Acting Nominations for playing in a Scifi/Fantasy Movieby stewiec85 | created - 13 Jun 2011 | updated - 26 Jun 2011 | Public
Oscar-winning and nominated characters that were in a Science Fiction and Fantasy film
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1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 508,622 | Gross: $127.51M
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) Best Actor Nominee Queenie (Taraji P. Henson) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
2. Charly (1968)
M | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
An intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.
Charly Gordon (Cliff Robertson) Best Actor Winner
3. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 514,837 | Gross: $57.14M
Jeffrey Goines (Brad Pitt) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
4. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 558,385 | Gross: $85.16M
Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) Best Actress Nominee
5. Cocoon (1985)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Votes: 49,280 | Gross: $76.11M
Art Selwyn (Don Ameche) Best Supporting Actor Winner
6. Big (1988)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
Votes: 167,980 | Gross: $114.97M
Josh Baskin (Tom Hanks) Best Actor Nominee
7. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.
Votes: 156,821 | Gross: $132.09M
Jillian Gulier (Melinda Dillon) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
8. Being John Malkovich (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.
Votes: 275,710 | Gross: $22.86M
Maxine Lund (Catharine Keener) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
9. The Truman Show (1998)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.
Votes: 769,375 | Gross: $125.62M
Chrisof (Ed Harris) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 386,586 | Gross: $0.28M
Dr. Strangelove (Peter Sellers) Best Actor Nominee
11. Starman (1984)
PG | 115 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Votes: 36,684 | Gross: $28.70M
Starman (Jeff Bridges) Best Actor Nominee
12. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Votes: 311,396 | Gross: $232.91M
Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) Best Actress Nominee Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) Best Supporting Actress Nominee Father Karras (Jason Miller) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
13. Heaven Can Wait (1978)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.
Votes: 15,714 | Gross: $81.64M
Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty) Best Actor Nominee Max Corkle (Jack Warden) Best Supporting Actor Nominee Julia Farnsworh (Dyan Cannon) Best Supportng Actress Nominee
14. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Votes: 22,377 | Gross: $19.00M
Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier) Best Actor Nominee
15. Resurrection (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy
Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,347 | Gross: $3.91M
Edna (Ellen Burstyn) Best Actress Nominee Grandma Pearl (Eva Le Gallienne) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
16. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
R | 137 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
Minnie Castevet (Ruth Gordon) Best Supporting Actress Winner
17. Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror
Votes: 36,312 | Gross: $8.29M
Max Shreck (Willem Dafoe) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
18. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 761,787 | Gross: $34.40M
Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet) Best Actress Nominee
19. The Lovely Bones (2009)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
Votes: 136,968 | Gross: $43.82M
George Harvey (Stanley Tucci) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
20. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin (Angela Lansbury) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,395,660 | Gross: $315.54M
Gandalf (Ian McKellan) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
22. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 916,323 | Gross: $136.80M
John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
23. The Sixth Sense (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Votes: 789,529 | Gross: $293.51M
Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osmont) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
24. Babe (1995)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.
Votes: 102,828 | Gross: $66.60M
Father Arthur J. Hoggett (James Cromwell) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
25. Ghost (1990)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Votes: 168,484 | Gross: $217.63M
Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg) Best Supporting Actress Winner
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Votes: 908,447 | Gross: $305.41M
Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) Best Actor Nominee
27. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a pact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.
Mr. Scratch (Walter Huston) Best Actor Nominee
28. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Sibyl Vane (Angela Lansbury) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
29. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Votes: 34,410 | Gross: $2.65M
Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) Best Supporting Actor Winner
30. Harvey (1950)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) Best Actor Nominee Veta Louise Simmons (Josephine Hull) Best Supporting Actress Winner
31. Testament (1983)
PG | 90 min | Drama
The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.
Votes: 4,901 | Gross: $2.04M
Carol Wetherly (Jane Alexander) Best Actress Nominee
32. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 140,733 | Gross: $33.80M
Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) Best Actress Nominee Margaret White (Piper Laurie) Best Supporting Actress Nominee
33. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,041,232 | Gross: $322.74M
Ben Obie-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guiness) Best Supporting Actor Nominee
34. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Votes: 29,054 | Gross: $41.38M
Peggy Sue (Kathleen Turner) Best Actress Nominee
35. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Not Rated | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.
Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde (Fredric March) Best Actor Winner
36. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
Votes: 323,416 | Gross: $7.27M
George Bailey (James Stewart) Best Actor Nominee
37. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,898,868 | Gross: $534.86M
Joker (Heath Ledger) Best Supporting Actor Winner