Best Picture – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

List Last Updated: 1/9/17

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1) La La Land

  • Distributor: Lionsgate
  • Director: Damien Chazelle
  • Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release) – Starting  12/16

 

2) Moonlight   

  • Distributor: A24/Plan B Entertainment
  • Director: Barry Jenkins
  • Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Ashton Sanders
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release)

 

3) Manchester by the Sea  

  • Distributor: Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios
  • Director: Kenneth Lonergan
  • Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release)

 

4) Arrival

  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release)

 

5) Hell or High Water   (+1)

  • Distributor: CBS Films
  • Director: David Mackenzie
  • Starring: Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Netflix, Redbox

 

6) Hacksaw Ridge   (+1)

  • Distributor: Summit Entertainment
  • Director: Mel Gibson
  • Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Teresa Palmer
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release)

 

7) Hidden Figures   (NEW)

  • Distributor: 20th Century Fox
  • Director: Theodore Melfi
  • Starring: Kevin Costner, Janelle Monáe, Octavia Spencer 
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters

 

8) Lion   (+3)

  • Distributor: The Weinstein Company
  • Director: Garth Davis
  • Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release)

 

9) Fences

  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Director: Denzel Washington
  • Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release) – 12/16, (Wide Release) – 12/25

 

10) 20th Century Women   (+5)

  • Distributor: A24
  • Director: Mike Mills
  • Starring: Annette Benning, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release) – 12/25

 

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11) Jackie   (-4)

  • Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Director: Pablo Larrain
  • Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig
  • You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release)

 

12) Silence   (-7)

  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Starring: Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Adam Driver
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release) – 12/23, (Wide Release) – 1/6/17

 

13) Loving   (-3)

  • Distributor: Focus Features
  • Director: Jeff Nichols
  • Starring: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Limited Release)

 

14) The Edge of Seventeen   (-2)

  • Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Director: Kelly Fremon Craig
  • Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release)

 

15) Sully   (-2)

  • Distributor: Warner Brothers
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
  • Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Anna Gunn
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (Wide Release)