Oscar 2022: Best Picture–Predictions (January 2, 2022)

My Life (43 years thus far) as Oscar Observer and Predictor




Frontrunners (A to Z)

Belfast (Focus, Nov. 12, trailer)

CODA (Apple, Aug. 13, trailer)

Drive My Car (Sideshow/Janus, Nov. 24, trailer)

Dune (Warner Bros., Oct. 22, trailer)

House of Gucci (MGM/UA, Nov. 24, trailer)

King Richard (Warner Bros., Nov. 19, trailer

Licorice Pizza (MGM/UA, Nov. 26, trailer

The Lost Daughter (Netflix, Dec. 17, trailer)

The Power of the Dog (Netflix, Nov. 17, trailer)

Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony, Dec. 17, trailer)

West Side Story (Disney, Dec. 10, trailer)


Strong Contenders

A Hero (Amazon, Nov. 12, trailer)

Don’t Look Up (Netflix, Dec. 10, trailer)

Summer of Soul (Hulu/Searchlight, July 2, trailer)

Tick, Tick… Boom! (Netflix, Nov. 19, trailer)

The Tragedy of Macbeth (A24/Apple, Dec. 25, trailer)


Also in the Run

Being the Ricardos (Amazon, Dec. 10, trailer)

C’mon C’mon (A24, Nov. 19, trailer

Cyrano (MGM/UA, Dec. 31, trailer

Flee (Neon/Participant, Dec. 3, trailer)

The Hand of God (Netflix, Dec. 3, trailer)

The Harder They Fall (Netflix, Oct. 22, trailer)

Nightmare Alley (Searchlight, Dec. 17, trailer)

Parallel Mothers (Sony Classics, Dec. 24, trailer)

Red Rocket (A24, Dec. 10, trailer

Spencer (Neon, Nov. 5, trailer)