‘The Irishman’ is on its way to becoming the 19th film with multiple supporting actor Oscar nominations

‘The Irishman’ is on its way to becoming the 19th film with multiple supporting actor Oscar nominations
“Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri” (2017) ended a 26-year drought to become the first film to score double Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominations, for Sam Rockwell, who won, and Woody Harrelson, since “Bugsy” (1991) fielded Harvey Keitel and Ben Kingsley. Maybe that opened the floodgates because now, just two years later, “The Irishman” is poised to do the same with Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

Pacino and Pesci are currently in second and fourth place, respectively, in our odds. Should they make the lineup, “The Irishman” would be the 19th film to nab multiple supporting actor nominations. Three of those films earned three: 1954’s “On the Waterfront”, 1972’s “The Godfather” and 1974’s “The Godfather Part II”.

Out of the 18 instances, six people have prevailed against a co-star for a 33.3 percent success rate.

See Joe Pesci ties the Nyfcc supporting actor record with his win for ‘The Irishman

While Pacino had long
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