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Mad Max: Fury Road Wins the Most 2016 Oscars

By Micheline Goldstein

Director George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road walked away with the six awards at the 2016 Oscars, the most of any film by far. It received a total of 10 nominations, and despite losing out in the Best Picture category toSpotlight, Mad Max: Fury Road was clearly a favorite among Oscar voters.

Stars Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy were both in attendance at the 2016 Academy Awards. Theron, who plays Imperator Furiosa, presented the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, the first award of the evening. Hardy was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for his role inThe Revenant, which took home three awards, including the first Oscar forLeonardo DiCaprio.

Mad Max: Fury Road took home Oscars in the following categories:

Costume Design

Jenny Beavan

Film Editing

Margaret Sixel

Makeup and Hairstyling

Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin

Production Design

Colin Gibson (Production Design); Lisa Thompson (Set Decoration)

Sound Editing

Mark Mangini and David White

Sound Mixing

Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo

Check out the complete list of 2016 Oscar winners now!

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