Nominations: Baftas 14; Oscars 9
Oscar leader with 14 nominations. This impassioned, visually arresting interpretation of the classic German anti-war novel makes the pacifist case to contemporary audiences.
It’s 1917 and wartime in Germany, as Paul lies about his age so that he can enlist alongside his friends. The reality of war almost immediately dismantles their exuberance.
Also starring Daniel Brühl, this is one of the most visceral, immersive WWI movies ever made.