Oscars Nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead the pack; Black Panther is first superhero movie nominated for Best Picture

Oscars nominations 2019
The Favourite, Black Panther and Roma are all up for Best Picture. Pic credit: ABC/Fox/Marvel Studios/Esparanto Filmoj

The 2019 Oscar nominations were announced during the broadcast of Good Morning America on ABC. Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) and Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) read the list of this year’s nominations.

Leading the pack this year is Roma, earning 10 nominations including Best Picture and Foreign Language Film as well as The Favourite, also earning 10 nominations including Best Picture and both stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz being nominated for Actress in a Supporting Role.

On the other end of the spectrum, Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther also got nominated for Best Picture, which is the first superhero movie ever to be nominated for such a prize.

The 91st Oscars will be held (hostless) on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.

This year’s Oscar nominations are:

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

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali, Green Book; Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman; Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born; Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?; Sam Rockwell, Vice

Black Panther
Black Panther. Pic. credit: Marvel Studios

Actress in a Leading Role

Yalitza Aparicio, Roma; Glenn Close, The Wife; Olivia Colman, The Favourite; Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born; Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams, Vice; Marina de Tavira, Roma; Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk; Emma Stone, The Favourite, Rachel Weisz; The Favourite

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Pic. credit: Sony Pictures

Animated Feature Film

Incredibles 2, Isle of Dogs, Mirai, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Cold War, Łukasz Żal; The Favourite, Robbie Ryan; Never Look Away, Caleb Deschanel; Roma, Alfonso Cuarón; A Star Is Born, Matthew Libatique

Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins Returns. Pic. credit: Walt Disney Pictures

Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Mary Zophres; Black Panther, Ruth Carter; The Favourite, Sandy Powell; Mary Poppins Returns, Sandy Powell; Mary Queen of Scots, Alexandra Byrne


BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee; Cold War, Paweł Pawlikowski; The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos; Roma, Alfonso Cuarón; Vice, Adam McKay

Documentary (Feature)

Free Solo, Hale County This Morning, This Evening, Minding the Gap, Of Fathers and Sons, RBG

Documentary (Short Subject)

Black Sheep, End Game, Lifeboat, A Night at The Garden, Period. End of Sentence.

Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody. Pic. credit: New Regency Pictures

Film Editing

BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Vice

Foreign Language Film

Capernaum, Cold War, Never Look Away, Roma, Shoplifters

Makeup and Hairstyling

Border, Mary Queen of Scots, Vice Music (Original Score)

Music (Original Score)

Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, If Beale Street Could Talk, Isle of Dogs, Mary Poppins Returns

Music (Original Song)

All The Stars from Black Panther, I’ll Fight from RBG, The Place Where Lost Things Go from Mary Poppins Returns, Shallow from A Star Is Born, When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Green Book
Green Book. Pic. credit: DreamWorks

Best Picture

Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born, Vice

Production Design

Black Panther, The Favourite, First Man, Mary Poppins Returns, Roma

Short Film (Animated)

Animal Behaviour, Bao, Late Afternoon, One Small Step, Weekends

Short Film (Live Action)

Detainment, Fauve, Marguerite, Mother, Skin

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

Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War, Christopher Robin, First Man, Ready Player One, Solo: A Star Wars Story

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, BlacKkKlansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, If Beale Street Could Talk, A Star Is Born

Writing (Original Screenplay)

The Favourite, First Reformed, Green Book, Roma, Vice

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments