Man Films/Simon Channing Williams Production (Miramax) (1 nomination)
Original screenplay  
“Hellboy II: The Golden Army,” a Universal Pictures Production (Universal) (1 nomination)
Makeup  
“In Bruges,” a Blueprint Pictu
res Production (Focus Features)
(1 nomination)
Original screenplay  
“Iron Man,” a Marvel Studios Production (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment) (2 nominations)
Sound editing
Visual effects
 
“Kung Fu Panda,” a DreamWorks Animation LLC Production (DreamWorks Animation, Distributed by Paramount) (1 nomination)
Best animated feature film  
“Man on Wire,” a Wall to Wall Production (Magnolia Pictures) (1 nomination)
Documentary feature  
“Milk,” a Groundswell and Jinks/Cohen Company Production (Focus Features) (8 nominations)
Sean Penn – Performance by an actor in a leading role
Josh Brolin – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Costume design
Directing
Film editing
Original score
Best picture
Original screenplay
 
“Rachel Getting Married,” a Clinica Estetico Production (Sony Pictures Classics) (1 nomination)
Anne Hathaway – Performance by an actress in a leading role  
“The Reader,” a Mirage Enterprises and Neunte Babelsberg Film GmbH Production
(The Weinstein Company)
(5 nominations)
Kate Winslet – Performance by an actress in a leading role
Cinematography
Directing
Best picture
Adapted screenplay
 
“Revanche,” a Prisma Film/Fernseh Production (Janus Films) (1 nomination)
Best foreign language film (Austria)  
Revolutionary Road,” an Evamere Entertainment, BBC Films and Neal Street Production (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage) (3 nominations)
Michael Shannon – Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Art direction
Costume design
 
“Slumdog Millionaire,” a Celador Films Production (Fox Searchlight) (10 nominations)
Cinematography
Directing
Film editing
Original score
Original song – “Jai Ho”
Original song – “O Saya”
Best picture
Sound editing
Sound mixing
Adapted screenplay
 
“Tropic Thunder,” a Red Hour Production (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/ Paramount) (1 nomination)
Robert Downey Jr. – Performance by an actor in a supporting role  
“Trouble the Water,” an Elsewhere Films Production (Zeitgeist Films) (1 nomination)
Documentary feature  
“Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” a Weinstein Company Production (The Weinstein Company) (1 nomination)
Penélope Cruz – Performance by an actress in a supporting role  
“The Visitor,” a Groundswell, Participant, Next Wednesday Production (Overture Films) (1 nomination)
Richard Jenkins – Performance by an actor in a leading role  
“WALL-E,” a Pixar Animation Studios Production (Walt Disney) (6 nominations)
Best animated feature film
Original score
Original song – “Down to Earth”
Sound editing
Sound mixing
Original screenplay
 
“Waltz with Bashir,” a Bridgit Folman Film Gang Production (Sony Pictures Classics) (1 nomination)
Best foreign language film (Israel)  
“Wanted,” a Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment Production (Universal) (2 nominations)
Sound editing
Sound mixing
 
“The Wrestler,” a Protozoa Pictures/Wild Bunch Production (Fox Searchlight) (2 nominations)
Mickey Rourke – Performance by an actor in a leading role
Marisa Tomei – Performance by an actress in a supporting role
 
This list does not include Short Films or Documentary Short Subjects.

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