91st Oscar Winner Predictions & Ranking

I rank the nominees according to my preference. The bold nominees are who I’m predicting will win on Sunday. A strikethrough means that I wasn’t able to see the film before the Oscars.

Best Picture

The Favourite
Roma
Vice
Black Panther
Green Book
BlacKkKlansman
A Star Is Born
Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actor

Viggo Mortensen for Green Book
Christian Bale for Vice
Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody
Willem Dafoe for At Eternity’s Gate
Bradley Cooper for A Star Is Born

Best Actress

Olivia Colman for The Favourite
Yalitza Aparicio for Roma
Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy for Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Glenn Close for The Wife

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali for Green Book
Richard E. Grant for
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Adam Driver for BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott for A Star Is Born
Sam Rockwell for Vice

Best Supporting Actress

Marina de Tavira for Roma
Rachel Weisz for The Favourite
Emma Stone for The Favourite
Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk
Amy Adams for Vice

Best Director

Paweł Pawlikowski for Cold War
Alfonso Cuarón for Roma
Yorgos Lanthimos for The Favourite
Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay for Vice

Best Original Screenplay

The Favourite
Roma
Vice
First Reformed
Green Book

Best Adapted Screenplay

BlacKkKlansman
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
A Star Is Born

Best Cinematography

Roma
Cold War
The Favourite
A Star Is Born
Never Look Away

Best Production Design

The Favourite
Roma
Black Panther

Mary Poppins Returns
First Man

Best Film Editing

Vice
The Favourite

Bohemian Rhapsody
BlacKkKlansman
Green Book

Best Costume Design

Black Panther
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Vice
Mary Queen of Scots
Border

Best Original Score

If Beale Street Could Talk
Black Panther
Isle of Dogs

Mary Poppins Returns
BlacKkKlansman

Best Original Song

“Shallow” from A Star Is Born
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns
“All the Stars” from Black Panther
“I’ll Fight” from RBG

Best Sound Editing

First Man
A Quiet Place

Black Panther
Roma
Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Sound Mixing

First Man
Black Panther
Roma
A Star Is Born
Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War
Solo: A Star Wars Story
First Man
Christopher Robin
Ready Player One

Best Documentary Feature

Minding the Gap
Free Solo
Of Fathers and Sons
RBG
Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Best Documentary Short Subject

Lifeboat
Black Sheep
Period. End of Sentence.
End Game
A Night at the Garden

Best Animated Feature Film

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Incredibles 2
Mirai

Best Animated Short Film

Weekends
Bao
One Small Step
Late Afternoon
Animal Behaviour

Best Live Action Short Film

Marguerite
Madre
Fauve
Detainment
Skin

Best Foreign Language Film

Capernaum
Roma
Cold War
Shoplifters
Never Look Away