NAACP Image Award Nominees for Outstanding Motion Picture

NAACP Image Awards: Outstanding Motion Picture Nominees!!!

NAACP Image Awards show is fast approaching. Let’s size up who the nominees will be for the category of OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE.

NAACP Image Awards Nominees for OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE

NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Motion Picture

At this year’s awards show, the 51st Annual NAACP Image Awards will honor 5 films for the category of Outstanding Motion Picture. But which one will win? Check out the trailers for all the nominees below.

DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

Directed by Craig Brewer and written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, “Dolemite Is My Name” is categorized as biography/comedy/drama.

As described on IMDb – Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

Here’s the trailer.

Cast of “Dolemite Is My Name”

  • EDDIE MURPHY
  • KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY
  • MICHAEL EPPS
  • CRAIG ROBINON
  • TITUSS BURGESS
  • DA’VINE JOY RANDOLPH
  • WESLEY SNIPES
  • SNOOP DOG
  • CHRIS ROCK
  • T.I.
  • TASHA SMITH

HARRIET

Directed by Kasi Lemons and story by Gregory Alan Howard with the screenplay written by Howard and Lemons, “Harriet” is categorized as action/biography/drama.

As described by IMDb – The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman‘s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Here’s the trailer.

Cast of “Harriet”

  • CYNTHIA ERIVO
  • LESLIE ODOM, JR.
  • JANELLE MONAE
  • JOE ALWYN
  • JENNIFER NETTLE
  • CLARKE PETERS
  • VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY

JUST MERCY

Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and written by Cretton and Andrew Lanham, “Just Mercy” was based on a book by Bryan Stephenson and is described as a drama.

As described by IMDb – World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Here’s the trailer.

CAST OF “JUST MERCY”

  • MICHAEL B. JORDAN
  • JAMIE FOXX
  • BRIE LAWSON
  • O’SHEA JACKSON, JR.
  • TIM BLAKE NELSON
  • ROB MORGAN

QUEEN AND SLIM

Directed by Melina Matsoukas and screenplay written by Lena Waithe, story created by Waithe and James Frey. “Queen and Slim” is described as a drama.

As described by IMDb – A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Here’s the trailer.

CAST OF “QUEEN AND SLIM”

  • DANIEL KALUUYA
  • JODIE TURNER-SMITH
  • BOKEEM WOODBINE
  • CHLOE SEVIGNY
  • INDYA MOORE

US

Described as a horror/mystery/thriller, “Us” is written and directed by Jordan Peele.

As decribed by IMDb – A family’s serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Here’s the trailer.

Cast of “Us”

  • LUPITA NYONG’O
  • JORDAN PEELE
  • WINSTON DUKE
  • ELIZABETH MOSS
  • SHAHADI WRIGHT JOSEPH

Which one are you rooting for? Tune in on February 22nd to see if your favorite wins the trophy for OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE at this year’s NAACP Image Awards show to air on BET.

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