Oscars 2020: Academy Unveils 344 Feature Films in Contention for Best Picture

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The longlist of films span the full spectrum of genres and budgets, including Netflix's multiple contenders.

From Avengers: Endgame to The Irishman and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 344 feature films from 2019 have been submitted for contention in the best picture Oscar race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Tuesday. 

Per Academy rules, films for consideration must have run for a minimum of seven consecutive days in a movie theater in Los Angeles County by Dec. 31. A feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format. Any movie that has not first been released in theaters is not eligible in any Oscar category.

The list of eligible films spans the full spectrum of genres and budgets, from studio blockbusters such as Joker, Captain Marvel and Jumanji: The Next Level to indie breakouts such as The Farewell, The Last Black Man in San Francisco and Parasite. Netflix contenders The Irishman, Marriage Story, The Two Popes and Dolemite Is My Name as well as the Michael Bay spectacle 6 Underground are all eligible, as are Amazon's The Aeronauts, Seberg and Honey Boy, as all were released in theaters before streaming.

The list also includes frontrunners such as 1917, Knives Out, Rocketman, Bombshell, Harriet, Little Women, Ford v Ferrari and Jojo Rabbit, as well as the upcoming releases Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker and Cats

Click here to see the complete list of eligible films.

The Oscar nominations will be announced Jan. 13, and the ceremony is set to take place Feb. 9.