Oscar Predictions – Best Original Score

Here are the NBP staff predictions for Best Score. For an overview of all awards predictions, visit our Oscar Predictions page.

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NBP Staff Picks

Matt Neglia
1WOMEN TALKING
2BABYLON
3THE FABELMANS
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5WHITE NOISE
6THE BATMAN
7THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
8EMPIRE OF LIGHT
9LIVING
10THE WOMAN KING

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Dan Bayer
1THE FABELMANS
2WOMEN TALKING
3EMPIRE OF LIGHT
4BABYLON
5AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
6TÁR
7ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
8GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
9THE WHALE
10EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

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Zoe Rose Bryant
1BABYLON
2GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
3WOMEN TALKING
4THE FABELMANS
5THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
7EMPIRE OF LIGHT
8THE BATMAN
9WHITE NOISE
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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Danilo Castro
1BABYLON
2THE FABELMANS
3EMPIRE OF LIGHT
4THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
5THE BATMAN
6ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
7SHE SAID
8WHITE NOISE
9GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
10THE BATMAN

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Nadia Dalimonte
1THE FABELMANS
2WOMEN TALKING
3BABYLON
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
7THE BATMAN
8EMPIRE OF LIGHT
9WHITE NOISE
10THE WHALE

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Cody Dericks
1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
4WOMEN TALKING
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT
6WHITE NOISE
7GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
8THE BATMAN
9LIVING
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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Daniel Howat
1THE FABELMANS
2EMPIRE OF LIGHT
3BABYLON
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5WOMEN TALKING
6THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
7BARDO
8AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
9BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
10NOPE

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Will Mavity
1BABYLON
2THE FABELMANS
3WOMEN TALKING
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
6SHE SAID
7WHITE NOISE
8THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
9EMPIRE OF LIGHT
10THE BATMAN

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Tom O'Brien
1WOMEN TALKING
2BABYLON
3THE FABELMANS
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
6WHITE NOISE
7THE BATMAN
8BARDO
9EMPIRE OF LIGHT
10AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER

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Josh Parham
1WOMEN TALKING
2THE FABELMANS
3BABYLON
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
7WHITE NOISE
8BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
9THE WHALE
10NOPE

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Ema Sasic
1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3EMPIRE OF LIGHT
4WOMEN TALKING
5GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
6SHE SAID
7WHITE NOISE
8THE BATMAN
9AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
10EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

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Amy Smith
1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3WOMEN TALKING
4THE BATMAN
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT
6WHITE NOISE
7BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
8THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
9GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
10AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER

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