After 20th Century Fox won the triple crown of box office, as market share leader for 2014 in India (Hollywood) , International and Global box office, breaking industry records for a calendar year in both the International ($3.73Billion) and Global box office categories ($5.52Billion), the studio has score the maximum Oscar nomations for 2015!
There the two top-nominated films: “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” boast of 9 nominations each along with two more nominations for “Wild,” and miscellaneous nominations for X Men Days Of Future Past and Dawn Of Planet Of The Apes (Best Visual Effects), How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Best Animated Feature), Gone Girl (Actress In A Leading role)
List Of Nominations
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Best Sound Editing ; Best Sound Mixing ; Best actor in a supporting role ; Best actress in a supporting role ; Best Cinematography ; Best Original Screenplay ; Best Director ; Best Actor ; Best Picture
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Best Picture; Best Director ; Best Original Screenplay ;Best Film Editing ; Best Original Score; Best Cinematography ; Best Costume Design;
Best Makeup and Hairstyling ; Best Production Design
Best Visual Effects : “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
Best Animated Feature : “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Best Visual Effects : “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
Actress In A Leading role: Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), Reese Witherspoon (Wild)
Actress In A Supporting Role: Laura Dern (Wild)
Fox International sets a new industry record for box office in a calendar year by grossing more than $3.7 billion in 2014. That eclipses the prior industry record set by Paramount ($3.21B) in 2011 by over $500m GBO.
India also saw Fox Star Studios setting a new record with 10 Hollywood hits in 2014, including X Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, How to Train your Dragon 2, Exodus, Rio 2, Gone Girl, Penguins of Madagascar, The Fault in our stars, Maze Runner & Night at the Museum 3.
Fox Star Studios managed to generate about 3 times box office over the previous calendar year, and retained its No.1 position for the 3rd time in the past 6 years in Hollywood. Fox Star Studios have had a great run in India, with the biggest Hollywood grossers of all time Avatar (No.1 with Rs. 144 Crores GBO) & Life of Pi (No. 2 with 95 Crores GBO), and various other blockbuster franchises including X Men films & Ice Age films.