January 22, 2019

Black Panther Becomes FIRST Superhero Movie To Be Nominated ‘Best Picture’ At Oscars

Black Panther Becomes FIRST Superhero Movie To Be Nominated ‘Best Picture’ At Oscars
(Photo Credit: Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images)

Marvel’s Black Panther was one of the most talked about films of 2018. Now it is set up to break one more record.

Today (Jan. 22), the Academy officially released their nominations for this year’s Oscars. Black Panther received seven nominations, including the “Best Picture” category, becoming the first superhero film to received the nights top award.

They are set up for a big night, as they are also nominated for Best Original Song, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Sound Editing, and Best Sound Mixing.

The film has broken plenty of records following its release as it made $1.3 billion worldwide and $700 million in the United States alone, making it the third highest grossing movie of all time.

Other nominated films for Black Panther include the Spike Lee directed BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody,

The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born, Vice.

See the full list of nominations below.

Best Picture
“Black Panther”
“BlackKklansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“The Favourite”
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”
“Vice”

Actress in a Leading Role
Yalitizia Aparicio, “Roma”
Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me”
Glenn Close, “The Wife”
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Actor in a Leading Role
Christian Bale, “Vice”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”

Directing
Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”
Adam McKay, “Vice”
Spike Lee, “BlackKklansman”
Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”
Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”

Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Adam Driver, “BlackKklansman”
Sam Rockwell, “Vice”
Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams, “Vice”
Maria De Rivera, “Roma”
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

Adapted Screenplay
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Joel Coen , Ethan Coen
“BlacKkKlansman,” Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Barry Jenkins
“A Star Is Born,” Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters

Original Screenplay
“The Favourite”
“First Reformed”
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“Vice”

Cinematography
“Cold War”
“The Favourite”
“Never Look Away”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”

Production Design
“Black Panther”
“The Favourite”
“First Man”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“Roma”

Costume Design
“The Favourite”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“Mary, Queen of Scots”
“Black Panther”

Film Editing
“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Green Book”
“The Favourite”
“Vice”

Foreign Language Film
Colombia, “Birds of Passage”
Denmark, “The Guilty”
Germany, “Never Look Away”
Japan, “Shoplifters”
Kazhakstan, “Ayka”
Lebanon, “Capernaum”
Mexico, “Roma”
Poland, “Cold War”
South Korea, “Burning”

Documentary Feature
“Charm City”
“Communion”
“Crime + Punishment”
“Dark Money”
“The Distant Barking Gods”
“Free Solo”
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening”
“Minding the Cap”
“Of Fathers and Sons”
“On Her Shoulders”
“RBG”
“Shirkers”
“The Silence of Others”
“Three Identical Strangers”
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Documentary Short Subject
“Black Sheep”
“End Game”
“Lifeboat”
“Los Comandos”
“My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes”
“A Night at the Garden”
“Period: End of Sentence”
“63 Boycott”
“Women of the Gulag”
“Zion”

Animated Feature Film
“The Incredibles 2”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mirai”
“Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse”

Animated Short Film
“Animal Behavior”
“One Small Step”
“Weekends”

Live Action Short Film
“Detainment”
“Fauve”
“Marguerite”
“Mother”
“Skin”

Original Score
“Black Panther”
“BlackKklansman”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Crazy Rich Asians”
“The Death of Stalin”
“First Man”
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”
“A Quiet Place”
“Annihilation”
“Vice”

Original Song
“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Treasure” from “Beautiful Boy”
“All The Stars” from “Black Panther”
“Revelation” from “Boy Erased”
“Girl In The Movies” from “Dumplin’”
“We Won’t Move” from “The Hate U Give”
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns”
“Trip A Little Light Fantastic” from “Mary Poppins Returns”
“Keep Reachin’” from “Quincy”
“I’ll Fight” from “RBG”
“A Place Called Slaughter Race” from “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“OYAHYTT” from “Sorry to Bother You”
“Shallow” from “A Star Is Born”
“Suspirium” from “Suspiria”
“The Big Unknown” from “Widows”

Visual Effects
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“Christopher Robin”
“First Man”
“Ready Player One”
“Solo: A Star Wars Story”
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”
“Welcome to Marwen”
“Mary Poppins Returns”

Makeup and Hairstyling
“Mary, Queen of Scots”
“Border”
“Vice”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Black Panther”
“Stan & Olie”
“Suspiria”

Sound Editing
“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“First Man”
“A Quiet Place”
“Roma”

Sound Mixing
“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“First Man”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”

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