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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

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound MixingWhere You Can See It: In theaters nationwide on Jan. 16. Expected to be released on DVD in April 2015.
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

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

Boyhood

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

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 HairstylingWhere 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.
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

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Film EditingWhere You Can See It: In theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD in March 2015.
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

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original ScoreWhere You Can See It: In select theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD on Feb. 17, 2015.
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.

Selma

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Original ScoreWhere You Can See It: In theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD in May 2015.
Atsushi Nishijima / Paramount Pictures

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Original Score

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

Whiplash

What It's Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound MixingWhere You Can See It: In very select theaters nationwide. Expected to be released on DVD on Feb. 24, 2015.
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.

The 87th Academy Awards are on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.

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