2023 Oscars Best Original Screenplay Predictions

2023 Oscars Best Original Screenplay Predictions

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Rank Movie writer(s) Distributor 1 “TAR” Todd Field Focus functions The film is set in the international world of classical music and revolves around Lydia Tár. widely regarded as one of the greatest living composers/conductors and the very first female chief conductor of a major German orchestra. 2 “Everything everywhere at once” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert A24 An aging Chinese immigrant is dragged into a frenzied adventure in which she can only save the world by exploring other universes related to the life she could have led. 3 “The Banshees of Inisherin” Martin McDonagh Searchlight Pictures Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one ends their relationship abruptly, with alarming consequences for both. 4 “The Fables” Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg Universal photos A semi-autobiography based on Spielberg’s own childhood growing up in post-war Arizona, aged seven to eighteen. 3 “Triangle of Sorrow” Ruben Stlund Neon A cruise to the super-rich leaves survivors, including a celebrity couple, trapped on an island. Next in line 6 “Armageddon Time” James Gray Focus functions A deeply personal coming-of-age story about the power of family and the pursuit of the American Dream through generations. 7 “Empire of Light” Sam Mendes Searchlight Pictures “Empire of Light” is a love story set in and around a beautiful old cinema on the south coast of England in the 1980s. 8 “The Inspection” Elegance Bratton A24 Based on the life of filmmaker and Marines veteran Elegance Bratton. 9 “Babylon” Damien Chazelle Paramount Pictures Set in Hollywood during the transition from silent movies to talkies, with an emphasis on a mix of historical and fictional characters. 10 “Until” Keith Beauchamp, Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly Release Orion/United Artists The story of Emmett Louis Till and the legacy of his mother pursuing justice for her lynched son. Other top candidates 11 “Close to” Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens A24 12 “Bardo (or False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths)” Nicolas Giacobone, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Netflix 13 “Elvis” Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce Warner Bros. 14 “brothers” Billy Eichner, Nicholas Stoller Universal photos 15 “Cha Cha Really Smooth” Cooper Raiff Original Apple Movies 16 “The Woman King” Maria Bello, Dana Stevens TriStar images 17 “Holy Spider” Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami Utopia 18 “After the sun” Charlotte Wells A24 19 “RRRR” SS Rajamouli, V. Vijayendra Prasad Variance Movies 20 “Decision to leave” Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong mubic Also in position 21 “The Lost King” Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope IFC movies 22 “Amsterdam” David O. Russell 20th century studios 23 “Estate agent” Hirokazu Koreeda Neon 24 “Argentina, 1985” Mariano Llinas, Santiago Miter Amazon Studios 25 “The menu” Seth Reiss, Will Tracy Searchlight Pictures 26 “The Swimmers” Sally El Hosaini, Jack Thorne Netflix 27 “Wendell & Wild” Clay McLeod Chapman, Jordan Peele, Henry Selick Netflix 28 “The Blues of a Jazz Man” Tyler Perry Netflix 29 “To blush” Domee Shi, Julia Cho, Sarah Streicher Pixar 30 “I want to dance with someone” Anthony McCarten Sony Photos All participants listed (unranked-alphabetical) “The Blues of a Jazz Man” Tyler Perry Netflix “About my father” Austen Earl, Sebastian Maniscalco Lionsgate “After the sun” Charlotte Wells A24 “Alice, sweetheart” Alanna Francis Lionsgate “Am I okay?” Lauren Pomerantz HBO Max “Amsterdam” David O. Russell 20th century studios “Argentina, 1985” Mariano Llinas, Santiago Miter Amazon Studios “Armageddon Time” James Gray Focus functions “As They Made Us” Mayim Bialik quiver “Athena” Elias Belkeddar, Romain Gavras, Ladj Ly Netflix “Babylon” Damien Chazelle Paramount Pictures “Bardo (or False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths)” Nicolas Giacobone, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Netflix “Behind the wall” Vahid Jalilvand No US distribution “Blueback” Robert Connolly No US distribution “Body Bodies” Sarah DeLappe, Kristen Roupenian A24 “Estate agent” Hirokazu Kore-eda Neon “brothers” Billy Eichner, Nicholas Stoller Universal photos “Call Jane” Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethic Attractions along the way “Cause way” Luke Goebel, Ottessa Moshfegh Original A24/Apple Movies “Cha Cha Really Smooth” Cooper Raiff Original Apple Movies “Chevalier” Stefani Robinson Searchlight Pictures “Close to” Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens A24 “Corsage” Marie Kreutzer IFC movies “Crimes of the Future” David Cronenberg Neon “Decision to leave” Jeong Seo-kyeong, Park Chan-wook mubic “Dog” Reid Carolin, Brett Rodriguez MGM/United Artists comes out “Don’t worry honey” Katie Silberman, Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke Warner Bros “Easter Sunday” Kate Angelo, Ken Cheng Universal photos “Elvis” Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce Warner Bros. “Emancipation” Bill Collage Original Apple Movies “Emily the Criminal” John Patton Ford Attractions along the way “Empire of Light” Sam Mendes Searchlight Pictures “Everything everywhere at once” Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert A24 “God’s Country” Julian Higgins, Shaye Ogbonna IFC movies “Good luck to you, Leo Grande” Katy Brand Searchlight Pictures “Holy Spider” Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami Utopia “Rush” Taylor Materne, Will Fetters Netflix “I love my father” James Morosin Magnolia Pictures “I want to dance with someone” Anthony McCarten Sony Photos “Master Gardener” Paul Schrader No US distribution “monica” Andrea Pallaoro, Orlando Tirado No US distribution “Montana Story” Scott McGehee, David Siegel, Mike Spreter Bleecker Street “Continue” Paul Weitz No US distribution “Nitram” To add IFC movies “No” Jordan Peele Universal photos “A nice morning” Mia Hansen-Løve Sony Pictures Classics “Daughter of the Prisoner” Mark Baccia No US distribution “RMN” To add IFC movies “Raymond and Ray” To add Original Apple Movies “Resurrection” Andrew Semans IFC movies “RRRR” Vijayendra Prasad, SS Rajamouli Variance Movies “TAR” Todd Field Focus functions “The Fables” Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg Universal photos “The greatest beer run ever” Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly, Pete Jones Original Apple Movies “The Inspection” Elegance Bratton A24 “The listener” Alessandro Camon No US distribution “The Lost King” Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope Warner Bros. “The menu” Seth Reiss, Will Tracy Searchlight Pictures “The Norman” Robert Eggers, Sjon Focus functions “The unbearable weight of enormous talent” Tom Gormican, Kevin Etten Lionsgate “The Woman King” Maria Bello, Dana Stevens TriStar images “The worst” To add No US distribution “Thirteen Lives” William Nicholson, Don MacPherson MGM/Amazon Studios “Ticket to paradise” Ol Prker, Daniel Pipskic Universal photos “Until” Keith Beauchamp, Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly Release Orion/United Artists “Tori and Lokita” The Dardenne Brothers Janus Movies “Triangle of Sorrow” Ruben Stlund Neon “To blush” Domee Shi, Julia Cho, Sarah Streicher Pixar “Wendell & Wild” Clay McLeod Chapman, Jordan Peele, Henry Selick Netflix “What Does Love Have To Do With It?” Jemima Khan No US distribution “The Swimmers” Sally El Hosaini, Jack Thorne Netflix “X” To add A24 “Il Signore delle Formiche” To add No US distribution

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