awards & nominations

Steve Jobs (2015)

Michael Fassbender as "Steve Jobs"

With public anticipation running high, Apple Inc. co-founders Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and Steve "Woz" Wozniak get ready to unveil the first Macintosh in 1984. Jobs must also deal with personal issues related to ex-girlfriend Chrisann Brennan and their young daughter Lisa. Eventually fired, Jobs launches NeXT Inc. and prepares to release a new computer model in 1988. Ten years later, Jobs is back at Apple Inc. and about to revolutionize the industry once again with the iMac.

Academy Award (2015)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Michael Fassbender as "Edwin Epps"

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever.

Academy Award (2013)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)NominatedSupporting Actor
Golden Globe (2013)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Shame (2011)

Michael Fassbender as "Brandon"

Successful and handsome New Yorker Brandon (Michael Fassbender) seems to live an ordinary life, but he hides a terrible secret behind his mask of normalcy: Brandon is a sex addict. His constant need for gratification numbs him to just about everything else. But, when Sissy (Carey Mulligan), Brandon's needy sister, unexpectedly blows into town, crashes at his apartment and invades his privacy, Brandon is finally forced to confront his addiction head-on.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)NominatedLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2011)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Michael Fassbender as "Lt. Archie Hicox"

It is the first year of Germany's occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis, including the taking of their scalps. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark, a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down the leaders of the Third Reich. Their fates converge with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, who seeks to avenge the Nazis' execution of her family.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture