The nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards have been announced, and this year’s nominations reflect how interesting 2019 was for film. 

Coming in hot, Todd Phillips’ Joker leads with 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Joaquin Phoenix for Best Actor, Best Cinematography and Phillips for Best Director. 

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite earned six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best International Feature. The film makes history as the first South Korean film to garner both a Best Picture nomination and a Best International Feature nomination. 

Scarlett Johansson also finds herself nominated for two acting awards this year, as Best Actress in a Leading Role for Netflix’s Marriage Story and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Jojo Rabbit. The nominations mark her first and second Oscar nominations.

Best Picture:

Ford v Ferrari

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit

Joker

Little Women

Marriage Story

1917

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Parasite

Best Actor:

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Actress:

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renee Zellweger, Judy

Best Supporting Actor:

Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

Al Pacino, The Irishman

Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best Supporting Actress:

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Director:

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Todd Phillips, Joker

Sam Mendes, 1917

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Check out the full list of Academy Award nominees here.

The 92nd Academy Awards air Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.

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