2020 Oscar Nominations: Complete List and Winner Predictions

Posted by Matt Smith on Jan 14, 2020 10:13 AM.

2020 oscars nominations

The 92nd Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) nominees were announced on Monday (Jan 13, 2020), with "Joker" ranked as the top 1 with 11 nominations, along with "The Irishman", "Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood" and "1917" receiving 10 respectively. Those four were nominated for the best picture, among the nine films nominated. The other five were "Parasite," "Little Women," "Marriage Story," "Jojo Rabbit" and "Ford v Ferrari".

This year's Oscar ceremony will be held on Feb. 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. And it will be broadcast again on ABC. Now let's find out the full list of Oscar nominations this year and give a prediction for winners for you. You can also learn how to stream these nominated movies as well as more details about the Oscars 2020.

Part 1. Oscar Nominations 2020 List and Winner Predictions
Part 2. Where to Stream 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies
Part 3. What You Should Know about the Oscars 2020

1. Oscar Nominations 2020 List and Winner Predictions

The following is the full list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards 2020, and we've also made a prediction of final winner for each category.

Category Nominees Winner Prediction
Best Picture "Joker"; "The Irishman"; "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood"; "1917"; "Parasite"; "Little Women"; "Marriage Story"; "Jojo Rabbit"; "Ford v. Ferrari". "Joker"
Best Director Bong Joon Ho, "Parasite"; Sam Mendes, "1917"; Quentin Tarantino, "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood"; Todd Phillips, "Joker"; Martin Scorsese, "The Irishman". Quentin Tarantino
Best Actor Antonio Banderas, "Pain and Glory"; Leonardo DiCaprio, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"; Joaquin Phoenix, "Joker"; Adam Driver, "Marriage Story"; Jonathan Pryce, "The Two Popes". Leonardo DiCaprio
Best Actress Cynthia Erivo, "Harriet;" Saoirse Ronan, "Little Women;" Scarlett Johansson, "Marriage Story;" Charlize Theron, "Bombshell;" Renée Zellweger, "Judy" Saoirse Ronan
Best Supporting Actor Tom Hanks, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"; Joe Pesci, "The Irishman"; Anthony Hopkins, "The Two Popes,"; Brad Pitt, "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood"; Al Pacino, "The Irishman". Tom Hanks
Best Supporting Actress Kathy Bates, "Richard Jewell"; Scarlett Johansson, "Jojo Rabbit"; Laura Dern, "Marriage Story"; Margot Robbie, "Bombshell"; Florence Pugh, "Little Women". Laura Dern
Adapted Screenplay "The Irishman," Steven Zaillian; "Joker," Todd Phillips, Scott Silver; "Jojo Rabbit," Taika Waititi; "Little Women," Greta Gerwig; "Just Mercy," Destin Daniel Cretton and Andrew Lanham; "The Two Popes," Anthony McCarten "The Irishman"
Original Screenplay "Knives Out," Rian Johnson; "1917," Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns; "Marriage Story," Noah Baumbach; "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," Quentin Tarantino; "Parasite," Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han "1917"
Original Score Hildur Guðnadóttir, "Joker"; Alexandre Desplat, "Little Women"; John Williams, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"; Randy Newman, "Marriage Story"; Thomas Newman, "1917". "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"
Cinematography Rodrigo Prieto, "The Irishman"; Lawrence Sher, "Joker"; Roger Deakins, "1917"; Jarin Blaschke, "The Lighthouse"; Robert Richardson, "Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood". Rodrigo Prieto, "The Irishman"
Costume Design "The Irishman", "Jojo Rabbit", "Little Women", "Joker", "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood". "Little Women"
Animated Short Film "Dcera (Daughter)," "Memorable," "Hair Love," "Kitbull," "Sister" "Sister"
Visual Effects "Avengers: Endgame;" "The Lion King;" "1917;" "The Irishman;" "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" "Avengers: Endgame"
Live Action Short Film "Brotherhood," "The Neighbors' Window," "Nefta Football Club," "Saria," "A Sister" "A Sister"
Documentary Short Subject "In the Absence," "Life Overtakes Me," "St. Louis Superman," "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)," "Walk Run Cha-Cha." "In the Absence"
Documentary Feature "American Factory"; "The Cave"; "For Sama;" "The Edge of Democracy;" "Honeyland." "American Factory"
Original Song "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," "I'm Standing With You," "Rocketman;" "Into The Unknown," "Breakthrough;" "Frozen II;" "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away," "Stand Up," "Harriet;" "Toy Story 4;" "Into The Unknown"
International Film "Corpus Christi," Poland; "Parasite," South Korea; "Honeyland," North Macdeonia; "Les Miserables," France; "Pain and Glory," Spain. "Parasite"
Film Editing "Ford Vs. Ferrari," "Jojo Rabbit," "Joker," "Parasite," "The Irishman" "Ford Vs. Ferrari"
Production Design "The Irishman," "Jojo Rabit," "Parasite," "1917," "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" "Parasite"
Makeup and Hairstyling "Bombshell," "Joker," "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil," "Judy," "1917" "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"
Sound Editing "Ford v Ferrari," Don Sylvester; "1917," Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate; "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," Wylie Stateman; "Joker," Alan Robert Murray; "Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker," Matthew Wood, David Acord "Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker," Matthew Wood, David Acord

2. Where to Stream 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies

As usual, most contenders have already released while some of them are still in the cinema. So you can easily stream those early released 2020 Oscar-nominated movies online? But where can we find nominees that are streaming? The following table will show you some available digital store that you can get access to.

2020 Nominated Movies iTunes Amazon Vudu Google Play YouTube Netflix Hulu
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood × ×
Parasite × × ×
The Irishman × × × × × ×
Joker × ×
Marriage Story × × × × × ×
Pain and Glory × × ×
The Two Popes × × × × × ×
Harriet × × ×
Judy × ×
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World ×
I Lost My Body × × × × × ×
Klaus × × × × × ×
Missing Link ×
Toy Story 4 × ×
American Factory × × × × × ×
The Cave × × ×
The Edge of Democracy × × × × × ×
Honeyland × ×
The Lighthouse × ×

Extra Tip: Watch 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies from iTunes on Any Device

From the table above, we can easily see that most 2020 Oscar nominees are now available in iTunes Store, so you can watch them on Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or computer with iTunes only. This is because all iTunes movies are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM protection. The thing is, what if you want to enjoy those wonderful movies on Android TV or devices? Well, a professional DRM removal tool such as TunesKit M4V Converter will help you do that. It will first remove the copyright restriction and then convert iTunes movies from M4V to MP4 or other common format, so you can freely use them on any device you want. You can download the free trial version to have a shot.

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3. What You Should Know about Academy Awards 2020

The Academy Awards (full name is Academy Award of Merit, more popularly known as the Oscars,) are the awards for the artistic and technical merit in the film industry. It is annually presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize the "excellence in cinematic achievements". The awards were first presented in 1929, and all winners receive a gold-plated statuette that is commonly named Oscar.

#1 When and where will the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony take place?

According to the latest report, the Oscars 2020 will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 5PM to 8PM ET. It will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, which has hosted the event for consecutive 18 years from 2002.

#2 Who will host the Academy Awards 2020?

The Oscars 2020 ceremony will go ahead without a host again, just like last year, which was the first time that the Academy Awards host without a host in 30 years.

#3 Can I watch the Oscars 2020 on TV?

So far, it was still uncertain whether the Now TV and Sky in the UK will televise the event, like they did in 2019. But it's reported that the Oscars 2020 will air live on ABC in the U.S.


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