2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated October 4th, 2022

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1. Paul Dano - The Fabelmans

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

2. 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.

3. Judd Hirsch - The Fabelmans

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

4. 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.

5. Anthony Hopkins - Armageddon Time

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

Next In Line:

6. Ke Huy Quan- 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.

7. Tom Hanks - Elvis

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

8. Diego Calva - 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.​

9. Jeremy Strong - Armageddon Time

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

10. Brian Tyree Henry - Causeway

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

Also Consider:

11. Tobey Maguire - Babylon

Plot unknown. Rumored to be set in period Hollywood.

12. 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.

13. Woody Harrelson - Triangle of Sadness

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

14. Eddie Redmayne - The Good Nurse

Nurse Amy Loughren is shocked when Charlie Cullen, one of her colleagues, is foound responsible for the murder of dozens of patients over a period of sixteen years, across two states and nine hospitals, without being charged.

15. John David Washington - 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.

16. Glen Powell - Devotion

Elite fighter pilots Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner become the U.S. Navy's most celebrated wingmen during the Korean War.

17. Bokeem Woodbine - 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.

18. Seth Rogen - The Fabelmans

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

19. Frankie Faison - Till

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

20. Michael K. Williams - Breaking

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