92nd Academy Awards Predictions

by Halestorm3 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 3 hours ago | Public

Here is my list of films I believe might be possible contenders at the Oscars in 2020. Of course, since I'm starting this list very early in the year, some things will change. As 2019 proceeds, I'll adjust the list.

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1. The Irishman (2019)

R | 209 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Anna Paquin, Al Pacino

Votes: 2,841

Best Picture Best Director (Martin Scorsese) Best Actor (Robert De Niro) Best Supporting Actor (Al Pacino) (Joe Pesci) Best Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin) Best Adapted Screenplay Best Visual Effects Best Cinematography Best Film Editing Best Production Design

2. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)

R | 161 min | Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch

Votes: 215,416 | Gross: $135.37M

Best Picture Best Director (Quentin Tarantino) Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) Best Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt) Best Supporting Actress (Margot Robbie) Best Original Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Film Editing Best Costume Design Best Production Design Best Makeup & Hairstyling

3. Little Women (2019)

PG | Drama, Romance | Completed

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Director: Greta Gerwig | Stars: Florence Pugh, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan

Best Picture Best Director (Greta Gerwig) Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan) Best Supporting Actor (Timothee Chalamet) Best Supporting Actress (Florence Pugh) (Emma Watson) (Eliza Scanlen) (Meryl Streep) Best Adapted Screenplay Best Costume Design Best Production Design Best Makeup & Hairstyling

4. Us (II) (2019)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

81 Metascore

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker

Votes: 154,098 | Gross: $175.01M

Best Picture Best Director (Jordan Peele) Best Actress (Lupita Nyong'o) Best Original Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Film Editing Best Production Design Best Makeup & Hairstyling

5. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

108 min | Biography, Drama

82 Metascore

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Tom Hanks, Christine Lahti, Wendy Makkena, Matthew Rhys

Votes: 493

Best Picture Best Director (Marielle Heller) Best Actor (Tom Hanks) Best Supporting Actor (Matthew Rhys) Best Original Screenplay Best Production Design

6. Bombshell (2019)

108 min | Biography, Drama | Post-production

A group of women decide to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over the network.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Morrison, Nicole Kidman

Best Picture Best Actress (Charlize Theron) Best Supporting Actor (John Lithgow) Best Supporting Actress (Nicole Kidman) Best Original Screenplay

7. Captain Marvel (2019)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law

Votes: 366,654 | Gross: $426.83M

Best Visual Effects Best Makeup & Hairstyling

8. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

78 Metascore

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 582,235 | Gross: $858.37M

Best Visual Effects Best Sound Editing Best Sound Mixing

9. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

48 Metascore

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 92,988 | Gross: $110.50M

Best Visual Effects

10. 1917 (2019)

R | 110 min | Drama, War | Completed

Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Mark Strong

Best Picture Best Director (Sam Mendes) Best Original Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Film Editing Best Production Design

11. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Billie Lourd, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill

Best Cinematography Best Visual Effects Best Sound Editing Best Sound Mixing

12. The Report (I) (2019)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

79 Metascore

Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

Director: Scott Z. Burns | Stars: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Ted Levine

Votes: 637

Best Supporting Actress (Annette Bening) Best Original Screenplay

13. Frozen II (2019)

PG | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee | Stars: Jason Ritter, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Evan Rachel Wood

Best Animated Feature Best Original Song (Into the Unknown)

14. Toy Story 4 (2019)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

84 Metascore

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Director: Josh Cooley | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale

Votes: 115,012 | Gross: $433.03M

Best Animated Feature Best Adapted Screenplay

15. The Farewell (I) (2019)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

89 Metascore

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.

Director: Lulu Wang | Stars: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, X Mayo, Hong Lu

Votes: 8,231 | Gross: $16.88M

Best Picture Best Director (Lulu Wang) Best Actress (Awkwafina) Best Supporting Actor (Tzi Ma) Best Supporting Actress (Zhao Shuzhen) Best Original Screenplay

16. Parasite (2019)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

95 Metascore

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Yeo-jeong Jo, So-dam Park, Woo-sik Choi

Votes: 43,465

Best Picture Best Director (Bong Joon-ho) Best Original Screenplay Best International Feature Film (South Korea)

17. Atlantics (2019)

104 min | Drama

81 Metascore

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Abdou Balde, Aminata Kane, Ibrahima Mbaye, Amadou Mbow

Votes: 437

Best International Feature Film (Senegal)

18. Pain & Glory (2019)

R | 113 min | Drama

88 Metascore

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas

Votes: 14,416

Best Picture Best Director (Pedro Almodovar) Best Actor (Antonio Banderas) Best Supporting Actress (Penelope Cruz) Best Original Screenplay Best International Feature Film (Spain)

19. Marriage Story (2019)

R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

95 Metascore

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Merritt Wever, Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern

Votes: 1,095

Best Picture Best Director (Noah Baumbach) Best Actor (Adam Driver) Best Actress (Scarlett Johansson) Best Supporting Actor (Alan Alda) Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern) Best Original Screenplay

20. Clemency (2019)

113 min | Drama

76 Metascore

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and ... See full summary »

Director: Chinonye Chukwu | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Vernee Watson, Aldis Hodge, LaMonica Garrett

Votes: 194

Best Actress (Alfre Woodard)

21. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)

R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

82 Metascore

The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman

Votes: 2,246

Best Picture Best Actor (Robert Pattinson) Best Supporting Actor (Willem Dafoe) Best Original Screenplay Best Cinematography Best Film Editing Best Production Design

22. Joker (I) (2019)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

59 Metascore

In Gotham City, mentally-troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: "The Joker".

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy

Votes: 331,805 | Gross: $192.73M

Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix) Best Adapted Screenplay

23. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

71 Metascore

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 76,368 | Gross: $160.80M

Best Animated Feature

24. Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

84 Metascore

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Ana de Armas, Toni Collette, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig

Votes: 397

Best Picture Best Director (Rian Johnson) Best Original Screenplay

25. Judy (II) (2019)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

66 Metascore

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 4,150

Best Actress (Renee Zellweger) Best Costume Design

26. Aladdin (2019)

PG | 128 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari

Votes: 147,235 | Gross: $354.87M

Best Original Song (Speechless)

27. The Lion King (2019)

PG | 118 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

55 Metascore

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 115,170 | Gross: $540.08M

Best Original Song (Spirit)

28. Queen & Slim (2019)

R | Drama | Completed

A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Director: Melina Matsoukas | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Bokeem Woodbine, Daniel Kaluuya, Indya Moore

Best Picture Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya) Best Actress (Jodie Turner-Smith) Best Original Screenplay

29. Waves (I) (2019)

R | 135 min | Drama, Romance

80 Metascore

Traces the journey of a suburban African-American family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Director: Trey Edward Shults | Stars: Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Alexa Demie, Bill Wise

Votes: 385

Best Supporting Actor (Sterling K. Brown)

30. Hustlers (2019)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Director: Lorene Scafaria | Stars: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Mette Towley

Votes: 15,572 | Gross: $80.55M

Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lopez) Best Original Screenplay Best Costume Design



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