Best Original Screenplay Predictions for the 2023 Oscars

Rank Film Writers) Distributer 1 “The Banshees of Inisherin” Martin McDonagh Projector images Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one of them abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them. 2 “TAR” Todd Field Focus characteristics Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár. widely regarded as one of the greatest living female composers/conductors and the first-ever female conductor of a major German orchestra. 3 “Everything, everywhere, all at once” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert A24 An aging Chinese immigrant is drawn into a crazy adventure, where only she can save the world by exploring other universes related to the lives she could have led. 4 “The Fabelmans” Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg Universal images A semi-autobiography based on Spielberg’s own childhood in postwar Arizona, aged seven to eighteen. 3 “Triangle of Sadness” Ruben Ostlund Neon A cruise for the super-rich sinks leaving survivors, including a supermodel celebrity couple, trapped on an island. Next in line 6 “The Time of Armageddon” James Gray Focus characteristics A deeply personal coming-of-age story about the strength of family and the generational pursuit of the American dream. seven “Babylon” Damien Chazelle Paramount Pictures Set in Hollywood during the transition from silent films to talkies, focusing on a mix of historical and fictional characters. 8 “The Inspection” Bratton Elegance A24 Based on the life of filmmaker and Marine Corps veteran Elegance Bratton. 9 “Until” Keith Beauchamp, Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly Release of Orion/United Artists The story of Emmett Louis Till and the legacy of his mother who sought justice for her lynched son. ten “Empire of Light” Sam Mendes Projector images “Empire of Light” is a love story set in and around a beautiful old cinema on the south coast of England in the 1980s. Other top contenders 11 “Elvis” Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce Warner Bros. 12 “The Woman King” Maria Bello, Dana Stevens Tri Star Pictures 13 “Close” Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens A24 14 “Bardo (or false chronicle of a handful of truths)” Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro González Iñárritu netflix 15 “Really Smooth Cha Cha” Cooper Raiff Apple Original Movies 16 “Nanny” Nikyatu Jusu Amazon Studios 17 “Holy Spider” Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami Utopia 18 “Revenge” BJ Novak Focus characteristics 19 “Saint-Omer” Alice Diop, Amrita Davis, Zoé Galeron, Marie N’Diaye Neon/Super 20 “RRR” SS Rajamouli, V. Vijayendra Prasad Variance Movies Also in the running 21 “After Sun” Charlotte Wells A24 22 “Broker” Hirokazu Koreeda Neon 23 “Going Red” Domee Shi, Julia Cho, Sarah Streicher Pixar 24 “Brothers” Billy Eichner, Nicholas Stoller Universal images 25 “The Lost King” Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope IFC Films 26 “Departure Decision” Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong Mubi 27 “Argentina, 1985” Mariano Llinás, Santiago Miter Amazon Studios 28 “I want to dance with someone” Anthony McCarten Sony Pictures 29 “The Swimmers” Sally El Hosaini, Jack Thorne netflix 30 “The menu” Seth ReissWill Tracy Projector images List of all contenders (without alphabetical order) “The Blues of a Jazzman” Tyler Perry netflix “Revenge” BJ Novak Focus characteristics “Saint-Omer” Alice Diop, Amrita Davis, Zoé Galeron, Marie N’Diaye Neon/Super “After Sun” Charlotte Wells A24 “Alice, darling” Alanna Francois Lions Gate “Am I okay? » Lauren Pomerantz HBO Max Amsterdam David O. Russell 20th century workshops “Argentina, 1985” Mariano Llinás, Santiago Miter Amazon Studios “The Time of Armageddon” James Gray Focus characteristics “As They Made Us” Maim Bialik To shiver “Athena” Elias Belkeddar, Romain Gavras, Ladj Ly netflix “Babylon” Damien Chazelle Paramount Pictures “Bardo (or false chronicle of a handful of truths)” Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro González Iñárritu netflix “Beyond the Wall” Vahid Jalilvand No distribution in the United States “Body Body Body” Sarah DeLappe, Kristen Roupenian A24 “Broker” Hirokazu Kore-eda Neon “Brothers” Billy Eichner, Nicholas Stoller Universal images “Call Joan” Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethi Roadside attractions “Pavement” Luke Goebel, Ottessa Moshfegh A24/Apple Original Films “Really Smooth Cha Cha” Cooper Raiff Apple Original Movies ” Knight “ Stefani Robinson Projector images “Close” Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens A24 “Bodice” Marie Kreutzer IFC Films “Future Crimes” David Cronenberg Neon “Departure Decision” Jeong Seo-kyeong, Park Chan-wook Mubi “Dog” Reid Carolin, Brett Rodriguez MGM/United Artists release “Don’t Worry Honey” Katie Silberman, Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke Warner Bros. “Elvis” Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce Warner Bros. “Emancipation” Bonding Bill Apple Original Movies “Emily the Criminal” John Patton Ford Roadside attractions “Empire of Light” Sam Mendes Projector images “Everything, everywhere, all at once” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert A24 “God’s Country” Julian Higgins, Shaye Ogbonna IFC Films “Good luck to you, Leo Grande” Brand Katy Projector images “Holy Spider” Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami Utopia “Hustle” Taylor Materne, Will Fetters netflix “I love my father” James Morosini Magnolia Pictures “I want to dance with someone” Anthony McCarten Sony Pictures “Master Gardener” Paul Schrader No distribution in the United States “Monique” Andrea Pallaoro, Orlando Tirado No distribution in the United States “The History of Montana” Scott McGehee, David Siegel, Mike Spreter Bleecker Street “Move on” Paul Weitz No distribution in the United States “Nitram” be added IFC Films “Nope” Jordan Pele Universal images ” A nice morning “ Mia Hansen – Love Sony Pictures Classics “NMR” be added IFC Films “Raymond & Ray” be added Apple Original Movies “Resurrection” Andrew Semans IFC Films “RRR” Vijayendra Prasad, SS Rajamouli Variance Movies “TAR” Todd Field Focus characteristics “The Fabelmans” Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg Universal images “The Greatest Beer Race Ever” Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly, Pete Jones Apple Original Movies “The Inspection” Bratton Elegance A24 “The Listener” Alexandre Camon No distribution in the United States “The Lost King” Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope Warner Bros. “The menu” Seth ReissWill Tracy Projector images “The Nordic” Robert Eggers, Sjon Focus characteristics “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” Tom Gormican, Kevin Etten Lions Gate “The Woman King” Maria Bello, Dana Stevens Tri Star Pictures “The worst” be added No distribution in the United States “Thirteen Lives” William Nicholson, Don MacPherson MGM/Amazon Studios “Ticket to Paradise” Ol Prker, Daniel Pipski Universal images “Until” Keith Beauchamp, Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly Release of Orion/United Artists “Tori and Lokita” The Dardenne brothers Janus Movies “Triangle of Sadness” Ruben Ostlund Neon “Going Red” Domee Shi, Julia Cho, Sarah Streicher Pixar “Wendell and Savage” Clay McLeod Chapman, Jordan Peele, Henry Selick netflix “What’s love got to do with it?” Jemima Khan No distribution in the United States “The Swimmers” Sally El Hosaini, Jack Thorne netflix “X” be added A24