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The Oscar Nominees for Music (Best Original Score)
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Members of the Academy's Music Branch voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for Original Score. See the entire list of 2021 Oscar nominations here.

  • Da 5 Bloods: Terence Blanchard

  • Mank: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

  • Minari: Emile Mosseri

  • News of the World: James Newton Howard

  • Soul: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste

And here's where you can watch the films:

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Da 5 Bloods
2020
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Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.

Related: Terence Blanchard's Top 5 Movie Scores

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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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News of the World
2020
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Five years after the end of the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort the child across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. But the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions encounter danger at every turn—both human and natural.

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Soul
2020
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Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz—and he's good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.

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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