Which Netflix movies are nominated for the 2022 Oscars?

Ten films distributed by Netflix have received Oscar nominations ahead of the 94th Academy Awards, which will take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on March 27.

The streaming giant’s Oscar contenders are led by The power of the dogwhich racked up 12 nominations – more than any other film at the 2022 gala.

Here is an overview of the ten Netflix films in the running for the Oscars:

Audible

A short documentary that follows Maryland School for the Deaf football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall as his team tries to bounce back from an unexpected loss. The high school students also deal with the grief of losing a friend to suicide.

Applications:

Best Documentary Short

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Don’t look up

Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio star in this comedy as two astronomers who try to raise the alarm after discovering that a comet is about to hit Earth in six months, wiping out humanity.

Applications:

Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing

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God’s hand

Set in Naples in the 1980s, God’s hand is a coming-of-age drama that centers on teenage Fabietto (Filippo Scotti), music lover and soccer star Diego Maradona. Fabietto’s life takes an expected course when he is forced to deal with a family tragedy.

Applications:

Best International Feature Film

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drive me home

drive me home is a short documentary that follows the lives of several people forced to live on the streets on the West Coast of the United States.

Applications:

Best Documentary Short

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The lost girl

Based on the 2009 novel by Elena Ferrante, The lost girl stars Olivia Colman as a middle-aged woman reeling from memories of the hardships of early motherhood when, on vacation in Greece, she meets a young mother (Dakota Johnson) and her daughter.

Applications:

Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Jessie Buckley), Best Adapted Screenplay

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The Mitchells vs. the Machines

In this animated sci-fi comedy, the Mitchell family set off on a journey to take eldest child Katie to college, but end up having to prevent a robotic apocalypse when PAL – an Apple Siri-like virtual assistant – s unworthy of being replaced by a newer version.

Applications:

Best Animated Film

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The power of the dog

A western based on the 1967 novel by Thomas Savage, The power of the dog is a psychological drama that revolves around brothers Phil and George Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch and Jesse Plemons), two 1920s ranchers who find themselves increasingly at odds when George marries widow Rose Gordon (Kirsten Dunst).

Applications:

Best Film, Best Director (Jane Campion), Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actor (Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee), Best Supporting Actress (Kirsten Dunst), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography , Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Sound

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robin robin

An animated musical in which a robin raised by a family of mice sets out to prove himself as a mouse, sneaking into the house of a “man who” to steal the star from a Christmas tree .

Applications:

Best Animated Short

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Tick, tick… Boom!

Based on the semi-autobiographical musical written by Jonathan Larson, the late creator of the hit series Lease!Andrew Garfield stars as Larson in the story of a songwriter-server who feels the pressure of trying to write a musical.

Applications:

Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Film Editing

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Three songs for Benazir

Three songs for Benazir is a short documentary that follows Shaista, a young Afghan living in a camp for displaced people in Kabul with his wife, Benazir, who is pregnant with their first child. Shaista wants to join the Afghan National Army to support her family.

Applications:

Best Documentary Short

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Alfonso E. Cramer