Best Picture Oscar Nominations 2021

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The year 2021 is here and so are the Oscars 2021 Best Picture nominations! Eight movies are now on the shortlist to take home the most prestigious award in cinema, the Oscar, with the winner announced when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC.

This year we didn’t see many big releases because of the Global Pandemic, but we do have some amazing drama movies which were released in the past year, and now they all are in the race to finish and bag an Oscar. After the official nominations were revealed Nomadland increased it’s odds from -353 to -475 according to Sports Betting Dime. Check out the movies which are on the shortlist for an Oscar.

The nominees for the Best Picture are THE FATHER, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, MANK, MINARI, NOMADLAND, PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN, SOUND OF METAL and THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7.

MANK got the most nominations with 10 which include Directing, Actor in a Leading Role and Cinematography. THE FATHER, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, MINARI, NOMADLAND, SOUND OF METAL, and THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 each earned six nominations and PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN got five. For all the detailed information, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Best Picture nominees below. You can also check out more about Oscars 2021 nominees and see the full Oscars 2021 nominations list on Oscar.com.

OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2021 – BEST PICTURE

 

THE FATHER

David Parfitt, Jean-Louis Livi and Philippe Carcassonne.

Film Synopsis

80-year-old Anthony, living alone and denying the home healthcare aides that his daughter, Anne, introduces. Yet the relief is a must as she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony starts to doubt his family, his surroundings, and his grasp on what reality is.

 

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

Shaka King, Charles D. King, and Ryan Coogler.

Film Synopsis

Bill O’Neal got himself into the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton rises, falling for a revolutionary en route, a war is waged for O’Neal’s soul.

 

MANK

Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth, and Douglas Urbanski.

Film Synopsis

Hollywood in the year 1930s is re-evaluated through the eyes of social critic and severe alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he runs to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles.

 

MINARI

Christina Oh.

Film Synopsis

A Korean-American family shift into an Arkansas farm in quest of their own American Dream, and found out the resilience of their family and what really makes a family.

 

NOMADLAND

Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey and Chloé Zhao.

Film Synopsis

Following the financial collapse of the little town of Empire, Nevada, Fern journeys into her van to find out life outside traditional society as a modern-day nomad in the great American West.

 

PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

Ashley Fox, Ben Browning, Josey McNamara and Emerald Fennell.

Film Synopsis

Medical student Cassie was a hopeful young woman till a strange event wrecked her future. Now, it looks like she got nothing in her life anymore; she is intelligent, cunning, and lives a double life at night while looking out for the things from her past.

 

SOUND OF METAL

Bert Hamelinck and Sacha Ben Harroche.

Film Synopsis

The life of a nomadic punk-metal drummer starts to disclose when he starts losing his hearing, and with it, everything he holds dear.

 

THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7

Marc Platt and Stuart Besser.

Film Synopsis

What was expected to be a quiet and peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention and then turned into a violent clash with the police. Protest organizers were charged with collusion to provoke a riot, and the case hearing that followed was one of the most notorious in American history.


The 93rd Oscars, which are produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh, will air live on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories all across the world.

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