Oscar Nominations Released

Oscar Nominations Released

Oscar nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning. “The Power of the Dog” leads the nominees with 12 nominations. This includes best picture, best director, acting nominations and supporting roles.

Following “The Power of the Dog,” “Dune” has 10 nominations, including best picture. “West Side Story” and “Belfast” have seven nominations and “King Richard” has six nominations. These films listed will all compete for best picture. 

With a total of 23 categories, including best picture and best director, there are also crafts categories. Crafts categories include best makeup and hairstyling, best sound, best visual effects and best production design. 

Here are some of the most popular categories and its Oscar nominations:

Actor in a Leading Role

JAVIER BARDEM in “Being the Ricardos”

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH in “The Power of the Dog”

ANDREW GARFIELD in “tick, tick…BOOM!”

WILL SMITH in “King Richard”

DENZEL WASHINGTON in “The Tragedy of Macbeth” 

Actress in a Leading Role

JESSICA CHASTAIN in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

OLIVIA COLMAN in “The Lost Daughter”

PENÉLOPE CRUZ in “Parallel Mothers”

NICOLE KIDMAN in “Being the Ricardos”



BELFAST – Kenneth Branagh

DRIVE MY CAR – Ryusuke Hamaguchi

LICORICE PIZZA – Paul Thomas Anderson


WEST SIDE STORY – Steven Spielberg

Best Picture

BELFAST – Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik and Tamar Thomas, Producers

CODA – Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, Producers

DON’T LOOK UP – Adam McKay and Kevin Messick, Producers

DRIVE MY CAR – Teruhisa Yamamoto, Producer

DUNE – Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve and Cale Boyter, Producers

KING RICHARD – Tim White, Trevor White and Will Smith, Producers

LICORICE PIZZA – Sara Murphy, Adam Somner and Paul Thomas Anderson, Producers

NIGHTMARE ALLEY – Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale and Bradley Cooper, Producers

THE POWER OF THE DOG – Jane Campion, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier, Producers

WEST SIDE STORY – Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

A complete list of Oscar nominations can be found here. There is no host for the event yet, but the Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, March 27 and will air live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

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