Top Ten Biggest Snubs in the 2018 Oscar Nominees

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The Oscars 2018 has just been released, and there was some really good choices for nominations here and there. But of course it had some snubs as well. Here are the biggest snubs of the 2018 Oscars!

The Top Ten

1 Logan

I didn't finish this movie yet, but even then I know a lot of people wanted this to be nominated for best picture. Also Hugh Jackman got snubbed here too, why wasn't he nominated for best actor?! - Phillip873

The Academy rarely ever nominates superhero blockbusters for major awards. I was honestly surprised that it got a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination. - phillysports

Frankly I really don't like how superhero movies get snubbed at award shows because they're not as pretentious as the other arthouse garbage that nobody actually watches. - Jackamalio

That this wasn't recognized is beyond strange. Yes the screenplay was great, but without a singular cast to deliver the goods particularly Hugh Jackman that isn't much. It deserved to be nominated in BP, BA, and BSA if not more.

2 The Lego Batman Movie

While not nearly as good as The Lego Movie (which wasn't nominated either), The Lego Batman Movie is still a hilarious and inventive feature that's a blast of energy. The Academy nominating The Boss Baby over it proves that they just see animated films as interchangeable and don't deserve respect amongst their live-action companions. - phillysports

How the actual living hell did THE BOSS BABY get a nomination over this! Once again a lego movie gets snubbed completely! This movie was totally liked enough by the people to get a nomination! At least the other contenders for the award are looking good however. - Phillip873

How the hell did boss baby get nominated but not this? - Randomator

The boss baby gets nominated & this doesn’t, smh

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3 James Franco - The Disaster Artist James Franco - The Disaster Artist James Edward Franco is an American actor and filmmaker. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks.

James Franco may be under a ton of allegations right now, but there's no denying that his performance was way too great as Tommy Wiseau to not get a nomination for best actor. - Phillip873

This will be the landmark case that demonstrates how any woman who just wants to get revenge can ruin a man's life.

What the hell? Franco's disgusting! Even if his performance as Tommy is great.

Nah! He's 100% disgusting.

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4 It (2017)

I don't really understand why people call Get Out a "horror movie". It's much more creepy and suspenseful than it is scary. I don't even think Jordan Peele (congrats on Best Director nom) was even trying to scare the audience. I call Get Out more of a dark comedy/thriller. - phillysports

It recieved a lot of praise, but not many horror movies get much Oscar recognition. At least Get Out did (planning on watching soon) - Phillip873

2017! It > Get Out - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

5 Baby Driver

It did get nominated for sound mixing, but I felt this movie deserved some more recognition, like best director (Edgar Wright). - Phillip873

6 The Greatest Showman

I moved my score up to an 8 on this one (Another viewing). It's such a fun movie and the soundtrack is actually quite amazing, don't listen to the snobby critics! It should have totally got a nomination for best original soundtrack! (It did get one for best original song though, which is nice). - Phillip873

In my opinion, this movie kind of sucked - MegaSoulhero

I actually quite liked it! The lyricist for this movie did La La Land and while the songs aren't as good as they were in that movie, I still liked them a lot (except a couple). And I thought Hugh Jackman was brilliant. - Phillip873

This movie was AMAZING! It's no snub! ❤️❤️❤️ - Disneyunicorn15

7 A Silent Voice

A movie about a baby corporation where Alec Baldwin plays essentially himself as a baby gets a nomination, but a relevant and relatable movie about bullying, its consequences, and how it affects people in the future gets no recognition. Did the Academy just say "Hey, we've already met our foreign film quota, and foreign films don't win anyway, just put in mainstream bull that made a lot of money." I am really getting tired of Hollywood treating animation like a joke. So much effort is put into it, as much as live action, but it's seen as "just kids stuff" by so many. It's infuriating. - Elric-san

Of all 5 anime movies submitted this year, A Silent Voice would have to be the biggest snub for Best Animated Feature Film. Not only do the Oscars not even give as much love to the animation category as they do with their live-action counterparts, but Japanese animation hasn't really been able to stand toe to toe in the Oscars. The last time an anime movie won an Oscar was Spirited Away back in 2002. Since then, while I know there have been some good Western animated movies to come out this past decade (minus the bad ones), I really feel like both Japanese animation and animation in general aren't given good footing for nomination and treatment at the Academy Awards. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

True, but hey, Spirited Away won the Oscar back in 2002, and there weren't streaming services back then nor did the Blu-ray/DVD come out that fast after theatrical release. It probably has to do with the Academy's stigma that Japanese animation is a second thought compared to mainstream Hollywood animated features and indies as well. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This movie should have been at least nominated for Best Animated feature Film. But they haven't done it since 2002. And that might have been because of John Lasseter. He was such a big fan of Hayao Miyazaki's film and people were influenced to choose it because of him. But this movie is sooo much better than the Boss Baby of all things. And this movie was in some American theaters so I personally think it should still count. - RoseRedFlower

8 Thor: Ragnarok

For Visual Effects, Sound, and Makeup

9 Hugh Jackman - The Greatest Showman Hugh Jackman - The Greatest Showman Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, producer and musician . Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters .

I really loved Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum in the Greatest Showman to where I felt he deserved a nomination. - Phillip873

10 Tom Holland - Spider Man Homecoming Tom Holland - Spider Man Homecoming Thomas Stanley "Tom" Holland is an English actor and dancer. Holland is known for playing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London, and for starring in the 2012 film The Impossible.

Looks like Homecoming got no nominations, but that's fine because I didn't expect it to. However I do think Tom Holland really deserved major credit for being a great Spider-Man! - Phillip873

Tom Holland not being present really tingles my spidey sense. - DapperPickle

I don't think the Academy Awards will ever nominate a superhero for Best Actor or Best Actress. I really respect the Oscars because of that. They're not like the Grammys where they just pick artists with big hits. The Oscars objectively look at each film and decides the best regardless of their box office numbers. If the Oscars were run like the Grammys, Marvel would probably win every award in every category. - phillysports

I'm fine with that actually because it would get tiring to keep seeing the same thing over and over again - Phillip873

@phillysports “It’s very uncommon for a movie that didn’t do well at the box office in the United States to get a nomination for best picture.” said Denis Villeneuve,the director of extraordinary Blade Runner 2049. - Tia-Harribel

Six of the nine Best Picture nominees of last year failed to make $100 million in the United States. - phillysports

The Contenders

11 Blade Runner 2049

Should be on best picture - ikerevievs

12 Edgar Wright - Baby Driver

He directed the movie amazingly! - Phillip873

13 Gal Gadot - Wonder Woman Gal Gadot - Wonder Woman

I didn't care that much that Wonder Woman got zero nominations. However I do think Gal Gadot deserved some credit! - Phillip873

Overrated! Don't get the hype for her. If she ever does something that Natalie Portman or Scarlett Johansson can't do, I'll chew my hat! Though miss Gadot did a solid performance in Wonder Woman, I think she got more praise then she deserved. Eveyone's telling me, "She's Hot & Awesome! Okay! We get it! Wonder Woman was about the only movie she was ever solid in. Everything else? It's best if I don't tell you. At least, Tiffany Haddish has talent & a Personality. She's better & you know it!

Gal doesn't deserve crap!

14 Tom Hanks - The Post Tom Hanks - The Post Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. ...read more.

I have yet to see this best picture nominee, but I don't see why they would leave out someone like Tom Hanks! - Phillip873

Hanks already has two Oscars and five nominations, so the Academy might want to get someone else. Then again, they nominated Meryl Streep who has three Oscars and twenty-one nominations so what do I know? - phillysports

15 Spider-Man: Homecoming
16 James McAvoy - Split James McAvoy - Split James McAvoy is a Scottish actor. He made his acting début as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began and he continued to work in both areas from then on.
17 Wonder Woman
18 Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale

SAO over Boss Baby any day. Anyone who says otherwise, I don't know what to say for you. The Boss Baby BARELY tried as a movie, even by DreamWorks standards. It didn't feel like anything the studio poured all their hearts into; just some corporate cash grab, no less. I'm not saying Ordinal Scale is Coco or anything, but while I still have yet to watch it, I loved what it did for the SAO franchise. The concept was a breath of fresh air that took things from virtual reality to augmented reality in the movie and Yuna seems quite intriguing as a character! Say what you will, but I think Ordinal Scale is on the same of scale of greatness as all the other anime movies that deserved to be nominated for the Oscars this year. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

19 Smurfs: The Lost Village

Deserved animated film nomination. - girlcool

20 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

I finally got to watch this recently and I must say it absolutely is better than The Boss Baby. If the academy was just going with "Dreamworks" they should have picked this. It's still a 7/10 movie for me though, and I think Lego Batman was better, but this being nominated instead of Boss Baby would make me less angry. - Phillip873

This was the better of the DreamWorks animated features to have been released in 2017. Why The Boss Baby and not Captain Underpants? The Oscars seriously need to stop treating animation like a joke, man. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Yeah. I don't know why Captain Underpants is left in the dust while The Boss Baby gets a nomination along with a NETFLIX ANIMATED SERIES on top of that. I can't see why DreamWorks is giving so much love to The Boss Baby and not Captain Underpants. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Captain Underpants is getting his own T.V. show.

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1. Thor: Ragnarok
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