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Can ‘Wonder Woman’ buck the odds for superhero movies at the Oscars?

First she won over critics, stirred up audiences and vanquished the box office. Now Wonder Woman is hoping to do what no superhero before her has done: Crack the Oscars.

Charging into awards season like Princess Diana of Themyscira into No Man’s Land, Warner Bros.’ $821 million-grossing “Wonder Woman” — the highest-grossing live action film directed by a woman — is swinging its sword for major nominations including best picture, best director for Patty Jenkins, and lead actress for star Gal Gadot.

In 2009 Christopher Nolan’s artsy “The Dark Knight” was widely perceived as a best picture and director contender, before nominations morning crushed the Bat’s aspirations. Last year 20th Century Fox’s R-rated “Deadpool” got fan hopes up again, armed with Golden Globe, DGA, PGA and WGA nods. Alas: The Merc with a Mouth failed to secure a single Oscar nomination.

But “Wonder Woman,” one of the best-reviewed films of 2017 with a 92% Rotten Tomatoes rating, boasts a zeitgeist-fueled momentum that could help it punch through the film academy’s spandex ceiling, where only four women have ever been nominated for best director and only one woman, Kathryn Bigelow, has ever won (for 2009’s “The Hurt Locker”).