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Oscar Nominations 2021: Full List of Nominated Films, Actors, Directors, and Filmmakers

David Fincher's Mank leads with 10 nominations, as Minari, Nomadland, Sound of Metal, Promising Young Woman earn multiple nods. See the full list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards.

by | March 15, 2021 | Comments

Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman in Mank

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David Fincher’s Mank came out the big winner when the nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards were announced on Monday morning. The black-and-white story of Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz earned a whopping 10 nominations, including for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and more. Beyond that, noms were fairly evenly spread out between awards-season big hitters The Trial of the Chicago 7, Minari, Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland, The Father, Promising Young Woman, and – with several welcome surprise nominations – Sound of Metal.

History was made in the Best Director category, with two women nominated for the award for the first time – Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) and Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman). Elsewhere, Minari‘s Yuh-jung Youn became the first Korean actress to ever be nominated for an Oscar and Glenn Close – also nominated for Best Supporting Actress – now has eight nominations to her name, joining the ranks of Denzel Washington, Marlon Brando, and Peter O’Toole. And we’ll have more stats and info in our snubs and surprises feature, coming soon.

Check out the full list of the 2021 Oscar nominees below:

Best Picture

Best Director

Best Actor

Riz Ahmed

Sound of Metal

Chadwick Boseman

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Actress

Viola Davis

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Andra Day

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Vanessa Kirby

Pieces of a Woman

Carey Mulligan

Promising Young Woman

Best Supporting Actor

Sacha Baron Cohen

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Daniel Kaluuya

Judas and the Black Messiah

Leslie Odom Jr.

One Night in Miami

Paul Raci

Sound of Metal

LaKeith Stanfield

Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Glenn Close

Hillbilly Elegy

The Father


Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Original Screenplay

Best Animated Feature

Best International Feature Film

Best Documentary

Best Cinematography

Best Costume Design

Best Film Editing

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Best Original Score

Best Original Song

“Fight for You”

Judas and the Black Messiah

“Hear My Voice”

The Trial of the Chicago 7

“Io si (Seen)”

The Life Ahead

“Speak Now”

One Night in Miami

Best Production Design

Best Sound

Best Visual Effects

Best Documentary (Short Subject)

“A Concerto Is A Conversation”
“Do Not Split”
“Hunger Ward”
“A Love Song for Latasha”

Best Short Film (Animated)

“Genius Loci”
“If Anything Happens I Love You

Best Short Film (Live Action)

“Feeling Through”
“The Letter Room”
The Present”
“Two Distant Strangers”
“White Eye”

The 93rd Academy Awards air live April 25, 2021, 8pm EDT / 5pm PDT, on ABC.

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