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The Oscar Nominees for Best Actor
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Members of the Academy's Actors Branch voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for Best Actor. See the entire list of 2021 Oscar nominations here.

  • Riz Ahmed in Sound of Metal

  • Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

  • Anthony Hopkins in The Father

  • Gary Oldman in Mank

  • Steven Yeun in Minari

And here's where you can watch the films:

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The Father
2020
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A woman tries to find a caregiver for her feisty, 80-year-old father as dementia continues to eat away at his memory.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
2020
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Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

See also: The Essential Films of Chadwick Boseman

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Mank
2020
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1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing wit and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish Citizen Kane.

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Minari
2020
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A Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

See also: 5 movies that inspired 'Minari'

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Sound of Metal
2019
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A drummer's life gets turned upside down when he suddenly loses his hearing. Where can you watch the Oscars? The 2021 Oscars will be held on Sunday, April 25th at 8 pm ET. Watch it live on ABC or go to ABC.com and log in with your TV provider.

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