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Oscars 2021 Contenders – Most Eligible Films Since 1970!

The 2021 Academy Awards nominations are drawing closer – and there are so many films in contention!

The Academy released a list

of 366 feature films vying for the upcoming 93rd Oscars, up from the 344 submitted in 2019, Variety reported Thursday (February 25).

This is the highest total since the 1970 awards, which had 374 eligible entries.

All the contenders are included in the “reminder list of productions eligible for the 93rd Academy Awards,” including The Father, Minari, One Night in Miami, Nomadland and The Trial of the Chicago 7, among many others. More potential contenders include Dolittle, The Empty Man and You Cannot Kill David Arquette.

Voting opens for AMPAS members on March 5 and closes on March 10, with nominations set to be announced on March 15. The ceremony is scheduled for April 25 from multiple locations. Find out more about how the ceremony will work.