Poll: Biggest Surprise of the 2018 Oscar Nominations
After the announcement of the 2018 Oscar nominations, which do you consider to be the biggest surprise? Discuss Here Poll by Pencho15
Poll by: penchofifteenpolls
Created Jan 24 2018
Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps in Phantom Thread (2017)
The Phantom Thread strong performance with six nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress.
Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Meryl Streep in The Post (2017)
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks missing nominations despite The Post getting a Best Picture nod.
Hugh Jackman in Logan (2017)
Logan becoming the first super-hero film nominated for a Best Writing Oscar.
James Franco and Tamzin Brown in The Disaster Artist (2017)
James Franco snubbed for his performance in The Disaster Artist
Rachel Morrison in Mudbound (2017)
Rachel Morrison becoming the first female ever nominated for a Best Cinematography Oscar.
Woody Harrelson and Martin McDonagh in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Martin McDonagh out of contention in Best Director.
Hugh Jackman, DeAnna Walters, Martha Nichols, Caoife Coleman, Jeremy Hudson, Khasan Brailsford, Taylor James, Keala Settle, Jonathan Redavid, Mishay Petronelli, and Danial Son in The Greatest Showman (2017)
The Greatest Showman out of contention in Costume Design, Production Design, Original Score and Best Actor for Hugh Jackman.
Jane Goodall in Jane (2017)
Jane missing the Best Documentary race.
Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg and Luca Guadagnino snubbed for their work in Call Me by Your Name.
Christopher Plummer in All the Money in the World (2017)
Christopher Plummer becoming the oldest acting nominee ever after replacing Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World.
Diane Kruger in In the Fade (2017)
In The Fade missing the Best Foreign Language Film after winning the Golden Globe.
Kenneth Branagh and Christopher Nolan in Dunkirk (2017)
Christopher Nolan getting his first long awaited Best Director nomination.
John Cena and Lily Day in Ferdinand (2017)
Ferdinand making it into the Best Animated Picture race.
Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto, and Christopher Rivera in The Florida Project (2017)
The Florida Project getting only a single nomination for Willem Dafoe.
Matt Damon and Hong Chau in Downsizing (2017)
Downsizing getting zero nominations including a snub for Hong Chau in Best Supporting Actress.
Tiffany Haddish at an event for Girls Trip (2017)
Tiffany Haddish missing a nomination for Girls Trip.
Miranda Richardson, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Tatiana Maslany in Stronger (2017)
Jake Gyllenhaal out of contention for Best Actor once again.
Doug Jones and Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water (2017)
The Shape of Water leading the race with 13 nominations, 5 more than its closest competitor.
Holly Hunter and Zoe Kazan in The Big Sick (2017)
The Big Sick getting a single nomination and missing mentions for Holly Hunter, Ray Romano and Zoe Kazan.
Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman (2017)
Wonder Woman getting zero nominations.
Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour (2017)
Darkest Hour in contention for Best Picture, but missing a nomination for Dario Marianelli's score.
Daniel Thomas May, Julianne Nicholson, Sebastian Stan, and Margot Robbie in I, Tonya (2017)
I, Tonya missing out the Best Picture race.
Acclaimed French Director Agnès Varda getting her first ever Oscar nomination at 89 years old for her Documentary Faces Places (2017)
Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Blade Runner 2049 out of every major category despite a strong 5 nominations performance.
Jordan Peele in Get Out (2017)
Jordan Peele becoming the first African-American to be nominated as producer, director and writer the same year, while his film, Get Out becomes the first february release nominated for Best Picture since 1991 The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
Alec Baldwin in The Boss Baby (2017)
The Boss Baby getting a Best Animated Feature nomination instead of much better received films like The Lego Batman Movie (2017), Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017), A Silent Voice: The Movie (2016) and In This Corner of the World (2016)
Michelle Williams in All the Money in the World (2017)
Michelle Williams snubbed for both All the Money in the World and The Greatest Showman.
Former NBA star Kobe Bryant becoming an Oscar nominee for his Animated Short Dear Basketball (2017).
Mary J. Blige in Mudbound (2017)
Mary J. Bigle becoming the first person nominated for Acting and Original Song the same year.
Andy Serkis in War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
War for the Planet of the Apes becoming the third film of the franchise to miss recognition for Best Sound despite a top notch work in that field.
Denzel Washington in Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Denzel Washington getting an Oscar nomination for little seen film Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Beauty and the Beast out of Original Song contention.
Steve James in Life Itself (2014)
Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Steve James getting his first nomination in that field after an over 30 years career for Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016).
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