Oscars 2024 is just over a month away and the nominations for the 96th Academy Awards are already revealed. Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ has been nominated for 13 categories with Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ got 11 nominations.

Which movies have been nominated for Oscars 2024?

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A total of 10 movies have been nominated for the category of Best Picture for 2024. “Oppenheimer”, “Poor Things”, “Killers of the Flower Moon” and “Barbie” are the highlight of Oscars 2024 as all these movies have been nominated in multiple categories.

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” is an adaptation of a book of the same name. The movie unveils a dark and largely forgotten chapter of American history, focusing on the Osage Indian Nation murders. It’s also about the conspiracy to rob the same nation of its oil and wealth. It received 10 nominations.

Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” is a musical comedy and about the lead character when she faces existential crisis which leads her on a journey of self discovery. This movie was the highest grosser of the year 2023 and managed to collect $1.45 billion dollars worldwide. It has eight nomination in Oscars 2024.

“Oppenheimer” leads the way with “Poor Things” to follow

Directed by a visionary storyteller and director Christopher Nolan, “Oppenheimer” promises to transport you back to a pivotal moment in history, exploring the complexities and consequences of the birth of the Atomic Age. With 13 nominations under its belt, including nods for Best Picture, Best Director, and a powerhouse cast, this film is poised to make a significant impact at Oscars 2024.

Not far behind is “Poor Things,” a feminist fantasy that earned an impressive 11 nominations. The movie is set in a steampunk world filled with mutants and male chauvinist pigs. It’s visually stunning and thematically rich film has garnered attention for its unique narrative and thought-provoking social commentary.

The “Barbenheimer” face off

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Despite “Oppenheimer” and “Barbie” releasing on the same weekend both movies managed to earn profits and garnered over USD 2 billion worldwide. These movies also have earned multiple nominations in Oscars 2024. These two films will also be competing with each other for Oscars in similar categories.

For best picture, Christopher Nolan will compete against Greta Gerwig. For actor in supporting role, Robert Downey Jr. will compete against Ryan Gosling. Similarly for actress in supporting role, Emily Blunt will compete against America Ferrera. Both these movies will also face off for adapted screenplay, costume design and production design.

This is a best example that if a movie is genuinely good, people will like and watch it for sure doesn’t matter if it releases on the same day.

When will the Oscars 2024 be held?

The 96th Academy Awards will be held on Sun, Mar 10, 2024, between 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time.

Here’s a list of all the nominations:

Best Picture

  • “American Fiction,” Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson and Jermaine Johnson, producers
  • “Anatomy of a Fall,” Marie-Ange Luciani and David Thion, producers
  • “Barbie,” David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Robbie Brenner, producers
  • “The Holdovers,” Mark Johnson, producer
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, Martin Scorsese and Daniel Lupi, producers
  • “Maestro,” Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Fred Berner, Amy Durning and Kristie Macosko Krieger, producers
  • “Oppenheimer,” Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan, producers
  • “Past Lives,” David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, producers
  • “Poor Things,” Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone, producers
  • “The Zone of Interest,” James Wilson, producer

Best Director

  • Justine Triet — “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Martin Scorsese — “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Christopher Nolan — “Oppenheimer”
  • Yorgos Lanthimos — “Poor Things”
  • Jonathan Glazer — “The Zone of Interest”

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Bradley Cooper — “Maestro”
  • Colman Domingo — “Rustin”
  • Paul Giamatti — “The Holdovers”
  • Cillian Murphy — “Oppenheimer”
  • Jeffrey Wright — “American Fiction”

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Annette Bening — “Nyad”
  • Lily Gladstone — “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Sandra Hüller — “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Carey Mulligan — “Maestro”
  • Emma Stone — “Poor Things”

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Sterling K. Brown — “American Fiction”
  • Robert De Niro – “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Robert Downey Jr. — “Oppenheimer”
  • Ryan Gosling — “Barbie”
  • Mark Ruffalo — “Poor Things”

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Emily Blunt — “Oppenheimer”
  • Danielle Brooks — “The Color Purple”
  • America Ferrera – “Barbie”
  • Jodie Foster — “Nyad”
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph — “The Holdovers”

Adapted Screenplay

  • “American Fiction,” written for the screen by Cord Jefferson
  • “Barbie,” written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
  • “Oppenheimer,” written for the screen by Christopher Nolan
  • “Poor Things,” screenplay by Tony McNamara
  • “The Zone of Interest,” written by Jonathan Glazer

Original Screenplay

  • “Anatomy of a Fall,” screenplay by Justine Triet and Arthur Harari
  • “The Holdovers,” written by David Hemingson
  • “Maestro,” written by Bradley Cooper and Josh Singer
  • “May December,” screenplay by Samy Burch; story by Samy Burch and Alex Mechanik
  • “Past Lives,” written by Celine Song


  • “El Conde” – Edward Lachman
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” – Rodrigo Prieto
  • “Maestro” – Matthew Libatique
  • “Oppenheimer” – Hoyte van Hoytema
  • “Poor Things” – Robbie Ryan

Original Song

  • “The Fire Inside” from “Flamin’ Hot,” music and lyric by Diane Warren
  • “I’m Just Ken” from “Barbie,” music and lyric by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt
  • “It Never Went Away” from “American Symphony,” music and lyric by Jon Batiste and Dan Wilson
  • “Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)” from “Killers of the Flower Moon,” music and lyric by Scott George
  • “What Was I Made For?” from “Barbie,” music and lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell

Costume Design

  • “Barbie” – Jacqueline Durran
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” – Jacqueline West
  • “Napoleon” – Janty Yates and Dave Crossman
  • “Oppenheimer” – Ellen Mirojnick
  • “Poor Things” – Holly Waddington


  • “The Creator,” Ian Voigt, Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn, Tom Ozanich and Dean Zupancic
  • “Maestro,” Steven A. Morrow, Richard King, Jason Ruder, Tom Ozanich and Dean Zupancic
  • “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” Chris Munro, James H. Mather, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor
  • “Oppenheimer,” Willie Burton, Richard King, Gary A. Rizzo and Kevin O’Connell
  • “The Zone of Interest,” Tarn Willers and Johnnie Burn

Original Score

  • “American Fiction” – Laura Karpman
  • “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” John Williams
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” – Robbie Robertson
  • “Oppenheimer” – Ludwig Göransson
  • “Poor Things” – Jerskin Fendrix

Makeup and Hairstyling

  • “Golda,” Karen Hartley Thomas, Suzi Battersby and Ashra Kelly-Blue
  • “Maestro,” Kazu Hiro, Kay Georgiou and Lori McCoy-Bell
  • “Oppenheimer,” Luisa Abel
  • “Poor Things,” Nadia Stacey, Mark Coulier and Josh Weston
  • “Society of the Snow,” Ana López-Puigcerver, David Martí and Montse Ribé

Production Design

  • “Barbie,” production design: Sarah Greenwood; set decoration: Katie Spencer
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon,” production design: Jack Fisk; set decoration: Adam Willis
  • “Napoleon,” production design: Arthur Max; set decoration: Elli Griff
  • “Oppenheimer,” production design: Ruth De Jong; set decoration: Claire Kaufman
  • “Poor Things,” production design: James Price and Shona Heath; set decoration: Zsuzsa Mihalek

Film Editing

  • “Anatomy of a Fall” – Laurent Sénéchal
  • “The Holdovers” – Kevin Tent
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” – Thelma Schoonmaker
  • “Oppenheimer” – Jennifer Lame
  • “Poor Things” – Yorgos Mavropsaridis

Visual Effects

  • “The Creator,” Jay Cooper, Ian Comley, Andrew Roberts and Neil Corbould
  • “Godzilla Minus One,” Takashi Yamazaki, Kiyoko Shibuya, Masaki Takahashi and Tatsuji Nojima
  • “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” Stephane Ceretti, Alexis Wajsbrot, Guy Williams and Theo Bialek
  • “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” Alex Wuttke, Simone Coco, Jeff Sutherland and Neil Corbould
  • “Napoleon,” Charley Henley, Luc-Ewen Martin-Fenouillet, Simone Coco and Neil Corbould

Live Action Short Film

  • “The After,” Misan Harriman and Nicky Bentham
  • “Invincible,” Vincent René-Lortie and Samuel Caron
  • “Knight of Fortune,” Lasse Lyskjær Noer and Christian Norlyk
  • “Red, White and Blue,” Nazrin Choudhury and Sara McFarlane
  • “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,” Wes Anderson and Steven Rales

Animated Short Film

  • “Letter to a Pig,” Tal Kantor and Amit R. Gicelter
  • “Ninety-Five Senses,” Jerusha Hess and Jared Hess
  • “Our Uniform,” Yegane Moghaddam
  • “Pachyderme,” Stéphanie Clément and Marc Rius
  • “War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko,” Dave Mullins and Brad Booker

Documentary Feature Film

  • “Bobi Wine: The People’s President,” Moses Bwayo, Christopher Sharp and John Battsek
  • “The Eternal Memory”
  • “Four Daughters,” Kaouther Ben Hania and Nadim Cheikhrouha
  • “To Kill a Tiger,” Nisha Pahuja, Cornelia Principe and David Oppenheim
  • “20 Days in Mariupol,” Mstyslav Chernov, Michelle Mizner and Raney Aronson-Rath

Documentary Short Film

  • “The ABCs of Book Banning,” Sheila Nevins and Trish Adlesic
  • “The Barber of Little Rock,” John Hoffman and Christine Turner
  • “Island in Between,” S. Leo Chiang and Jean Tsien
  • “The Last Repair Shop,” Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers
  • “Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó,” Sean Wang and Sam Davis

International Feature Film

  • “Io Capitano” (Italy)
  • “Perfect Days” (Japan)
  • “Society of the Snow” (Spain)
  • “The Teachers’ Lounge” (Germany)
  • “The Zone of Interest” (United Kingdom)

Animated Feature Film

  • “The Boy and the Heron,” Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki
  • “Elemental,” Peter Sohn and Denise Ream
  • “Nimona,” Nick Bruno, Troy Quane, Karen Ryan and Julie Zackary
  • “Robot Dreams,” Pablo Berger, Ibon Cormenzana, Ignasi Estapé and Sandra Tapia Díaz
  • “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal

As the countdown to the 96th Academy Awards begins, you can start placing your bets on which of these exceptional films will emerge victorious. Will “Oppenheimer” make history with its 13 nominations, or will “Poor Things” claim the spotlight with its feminist fantasy world?

The Oscars 2024 promises to be a night filled with surprises, emotional moments, and, of course, the crowning of the year’s cinematic achievements. Get ready for an unforgettable evening that will leave a lasting imprint on the legacy of these exceptional films.

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