2022 Oscar Nominations Are Here: See Who May Be Bringing Home A Golden Statue In March

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Feb. 8 2022, Published 2:52 p.m. ET

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The nominees for Hollywood's most prestigious award show have been announced.

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On Tuesday, February 8, Leslie Jordan and Tracee Ellis Ross — who will be hosting the show set to air on March 27th — were on hand to announce the nominees for the 94th Annual Academy Awards live from Los Angeles.

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From Will Smith to Jessica Chastain being recognized for their leading roles to other longtime superstars like Kristen Stewart and Kirsten Dunst being honored with nominations after years in Tinseltown, this year's ceremony is gearing up to be a can't miss spectacle.

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Despite being Hollywood's highest honor, the award show has battled criticism and backlash in the past year after rearranging the order of the awards and not giving a posthumous Oscar to Chadwhick Boseman for Black Bottom.

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“There was a lot of really great risks that some might view didn’t pay off,” ABC executive Rob Mills explained to Variety of past controversy with the show, "But it was just great to do something different and not know what was going to happen next — and not have those glazed eyes of, ‘Oh gosh, I’ve seen this before I know exactly what’s going to happen.’”

Tune in to the 94th Academy Awards that will air on ABC Sunday, March 27, at 8 p.m. ET. to see what unfolds this year!

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Here Are The 2022 Oscar Nominees:

Best Picture



Don’t Look Up

Drive My Car


King Richard

Licorice Pizza

The Oscars
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Best Director

Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)

Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)

Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)

Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)

Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom!)

Will Smith (King Richard)

Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)

Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)

Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)

Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)

Kristen Stewart (Spencer)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Ciarán Hinds (Belfast)

Troy Kotsur (CODA)

Jesse Plemons (The Power of the Dog)

J.K. Simmons (Being the Ricardos)

Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)

Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)

Judi Dench (Belfast)

Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)

Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)

Best Original Song

"Be Alive” — Beyoncé Knowles and Darius Scott (King Richard)

“Dos Oruguitas” — Lin-Manuel Miranda (Encanto)

“Down to Joy” — Van Morrison (Belfast)

“No Time to Die” — Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell (No Time to Die)

“Somehow You Do” — Diane Warren (Four Good Days)

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Best Original Screenplay


Don’t Look Up

Licorice Pizza

King Richard

The Worst Person in the World

Best Adapted Screenplay


Drive My Car


The Lost Daughter

The Power of the Dog

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Best Costume Design

Cruella (Jenny Beavan)

Cyrano (Massimo Cantini Parrini)

Dune (Jacqueline West)

Nightmare Alley (Luis Sequeira)

West Side Story (Paul Tazewell)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

House of Gucci

Coming 2 America



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Best Production Design

Dune (Zsuzsanna Sipos & Patrice Vermette)

Nightmare Alley (Tamara Deverell & Shane Vieau)

The Power of the Dog (Grant Major & Amber Richards)

The Tragedy of Macbeth (Stefan Dechant & Nancy Haigh)

West Side Story (Rena DeAngelo & Adam Stockhausen)

Best Cinematography

Dune (Greig Fraser)

Nightmare Alley (Dan Lausten)

The Power of the Dog (Ari Wegner)

The Tragedy of Macbeth (Bruno Delbonnel)

West Side Story (Janusz Kaminski)

Best Film Editing

Don’t Look Up (Hank Corwin)

Dune (Joe Walker)

King Richard (Pamela Martin)

The Power of the Dog (Peter Sciberras)

Tick, Tick… Boom! (Myron Kerstein & Andrew Weisblum)


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