Face-Off: Multiple Female Directed Best Picture Contendersby penchofifteenpolls | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
In 2021 two films directed by women, Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman (2020) and Chloé Zhao's Nomadland (2020) are in contention for the Best Picture Oscar.
This is just the third year in history with more than one film directed by a woman in the race for the award.
Which year with multiple Best Picture contenders directed by women had the strongest lineup?
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1. Promising Young Woman (2020)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.
2. Winter's Bone (2010)
R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Votes: 137,236 | Gross: $6.53M
3. The Hurt Locker (2008)
R | 131 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Votes: 427,286 | Gross: $17.02M