Oscar Predictions – Best Original Screenplay

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

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NBP Staff Picks

Matt Neglia
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
5TÁR (Todd Field)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
8AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
9BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
10BROS (Nicholas Stoller, Billy Eichner)

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Dan Bayer
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TÁR (Todd Field)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH (Cooper Raiff)
7BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
8DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
9AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
10BROS (Nicholas Stoller, Billy Eichner)

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Zoe Rose Bryant
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TÁR (Todd Field)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7THE MENU (Seth Reiss, Will Tracy)
8AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
9DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
10ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)

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Danilo Castro
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
3THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
4TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
5TÁR (Todd Field)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
8BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
9EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Sam Mendes)
10AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)

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Nadia Dalimonte
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TÁR (Todd Field)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
8ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
9AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
10THE MENU (Seth Reiss, Will Tracy)

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Cody Dericks
1THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
4TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
5TÁR (Todd Field)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
8THE MENU (Seth Reiss, Will Tracy)
9BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
10AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)

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Daniel Howat
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
5TÁR (Todd Field)
6TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
7BARDO (Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
8AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
9DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
10ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)

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Will Mavity
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
7DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
8ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
9ELVIS (Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner)
10BARDO (Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

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Tom O'Brien
1THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
4BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6TÁR (Todd Field)
7BROS (Nicholas Stoller, Billy Eichner)
8DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
9AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
10ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)

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Josh Parham
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TÁR (Todd Field)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
7ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
8BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
9BARDO (Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
10DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)

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Ema Sasic
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
2THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
5DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
6BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
7TÁR (Todd Field)
8BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
9AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
10BARDO (Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu)

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Amy Smith
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
3EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
4BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
7TÁR (Todd Field)
8AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
9ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
10EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Sam Mendes)

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