Best Picture Oscar Nominations 2021
The Oscars 2021 Best Picture nominations have been announced! Eight films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for 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 received the most nominations with ten including 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 garnered six nominations and PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN received five. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Best Picture nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on Oscar.com.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2021 - BEST PICTURE
David Parfitt, Jean-Louis Livi and Philippe Carcassonne
Anthony is 80, living defiantly alone and rejecting the home healthcare aides that his daughter, Anne, introduces. Yet help is a necessity as she can't make daily visits anymore and Anthony begins to doubt his family, his surroundings and his grip on reality.
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
Shaka King, Charles D. King and Ryan Coogler
Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle is waged for O'Neal's soul.
Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth and Douglas Urbanski
1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles.
A Korean-American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream, and discovers the resilience of their family and what really makes a home.
Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey and Chloé Zhao
Following the economic collapse of the small town of Empire, Nevada, Fern packs her van to explore a life outside conventional society as a modern-day nomad in the American West.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell and Josey McNamara
Medical student Cassie was a promising young woman until a mysterious event derailed her future. Now, nothing in her life is what it seems; she is smart, cunning and lives a double life at night while seeking to right the wrongs of the past.
SOUND OF METAL
Bert Hamelinck and Sacha Ben Harroche
The life of an itinerant punk-metal drummer begins to unravel when he suddenly loses his hearing, and with it, his identity.
THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7
Marc Platt and Stuart Besser
What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police. Protest organizers were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot, and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.
The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.