Oscar Predictions – Will Mavity

Here are Will Mavity’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

Will Mavity
1Oppenheimer
2The Holdovers
3Poor Things
4American Fiction
5Barbie
6Anatomy Of A Fall
7Killers Of The Flower Moon
8Past Lives
9The Zone Of Interest
10Maestro

Best Director

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1Christopher Nolan (OPPENHEIMER)
2Martin Scorsese (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
3Yorgos Lanthimos (POOR THINGS)
4Jonathan Glazer (THE ZONE OF INTEREST)
5Justine Triet (ANATOMY OF A FALL)

Best Actress

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1Emma Stone (POOR THINGS)
2Lily Gladstone (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
3Annette Bening (NYAD)
4Sandra Huller (ANATOMY OF A FALL)
5Carey Mulligan (MAESTRO)

Best Actor

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1Paul Giamatti (THE HOLDOVERS)
2Cillian Murphy (OPPENHEIMER)
3Bradley Cooper (MAESTRO)
4Jeffrey Wright (AMERICAN FICTION)
5Colman Domingo (RUSTIN)

Best Supporting Actress

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1Da'Vine Joy Randolph (THE HOLDOVERS)
2Emily Blunt (OPPENHEIMER)
3Danielle Brooks (THE COLOR PURPLE)
4Jodie Foster (NYAD)
5America 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)
5Sterling K. Brown (AMERICAN FICTION)

Best Adapted Screenplay

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1AMERICAN FICTION (Cord Jefferson)
2OPPENHEIMER (Christopher Nolan)
3BARBIE (Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach)
4POOR THINGS (Tony McNamara)
5THE ZONE OF INTEREST (Jonathan Glazer)

Best Original Screenplay

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1ANATOMY OF A FALL (Justine Triet & Arthur Harari)
2THE HOLDOVERS (David Hemingson)
3PAST LIVES (Celine Song)
4MAESTRO (Bradley Cooper & Josh Singer)
5MAY DECEMBER (Samy Burch)

Best Animated Feature

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1Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse
2The Boy and the Heron
3Elemental
4Nimona
5Robot Dreams

Best Documentary Feature

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120 Days In Mariupol
2Bobi Wine: The People's President
3Four Daughters
4The Eternal Memory
5To Kill A Tiger

Best International Feature

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1THE ZONE OF INTEREST (United Kingdom)
2SOCIETY OF THE SNOW (Spain)
3PERFECT DAYS (Japan)
4THE TEACHERS' LOUNGE (Germany)
5IO CAPITANO (Italy)

Best Cinematography

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1OPPENHEIMER (Hoyte Van Hoytema)
2POOR THINGS (Robbie Ryan)
3KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON (Rodrigo Prieto)
4MAESTRO (Matthew Libatique)
5EL CONDE (Edward Lachman)

Best Costume Design

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1Barbie
2Poor Things
3Killers Of The Flower Moon
4Napoleon
5Oppenheimer

Best Film Editing

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1Oppenheimer
2Killers Of The Flower Moon
3Anatomy Of A Fall
4Poor Things
5The Holdovers

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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1Maestro
2Poor Things
3Golda
4Society Of The Snow
5Oppenheimer
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Best Production Design

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1Poor Things
2Barbie
3Oppenheimer
4Killers Of The Flower Moon
5Napoleon
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Best Original Score

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1OPPENHEIMER (Ludwig Göransson)
2KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON (Robbie Robertson)
3POOR THINGS (Jerskin Fendrix)
4AMERICAN FICTION (Laura Karpman)
5INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY (John Williams)

Best Original Song

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1"What Was I Made For?" (BARBIE)
2"I'm Just Ken" (BARBIE)
3"It Never Went Away" (AMERICAN SYMPHONY)
4"Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)" (KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON)
5"The Fire Inside" (FLAMIN' HOT)

Best Sound

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1Oppenheimer
2The Zone Of Interest
3Maestro
4Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One
5The Creator

Best Visual Effects

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1Napoleon
2Godzilla Minus One
3Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3
4The Creator
5Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One

Best Animated Short Film

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1WAR IS OVER! INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC OF JOHN & YOKO
2NINETY-FIVE SENSES
3LETTER TO A PIG
4OUR UNIFORM
5PACHYDERME

Best Documentary Short Film

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1NǍI NAI & WÀI PÓ
2THE LAST REPAIR SHOP
3THE ABCS OF BOOK BANNING
4THE BARBER OF LITTLE ROCK
5ISLAND IN BETWEEN

Best Live Action Short Film

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1THE WONDERFUL STORY OF HENRY SUGAR
2THE AFTER
3RED, WHITE AND BLUE
4INVINCIBLE
5KNIGHT OF FORTUNE