The awards will be handed out next month in Beverly Hills.
Some critics have described the film as a “white savior movie.”
Awards will be handed out in New York on Jan. 8.
Boxing drama scored the best opening ever of the “Rocky” films.
Film follows an Italian-American driver and black pianist in the 1960s South.
Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star as a racist driver and black pianist in the 1960s South.