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2019 Oscar Predictions

Oscar predictions for the 91st Academy Awards are here!

Follow this page throughout the year for updated predictions as we traverse film festivals, buzz and precursors all leading up the big night at the Dolby.

All predictions are from Erik Anderson, founder and owner of AwardsWatch.com.

 
1. BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features - 8/10)
2. The Favourite (Fox Searchlight - 11/23)
3. Backseat (Annapurna - 12/14)
4. Widows (20th Century Fox - 11/16)
5. First Man (Universal - 10/12)
6. If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna - 11/30)
7. A Star is Born (Warner Bros - 10/5)
8. The Front Runner (Sony Pictures 11/7)
9. Black Panther (Disney - 2/16)
10. Mary Queen of Scots (Focus Features - 12/7)
NEXT UP
Ad Astra (20th Century Fox - 12/25)
Beautiful Boy (Amazon - 10/12)
Boy Erased (Focus Features - 11/2)
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight - 10/19)
Destroyer (Annapurna)
Green Book (Universal - 11/21)
On the Basis of Sex (Focus Features - 12/25)
Peterloo (Amazon - 11/9)
Roma (Netflix)
Untitled Pippa Bianco aka Share (A24)
OTHER CONTENDERS
Bird Box (Netflix - 12/21)
Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox - 11/2)
Burden
Capharnaüm (Sony Pictures Classics)
Crazy Rich Asians (Warner Bros - 8/17)
Fast Color
Fighting with My Family
Gloria Bell
Hereditary (A24 - 6/8)
The Hummingbird Project
Leave No Trace (Bleecker Street Media)
The Little Stranger (Focus Features - 8/31)
Loro (Focus Features)
Mary Poppins Returns (Disney - 12/19)
The Mercy (Lionsgate)
Mid 90s (A24)
Norway (Netflix - 11/2)
Old Man and the Gun (Fox Searchlight - 10/5)
Outlaw King (Netflix)
The Sisters Brothers (Annapurna)
Wendy (Fox Searchlight)
The Wife (Sony Pictures Classics - 8/3)
Welcome to Marwen (Universal - 12/21)
Where Hands Touch

 
1. Spike Lee - BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features)
2. Adam McKay - Backseat (Annapurna)
3. Yorgos Lanthimos - The Favourite (Fox Searchlight)
4. Steve McQueen - Widows (20th Century Fox)
5. Damien Chazelle - First Man (Universal)
6. Bradley Cooper - A Star is Born (Warner Bros)
7. Barry Jenkins - If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna)
8. Karyn Kusama - Destroyer (Annapurna)
9. Marielle Heller - Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight)
10. Josie Rourke - Mary Queen of Scots (Focus Features)
NEXT UP
James Gray - Ad Astra (20th Century Fox)
Ryan Coogler - Black Panther (Walt Disney)
Joel Edgerton - Boy Erased
Jason Reitman - The Front Runner (Sony)
Mimi Leder - On the Basis of Sex (Focus Features)
Orson Welles - The Other Side of the Wind (Netflix)
Mike Leigh - Peterloo (Amazon)
Alfonso Cuarón - Roma (Netflix)
Pippa Bianco - Untitled Pippa Bianco aka Share (A24)
OTHER CONTENDERS
Felix van Groeningen - Beautiful Boy
Susanne Bier - Bird Box
Bryan Singer - Bohemian Rhapsody
Nadine Labaki - Capharnaüm (Sony Pictures Classics)
Jon M. Chu - Crazy Rich Asians
Julia Hart - Fast Color
Sebastián Lelio - Gloria Bell
Alice Rohrwacher - Happy as Lazzaro
Ari Aster - Hereditary
Kim Nyugen - The Hummingbird Project
Wes Anderson - Isle of Dogs
Justin Kelly - JT Leroy
Debra Granik - Leave No Trace
Paolo Sorrentino - Loro
Rob Marshall - Mary Poppins Returns
Jonah Hill - Mid 90s
Jennifer Kent - The Nightingale
Paul Greengrass - Norway
David Lowery - The Old Man & the Gun
David Mackenzie - Outlaw King
Chloe Zhao - The Rider
Jacques Audiard - The Sisters Brothers
László Nemes - Sunset
Luca Guadagnino - Suspiria
Jason Reitman - Tully
Susanna White - Woman Walks Ahead
Robert Zemeckis - Welcome to Marwen
Lynne Ramsay - You Were Never Really Here
Benh Zeitlin - Wendy (Fox Searchlight)
Amma Asante - Where Hands Touch

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