The two big space movies of 2014 — "The Theory of Everything (opens in new tab)" and "Interstellar" — have both been nominated for five Academy Awards.
"The Theory of Everything," a biopic about the life of famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking, is nominated in a number of big categories. The film garnered nods in the Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score categories, with Eddie Redmayne (Hawking) and Felicity Jones (Jane Hawking) earning nominations for best actor in a leading role and best actress in a leading role respectively.
"Interstellar" — which follows a crew of astronauts on a journey to save the people of Earth — is nominated for best original score, production design, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects. You can find out who wins (and doesn't win) an Academy Award during the 2015 Oscars airing live on Feb. 22. Find out more and see a full list of nominees here: http://oscar.go.com/