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“Get Out,” “Dunkirk,” “Lady Bird,” “Three Billboards,” More Nominated For Best Picture At Oscars

Meet the nine films contending for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards.

Get Out Movie [Universal Pictures]

Tuesday morning brought the eagerly anticipated Academy Awards nomination announcement.

Nine films will be in contention for the top prize: Best Picture.

That list of nine includes Golden Globe winners “Lady Bird” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” as well as “Dunkirk,” “Get Out,” “The Shape Of Water,” “Phantom Thread,” “Call Me By Your Name,” “Darkest Hour” and “The Post.”

Four of those films will be represented in the Best Actor race; Daniel Day-Lewis from “Phantom Thread,” Timothee Chalamet from “Call Me By Your Name,” Daniel Kaluuya from “Get Out,” and Gary Oldman from “Darkest Hour.” Denzel Washington joins them in the race for his performance in “Roman J Israel, Esq.”

Four of the Best Actress nominees also appeared in Best Picture contenders: Sally Hawkins (“The Shape Of Water”), Saoirse Ronan (“Lady Bird”), Frances McDormand (“Three Billboards”) and Meryl Streep (“The Post”). “I, Tonya” star Margot Robbie is the other nominee.

The full list of Oscar nominees is available here.

Written by Brian Cantor

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