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The 10 Golden Globe Best Picture Nominees Ranked by Rotten Tomatoes

There’s definitely some stiff competition in the Best Picture categories heading into tonights 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. While most of the films have fared relatively well at the box offices (aside from The Post, which has yet to hit theaters), we thought that we would take to Rotten Tomatoes to see where the critics and audiences stood when it came to these 10 films nominated in both the Drama and Musical or Comedy category.

Take a look at the list below and see which movies had the highest scores! Do you think that these are a good indication as to who will be taking home the coveted awards?

Best Motion Picture
Drama

Call Me By Your Name

Tomato Score: 96%
Audience Score: 88% 

Synopsis:

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen-year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

Critical Consensus: 

Call Me by Your Name offers a melancholy, powerfully affecting portrait of first love, empathetically acted by Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.

Other Nominations:

Timothée Chalamet – Best Actor, Drama

Armie Hammer – Best Supporting Actor, Drama

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Tomato Score: 93%
Audience Score: 87%

Synopsis:

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Critical Consensus:

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri deftly balances black comedy against searing drama — and draws unforgettable performances from its veteran cast along the way.

Other Nominations:

Frances McDormand – Best Actress, Drama

Sam Rockwell – Best Supporting Actor, Drama

Martin McDonagh – Best Director & Best Screenplay

Carter Burwell – Best Original Score

The Shape of Water

Tomato Score: 93%
Audience Score: 83%

Synopsis:

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

Critical Consensus:

The Shape of Water finds Guillermo del Toro at his visually distinctive best — and matched by an emotionally absorbing story brought to life by a stellar Sally Hawkins performance.

Other Nominations:

Sally Hawkins – Best Actress, Drama

Octavia Spencer – Best Supporting Actress, Drama

Richard Jenkins  – Best Supporting Actor, Drama

Guillermo del Toro – Best Director

Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor – Best Screenplay

Alexandre Desplat – Best Original Score

Dunkirk

Tomato Score: 92%
Audience Score: 81%

Synopsis:

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Critical Consensus:

Dunkirkserves up emotionally satisfying spectacle, delivered by a writer-director in full command of his craft and brought to life by a gifted ensemble cast that honors the fact-based story.

Other Nominations:

Christopher Nolan – Best Director

Hans Zimmer – Best Original Score

The Post

Tomato Score: 87%

Synopsis:

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.

Critical Consensus:

The Post‘s period setting belies its bitingly timely themes, brought compellingly to life by director Steven Spielberg and an outstanding ensemble cast.

Other Nominations:

Meryl Streep – Best Actress, Drama

Tom Hanks – Best Actor, Drama

Steven Spielberg – Best Director

Liz Hannah & Josh Singer – Best Screenplay

John Williams – Best Original Score

 

Best Motion Picture
Musical or Comedy

Get Out

Tomato Score: 99%
Audience Score: 87%

Synopsis:

It’s time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend’s parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambiance will give way to a nightmare.

Critical Consensus:

Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.

Other Nominations:

Daniel Kaluuya – Best Actor, Musical or Comedy

Lady Bird

Tomato Score: 99%
Audience Score: 82%

Synopsis:

In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen-year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.

Critical Consensus:

Lady Bird delivers fresh insights about the turmoil of adolescence — and reveals writer-director Greta Gerwig as a fully formed filmmaking talent.

Other Nominations:

Saoirse Ronan – Best Actress, Musical or Comedy

Laurie Metcalf – Best Supporting Actress, Musical or Comedy

Greta Gerwig – Best Screenplay

The Disaster Artist

Tomato Score: 92%
Audience Score: 90%

Synopsis:

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

Critical Consensus:

Oh, hai, Mark. The Disaster Artist is a surprisingly poignant and charming movie-about-a-movie that explores the creative process with unexpected delicacy.

Other Nominations:

James Franco – Best Actor, Musical or Comedy

I, Tonya

Tomato Score: 89%
Audience Score: 87%

Synopsis:

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Critical Consensus:

Led by strong work from Margot Robbie and Alison Janney, I, Tonya finds the humor in its real-life story without losing sight of its more tragic — and emotionally resonant — elements.

Other Nominations:

Margot Robbie – Best Actress, Musical or Comedy

Allison Janney – Best Supporting Actress, Musical or Comedy

 

The Greatest Showman

Tomato Score: 55%
Audience Score: 90%

Synopsis:

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Critical Consensus:

The Greatest Showman tries hard to dazzle the audience with a Barnum-style sense of wonder — but at the expense of its complex subject’s far more intriguing real-life story.

Other Nominations:

Hugh Jackman – Best Actor, Musical or Comedy

“This is Me” – Best Original Song

Which movie do you think will win Best Drama and Best Musical or Comedy? We think that Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Lady Bird will be taking home the honors!

Be sure to tune into the Golden Globes tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST on NBC!

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