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


 
 
Time since change
9/25/2022 at 3:58PM EST


 

Best Director

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


 
 
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9/23/2022 at 8:11AM EST


 

Best Actress

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


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 10:41AM EST


 

Best Actor

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1Brendan Fraser (THE WHALE)
2Colin Farrell (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
3Austin Butler (ELVIS)
4Hugh Jackman (THE SON)
5Bill Nighy (LIVING)
6Diego Calva (BABYLON)
7Adam Driver (WHITE NOISE)
8Tom Cruise (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
9Song Kang-ho (BROKER)
10Jeremy Pope (THE INSPECTION)


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 3:15PM 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)
5
Janelle Monáe (GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY)
6Margot Robbie (BABYLON)
7
Stephanie Hsu (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
8Laura Dern (THE SON)
9Vanessa Kirby (THE SON)
10Samantha Morton (SHE SAID)


 
 
Time since change
9/25/2022 at 10:42AM EST


 

Best Supporting Actor

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


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 3:17PM EST


 

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)
6
TILL (Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly, Keith Beauchamp)
7LIVING (Kazuo Ishiguro)
8THE SON (Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller)
9BONES & ALL (David Kajganich)
10
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger)


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 3:59PM EST


 

Best Original Screenplay

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


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 3:18PM EST


 

Best Animated Feature

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


 
 
Time since change
9/14/2022 at 11:41AM EST


 

Best Documentary Feature

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


 
 
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9/25/2022 at 3:22PM EST


 

Best International Feature

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


 
 
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9/26/2022 at 7:06PM EST


 

Best Cinematography

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


 
 
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9/22/2022 at 5:47PM 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
8BLONDE
9THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
10CORSAGE


 
 
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9/15/2022 at 12:40AM EST


 

Best Film Editing

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


 
 
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9/22/2022 at 5:51PM EST


 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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


 
 
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9/15/2022 at 12:45AM EST


 

Best Production Design

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


 
 
Time since change
9/19/2022 at 8:23AM EST


 

Best Original Score

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


 
 
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9/19/2022 at 8:25AM EST


 

Best Original Song

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK ("Hold My Hand")
2BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER ("Untitled")
3TURNING RED ("Nobody Like U")
4RRR ("Naatu Naatu")
5
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE ("This Is A Life")
6WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING ("Carolina")
7TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN ("Applause")
8MARRY ME ("On My Way")
9WHITE NOISE ("New Body Rhuma")
10AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER ("Untitled")


 
 
Time since change
9/24/2022 at 11:22AM EST


 

Best Sound

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


 
 
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9/19/2022 at 8:24AM 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
6DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
7NOPE
8GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10RRR


 
 
Time since change
9/21/2022 at 8:43AM EST


 

Best Animated Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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8/31/2022 at 10:25AM EST


 

Best Documentary Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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Time since change
8/31/2022 at 10:25AM EST


 

Best Live Action Short Film

RankNBP STAFF PICKS
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8/31/2022 at 10:23AM EST