2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated May 1st, 2022

Mark Ruffalo

1. Mark Ruffalo - 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.​

2. Paul Dano - The Fabelmans

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

3. Jesse Plemons - Killers of the Flower Moon

Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.

4. Tom Hanks - Elvis

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

5. Seth Rogen - The Fabelmans

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

Next In Line:

6. John David Washington - Amsterdam

Plot details kept under wraps.

7. Chris Pine - 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.

8. André Holland - Shirley

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

9. Tobey Maguire - Babylon

Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.

10. Brian Tyree Henry - Red, White and Water

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

Also Consider:

11. Glynn Turman - Rustin

Gay, civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who organized the 1963 March on Washington.

12. Ashton Sanders - 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

13. Frankie Faison - Till

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

14. Ben Whishaw - 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.

15. Don Cheadle - White Noise

Follows a year in the life of Jack Gladney, a professor who has made his name by pioneering the field of Hitler studies.

16. Mark Strong - 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.

17. Michael K. Williams - 892

A Marine war veteran faces mental and emotional challenges when he tries to reintegrate back into civilian life.

18. Woody Harrelson - Triangle of Sadness

A pair of models find themselves at a crossroads in their careers.

19. Robert De Niro - Killers of the Flower Moon

Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.

20. Brendan Gleeson - 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.