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Oscar Nominations 2018: The Best Picture List

Oscar Nominations 2018: The Best Picture List

1. Call Me by Your Name

Picture: Call Me by Your Name

It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, …
Initial release: January 18, 2018 (Brazil)
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Box office: 28.2 million USD
Awards: New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, MORE
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture

2. Darkest Hour

Picture: Darkest Hour

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germa…
Initial release: November 22, 2017 (USA)
Director: Joe Wright
Box office: 131.1 million USD
Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama,
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture

3. Dunkirk

Picture: Dunkirk

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of th… MORE
Initial release: July 13, 2017 (London)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Box office: 525.5 million USD
Budget: 100 million USD
Screenplay: Christopher Nolan

4. Get Out

Picture: Get Out

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with the…
Initial release: February 24, 2017 (Canada)
Director: Jordan Peele
Box office: 255 million USD
Awards: MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance,
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture

5. Lady Bird

Picture: Lady Bird

An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.
Initial release: November 3, 2017 (USA)
Director: Greta Gerwig
Box office: 48.5 million USD
Budget: $10 million
Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

6. Phantom Thread

Picture: Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutantes and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodc…
Initial release: December 25, 2017 (USA)
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Box office: 32.8 million USD
Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Picture.

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