2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated June 23rd, 2022

1. The Fabelmans

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

2. Nope

The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.

3. Amsterdam

Plot details kept under wraps.

4. 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.

5. 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.

Next In Line:

6. Babylon

Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.

7. Armageddon Time

A coming-of-age story about growing up in Queens in the 1980s.

8. Disappointment Blvd.

A decades-spanning portrait of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time.

9. Maestro

The complex love of Leonard and Felicia, from the time they met in 1946 at a party and continuing through two engagements, a 25 year marriage, and three children.

10. Asteroid City

Plot unknown. Rumored to be a love story set in Europe.

Also Consider:

11. 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.

12. Shirley

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

13. Cha Cha Real Smooth

A young man who works as a Bar Mitzvah party host strikes up a friendship with a mother and her autistic daughter.

14. 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. Red, White and Water

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

16. Elvis

A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley.

17. 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.

18. Men

A young woman goes on a solo vacation to the English countryside following the death of her ex-husband.

19. The Northman

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father's murder.

20. Apollo 10 1/2

A coming-of-age story set in the suburbs of Houston, Texas in the summer of 1969, centered around the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.