2023 Oscar Predictions

Updated May 27th, 2023

Robert De Niro

1. 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.

2. Paul Dano – Dumb Money

Follows the Wall Street chaos after GameStop's stock skyrocketed due to Reddit

3. 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.

4. Jeremy Allen White – The Iron Claw

Follows the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a great impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.

5. Samuel L. Jackson – The Piano Lesson

Follows the lives of the Charles family as they deal with themes of family legacy and more, in deciding what to do with an heirloom, the family piano.

Next In Line:

6. Robert Downey Jr. – Oppenheimer

The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

7. Colman Domingo – The Color Purple

Musical adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about the life-long struggles of an African American woman living in the south during the early 1900s.

8. Charles Melton – May December

Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.

9. Seth Rogen – Dumb Money

Follows the Wall Street chaos after GameStop's stock skyrocketed due to Reddit

10. Brian Tyree Henry – Flint Strong

The story of Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields, a boxer from Flint, Michigan who trained to become the first woman in her country's history to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport.

Also Consider:

11. Chris Messina – Air

Follows the history of shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro, and how he led Nike in its pursuit of the greatest athlete in the history of basketball, Michael Jordan.

12. 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.

13. Ryan Gosling – Barbie

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.

14. Glynn Turman – Rustin

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

15. Ben Affleck – Air

Follows the history of shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro, and how he led Nike in its pursuit of the greatest athlete in the history of basketball, Michael Jordan.

16. Harris Dickinson – Blitz or The Iron Claw

Follows the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a great impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.

17. André Holland – Shirley

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

18. Jacob Elordi – Priscilla or Saltburn

It follows an aristocratic English family.

19. Corey Hawkins – The Color Purple

Musical adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about the life-long struggles of an African American woman living in the south during the early 1900s.

20. Holt McCallany – The Iron Claw

Follows the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a great impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.