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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. The Gold Rush Gang will return later in the year.

 
1. Widows (20th Century Fox - 11/16)
2. First Man (Universal - 10/12)
3. Untitled Dick Cheney biopic (Annapurna - 12/14)
4. BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features - 8/10)
5. If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna)
6. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight - 10/19)
7. Ad Astra (20th Century Fox - 1/11/19)
8. Black Panther (Disney - 2/16)
9. Destroyer (Neon)
10. Mary Queen of Scots (Focus Features - 12/7)
OTHER CONTENDERS
The Aftermath (Fox Searchlight)
Beautiful Boy (Amazon - 10/12)
Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox - 11/2)
Boy Erased (Focus Features - 9/28)
Burden
The Catcher Was a Spy
Colette (Bleecker Street Media)
Crazy Rich Asians (Warner Bros - 8/17)
Eighth Grade (A24)
Everybody Knows
Fast Color
The Favourite (Fox Searchlight - 11/23)
Fighting with My Family
The Front Runner
Gloria
Green Book
Hereditary (A24 - 6/8)
The Hummingbird Project
Isle of Dogs (Fox Searchlight - 3/28)
Kursk (STX Entertainment)
Leave No Trace (Bleecker Street Media)
The Little Stranger (Focus Features - 8/31)
Loro (Focus Features)
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Amazon/A24)
Mary Poppins Returns (Disney - Christmas)
The Mercy (Lionsgate)
Mid 90s (A24)
The Nightingale
Old Man and the Gun (Fox Searchlight - 10/5)
On the Basis of Sex (Focus Features - 11/9)
Operation Finale (MGM - 9/21)
Outlaw King (Netflix)
Peterloo (Amazon)
Roma (Netflix)
The Sisters Brothers (Annapurna)
A Star is Born (Warner Bros - 10/5)
Suspiria (Amazon)
Wendy (Fox Searchlight)
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (Annapurna)
The Wife (Sony Pictures Classics - 8/3)
Wildlife (IFC Films)
Woman Walks Ahead (A24 - 6/28)
The Women of Marwen (Universal - 11/21)
You Were Never Really Here (Amazon - 4/6)
Untitled Pippa Bianco aka Share (A24)

 
1. Steve McQueen - Widows
2. Adam McKay - Untitled Dick Cheney biopic
3. Damien Chazelle - First Man
4. Barry Jenkins - If Beale Street Could Talk
5. Spike Lee - BlacKkKlansman
6. Ryan Coogler - Black Panther
7. Marielle Heller - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
8. Karyn Kusama - Destroyer
9. James Gray - Ad Astra
10. Josie Rourke - Mary Queen of Scots
OTHER CONTENDERS
Felix van Groeningen - Beautiful Boy
Dexter Fletcher - Bohemian Rhapsody
Joel Edgerton - Boy Erased
Jon M. Chu - Crazy Rich Asians
Asghar Farhadi - Everybody Knows
Julia Hart - Fast Color
Yorgos Lanthimos - The Favourite
Jason Reitman - The Front Runner
Sebastián Lelio - Gloria
Ari Aster - Hereditary
Kim Nyugen - The Hummingbird Project
Wes Anderson - Isle of Dogs
Justin Kelly - JT Leroy
Thomas Vinterberg - Kursk
Debra Granik - Leave No Trace
Paolo Sorrentino - Loro
Terry Gilliam - The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Rob Marshall - Mary Poppins Returns
Jonah Hill - Mid 90s
Jennifer Kent - The Nightingale
David Lowery - Old Man and the Gun
Mimi Leder - On the Basis of Sex
David Mackenzie - Outlaw King
Mike Leigh - Peterloo
Alfonso Cuarón - Roma
Jacques Audiard - The Sisters Brothers
Bradley Cooper - A Star is Born
László Nemes - Sunset
Luca Guadagnino - Suspiria
Jason Reitman - Tully
Benh Zeitlin - Wendy
Richard Linklater - Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Paul Dano - Wildlife
Susanna White - Woman Walks Ahead
Robert Zemeckis - The Women of Marwen
Lynne Ramsay - You Were Never Really Here
Pippa Bianco - Untitled Pippa Bianco aka Share

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