Academy Award Nominees for 2008 Tobacco Status

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					Academy Award Nominees for 2008: Tobacco Status
                                                                                                                                Includes     Tobacco
                                                                                               Noted in        Tobacco
Title                     Films' Nomination        MPAA      Studio              Tobacco                                        Actual       Brand       Actors in Credited    Nomination
                                                                                               MPAA PG-13      Content Index
                          Categories               Rating                        Imagery?                                       Historical   Reference Roles Who Smoke
                                                                                               descriptor?     (0=None,
                                                                                                                                Figures?     or Display?
Australia                 Costume Design             PG-13   News Corp.                Y              N               2             No                     Hugh Jackman
The Curious Case of       Best Picture               PG-13   Viacom                    Y             Y                 5            No                     Cate Blanchette
Benjamin Button           Best Actor                         (Paramount)                          "smoking"                                                Tilda Swinton
                          Best Sup. Actress                                                                                                                Julia Ormond
                          Best Director                                                                                                                    Rampal Mohadi
                          Adapted Scrnply                                                                                                                  Jared Harris
                          Best Art Direction                                                                                                               Don Creech
                          Cinematography                                                                                                                   Yasmine Abriel
                          Sound Mixing
                          Original Score
Changeling                Best Actress                 R     GE                        Y                               2            Yes                    Michael Kelly
                          Best Art Direction                 (Universal)
The Dark Knight           Best Sup. Actor            PG-13   Time Warner               Y              N                1            No                     Ritchie Coster
                          Art Direction
                          Sound Mixing
                          Sound Editing
Defiance                  Music (Score)                R                               Y                               2            Yes                    Liev Schreiber
                                                             Viacom (Paramount

Doubt                     Best Actress               PG-13   Disney                    Y              N                2            No                     Philip Seymour      Best Sup. Actor
                          Best Sup. Actor                    (Miramax)                                                                                     Hoffman
                          Best Sup. Actress (2)                                                                                                            Mike Roukis[2]
                          Adapted Scrnply
The Duchess               Costume Design             PG-13                             Y              N                1            Yes                    Simon McBurney
                                                             Viacom (Paramount
                          Art Direction                      Vantage)

Frost/Nixon               Best Picture                 R     GE                        Y                               3            Yes                    Michael Sheen
                          Best Actor                         (Universal
                          Best Director                      Imagine
                          Adapted Scrnply                    Working Title)
                          Film Editing
Frozen River              Best Actress                 R     Sony                      Y                             N/A            No        Marlboro     Melissa Leo         Best Actress
                          Original Scrnply                   (Sony Classics)
Happy-Go-Lucky            Original Scrnply             R     Summit                    Y                             N/A            No           N/A       Alexis Zegerman
Hellboy II                Makeup                     PG-13   GE                        Y            N[3]              2             No                     Ron Perlman
In Bruges                 Original Scrnply             R     GE                        Y                               3            No                     Colin Farrell
                                                             (Focus)                                                                                       Clemence Poesy
                                                                                                                                                           Jordan Prentice
Iron Man                  Sound Editing              PG-13   Viacom                    Y              N                2            No                     Jeff Bridges
                          Visual Effects                     (Paramount)                                                                                   Faran Tahir
Milk                      Best Picture                 R     GE                        Y                               3            Yes                    Emile Hirsch
                          Best Actor                         (Focus)                                                                                       Victor Garber
                          Best Sup. Actor                                                                                                                  Joseph Cross
                          Best Director
                          Original Scrnply
                          Original Score
                          Costume Design
Rachel Getting            Best Actress                 R     Sony                      Y                               4            No                     Anne Hathaway       Best Actress
Married                                                      (Sony Classics)                                                                               Mather Zickel
The Reader                Best Picture                 R     Weinstein                 Y                               4            No                     David Kross
                          Best Actress                                                                                                                     Ralph Fiennes
                          Best Director
                          Adapted Scrnply
Revolutionary Road        Best Sup. Actor              R     DreamWorks                Y                               5            No                   Leonardo DiCaprio
                          Costume Design                                                                                                                 Kate Winslet
                                                                                                                                                         Dylan Baker
                                                                                                                                                         Zoe Kazan
                                                                                                                                                         David Harbour
                                                                                                                                                         Michael Shannon       Best Sup. Actor
                                                                                                                                                         Max Baker
                                                                                                                                                         Jay O. Sanders
Slumdog Millionaire       Best Picture                 R     News Corp.                Y                               3            No       Marlboro[1] Madhur Mittal
                          Best Director                      (Fox Searchlight)                                                                           Anil Kapoor
                          Adapted Scrnply                                                                                                                Irrfan Khan
                          Cinematography                                                                                                                 Mahesh Manjrekar
                          Sound Editing                                                                                                                  Saurabh Shukla
                          Original Score
                          Original Song (2)
Tropic Thunder            Best Sup. Actor              R     Viacom                    Y                               3            No        Marlboro     Robert Downey, Jr. Best Sup. Actor
                                                             (Paramount                                                                                    Nick Nolte
                                                             DreamWorks)                                                                                   Brandon Jackson
                                                                                                                                                           Tom Cruise
                                                                                                                                                           Brandon Soo Hoo
Vicky Cristina            Best Sup. Actress          PG-13   Weinstein                 Y             Y                 3            No                     Penelope Cruz      Best Sup. Actress
Barcelona                                                                                         "smoking"                                                Javier Bardem

The Visitor               Best Actor                 PG-13   Anchor Bay                Y              N              N/A            No        Marlboro
Wanted                    Sound Editing                R     GE                        Y                               1            No
                          Sound Mixing                       (Universal)
The Wrestler              Best Actor                   R     News Corp.                Y                               1            No                     Mickey Rourke[4]    Best Actor
                                                             (Fox Searchlight)

[1]   Marlboro brand smoked by hero's older brother as yet unconfirmed in public sources but reported by several viewers.
[2]   Character is an adolescent; actor is a minor.
[3]   No MPAA descriptor. Universal added this statement to promo material (North America only): "This film contains depictions of tobacco consumption."
[4]   Cigarettes and full ashtray seen in character's trailer, but he is not shown smoking.