Throwback Thursday: 2014 Oscar edition!

2014 Oscar best actor and best actress nominee throwbacks

For Throwback Thursday we figured we’d honor all the Best Actor and Best Actress nominees for this year’s Academy Awards! Enjoy a stroll down photogenic memory lane with those the Oscars deem to have been the best of the best in cinema over the last year.

Christian Bale for American Hustle:

Christian Bale Throwback Oscar

As Irving Rosenfeld, Christian Bale plays a con man who assists a FBI agent in his attempt to entrap government officials.

Amy Adams for American Hustle:

Amy Adams 2014 Oscar Throwback

Amy Adams plays Sydney Prosser, a con artist who persuades a small-time operator to expand the scope of his scams.

Bruce Dern for Nebraska:

Bruce Dern Throwback 2014 Oscar

Bruce Dern portrays Woody Grant, a difficult older man who is convinced that he has won a million dollars in a magazine sweepstakes.

Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine:

Cate Blanchett Throwback 2014 Oscar

As Jasmine, Cate Blanchett portrays a formerly wealthy woman who moves in with her sister after the break-up of her marriage.

Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street:

Leonardo DiCpario Throwback 2014 Oscar

Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort, a successful stockbroker who becomes involved in a fraudulent securities exchange deal.

Sandra Bullock for Gravity:

Sandra Bullock Throwback 2014 Oscar

Sandra Bullock portrays Ryan Stone, a medical engineer who finds herself stranded in space during her first shuttle mission.

Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave:

Chiwetel Ejiofor Throwback 2014 Oscar

As Solomon Northup, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays a free black man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.

Dame Judi Dench for Philomena:

Judi Dench Throwback 2014 Oscar

Judi Dench plays Philomena, a woman searching for the child she was forced to give up for adoption years ago.

Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club:

Matthew McConaughey Throwback Oscar 2014

Matthew McConaughey plays Ron Woodroof, a man diagnosed with HIV who finds a way to obtain the drugs that the government and the pharmaceutical companies are refusing to supply.

Meryl Streep for August: Osage County:

Meryl Streep Throwback 2014 Oscar

The 86th Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres will air Sunday night on ABC at 8:30 PM EST with live red carpet coverage beginning at 7:00 PM EST.

Best of luck to all the nominees!

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