Oscars 2020: ‘Joker’ leads the Nominees

Todd Phillips’ film tops list with 11 nominations, ‘The Irishman’, ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ and ‘1917’ follow with 10 nominations apiece

Joker leads the nominees of the 92nd Oscars, that were announced on Monday, January 13, 2020. Todd Phillips’ film received 11 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Actor in a Leading Role for Joaquin Phoenix’s acclaimed performance. The list of competitors in this category also includes Antonio Banderas, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce.

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Sam Mendes’ 1917 earned 10 nominations apiece. These three films are also competing in the Best Picture category alongside Joker, Ford v Ferrari by James Mangold, Jojo Rabbit by Taika Waititi, Little Women by Greta Gerwig, Marriage Story by Noah Baumbach and Parasite by Bong Joon Ho.

Cynthia Erivo, Scarlett Johansson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlize Theron and Renée Zellweger are the nominees for Actress in a Leading Role.

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on February 9 2020. Following the success of the 91st ceremony, this will be the second host-free edition.


Here are the nominees in the main categories.

Best Picture
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Little Women
Marriage Story

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Actor in a Leading Role
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Actress in a Leading Role
Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

Actor in a Supporting Role
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Actress in a Supporting Role
Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Animated Feature Film
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman
Lawrence Sher, Joker
Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse
Roger Deakins, 1917
Robert Richardson, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Todd Phillips, Joker
Sam Mendes, 1917
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Documentary Feature
American Factory
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama

International Feature Film
Corpus Christi (Poland)
Honeyland (North Macedonia)
Les Misérables (France)
Pain and Glory (Spain)
Parasite (South Korea)

Original Song
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” Toy Story 4
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Rocketman
“I’m Standing With You,” Breakthrough
“Into The Unknown,” Frozen II
“Stand Up,” Harriet

Original Score
Little Women
Marriage Story
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Visual Effects
Avengers: Endgame
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Original Screenplay
Rian Johnson, Knives Out
Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story
Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won; Story by Bong Joon Ho Parasite

Adapted Screenplay
Steven Zaillian, The Irishman
Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit
Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Joker
Greta Gerwig, Little Women
Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes





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