Oscars: 265 Films Eligible for Best Picture at 96th Academy Awards

There are 321 films that are eligible for the 96th Academy Awards with 265 eligible for Oscars consideration in the Best Picture category.

The announcement was made today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

To be eligible for consideration in the general entry categories, under rules implemented for the 96th Academy Awards year, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in at least one of six U.S. metropolitan areas: Los Angeles County; the City of New York; the Bay Area; Chicago, Illinois; Miami, Florida; and Atlanta, Georgia, between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023, and complete a minimum qualifying run of seven consecutive days in the same venue.  Feature films must have a running time of more than 40 minutes.

The “Reminder List of Productions Eligible for the 96th Academy Awards” in the general entry categories is available at https://www.oscars.org/oscars/rules-eligibility.  The Reminder List also includes the performers eligible for consideration in the Acting categories.

To be eligible for consideration in the Best Picture category for the 96th Academy Awards, films must be eligible for general entry and have submitted a confidential Academy Representation and Inclusion Standards (RAISE) entry form.  They must have met two of the four standards required in addition to the theatrical eligibility requirement.  A film’s distributor or producer had the option to opt out of Best Picture consideration.  A list of productions eligible in the Best Picture category is listed below or available at https://www.oscars.org/oscars/rules-eligibility.

Nominations voting begins on Thursday, January 11, 2024, and concludes on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

BEST PICTURE REMINDER LIST FOR THE 96TH ACADEMY AWARDS

  • “About Dry Grasses”
  • “Afire”
  • “Air”
  • “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt”
  • “All of Us Strangers”
  • “Altered Perceptions”
  • “The Amazing Maurice”
  • “America, We Salute the Military”
  • “American Fiction”
  • “American Symphony”
  • “America’s Family”
  • “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • “Anselm”
  • “Anyone but You”
  • “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”
  • “Are You There G-d? It’s Me, Margaret.”
  • “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”
  • “Asteroid City”
  • “At the Gates”
  • “Baby Ruby”
  • “Bad Press”
  • “Barbie”
  • “The Beanie Bubble”
  • “Beau Is Afraid”
  • “Before the Sunset”
  • “Bella!”
  • “Beyond Utopia”
  • “Big George Foreman”
  • “Biosphere”
  • “BlackBerry”
  • “The Blackening”
  • “Blue Beetle”
  • “Blue Jean”
  • “Bobi Wine: The People’s President”
  • “Book Club: The Next Chapter” “Bottoms”
  • “The Boy and the Heron”
  • “The Boys in the Boat”
  • “Brother”
  • “The Burial”
  • “Candy Cane Lane”
  • “Carlos”
  • “Carmen”
  • “Cassandro”
  • “Champions”
  • “Chevalier”
  • “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget”
  • “Cocaine Bear”
  • “The Color Purple”
  • “A Compassionate Spy”
  • “Corner Office”
  • “Country of Blind”
  • “Creation of the Gods I: Kingdom of Storms”
  • “Creed III”
  • “Dalíland”
  • “Deep Sea”
  • “The Deepest Breath”
  • “Dicks: The Musical”
  • “The Disappearance of Shere Hite”
  • “Dream Scenario”
  • “Dreamin’ Wild”
  • “Drift”
  • “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor among Thieves”
  • “Earth Mama”
  • “The Eight Mountains”
  • “80 for Brady”
  • “Eileen”
  • “El Conde”
  • “Elemental”
  • “The End We Start From”
  • “Enys Men”
  • “The Equalizer 3”
  • “The Eternal Memory”
  • “Every Body”
  • “Evil Dead Rise”
  • “The Exorcist: Believer”
  • “Fair Play”
  • “Fallen Leaves”
  • “Fast X”
  • “Ferrari”
  • “Fingernails”
  • “Five Nights at Freddy’s”
  • “Flamin’ Hot”
  • “The Flash”
  • “Flora and Son”
  • “Foe”
  • “For the Animals”
  • “Fremont”
  • “Freud’s Last Session”
  • “Godzilla Minus One”
  • “Golda”
  • “Golden Vanity”
  • “Good Grief”
  • “A Good Person”
  • “Gran Turismo”
  • “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”
  • “Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant”
  • “A Haunting in Venice”
  • “Heart of Stone”
  • “The Holdovers”
  • “House Party”
  • “How to Blow Up a Pipeline”
  • “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes”
  • “Immediate Family”
  • “In Viaggio: The Travels of Pope Francis”
  • “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”
  • “Infinity Pool”
  • “Inside”
  • “The Inventor”
  • “Invisible Beauty”
  • “The Iron Claw”
  • “It Ain’t Over”
  • “It Lives Inside”
  • “Jacob the Baker”
  • “Joan Baez I Am a Noise”
  • “John Wick: Chapter 4”
  • “Journey to Bethlehem”
  • “Joy Ride”
  • “Jules”
  • “The Killer”
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • “King Coal”
  • “The Kitchen”
  • “Knock at the Cabin”
  • “Kokomo City”
  • “La Chimera”
  • “La Syndicaliste”
  • “Lakota Nation vs. United States”
  • “Landscape with Invisible Hand”
  • “The Last Voyage of the Demeter”
  • “The League”
  • “Leave the World Behind”
  • “Leo”
  • “The Lesson”
  • “Let Us Make Eve”
  • “The Little Mermaid”
  • “Little Richard: I Am Everything”
  • “Lonesome Soldier”
  • “Lost Cos”
  • “Love Again”
  • “Maestro”
  • “Mafia Mamma”
  • “Magic Mike’s Last Dance”
  • “The Magician’s Elephant”
  • “Master Gardener”
  • “May December”
  • “Meg 2: The Trench”
  • “M3gan”
  • “Memory”
  • “Migration”
  • “A Million Miles Away”
  • “The Miracle Club”
  • “Miranda’s Victim”
  • “The Mission”
  • “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One”
  • “Mr. Jimmy”
  • “Monica”
  • “Monster”
  • “Moving On”
  • “Mutt”
  • “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3”
  • “My Love Affair with Marriage”
  • “Napoleon”
  • “The Next Big Hit”
  • “Next Goal Wins”
  • “Nimona”
  • “No Hard Feelings”
  • “The Nun II”
  • “Nyad”
  • “Occupied City”
  • “Of an Age”
  • “Once within a Time”
  • “Online Blues”
  • “Oppenheimer”
  • “Origin”
  • “Orlando, My Political Biography”
  • “Our Father, the Devil”
  • “Our Son”
  • “Pain Hustlers”
  • “Palm Trees and Power Lines”
  • “Passages”
  • “Past Lives”
  • “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie”
  • “The Peasants”
  • “Perfect Days”
  • “The Persian Version”
  • “The Pigeon Tunnel”
  • “The Pod Generation”
  • “Polite Society”
  • “Poor Things”
  • “Priscilla”
  • “The Promised Land”
  • “R.M.N.”
  • “Radical”
  • “Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire”
  • “Renfield”
  • “Reptile”
  • “The Road Dog”
  • “Robot Dreams”
  • “Rose”
  • “The Royal Hotel”
  • “Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken”
  • “Rustin”
  • “Saltburn”
  • “Sanctuary”
  • “Saving Ana”
  • “Scrapper”
  • “Scream VI”
  • “Sharper”
  • “Shayda”
  • “Shazam! Fury of the Gods”
  • “She Came to Me”
  • “Shelter in Solitude”
  • “Shortcomings”
  • “Showing Up”
  • “Silver Dollar Road”
  • “Simón”
  • “Sitting in Bars with Cake”
  • “65”
  • “Smoke Sauna Sisterhood”
  • “Smoking Causes Coughing”
  • “Society of the Snow”
  • “Somewhere in Queens”
  • “Sound of Freedom”
  • “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”
  • “Spinning Gold”
  • “Stamped from the Beginning”
  • “The Starling Girl”
  • “Statica”
  • “Stephen Curry: Underrated”
  • “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie”
  • “Story Ave”
  • “Strays”
  • “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”
  • “Suzume”
  • “Sweetwater”
  • “Talk to Me”
  • “The Taste of Things”
  • “The Teachers’ Lounge”
  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem”
  • “Tetris”
  • “Theater Camp”
  • “They Cloned Tyrone”
  • “32 Sounds”
  • “A Thousand and One”
  • “Tori and Lokita”
  • “Tótem”
  • “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts”
  • “Trolls Band Together”
  • “12th Fail”
  • “2018 Everyone Is a Hero”
  • “Uncharitable”
  • “The Unknown Country”
  • “Walid”
  • “War Pony”
  • “We Might as Well Be Dead”
  • “What Happens Later”
  • “When You Finish Saving the World”
  • “Wildflower”
  • “The Wind & the Reckoning”
  • “Wish”
  • “Wonka”
  • “Yoshiki Under the Sky”
  • “You Hurt My Feelings”
  • “The Zone of Interest”
The 96th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.

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Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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