2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated November 23rd, 2022

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1. The Fabelmans

A semi-autobiography based on Spielberg's own childhood growing up in post-war Arizona, from age seven to eighteen.

2. Babylon

A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.​

3. 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.

4. The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

5. 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.

Next in Line:

6. Pinocchio

A darker version of the classic children's fairy tale of a wooden puppet that transforms into a real living boy.

7. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

The nation of Wakanda is pitted against intervening world powers as they mourn the loss of their king T'Challa.​

8. Top Gun: Maverick

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

9. The Batman

When the Riddler, a sadistic serial killer, begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.

10. The Banshees of Inisherin

A pair of lifelong friends on a remote Irish island find themselves at an awkward time in their relationship when one of them no longer wants to be friends.