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Oscar Nominations 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ Leads with 13 Nominations, ‘Get Out’ Nominated for Best Picture

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning at an ungodly time, 5:20am PST/8:20am EST. The Academy certainly wants to make this an unforgettable event. This morning’s nominations were hosted by the loveable Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis.

The main show will be airing March 4th, with Jimmy Kimmel hosting the biggest awards ceremony. The winners for the major acting categories seem clear, but there may be some surprises in other categories. The Shape of Water earned 13 nominations. Get Out and Lady Bird were not shut out, earning nominations in the acting categories, Best Director, and Best Picture! Rachel Morrison became the first woman to be nominated for Best Cinematography.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Actor in a Supporting Role

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

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

  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
  • Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel
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Actress in a Leading Role

  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Meryl Streep, The Post
  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
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  • Bruno Delbonnel, Darkest Hour
  • Dan Laustsen, The Shape of Water
  • Hoyte van Hoytema, Dunkirk
  • Rachel Morrison, Mudbound
  • Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049

Film Editing

  • Jon Gregory, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Lee Smith, Dunkirk
  • Paul Machliss & Jonathan Amos, Baby Driver
  • Sidney Wolinsky, The Shape of Water
  • Tatiana S. Riegel, I, Tonya

Production Design

  • Dennis Gassner, Blade Runner 2049
  • Nathan Crowley, Dunkirk
  • Paul D. Austerberry, The Shape of Water
  • Sarah Greenwood, Beauty and the Beast
  • Sarah Greenwood, Darkest Hour

Visual Effects

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Kong: Skull Island
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • War for the Planet of the Apes

Costume Design

  • Jacqueline Durran, Beauty and the Beast
  • Jacqueline Durran, Darkest Hour
  • Luis Sequeira, The Shape of Water
  • Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread
  • Consolata Boyle, Victoria & Abdul

Makeup And Hairstyling

  • Darkest Hour
  • Victoria & Abdul
  • Wonder

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

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

Writing (Original Screenplay)

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

Sound Editing

  • Baby Driver
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Shape of Water

Sound Mixing

  • Baby Driver
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Music (Original Score)

  • Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water
  • Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk
  • Jonny Greenwood, Phantom Thread
  • Carter Burwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • John Williams, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Music (Original Song)

  • “Mystery Of Love” from Call Me by Your Name
  • “Remember Me” from Coco
  • “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman
  • “Mighty River” from Mudbound
  • “Stand Up For Something” from Marshall

Documentary (Feature)

  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail – Dir. Steve James
  • Faces Places – Dir. Agnès Varda & JR
  • Icarus – Dir. Bryan Fogel
  • Last Men in Aleppo – Dir. Firas Fayyad
  • Strong Island – Dir. Yance Ford

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • Edith+Eddie – Dir. Laura Checkoway
  • Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – Dir. Frank Stiefel
  • Heroin(e) – Dir. Patrick Coker & Isaiah Mackson
  • Knife Skills – Dir. Thomas Lennon
  • Traffic Stop – Dir. Kate Davis

Short Film (Animated)

  • Dear Basketball – Dir. Glen Kean (Glen Keane Productions)
  • Garden Party – Dir. Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon (MOPA)
  • Lou – Dir. Dave Mullins (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • Negative Space – Dir. Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Ikki Films)
  • Revolting Rhymes – Dir. Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer (Magic Light Pictures)

Short Film (Live Action)

  • DeKalb Elementary – Dir. Reed Van Dyk (UCLA)
  • The Eleven O’Clock – Dir. Derin Seale (FINCH)
  • My Nephew Emmett – Dir. Kevin Wilson, Jr. (New York University)
  • The Silent Child – Dir. Chris Overton (Slick Films)
  • Watu Wote/All of Us – Dir. Katja Benrath (Hamburg Media School)

Animated Feature Film

  • The Boss Baby – Dir. Tom McGarth
  • The Breadwinner – Dir. Nora Twomey
  • Coco – Dir. Lee Unkrich
  • Ferdinand – Dir. Carlos Saldanha
  • Loving Vincent – Dir. Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman

Foreign Language Film

  • A Fantastic Woman – Dir. Sebastián Lelio (Chile)
  • The Insult – Dir. Ziad Doueiri (Lebanon)
  • Loveless – Dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev (Russia)
  • On Body and Soul – Dir. Ildikó Enyedi (Hungary)
  • The Square – Dir. Ruben Östlund (Sweden)


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