The biggest night in Tinsel Town is fast approaching – and one of 2017’s best LGBTQ films is in the running.

Call Me By Your Name has been nominated for Best Picture and will face tough competition from The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Lady Bird, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Get Out, Phantom Thread, and The Post.

Timotheé Chalamet has been nominated for his portrayal of 17-year-old Elio in the gay romance, going up against Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Kaluuya, Gary Oldman, and Denzel Washington.

Call Me By Your Name has also been nominated for Adapted Screenplay, as well as Original Song for Sufjan Stevens’ Mystery of Love.

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The latter, however, will be up against empowering anthem This Is Me from The Greatest Showman.

The Best Actress category will see Sally Hawkins, France McDormand, Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, and Meryl Streep compete, while Mary J Blige, Alison Janney, Lesley Manvielle, Laurie Metcalf and Octavia Spencer received Best Supporting Actress nods.

As for Best Supporting Actor, Armie Hammer missed out for his portrayal of Oliver in Call Me By Your Name.

Instead, Willem Dafoe, Woody Harrelson, Richard Jenkins, Christopher Plummer and Sam Rockwell have all been nominated.

Best Animated Feature Film will see The Boss Baby, The Breadwinner, Coco, Ferdinand, and Loving Vincent battle it out.

A Fantastic Woman – starring trans actress Daniela Vega – is in the running for best Foreign Language Film.

Elsewhere, Rachel Morrison has become the first ever woman to be nominated in the Achievement in Cinematography category for her work on Mudbound.

The Shape of Water, Dunkirk, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri all received numerous nominations across all categories, leading this year’s ceremony.

Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Baby Driver clinched numerous mentions in the technical categories, such as Visual Effects, Original Score and Costume.

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced earlier today during an event at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on 4 March.

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards are as follows:

Best Picture:

Call Me by Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Lead Actor:

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Lead Actress:

Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Meryl Streep, The Post

Supporting Actor:

Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Supporting Actress:

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Director:

Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson
The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro

Animated Feature:

The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
Coco
Ferdinand
Loving Vincent

Animated Short:

DeKalb Elementary
The Eleven O’Clock
My Nephew Emmett
The Silent Child
Watu Wote/All of Us

Adapted Screenplay:

Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory
The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
Logan, Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green
Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin
Mudbound, Virgil Williams and Dee Rees

Original Screenplay:

The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh

Cinematography:

Blade Runner 2049, Roger Deakins
Darkest Hour, Bruno Delbonnel
Dunkirk, Hoyte van Hoytema
Mudbound, Rachel Morrison
The Shape of Water, Dan Laustsen

Best Documentary Feature:

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Faces Places
Icarus
Last Men in Aleppo
Strong Island

Best Documentary Short Subject:

Edith+Eddie
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Heroin(e)
Knife Skills
Traffic Stop

Best Live Action Short Film:

Dear Basketball
Garden Party
Lou
Negative Space
Revolting Rhymes

Best Foreign Language Film:

A Fantastic Woman (Chile)
The Insult (Lebanon)
Loveless (Russia)
On Body and Soul (Hungary)
The Square (Sweden)

Film Editing:

Baby Driver, Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss
Dunkirk, Lee Smith
I, Tonya, Tatiana S. Riegel
The Shape of Water, Sidney Wolinsky
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Jon Gregory

Sound Editing:

Baby Driver, Julian Slater
Blade Runner 2049, Mark Mangini, Theo Green
Dunkirk, Alex Gibson, Richard King
The Shape of Water, Nathan Robitaille
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ren Klyce, Matthew Wood

Sound Mixing:

Baby Driver, Mary H. Ellis, Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin
Blade Runner 2049, Mac Ruth, Ron Bartlett, Doug Hephill
Dunkirk, Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo
The Shape of Water, Glen Gauthier, Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Stuart Wilson, Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick

Production Design:

Beauty and the Beast
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water

Original Score:

Dunkirk, Hans Zimmer
Phantom Thread, Jonny Greenwood
The Shape of Water, Alexandre Desplat
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, John Williams
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Carter Burwell

Original Song:

Mighty River from Mudbound, Mary J. Blige
Mystery of Love from Call Me by Your Name, Sufjan Stevens
Remember Me from Coco, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
Stand Up for Something from Marshall, Diane Warren, Common
This Is Me from The Greatest Showman, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

Makeup and Hair:

Darkest Hour
Victoria and Abdul
Wonder

Costume Design:

Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Victoria and Abdul

Visual Effects:

Blade Runner 2049
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kong: Skull Island
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes