BAFTA nominations 2018: Box office bomb Blade Runner 2049 bags 8 nods, The Shape Of Water leads the list

The iconic BAFTA mask awards sit ready to be polished at the Savoy Hotel ahead of the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 16th February, on February 10, 2014, in London, England.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Following the Best Picture nomination at Golden Globes 2018 on Sunday, January 7, 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' has bagged another Best Picture nomination in 71st British Academy Film Awards.

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water is leading the list with 12 nominations in total. It is followed by Three Billboards and Darkest Hour along with nine nominations each.

Also read: See Golden Globes 2018 complete winners list

Surprisingly, box office flop Blade Runner 2049 has earned eight nods alongside Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk.

Blade Runner 2049 has earned $258.7 million at the worldwide box office while the production budget was $150 million. Needless to say, the Ryan Gosling starrer was a box office flop.

According to Rotten Tomatoes, the sci-fi movie is 87 percent fresh. "That Blade Runner 2049 is a more than worthy sequel to Scott's first film means it crosses the highest bar anyone could have reasonably set for it, and it distinguishes Villeneuve – who's masterminded all of this, somehow, since making Arrival – as the most exciting filmmaker working at his level today," as noted by The Telegraph's Robbie Collin.

This year's Bafta ceremony will be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Check the complete list of Bafta 2018 nominations:

Best film

Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape Of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Outstanding British film

Darkest Hour
The Death Of Stalin
God's Own Country
Lady Macbeth
Paddington 2
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Director

Denis Villeneuve – Blade Runner 2049
Luca Guadagnino – Call Me By Your Name
Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk
Guillermo del Toro – The Shape Of Water
Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Original Screenplay

Get Out
I, Tonya
Lady Bird
The Shape Of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Adapted Screenplay

Call Me By Your Name
The Death Of Stalin
Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
Molly's Game
Paddington 2

Leading Actress

Annette Bening – Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Sally Hawkins – The Shape Of Water
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird

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Leading Actor

Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour
Jamie Bell – Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
Timothee Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name

Supporting Actress

Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Kristin Scott Thomas – Darkest Hour
Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird
Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread
Octavia Spencer – The Shape Of Water

Supporting Actor

Christopher Plummer – All The Money In The World
Hugh Grant – Paddington 2
Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer

The Ghoul
I Am Not A Witch
Jawbone
Kingdom Of Us
Lady Macbeth

Film not in the English language

Elle
First They Killed My Father
The Handmaiden
Loveless
The Salesman

Documentary

City Of Ghosts
I Am Not Your Negro
Icarus
An Inconvenient Sequel
Jane

Animated Film

Coco Lee
Loving Vincent
My Life As A Courgette

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