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Get Out Leads 2017 Gotham Awards Nominees

The IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards are kicking things off with their complete list of nominees, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out is in the lead with four nominations, including Best Feature.

Following the conclusion of Key and Peele, Jordan took an unexpected turn into horror. The film was made with a budget of $4.5 million budget but brought in a domestic box office gross of $175 million, while also earning a 99 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Now, with four Gotham Awards nominations (including Best Feature, Breakthrough Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor), Get Out is proving its place among the best releases of 2017.

Here is the full list of nominees (via:THR)

Best Feature:

Sony Pictures

Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)

The Florida Project (A24)

Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Good Time (A24)

I, Tonya (NEON)

Breakthrough Director:


Maggie Betts – Novitiate (Sony Pictures Classics)

Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird (A24)

Kogonada – Columbus (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Jordan Peele – Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Joshua Z Weinstein – Menashe (A24)

Best Documentary:


Ex Libris – The New York Public Library (Zipporah Films)

Rat Film (MEMORY and Cinema Guild)

Strong Island (Netflix)

Whose Streets? (Magnolia Pictures)

The Work (The Orchard and First Look Media)

Best Screenplay:

Scree Labs

The Big Sick – Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani (Amazon Studios)

Brad’s Status – Mike White (Amazon Studios)

Call Me by Your Name – James Ivory (Sony Pictures Classics)

Columbus – Kogonada (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Get Out – Jordan Peele (Universal Pictures)

Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig (A24)

Best Actress:


Melanie Lynskey – I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (Netflix)

Haley Lu Richardson – Columbus (Superlative Films/Depth of Field)

Margot Robbie – I, Tonya (NEON)

Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird (A24)

Lois Smith – Marjorie Prime (FilmRise)

Best Actor:


Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project (A24)

James Franco – The Disaster Artist (A24)

Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Robert Pattinson – Good Time (A24)

Adam Sandler – The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Netflix)

Harry Dean Stanton – Lucky (Magnolia Pictures)

Breakthrough Actor:
Mary J. Blige in Mudbound (Netflix)

Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)

Harris Dickinson – Beach Rats (NEON)

Kelvin Harrison, Jr. – It Comes at Night (A24)

Brooklynn Prince – The Florida Project (A24)

Breakthrough Series- Long Form:
Atlanta (FX Networks)

Better Things (FX Networks)

Dear White People (Netflix)

Fleabag (Amazon)

Search Party (TBS)

Breakthrough Series- Short Form:
555 (Vimeo)

Inconceivable (YouTube)

Junior (Blackpills and VICE)

Let Me Die a Nun (Vimeo)

The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes (YouTube)

The Gotham Independent Film Awards will take place on November 27, 2017 at 4:30pm PST and will be hosted by John Cameron Mitchell.

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