Oscars: Watch the Trailers for All 9 Best Picture Nominees

8:03 AM 1/23/2018

by Farnoush Amiri

'The Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' and 'Lady Bird' were among the most nominated films.

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Nine films were nominated for the best picture Oscar on Tuesday morning, including The Shape of Water, which leads the pack with 13 mentions.

Other top nominees Dunkirk with eight, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with seven, and Darkest Hour and Phantom Thread with six apiece.

Watch the trailers for all nine best picture nominees below, and read what our critics had to say about each movie here.

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Luca Guadagnino's adaptation of Andre Aciman's acclaimed novel showcases Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet falling in love one summer in Italy. The film also landed Chalamet his first nomination, for best actor.

  • Darkest Hour

    This true story depicts Winston Churchill, played by Gary Oldman, in his rise to Prime Minister of Great Britain. Oldman's performance nabbed him his second Oscar nomination for best leading actor.

  • Dunkirk

    Christopher Nolan's first historical movie tackles the dark and difficult moments in war, with performances by Harry Styles and Tom Hardy. The film also nabbed Nolan a best director nomination.

  • Get Out

    The unconventional horror film tells the story of the intricacies of meeting your girlfriend's parents with a racially driven twist. Jordan Peele's directorial debut has landed him critical acclaim and his first Oscar nomination for best director along with best original screenplay.

  • Lady Bird

    The film, which stars Saoirse Ronan, Lucas Hedges and Laurie Metcalf, depicts an unconventional love story between a mother and daughter. Greta Gerwig both directed and wrote the screenplay for the film, which landed her a best director nomination.

  • Phantom Thread

    Daniel Day-Lewis, who has said this film is his last, stars in the crime drama that is meant to be a love story. The film also stars Lesley Manville and is directed by Magnolia's Paul Thomas Anderson.

  • The Post

    Steven Spielberg tells the tale of the Pentagon Papers with this film starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. The movie also gave Streep her 21st career Oscar nomination, making her the most nominated performer of all time.

  • The Shape of Water

    Guillermo del Toro's critically acclaimed film has the most nominations of any picture this year with 13 mentions. The film, starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon, has been called "a Cold War romantic fairytale" by The Hollywood Reporter's film critic.

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell star in the crime drama, which depicts the story of a mother's search for revenge after her daughter is raped and killed in a small town in Missouri. The film landed seven nominations, including best actress for McDormand and best supporting actor for Harrelson and Rockwell.