2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated June 23rd, 2022

Carey Mulligan

1. Carey Mulligan - She Said

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.

2. Regina King - Shirley

Follows the biopic film about Shirley Chisholm, America's first Black congresswoman.

3. Michelle Yeoh - Everything Everywhere All At Once

An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led.

4. Cate Blanchett - TÁR

Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár. widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

5. Ana de Armas - Blonde

A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.

Next In Line:

6. Margot Robbie - Babylon

Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.

7. Naomi Ackie - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

The joyous, emotional and heart-breaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time. Tracking her journey from obscurity to musical super stardom

8. Emma Stone - Poor Things

The film will be a Victorian tale of love, discovery and scientific daring, Poor Things tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.​

9. Jennifer Lawrence - Red, White and Water

A US soldier suffers a traumatic brain injury while fighting in Afghanistan and struggles to adjust to life back home.

10. Frances McDormand - Women Talking

A group of women in an isolated Mennonite religious colony in Bolivia as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a string of sexual assaults committed by the colony's men.

Also Consider:

11. Danielle Deadwyler - Till

The story of Emmett Louis Till and the legacy of his mother who pursued justice for her lynched son.

12. Olivia Colman - Empire of Light

Plot unknown. Described as a love story set in and around a beautiful old cinema on the South Coast of England in the 1980s.

13. Laura Dern - The Son

Peter as his busy life with new partner Emma and their baby is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate turns up with their teenage son, Nicholas.

14. Viola Davis - The Woman King

A historical epic inspired by the true events that happened in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.

15. Tilda Swinton - Three Thousand Years of Longing

A scholar, content with life, encounters a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. Their conversation, in a hotel room in Istanbul, leads to consequences neither would have expected.

16. Florence Pugh - Don't Worry Darling

A 1950's housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company may be hiding disturbing secrets.

17. Emma Thompson - Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

Follows Nancy Stokes, a 55 year-old widow who is yearning for some adventure, human connection and some sex, good sex.

18. Michelle Williams - Showing Up

A vibrant and sharply funny portrait of an artist on the verge of a career-changing exhibition. As she navigates family, friends, and colleagues in the lead up to her show, the chaos of life becomes the inspiration for great art.

19. Taylor Russell - Bones & All

Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.

20. Aubrey Plaza - Emily the Criminal

Down on her luck and saddled with debt, Emily gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.