Top 10 Oscar-Nominated Movies in 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 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 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.
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.
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 .
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
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.
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 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.
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.