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Here are all the nominees for the 2018 Oscars

They've done well this year

Here are all the nominees for the 2018 Oscars
23 January 2018

The nominees for the 2018 Oscars were announced today – with quite a few surprises and even a notable snub or two.

In a broadcast entertainingly hosted by the hilarious Tiffany Haddish from Girls’ Trip (who had a few embarrassing pronunciation slip ups) and Gollum (aka Andy Serkis), these are the nominees for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, 4 March:

Best Picture:

  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Surprises: Great to see a push for diversity with the inclusion of Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and Call Me by Your Name.

Snubs: No love for Wonder Woman - one of the year’s most successful films - or for The Florida Project

Lead Actress:

  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Meryl Streep, The Post

Lead Actor:

  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Surprises: Very well deserved and again great to see diverse nominations with the nods for the fantastic actors Daniel Kaluuya and Denzel Washington. 

Snub:Maybe it was to be expected after the allegations against him, but there’s no nomination for James Franco. Also a little surprising to see Tom Hanks left out. 

Supporting Actor:

  • Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
  • Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
  • Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
  • Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Surprise: Christopher Plummer has done well to score a nomination after stepping in at the 11th hour to replace Kevin Spacey.

Snub: A shame that Call My By Your Name’s Michael Stuhlbarg is left out. 

Supporting Actress:

  • Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
  • Allison Janney, I, Tonya
  • Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
  • Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
  • Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Surprise:More diversity with noms for Mary J. Blige and Octavia Spencer - so there’ll be no repeat of the #OscarsSoWhite campaign.


  • Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan
  • Get Out, Jordan Peele
  • Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
  • Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson
  • The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro

Surprise: Great news for Peele and Gerwig, who has bagged a nomination unlike at the Golden Globes. 

Snub: No room for The Post’s Stephen Spielberg - although he already has two. 

Animated Feature:

  • The Boss Baby
  • The Breadwinner
  • Coco
  • Ferdinand
  • Loving Vincent

Surprise:Boss Baby?!?!

Adapted Screenplay:

  • Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory
  • The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
  • Logan, Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green
  • Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin
  • Mudbound, Virgil Williams and Dee Rees

Surprise: Bit of a wild card to throw in Logan - but we’re not complaining. 

Original Screenplay:

  • The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani
  • Get Out, Jordan Peele
  • Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
  • The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh

Best Documentary Feature:

  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
  • Faces Places
  • Icarus
  • Last Men in Aleppo
  • Strong Island

Original Song:

  • “Mighty River” from Mudbound, Mary J. Blige
  • “Mystery of Love” from Call Me by Your Name, Sufjan Stevens
  • “Remember Me” from Coco, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
  • “Stand Up for Something” from Marshall, Diane Warren, Common
  • “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

Surprise: We’re particularly pleased to see Sufjan Stevens’ “Mystery of Love” recognised. 

And here’s some of the best reaction to today’s Oscar news: 

And you can check out all the new rules to avoid another La La Land-Moonlight mix-up here. This year’s ceremony will again be hosted by comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. 

You can watch the whole nominations ceremony right here:

(Image: Rex)