LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The NAACP Image Awards committee did ``Remember the Titans,'' nominating the film and star Denzel Washington for its 32nd annual prizes to be handed out in March.

Washington's competitors in the outstanding actor category are Cuba Gooding Jr., Omar Epps and Will Smith. The film goes up against ``Love and Basketball,'' ``Men of Honor,'' ``Shaft'' and ``The Original Kings of Comedy''

Top actress nominees are Vanessa Williams for ``Shaft,'' Jada Pinkett Smith for ``Bamboozled,'' Angela Basset for ``Boseman and Lena,'' Nia Long for ``Big Momma's House'' and Sanaa Lathan for ``Love and Basketball.''