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
8THE WHALE
9ELVIS
10AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER


 
 
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11/27/2022 at 10:42PM EST


 

Best Director

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


 
 
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11/28/2022 at 4:04PM EST


 

Best Actress

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1Cate Blanchett (TÁR)
2
Michelle Yeoh (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
3Michelle Williams (THE FABELMANS)
4Danielle Deadwyler (TILL)
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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11/28/2022 at 11:35AM EST


 

Best Actor

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


 
 
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11/28/2022 at 11:36AM EST


 

Best Supporting Actress

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


 
 
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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)
4Judd Hirsch (THE FABELMANS)
5Paul Dano (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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Best Adapted Screenplay

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


 
 
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11/28/2022 at 4:06PM EST


 

Best Original Screenplay

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1
EVERYTHING 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)
5BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
6TÁR (Todd Field)
7AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
8
DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
9ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
10BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)


 
 
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11/24/2022 at 12:13PM EST


 

Best Animated Feature

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


 
 
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11/25/2022 at 9:01PM EST


 

Best Documentary Feature

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


 
 
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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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11/24/2022 at 12:15PM EST


 

Best Cinematography

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1BABYLON (Linus Sandgren)
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (Russell Carpenter)
3THE FABELMANS (Janusz Kaminski)
4EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Roger Deakins)
5BARDO (Darius Khondji)
6TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Claudio Miranda)
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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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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11/24/2022 at 12:20PM EST


 

Best Film Editing

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


 
 
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11/27/2022 at 10:47PM EST


 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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


 
 
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11/24/2022 at 12:22PM 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
7THE BATMAN
8GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
9BARDO
10EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE


 
 
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11/28/2022 at 11:55AM EST


 

Best Original Score

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


 
 
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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")
5TURNING RED ("Nobody Like U")
6WHITE NOISE ("New Body Rhumba")
7TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN ("Applause")
8
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE ("This Is A Life")
9AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER ("Song Chord")
10WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING ("Carolina")


 
 
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11/22/2022 at 11:28PM EST


 

Best Sound

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


 
 
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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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11/24/2022 at 12:24PM EST


 

Best Animated Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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11/17/2022 at 9:39AM EST


 

Best Documentary Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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11/17/2022 at 9:39AM EST


 

Best Live Action Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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