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

CinematographyMatt Neglia
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
3SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
4JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
5CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
6QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
7CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
8NICKEL BOYS (Alex Somers)
9THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)
10EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)

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CinematographyDan Bayer
1QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
2DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
3GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
4EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
5CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
6CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
7HERE (Alan Silvestri)
8NOSFERATU (Robin Carolan)
9SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
10JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)

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CinematographyAlyssa Christian
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
3GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
4CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
5QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
6CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
7EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
8NOSFERATU (Robin Carolan)
9SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
10HERE (Alan Silvestri)

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CinematographyNadia Dalimonte
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
3GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
4QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
5CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
6NICKEL BOYS (Alex Somers)
7HEDDA (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
8EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
9SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
10IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE (Thomas Newman)

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CinematographyCody Dericks
1CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
2GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
3DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
4NICKEL BOYS (Alex Somers)
5HORIZON: AN AMERICAN SAGA (John Debney)
6JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
7QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
8IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE (Thomas Newman)
9HERE (Alan Silvestri)
10THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)

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CinematographyDaniel Howat
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
3SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
4JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
5CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
6QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
7NOSFERATU (Robin Carolan)
8NICKEL BOYS (Alex Somers)
9EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
10HORIZON: AN AMERICAN SAGA (John Debney)

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CinematographyGiovanni Lago
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
3GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
4JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
5CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
6QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
7NOSFERATU (Robin Carolan)
8EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
9NICKEL BOYS (Alex Somers)
10HERE (Alan Silvestri)

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CinematographyWill Mavity
1EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
2QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
3DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
4JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
5SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
6BLITZ (Hans Zimmer)
7CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
8GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
9THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)
10THE PIANO LESSON (Alexandre Desplat)

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CinematographyTom O'Brien
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
3CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
4JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
5SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
6EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
7QUEER (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
8THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)
9CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
10HERE (Alan Silvestri)

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CinematographyJosh Parham
1EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
2NOSFERATU (Robin Carolan)
3SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
4THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)
5HERE (Alan Silvestri)
6DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
7CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)
8JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
9GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
10CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)

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CinematographyEma Sasic
1DUNE: PART TWO (Hans Zimmer)
2EMILIA PÉREZ (Clément Ducol)
3JOKER: FOLIE À DEUX (Hildur Guðnadóttir)
4SING SING (Bryce Dessner)
5HERE (Alan Silvestri)
6GLADIATOR II (Harry Gregson-Williams)
7CHALLENGERS (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
8HORIZON: AN AMERICAN SAGA (John Debney)
9THE ROOM NEXT DOOR (Alberto Iglesias)
10CONCLAVE (Volker Bertelmann)

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