Some of the most nominated movies of 2014 include "Birdman," "Boyhood" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Other award-nominated movies of 2014 include "American Sniper," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash."Continue Reading
At the 87th Academy Awards, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" both received nine Oscar nominations, whereas "Boyhood," a film that took 12 years to produce, received six. All three movies received nominations for Best Picture. At the Golden Globe Awards, "Birdman" received seven nominations, "Boyhood" received five, and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" received four. Additionally, the American Film Institute selected “Birdman,” starring Michael Keaton, and “Boyhood,” starring Patricia Arquette, as two of the 10 best films of 2014.
Some popular, though less nominated, films of 2014 based on real-life events include "American Sniper," a film detailing the heroics of Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and "The Theory of Everything," a film about the life of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. "Whiplash," "Into the Woods" and "Interstellar” also received nominations, although in less prestigious categories such as Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Editing. Movies such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Maleficent" received nominations for less prestigious awards, such as the MTV Movie Awards and the People's Choice Awards.Learn more about Art & Literature