2023 NAACP Image Award-Nominated Films

For 56 years, members of the NAACP have selected media to honor with the Image Awards, which highlight brilliant performances by people of color in film, television, music, and literature. This year's impressive range of nominated films has something for everybody. Level up family movie night with fun picks like Lightyear or Wendell & Wild, or check out a moving true story, like Till or The Woman King. Be sure to tune in to the awards show on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. And check out the TV nominees, too: 2023 NAACP Image Award-Nominated TV Shows.

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse TV Poster Image
MOVIE

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

age 5+

Stunning, thoughtful book adaptation celebrates friendship.

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DC League of Super-Pets Movie Poster
MOVIE

DC League of Super-Pets

age 6+

Furry cartoon superhero actioner is funny, cute; rude humor.

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Lightyear Movie Poster
MOVIE

Lightyear

age 6+

Buzz origin story is exceptionally animated and inclusive.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru Poster Image
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Minions: The Rise of Gru

age 6+

Origin story is a groovy '70s adventure; slapstick violence.

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

age 8+

Danger, peril ratchet up a notch for charismatic cat.

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Mr. Malcolm's List movie poster
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Mr. Malcolm's List

age 10+

Costume drama has diverse cast, some smoking and drinking.

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Turning Red Poster Image
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Turning Red

age 10+

Pixar coming-of-age tale explores puberty and parent issues.

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Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Movie Poster
MOVIE

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

age 11+

Masterful but intense animated version is dark and scary.

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Wendell & Wild: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Wendell & Wild

age 11+

Inclusive stop-motion film has supernatural scares.

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Black Adam: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Black Adam

age 12+

Lots of bashing and smashing in disappointing DC movie.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

age 12+

Epic, women-led sequel is part tribute, part intense battle.

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Breaking Movie Poster
MOVIE

Breaking

age 13+

Powerful acting in truth-based drama; violence, language.

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Devotion Movie Poster
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Devotion

age 13+

Gripping historical drama about wartime friendship.

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Elvis Movie Poster
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Elvis

age 13+

Snazzy music biopic doesn't go deep enough; drugs, smoking.

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Glass Onion Movie Poster
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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

age 13+

Sharp, layered mystery sequel; smoking, drinking, cursing.

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On the Come Up Movie Poster
MOVIE

On the Come Up

age 13+

Book-based drama about race, art, identity has gun violence.

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Till Movie Poster
MOVIE

Till

age 13+

Unflinching drama about loss, love, impact of racism.

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Alice Movie: Poster
MOVIE

Alice

age 15+

Courage, violence, language in historical revenge film.

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Causeway Movie Poster
MOVIE

Causeway

age 15+

Language, drinking, drugs, trauma in war veteran drama.

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Honk for Jesus Movie Poster
MOVIE

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

age 15+

Exceptional comedy skewers Black megachurch culture.

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