George Miller’s widely admired action film is in contention for best picture, action movie, sci-fi-horror movie, director, Charlize Theron for both best actress and best actress in an action movie and Tom Hardy for actor in an action movie.
Announcing their nominees on Monday for the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association also put forward Mad Max: Fury Road for best cinematography, production design, editing, costume design, hair and makeup and visual effects.
Carol, The Martian and The Revenant earned nine nominations apiece and will also all contest the best picture, director and cinematography categories.
Spotlight earned eight nods, followed by The Big Short on seven and The Hateful Eight on six.
The awards show takes place in Santa Monica on January 17, 2016. For the full list of nominations click here.