2022 Oscar Predictions

Updated October 4th, 2022

Jessie Buckley

1. Jessie Buckley - 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.

2. Hong Chau - The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

3. Claire Foy - 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.

4. Sadie Sink - The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.​​

5. Anne Hathaway - Armageddon Time

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

Next In Line:

6. Gabrielle Union - 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.

7. Jean Smart - 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. Rooney Mara - 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.

9. Patricia Clarkson - She Said

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.

10. Judith Ivey - 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.

Also Consider:

11. Greta Gerwig - 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.

12. Nina Hoss - 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.

13. Vanessa Kirby - The Son

Peter as his busy life with new partner Emma and their baby is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate turns up with their teenage son, Nicholas.

14. Margot Robbie - 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.

15. Dakota Johnson - 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.

16. Stephanie Hsu - 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.

17. Raffey Cassidy - 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.

18. Jamie Lee Curtis - 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.

19. Tang Wei - Decision to Leave

A detective investigating a man's death in the mountains meets the dead man's mysterious wife in the course of his dogged sleuthing.

20. Charlbi Dean - Triangle of Sadness

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