5. The Darkest Hour
Have you ever wondered how Winston Churchill became the Prime Minister of Great Britain? Neither have I, but hey, now we have a movie about it, and it has Garry Oldman in it! That’s a double win in my book. The Darkest Hour has received six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Makeup.
6. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
After Mildred Hayes’ daughter was killed, and the police failed to find the killer desperate Mildred buys three billboards with a plead to the head of the local police to find and punish her daughter’s murderer. That was only the beginning of her struggle with the city authorities. It’s also got six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Original Screenplay.
7. Lady Bird
At first glance, the story of a high school student who dreams of running away from her home town, and tries to find her place in the world, is quite simple. However, in the end, the Lady Bird turned out to be a very touching movie. With its 4 nominations in Best Pictures, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, it’ll definitely snag an Oscar or two.