Oscar Predictions – Daniel Howat

Here are Daniel Howat’s 2022 Oscar Predictions. Ranking is updated in real-time, and is constantly changing until the end of the year. Accuracy will be calculated after the winners are announced at The 95th Annual Academy Awards on March 12, 2023.

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Best Picture

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1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3WOMEN TALKING
4THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6SHE SAID
7THE WHALE
8TOP GUN: MAVERICK
9ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
10GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT STORY

Best Director

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1Steven Spielberg (THE FABELMANS)
2Damien Chazelle (BABYLON)
3Sarah Polley (WOMEN TALKING)
4Martin McDonagh (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
5Edward Berger (ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT)
6Darren Aronofsky (THE WHALE)
7Todd Field (TÁR)
8Maria Schrader (SHE SAID)
9Joseph Kosinski (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
10Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)

Best Actress

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1Michelle Yeoh (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
2Cate Blanchett (TÁR)
3Michelle Williams (THE FABELMANS)
4Danielle Deadwyler (TILL)
5Naomi Ackie (I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY)
6Olivia Colman (EMPIRE OF LIGHT)
7Ana de Armas (BLONDE)
8Carey Mulligan (SHE SAID)
9Viola Davis (THE WOMAN KING)
10Jennifer Lawrence (CAUSEWAY)

Best Actor

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1Colin Farrell (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
2Brendan Fraser (THE WHALE)
3Austin Butler (ELVIS)
4Diego Calva (BABYLON)
5Hugh Jackman (THE SON)
6Bill Nighy (LIVING)
7Daniel Giménez Cacho (BARDO)
8Adam Driver (WHITE NOISE)
9Paul Mescal (AFTERSUN)
10Tom Cruise (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)

Best Supporting Actress

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1Kerry Condon (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
2Jessie Buckley (WOMEN TALKING)
3Claire Foy (WOMEN TALKING)
4Hong Chau (THE WHALE)
5Margot Robbie (BABYLON)
6Samantha Morton (SHE SAID)
7Laura Dern (THE SON)
8Rooney Mara (WOMEN TALKING)
9Janelle Monáe (GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY)
10Zoe Kazan (SHE SAID)

Best Supporting Actor

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1Ke Huy Quan (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
2Brendan Gleeson (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
3Judd Hirsch (THE FABELMANS)
4Brad Pitt (BABYLON)
5Ben Whishaw (WOMEN TALKING)
6Paul Dano (THE FABELMANS)
7Barry Keoghan (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
8Woody Harrelson (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
9Don Cheadle (WHITE NOISE)
10Anthony Hopkins (ARMAGEDDON TIME)

Best Adapted Screenplay

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1WOMEN TALKING (Sarah Polley)
2THE WHALE (Samuel D. Hunter)
3SHE SAID (Rebecca Lenkiewicz)
4WHITE NOISE (Noah Baumbach)
5GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (Rian Johnson)
6LIVING (Kazuo Ishiguro)
7BONES & ALL (David Kajganich)
8TILL (Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly, Keith Beauchamp)
9THE SON (Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller)
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger)

Best Original Screenplay

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

Best Animated Feature

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1STRANGE WORLD
2TURNING RED
3GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
4MY FATHER'S DRAGON
5LIGHTYEAR
6THE BAD GUYS
7THE SEA BEAST
8WENDELL AND WILD
9MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU
10PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH

Best Documentary Feature

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1NAVALNY
2DESCENDANT
3FIRE OF LOVE
4MOONAGE DAYDREAM
5GOOD NIGHT OPPY
6THE TERRITORY
7ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED
8SIDNEY
9AFTERSHOCK
10ALL THAT BREATHES

Best International Feature

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1ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Germany)
2DECISION TO LEAVE (Korea)
3ARGENTINA, 1985 (Argentina)
4ALCARRÀS (Spain)
5BARDO (Mexico)
6HOLY SPIDER (Denmark)
7EO (Poland)
8CORSAGE (Austria)
9SAINT OMER (France)
10CLOSE (Belgium)

Best Cinematography

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1BABYLON (Linus Sandgren)
2EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Roger Deakins)
3THE FABELMANS (Janusz Kaminski)
4AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (Russell Carpenter)
5BARDO (Darius Khondji)
6ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (James Friend)
7BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER (Autumn Durald Arkapaw)
8THE BATMAN (Greig Fraser)
9THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Ben Davis)
10TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Claudio Miranda)

Best Costume Design

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1BABYLON
2THE FABELMANS
3ELVIS
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5THE WOMAN KING
6BLONDE
7THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
8CHEVALIER
9WOMEN TALKING
10EMPIRE OF LIGHT

Best Film Editing

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1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
2BABYLON
3THE FABELMANS
4WOMEN TALKING
5TOP GUN: MAVERICK
6THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
7THE SON
8THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
9TRIANGLE OF SADNESS
10BARDO

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3THE WHALE
4WOMEN TALKING
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
7THE WOMAN KING
8THE FABELMANS
9BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
10THE BATMAN

Best Production Design

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1BABYLON
2BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
3BARDO
4EMPIRE OF LIGHT
5THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
6THE FABELMANS
7ELVIS
8EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
9AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
10THE BATMAN

Best Original Score

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

Best Original Song

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1"Hold My Hand" (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
2"Nobody Like U" (TURNING RED)
3"Untitled" (BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER)
4"This Is A Life" (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
5"Applause" (TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN)
6"Untitled" (LYLE LYLE CROCODILE)
7"Naatu Naatu" (RRR)
8"Untitled" (GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO)
9"Carolina" (WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING)
10"Untitled" (AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER)

Best Sound

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1TOP GUN: MAVERICK
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
3THE BATMAN
4BABYLON
5BARDO
6ELVIS
7EMPIRE OF LIGHT
8THE FABELMANS
9BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
10NOPE

Best Visual Effects

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1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
6THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
7NOPE
8EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
9GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
10WENDELL & WILD