oscars 2021

Top 10 Oscar-Nominated Movies in 2021.


Top 10 Oscar-Nominated Movies in 2021.

oscars 2021

Sunday is Hollywood’s biggest night show – THE OSCARS! On Sunday, April 25, the famous awards show will reveal “out of reach” films of the season. The 2021 Oscar Awards ceremony will honor and recognize some of today’s most successful and impactful movies. 

Before the D-day, here is the list of our top 10 Oscar-Nominated Movies in 2021.

10.  Da 5 Bloods 

Directed by: Spike Lee 
Nominations: (1) Best Original Score

da 5 bloods

Da 5 Bloods is a 2020 American  war   drama  film directed, produced, and co-written by  Spike Lee . It stars  Delroy Lindo  Jonathan Majors  Clarke Peters  Johnny Trí Nguyễn  Norm Lewis  Isiah Whitlock Jr.  Mélanie Thierry  Paul Walter Hauser  Jasper Pääkkönen  Jean Reno , and  Chadwick Boseman . The film’s plot follows a group of four aging  Vietnam War  veterans who return to the country in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader, as well as the treasure they buried while serving there.

9.  Sound of Metal  

Directed by: Darius Marder
Nominations: (6) Best Picture, Best Actor,  Best Supporting Actor , Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Editing

sound of metal

Sound of Metal is a 2019 American drama film directed and co-written by  Darius Marder  starring  Riz Ahmed  as a metal drummer who loses his hearing. The film also features  Olivia Cooke  Paul Raci  Lauren Ridloff , and  Mathieu Amalric.

8.  Soul 

Directed by: Pete Docter and Kemp Powers 
Nominations: (3) Best Animated Feature, Best Original Score, Best Sound.


Soul is a 2020 American  computer-animated   fantasy   comedy-drama  film produced by  Pixar Animation Studios  and released by  Walt Disney Pictures . Directed by  Pete Docter  and co-directed by  Kemp Powers , the film stars the voices of  Jamie Foxx  Tina Fey  Graham Norton  Rachel House  Alice Braga  Richard Ayoade  Phylicia Rashad  Donnell Rawlings  Questlove , and  Angela Bassett . The story follows a middle school music teacher named Joe Gardner, who seeks to reunite his soul and his body after they are accidentally separated, just before his big break as a jazz musician. Soul is the first Pixar film to feature an African-American protagonist.

7.  Mank  

Directed by: David Fincher
Nominations: (10) Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Makeup and Hairstyling


Mank is a 2020 American  biographical drama  film about screenwriter  Herman J. Mankiewicz  and his  development of the screenplay  for  Citizen Kane  (1941). Directed by  David Fincher , based on a screenplay by his late father  Jack Fincher , the film was produced by  Ceán Chaffin  Douglas Urbanski , and  Eric Roth 

6. Opera

Directed by: Erick Oh 
Nominations: (1) Best Animated Short


Opera is a 2020 South Korean/American animated short film by Erick Oh, who worked on the award-winning Pig: The Dam Keeper Poems

5. Collective

Directed by: Alexander Nanau 
Nominations: (2) Best Documentary Feature, Best International Feature.


Collective is a 2019 Romanian documentary film directed, written, produced and edited by  Alexander Nanau. The film revolves around a group of investigative journalists at a Romanian newspaper in their arduous journey of uncovering public healthcare fraud, corruption and maladministration.

4.Quo Vadis, Aida? 

Directed by: Jasmila Žbanić
Nominations: (1) Best International Film

Quo Vadis, Aida? (lit.  Where are you going , Aida?) is a 2020 Bosnian  war drama film  written, produced and directed by  Jasmila Žbanić . An international co-production of twelve production companies, the film was shown in the main competition section of the  77th Venice International Film Festival.It was nominated for  Best International Feature Film  at the  93rd Academy Awards.

3. Nomadland

Directed by:  Chloé Zhao  
Nominations: (6) Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing


Nomadland is a 2020 American  drama film  written, edited, produced, and directed by  Chloé Zhao . It stars  Frances McDormand  as a woman who leaves her hometown of  Empire, Nevada , after her husband dies and the sole industry closes down, to be “houseless” and travel around the United States. It also features  David Strathairn  in a supporting role, as well as real-life  nomads  Linda May, Swankie, and  Bob Wells  as fictionalized versions of themselves. The film is based on the 2017 non-fiction book  Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century  by  Jessica Bruder .

2.Judas and the Black Messiah  

Directed by: Shaka King
Nominations: (6) Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (x2), Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Song, Best Cinematography

judas and the black messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah is a 2021 American  biographical   drama  film about the betrayal of  Fred Hampton  (played by  Daniel Kaluuya ), chairman of the Illinois chapter of the  Black Panther Party  in late-1960s  Chicago , at the hands of  William O’Neal  (played by  Lakeith Stanfield ), an FBI informant. 

1.  Minari 

Directed by:  Lee Isaac Chung 
Nominations: (6) Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor,  Best Supporting Actress , Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score


Minari is a 2020 American drama  film written and directed by  Lee Isaac Chung . It stars  Steven Yeun  Han Ye-ri , Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho,  Youn Yuh-jung , and  Will Patton . A semi-autobiographical take on Chung’s upbringing, the plot follows a family of South Korean immigrants who try to make it in the rural United States during the 1980s.

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