00s Best Picture Nominees by Plot

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An undersized and overlooked thoroughbred race horse achieves unexpected successes and becomes a sensation in Depression-Era American
Two cowboys are involved in secretive relationship with each other
The day to day operations of an Ordinance Disposal Unit in Iraq lead by a risk-addicted soldier
During the Napoleonic Wars a British captain commands his ship in pursuit of a French vessel around South America
A young, naive girl in post-war Britain develops a romantic relationship with an older man
A cranky old man and an enthusiastic young boy travel to South America via helium balloons tied to a house
A boy is born an old man and ages in reverse
The Royal Family must deal with he death of Princess Diana
An attorney must cope with the apparent mental breakdown of his colleague and the corruption and murderous intrigue of a client of his firm
Three friends who encountered child molesters when they were growing up are reunited 25 years later when on loses a daughter
Now a slave, once great general Maximus Decimus Meridius returns to Rome to exact his revenge on the traitorous Emperor Commudus
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to a physically skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter at a crossroads in her life
The Dark Lord Sauron seeks the One Ring, which is in the possession of young hobbit Frodo Baginns, who begins his journey to destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom
A New England couples' college age son dates an older woman with two young children and an unwelcome ex-huband
A single mother is engaged in a legal battle with U.S. West Coast energy corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company
An author develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers who inspires his book In Cold Blood
the novel Mrs. Dalloway affects three generations of women, all of whom must deal with suicide
Tragedy strikes a couple honeymooning in Morocco, touching of an interlocking story involving for different families
Frodo and Sam first encounter Gollum, Merry and Pippin meet Treebeard, Gandalf is resurrected and the Battle of Helm's Deep is fought
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxy Hart are find themselves on death row together and seek the fame that will set them free
A poet falls in love with a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets
The story of the Battle of Iwo Jima told from the Japanese perspective
A silver-miner-turned-oil-man goes on a ruthless quest for wealth during the late 19th century Southern California Oil Boom
The Israeli government secretly retaliates against the terrorist group responsible for the 1972 Olympics massacre
A disgraced former president is interviewed by reporter David Frost
Two friends take a trip through wine country and become romantically involved with two local women
The story of Michael Oher, a poor black teen in Memphis taken in by a kind, rich woman and her family who becomes an NFL lineman.
A dysfunctional family goes on a road trip to a child's beauty pageant
A corporate down sizer constantly travels across the country and leads an empty life, until his company grounds him
30 years in the life of legendary rhythm and blues artist Ray Charles
Lost aliens are forced to live in Apartheid like conditions when they land in Johannesburg
Sauron launches the final stages of his conquest of Middle Earth, Gandalf rallies troops to defend Minas Tirith, Aragorn claims the throne of Gondor and Frodo and Sam reach the end
A biopic about the life of the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California
Jewish-Polish musician struggles to survive in the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust
As a teenager, German lawyer Michael Berg has an affair with an older woman whose trial he later observes when she is accused of war crimes
A poor India boy draws suspicion after a successful showing on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
Journalist Edward R. Murrow seeks to take down radical Sen. Joseph McCarthy
An aging actor and recent college graduate form an unlikely bond when they meet in a Tokyo hotel
An under-appreciated boxing trainer tries to turn an amateur female boxer into a professional
In World War II, a group of Jewish Allied soldiers attempt to assassinate Nazi leadership
Racial and social relations in Los Angeles are explored in a collection of stories
Loosely based on the story of Job, a Midwestern professor watches his life unravel before him
A multi-layred drama about the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants in at a party in a country house in England
An overweight, abused teen in Harlem is invited to enroll in an alternative school in order to better her life
An independent minded teenager confronts her unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events that push an adult life onto her
Frank Costello, an Irish Mob boss, plants an informant in the Massachusetts State Police, while the police simultaneously plant a man in Costello's crew
A brillant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography
A young mother arrives in a French village with her six year old daughter and opens up a sweets shop, whose products begin to change the lives of the townspeople
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five points to get seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer
After a drug deal gone wrong, an ordinary man and a hired killer play a dangerous game of cat and mouse to claim $2 million dollars left at the Rio Grande
A biopic of legendary pilot Howard Hughes
An ex-marine travels to Pandora, were he becomes sympathetic to the native Na'Vi
A 13-year old fledgling writer changes the course of several people's lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit
J.M. Barrie develops a close relationship with a family who inspires him to write Peter Pan
A user, enforcer, politician, and trafficker are all somehow involved with the illegal drug tade

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