Oscar Predictions

Here are the 2022 Oscar Predictions from the NBP staff! 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.

Click each heading to view individual staff rankings, or search/sort by the drop-downs below:




Best Picture

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1THE FABELMANS
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
3WOMEN TALKING
4THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
5BABYLON
6TOP GUN: MAVERICK
7TÁR
8ELVIS
9AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
10THE WHALE


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:57PM EST


 

Best Director

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1Steven Spielberg (THE FABELMANS)
2
Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
3Sarah Polley (WOMEN TALKING)
4Todd Field (TÁR)
5Martin McDonagh (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
6Damien Chazelle (BABYLON)
7James Cameron (AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER)
8Ruben Östlund (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
9Park Chan-wook (DECISION TO LEAVE)
10Alejandro G. Iñárritu (BARDO)


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:13PM EST


 

Best Actress

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1Cate Blanchett (TÁR)
2
Michelle Yeoh (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
3Danielle Deadwyler (TILL)
4Michelle Williams (THE FABELMANS)
5Margot Robbie (BABYLON)
6Olivia Colman (EMPIRE OF LIGHT)
7Naomi Ackie (I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY)
8Viola Davis (THE WOMAN KING)
9Jennifer Lawrence (CAUSEWAY)
10Emma Thompson (GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE)


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 2:31PM EST


 

Best Actor

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


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 5:18PM EST


 

Best Supporting Actress

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1Claire Foy (WOMEN TALKING)
2Jessie Buckley (WOMEN TALKING)
3Kerry Condon (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
4Hong Chau (THE WHALE)
5Carey Mulligan (SHE SAID)
6Dolly de Leon (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
7
Jamie Lee Curtis (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
8Nina Hoss (TÁR)
9
Janelle Monáe (GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY)
10
Stephanie Hsu (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:15PM EST


 

Best Supporting Actor

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1
Ke Huy Quan (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
2Brendan Gleeson (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
3Ben Whishaw (WOMEN TALKING)
4Paul Dano (THE FABELMANS)
5Judd Hirsch (THE FABELMANS)
6Barry Keoghan (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
7Brad Pitt (BABYLON)
8Brian Tyree Henry (CAUSEWAY)
9Eddie Redmayne (THE GOOD NURSE)
10Anthony Hopkins (ARMAGEDDON TIME)


 
 
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12/4/2022 at 9:46AM EST


 

Best Adapted Screenplay

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1WOMEN TALKING (Sarah Polley)
2GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (Rian Johnson)
3SHE SAID (Rebecca Lenkiewicz)
4THE WHALE (Samuel D. Hunter)
5LIVING (Kazuo Ishiguro)
6WHITE NOISE (Noah Baumbach)
7
GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO (Guillermo del Toro, Patrick McHale, Gris Grimly, Matthew Robbins
)
8BONES & ALL (David Kajganich)
9
TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie)
10
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger)


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:17PM EST


 

Best Original Screenplay

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


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 11:49PM EST


 

Best Animated Feature

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
2TURNING RED
3MY FATHER'S DRAGON
4MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON
5THE BAD GUYS
6PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH
7WENDELL AND WILD
8STRANGE WORLD
9THE SEA BEAST
10LIGHTYEAR


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:18PM EST


 

Best Documentary Feature

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


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 1:40PM EST


 

Best International Feature

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1DECISION TO LEAVE (Korea)
2ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Germany)
3BARDO (Mexico)
4CLOSE (Belgium)
5HOLY SPIDER (Denmark)
6SAINT OMER (France)
7EO (Poland)
8ARGENTINA, 1985 (Argentina)
9KLONDIKE (Ukraine)
10MARS ONE (Brazil)


 
 
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11/29/2022 at 5:52PM EST


 

Best Cinematography

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1BABYLON (Linus Sandgren)
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (Russell Carpenter)
3TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Claudio Miranda)
4THE FABELMANS (Janusz Kaminski)
5BARDO (Darius Khondji)
6EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Roger Deakins)
7ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (James Friend)
8THE BATMAN (Greig Fraser)
9THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Ben Davis)
10NOPE (Hoyte Van Hoytema)


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 11:51PM EST


 

Best Costume Design

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
4THE FABELMANS
5THE WOMAN KING
6MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS
7EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
8CORSAGE
9LIVING
10WOMEN TALKING


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:23PM EST


 

Best Film Editing

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE FABELMANS
4BABYLON
5ELVIS
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
7GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
8WOMEN TALKING
9THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
10TRIANGLE OF SADNESS


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 6:32PM EST


 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1ELVIS
2THE WHALE
3THE BATMAN
4BABYLON
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6X
7EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
8THE WOMAN KING
9ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
10EMANCIPATION


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 9:20PM EST


 

Best Production Design

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3THE FABELMANS
4AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
8THE BATMAN
9BARDO
10EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE


 
 
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11/30/2022 at 11:01PM EST


 

Best Original Score

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


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 11:55PM EST


 

Best Original Song

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK ("Hold My Hand")
2BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER ("Lift Me Up")
3RRR ("Naatu Naatu")
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO ("Ciao Papa")
5WHITE NOISE ("New Body Rhumba")
6TURNING RED ("Nobody Like U")
7TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN ("Applause")
8
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER ("Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)")
9
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE ("This Is A Life")
10WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING ("Carolina")


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 6:39PM EST


 

Best Sound

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
3ELVIS
4THE BATMAN
5BABYLON
6ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
7EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
8BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
9THE FABELMANS
10THIRTEEN LIVES


 
 
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12/7/2022 at 6:34PM EST


 

Best Visual Effects

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
8NOPE
9RRR
10GOOD NIGHT OPPY


 
 
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11/29/2022 at 5:53PM EST


 

Best Animated Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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Best Documentary Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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11/29/2022 at 5:52PM EST


 

Best Live Action Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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