Onesumore: List of All 37 Netflix Oscar Nominations for 2021

Netflix garnered its most Oscar nominations in its history beating most of the other rivals in the Oscar race due to its airing at the end of April 2021.

Netflix Original movies got a score of 37 (40 if you include World news Netflix has distributed internationally) The Oscar nomination is nodding its head this year.

This means that Netflix is ​​getting closer and closer to the record of 45 nominations held by United Artists in 1940 and linking (or very close depending on how you count Netflix nominations this year) to the number of 2003 Oscar nominations from Miramax of 40.

The number of Oscar nominations for Netflix increased on March 25 with the news that Netflix had acquired Two distant strangers which was nominated for best short film.

It should also be noted that Netflix is currently wearing The present which was nominated for Best Live Action Short Film but does not carry the Netflix Original brand.

Here’s how it compares to previous Netflix nominations:

  • 2021: 37
  • 2020: 24
  • 2019: 14
  • 2018: 8
  • 2017: 3
  • 2016: 2
  • 2015: 1
  • 2014: 1
  • 2013: 0

The only categories in which Netflix did not get nominations were the international categories of feature films and short films (live-action).

Mank walked away with the most award nominations of all films, with 10 nominations in total.

Full list of Netflix Oscar nominations for 2021

Here are all the nominations Netflix has scored for 2021 (full list of Oscar nominations here):

Main role of the actor

  • Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Background
  • Gary Oldman – Mank

Supporting actor

  • Sacha Baron Cohen – The Chicago Trial 7

Actress in a leading role

  • Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Background
  • Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman

Actress in a supporting role

  • Glenn Close – Élégie Hillbilly
  • Amanda Seyfried – Mank

Animated feature film

  • Above the moon
  • A film by Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon


  • Mank
  • World News (Netflix is ​​distributed internationally)
  • The Chicago 7 trial

Costume design

  • Ma Rainey’s black background
  • Mank


Documentary (feature film)

  • Crip Camp: a disability revolution
  • My octopus teacher

Documentary (short film)

Film editing

  • The Chicago 7 trial

Makeup and hairstyle

  • Hillbilly Elegy
  • Ma Rainey’s black background
  • Mank

Music (original score)

  • Da 5 bloods
  • Mank
  • World news

Music (original song)

  • Hear My Voice – The Chicago Trial 7
  • Husavik – Eurovision Song Contest
  • Io Si (vu) – The life to come

Better image

  • Mank
  • The Chicago 7 trial

Production design

  • Ma Rainey’s black background
  • Mank
  • World news

Short film (Live Action)

Short film (animated)

  • If something happens i love you


Visual effects

Writing (adapted scenario)

Writing (original screenplay)

  • The Chicago 7 trial

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