2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated December 9th, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. The Fabelmans

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

4. 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. Armageddon Time

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

Next In Line:

6. Triangle of Sadness

A cruise for the super-rich sinks thus leaving survivors, including a fashion model celebrity couple, trapped on an island.

7. 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.

8. Aftersun

Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn't.

9. 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.

10. The Inspection

A young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside.

Also Consider:

11. Empire of Light

Set in an English seaside town in the early 1980s, EMPIRE OF LIGHT is a powerful and poignant story about human connection and the magic of cinema from Academy Award® winning director Sam Mendes.

12. Nope

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

13. Elvis

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

14. 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.

15. Emancipation

A runaway slave forges through the swamps of Louisiana on a tortuous journey to escape plantation owners that nearly killed him.

16. Bardo

Follows a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker who returns home and works through an existential crisis as he grapples with his identity, familial relationships, the folly of his memories.​

17. Amsterdam

Set in the '30s, it follows three friends who witness a murder, become suspects themselves, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history.​

18. 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.

19. Causeway

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

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.