92nd Academy Awards Predictionsby 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
A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
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
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.
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.
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
A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.
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
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.
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.
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
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.
Votes: 366,654 | Gross: $426.83M
Best Visual Effects Best Makeup & Hairstyling
8. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Best Cinematography Best Visual Effects Best Sound Editing Best Sound Mixing
12. The Report (I) (2019)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
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.
Best Animated Feature Best Original Song (Into the Unknown)
14. Toy Story 4 (2019)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 115,012 | Gross: $433.03M
Best Animated Feature Best Adapted Screenplay
15. The Farewell (I) (2019)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
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
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.
Best Picture Best Director (Bong Joon-ho) Best Original Screenplay Best International Feature Film (South Korea)
17. Atlantics (2019)
104 min | Drama
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.
Best International Feature Film (Senegal)
18. Pain & Glory (2019)
R | 113 min | Drama
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
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
Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
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
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 »
Best Actress (Alfre Woodard)
21. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)
R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
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
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".
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
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.
Votes: 76,368 | Gross: $160.80M
Best Animated Feature
24. Knives Out (2019)
PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.
Best Picture Best Director (Rian Johnson) Best Original Screenplay
25. Judy (II) (2019)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Best Actress (Renee Zellweger) Best Costume Design
26. Aladdin (2019)
PG | 128 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 147,235 | Gross: $354.87M
Best Original Song (Speechless)
27. The Lion King (2019)
PG | 118 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.
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.
Best Picture Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya) Best Actress (Jodie Turner-Smith) Best Original Screenplay
29. Waves (I) (2019)
R | 135 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Best Supporting Actor (Sterling K. Brown)
30. Hustlers (2019)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 15,572 | Gross: $80.55M
Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lopez) Best Original Screenplay Best Costume Design