Oscars 2018: Best Picture Nominees in Figures

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2017 has been a great year for movies of various origins, genres and above all, budgets. Indies are conquering the market and hearts of audiences and critics alike and this breath of fresh air has been represented this year at the Academy Awards. Low-budget movies tackling controversial subjects have finally been recognized by academics, in yet an other effort to prove the Academy is more than a bunch of white privileged males. Movies that one would have never imagined would receive Hollywood praise are nominated this year alongside more typical movies by classic Oscar directors. Let’s take a look at this year’s Best Picture nominees, from their budget, nominations, box office and ratings.

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Call Me by Your Name – Luca Guadagnino

Budget: $3.5 million
Academy Award nominations: 4 – Best Picture, Best Actor (Timothée Chalamet), James Ivory, Best Original Song (“Mystery of Love”).
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $29,4 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 96% – Audience score 86%

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Darkest Hour – Joe Wright

Budget: $30 million
Academy Award nominations: 6 – Best Picture, Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Bet Costume Design
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $136 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 86% – Audience score 83%

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Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan

Budget: $100 million
Academy Award nominations: 8 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $525,5 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 93% – Audience score 81%

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Get Out – Jordan Peele

Budget: $4.5 million
Academy Award nominations: 4 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya), Best Original Screenplay
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $255 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 99% – Audience score 87%

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Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig

Budget: $10 million
Academy Award nominations: 5 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf), Best Original Screenplay
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $53 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 99% – Audience score 81%

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Phantom Thread – Paul Thomas Anderson

Budget: $35 million
Academy Award nominations: 6 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Supporting Actress (Lesley Manville), Best Original Score, Best Costume Design
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $34 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 91% – Audience score 70%

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The Post – Steven Spielberg

Budget: $50 million
Academy Award nominations: 2 – Best Picture, Best Actress (Meryl Streep)
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $146 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 88% – Audience score 73%

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The Shape of Water – Guillermo del Toro

Budget: $19.5 million
Academy Award nominations: 13 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $114 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 92% – Audience score 77%

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Martin McDonagh

Budget: $12 million
Academy Award nominations: 7 – Best Picture, Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson), Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score
Box office performance (as of March 3rd): $123 million
Ratings (Rotten Tomatoes as of March 3rd): Critics score 92%, Audience score 87%

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