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How To See All Of The Academy Award-Nominated Best Picture Contenders

Will the Academy make the right call? Watch and determine which title should receive Hollywood's highest film honor.

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The Academy Award nominations were announced on Thursday. And while there were big snubs and surprises across the board, as well as a huge lack of diversity, the Best Picture category has eight strong contenders. Here is a list of where these films are playing so you can be ready to discuss who should win at the 87th Academy Awards next month.

American Sniper

Keith Bernstein / Warner Bros. Pictures

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Where You Can See It: In theaters nationwide on Jan. 16. Expected to be released on DVD in April 2015.

Birdman

Fox Searchlight Pictures

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Where You Can See It: In select theaters. Expected to be released on DVD on Feb. 17, 2015.

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Boyhood

IFC Films

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing

Where You Can See It: In very select theaters. Currently available to rent on demand, with a Netflix subscription, on Vudu, on Target.com, on Paramount Movies, on Xbox, on iTunes, or on Amazon. It's also available for purchase on DVD.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

20th Century Fox

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Where You Can See It: In select theaters on Jan. 16. Available for purchase on iTunes, on Vudu, on Target.com, or on Amazon. It's also available for rent with a Netflix subscription.

The Imitation Game

Black Bear Pictures

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing

Where You Can See It: In theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD in March 2015.

The Theory of Everything

Focus Features

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score

Where You Can See It: In select theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD on Feb. 17, 2015.

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Whiplash

Daniel McFadden / Sony Pictures Classics

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Where You Can See It: In very select theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD on Feb. 24, 2015.