Oscar Predictions – Isaiah Washington

Here are Isaiah Washington’s 2023 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 96th Annual Academy Awards.

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Best Picture

Isaiah Washington
1Oppenheimer
2Past Lives
3Barbie
4Poor Things
5Killers Of The Flower Moon
6The Holdovers
7Maestro
8Anatomy Of A Fall
9Ferrari
10Origin

Best Director

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1Christopher Nolan (OPPENHEIMER)
2Martin Scorsese (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
3Yorgos Lanthimos (POOR THINGS)
4Alexander Payne (THE HOLDOVERS)
5Bradley Cooper (MAESTRO)
6Greta Gerwig (BARBIE)
7Justine Triet (ANATOMY OF A FALL)
8Celine Song (PAST LIVES)
9Ava DuVernay (ORIGIN)
10Blitz Bazawule (THE COLOR PURPLE)

Best Actress

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1Carey Mulligan (MAESTRO)
2Lily Gladstone (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
3Emma Stone (POOR THINGS)
4Sandra Huller (ANATOMY OF A FALL)
5Cailee Spaeny (PRISCILLA)
6Annette Bening (NYAD)
7Margot Robbie (BARBIE)
8Greta Lee (PAST LIVES)
9Fantasia Barrino (THE COLOR PURPLE)
10Teyana Taylor (A THOUSAND AND ONE)

Best Actor

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1Bradley Cooper (MAESTRO)
2Cillian Murphy (OPPENHEIMER)
3Leonardo DiCaprio (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
4Paul Giamatti (THE HOLDOVERS)
5Colman Domingo (RUSTIN)
6Jeffrey Wright (AMERICAN FICTION)
7Andrew Scott (ALL OF US STRANGERS)
8Matt Damon (AIR)
9Joaquin Phoenix (NAPOLEON)
10Gael García Bernal (CASSANDRO)

Best Supporting Actress

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1Danielle Brooks (THE COLOR PURPLE)
2Penelope Cruz (FERRARI)
3Emily Blunt (OPPENHEIMER)
4Da'Vine Joy Randolph (THE HOLDOVERS)
5Jodie Foster (NYAD)
6Viola Davis (AIR)
7Taraji P. Henson (THE COLOR PURPLE)
8Julianne Moore (MAY DECEMBER)
9Rachel McAdams (ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET.)
10America Ferrera (BARBIE)

Best Supporting Actor

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1Robert Downey Jr. (OPPENHEIMER)
2Ryan Gosling (BARBIE)
3Robert De Niro (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
4Mark Ruffalo (POOR THINGS)
5Willem Dafoe (POOR THINGS)
6Matt Damon (OPPENHEIMER)
7John Magaro (PAST LIVES)
8Colman Domingo (THE COLOR PURPLE)
9Glen Howerton (BLACKBERRY)
10Peter Sarsgaard (MEMORY)

Best Adapted Screenplay

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1OPPENHEIMER (Christopher Nolan)
2KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON (Eric Roth & Martin Scorsese)
3POOR THINGS (Tony McNamara)
4AMERICAN FICTION (Cord Jefferson)
5ORIGIN (Ava DuVernay, Isabel Wilkerson)
6PRISCILLA (Sofia Coppola)
7ALL OF US STRANGERS (Andrew Haigh)
8THE COLOR PURPLE (Marcus Gardley)
9THE ZONE OF INTEREST (Jonathan Glazer)
10ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET. (Kelly Fremon Craig)

Best Original Screenplay

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1PAST LIVES (Celine Song)
2BARBIE (Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach)
3THE HOLDOVERS (David Hemingson)
4ANATOMY OF A FALL (Justine Triet & Arthur Harari)
5MAESTRO (Bradley Cooper & Josh Singer)
6AIR (Alex Convery)
7ASTEROID CITY (Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola)
8FAIR PLAY (Chloe Domont)
9MAY DECEMBER (Samy Burch)
10RUSTIN (Julian Breece & Dustin Lance Black)

Best Animated Feature

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1Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse
2Elemental
3The Boy and the Heron
4Chicken Run: Dawn Of The Nugget
5Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
6Wish
7The Super Mario Bros. Movie
8Nimona
9Robot Dreams
10Trolls Band Together

Best Documentary Feature

Isaiah Washington
1Beyond Utopia
2Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
320 Days In Mariupol
4The Deepest Breath
5The Eternal Memory
6Occupied City
7Stamped from the Beginning
8Little Richard: I Am Everything
9Four Daughters
10It Ain't Over

Best International Feature

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1THE ZONE OF INTEREST (United Kingdom)
2THE TASTE OF THINGS (France)
3PERFECT DAYS (Japan)
4ABOUT DRY GRASSES (Turkey)
5THE TEACHERS' LOUNGE (Germany)
6SOCIETY OF THE SNOW (Spain)
7FALLEN LEAVES (Finland)
8THE DELINQUENTS (Argentina)
9IO CAPITANO (Italy)
10LA CHIMERA (Italy)

Best Cinematography

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1OPPENHEIMER (Hoyte Van Hoytema)
2MAESTRO (Matthew Libatique)
3KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON (Rodrigo Prieto)
4FERRARI (Erik Messerschmidt)
5POOR THINGS (Robbie Ryan)
6THE COLOR PURPLE (Dan Laustsen)
7THE KILLER (Erik Messerschmidt)
8THE ZONE OF INTEREST (Lukasz Zal)
9ASTEROID CITY (Robert Yeoman)
10JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 (Dan Laustsen)

Best Costume Design

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1Barbie
2Killers Of The Flower Moon
3Poor Things
4Napoleon
5The Color Purple
6Wonka
7Oppenheimer
8Priscilla
9Asteroid City
10The Little Mermaid

Best Film Editing

Isaiah Washington
1Oppenheimer
2Killers Of The Flower Moon
3Ferrari
4Anatomy Of A Fall
5Air
6Maestro
7The Holdovers
8Poor Things
9The Killer
10The Color Purple

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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1Maestro
2Poor Things
3Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3
4Barbie
5Golda
6Priscilla
7Ferrari
8Nyad
9The Color Purple
10Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Best Production Design

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1Barbie
2Poor Things
3Oppenheimer
4Killers Of The Flower Moon
5Napoleon
6The Color Purple
7Wonka
8Asteroid City
9Maestro
10The Creator

Best Original Score

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1OPPENHEIMER (Ludwig Göransson)
2ELEMENTAL (Thomas Newman)
3PAST LIVES (Christopher Bear & Daniel Rossen)
4ONE LIFE (Volker Bertelmann)
5THE BOY AND THE HERON (Joe Hisaishi)
6ONE LIFE (Volker Bertelmann)
7LEE (Alexandre Desplat)
8THE KILLER (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross)
9POOR THINGS (Jerskin Fendrix)
10SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE (Daniel Pemberton)

Best Original Song

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1"What Was I Made For?" (BARBIE)
2"The Wish" (WISH)
3"Gonna Be You" (80 FOR BRADY)
4"Untitled Original Song" (THE COLOR PURPLE)
5"Road To Freedom" (RUSTIN)
6"Dance The Night" (BARBIE)
7"Peaches" (THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE)
8"Steal The Show" (ELEMENTAL)
9"Quiet Eyes" (PAST LIVES)
10"For The First Time" (THE LITTLE MERMAID)

Best Sound

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1Oppenheimer
2Ferrari
3Killers Of The Flower Moon
4The Color Purple
5The Killer
6Napoleon
7Maestro
8Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse
9Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One
10John Wick: Chapter 4

Best Visual Effects

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1Oppenheimer
2The Creator
3Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3
4Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One
5Napoleon
6The Marvels
7Rebel Moon
8Killers Of The Flower Moon
9Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
10John Wick: Chapter 4