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All the 2018 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture, Ranked 

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List Rules What was really the best movie of 2017? Vote and rerank all the Academy Award nominees to make your opinion heard.

The 2018 Best Picture nominees are in and it's been a truly diverse year in film, with movies from a wide range of genre being honored. While all the Oscar nominees are worth seeing, only one will ultimately receive the prestigious award. Who will receive the Best Picture Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards? Cast your votes below! 

Best Picture Oscars are handed out each year to films that have it all - the best writing, directing, acting, and storytelling overall. This year, a total of nine films have been nominated. Historic drams and biopics tend to be favored by Academy members, and this year was no different. The Post, Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread, and Dunkirk all received nominations. However, it's been a good year for more unique and experimental films, with the original Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri and the highly unusual fantasy drama The Shape of Water receiving nominations. Coming-of-age films also got honored, with nominations granted to Lady Bird and Call Me by Your Name. Horror is a genre traditionally overlooked in the awards circuit, but the critically acclaimed Get Out managed to beat the odds by receiving a 2018 Best Picture nomination. 

Which of these 2018 Best Picture nominations do you feel is most deserving of the award? Browse this list of nominees and vote up the ones you think will snag the award on the night of the ceremony. 
 

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Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams

Directed by: Jordan Peele

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Dunkirk Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy

Released: 2017

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of WWII, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada, ...more

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Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Released: 2017

Directed by: Greta Gerwig

Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell

Released: 2017

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 American drama film directed by Martin McDonagh. A woman (Frances McDormand) takes a stand against the police, using three billboards, in her ...more
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Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg

Directed by: Luca Guadagnino

Call Me by Your Name is a 2017 Italian-American romantic coming-of-age drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino, based on Andre Aciman's novel of the same name. In 1980s Italy, a romantic ...more

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Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Won Best Picture Academy Award 

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Phantom Thread is a 2017 American drama film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. During London's couture world in the 1950s, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) meets the ...more
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Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, John Hurt

Directed by: Joe Wright

Darkest Hour is a 2017 British war drama film directed by Joe Wright. Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) faces a crucial moment against Adolf Hitler's army in the beginning of the Second World

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Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

The Post is a 2017 American historical period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. The country's first female newspaper publisher, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) of The Washington Post, and its ...more

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