Oscar nominations 2020: Joaquin Phoenix, Leonardo DiCaprio get Best Actor nods. Here’s complete list of nominees

Oscar nominations 2020: Joker got the highest nods (11) while The Irishman, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and 1917 followed close behind with 10 each.
Oscar nominations 2020: Joaquin Phoenix will be gunning for the Best Actor award this year.
Oscar nominations 2020: Joaquin Phoenix will be gunning for the Best Actor award this year.
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced on Monday evening. Issa Rae and John Cho announced nominees in 24 categories that honour the best achievements in films released in 2019.

Joker is the leading nominee for the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, with The Irishman, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and 1917 close behind. Martin Scorsese’s crime epic, Quentin Tarantino’s ode to 70’s Hollywood and Sam Mendes’ World War I story scored 10 nominations each.

Scarlett Johansson got nominated in both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories for Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit, respectively. Robert DeNiro was snubbed in the Best Actor category for his work in The Irishman.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Best Picture:

Ford v Ferrari

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit


Little Women

Marriage Story


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


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Lead Actor:

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

Lead Actress:

Cynthia Erivo Harriet

Scarlett Johansson Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan Little Women

Charlize Theron Bombshell

Renee Zellweger Judy

Supporting Actor:

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

Supporting Actress:

Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Scarlett Johannson, Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh, Little Women

Margot Robbie, Bombshell


Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Todd Phillips, Joker

Sam Mendes, 1917

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Animated Feature:

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Dean DeBlois

I Lost My Body Jeremy Clapin

Klaus Sergio Pablos

Missing Link Chris Butler

Toy Story 4 Josh Cooley

Animated Short:

Dcera, Daria Kashcheeva

Hair Love, Matthew A. Cherry

Kitbull, Rosana Sullivan

Memorable, Bruno Collet

Sister, Siqi Song

Adapted Screenplay:

The Irishman, Steven Zaillian

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi

Joker, Todd Phillips, Scott Silver

Just Mercy, Destin Daniel Cretton and Andrew Lanham

Little Women, Greta Gerwig

The Two Popes, Anthony McCarten

Original Screenplay:

Knives Out, Rian Johnson

Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach

1917, Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino

Parasite, Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han


The Irishman, Rodrigo Prieto

Joker, Lawrence Sher

The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke

1917, Roger Deakins

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Robert Richardson

Best Documentary Feature:

American Factory, Julia Rieichert, Steven Bognar

The Cave, Feras Fayyad

The Edge of Democracy, Petra Costa

For Sama, Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts

Honeyland, Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov

Best Documentary Short Subject:

In the Absence

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone, Carol Dysinger

Life Overtakes Me, Kristine Samuelson, John Haptas

St. Louis Superman

Walk Run Cha-Cha, Laura Nix

Best Live Action Short Film:

Brotherhood, Meryam Joobeur

Nefta Football Club, Yves Piat

The Neighbors’ Window, Marshall Curry

Saria, Bryan Buckley

A Sister, Delphine Girard

Best Foreign Language Film:

Corpus Christi, Jan Komasa

Honeyland, Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov

Les Miserables, Ladj Ly

Pain and Glory, Pedro Almodovar

Parasite, Bong Joon Ho

Film Editing:

Ford v Ferrari, Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland

The Irishman, Thelma Schoonmaker

Jojo Rabbit, Tom Eagles

Joker, Jeff Groth

Parasite, Jinmo Yang

Sound Editing:

Ford v Ferrari, Don Sylvester

Joker, Alan Robert Murray

1917, Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Wylie Stateman

Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker, Matthew Wood, David Acord

Sound Mixing:

Ad Astra

Ford v Ferrari



Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Production Design:

The Irishman, Bob Shaw and Regina Graves

Jojo Rabbit, Ra Vincent and Nora Sopkova

1917, Dennis Gassner and Lee Sandales

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh

Parasite, Lee Ha-Jun and Cho Won Woo, Han Ga Ram, and Cho Hee

Original Score:

Joker, Hildur Guðnadóttir

Little Women, Alexandre Desplat

Marriage Story, Randy Newman

1917, Thomas Newman

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, John Williams* The King, Nicholas Britell

Original Song:

I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away

I’m Gonna Love Me Again, Rocketman

I’m Standing With You, Breakthrough

Into the Unknown, Frozen 2

Stand Up, Harriet

Makeup and Hair:




Maleficent: Mistress of Evil


Costume Design:

The Irishman, Sandy Powell, Christopher Peterson

Jojo Rabbit, Mayes C. Rubeo

Joker, Mark Bridges

Little Women, Jacqueline Durran

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Arianne Phillips

Visual Effects:

Avengers Endgame

The Irishman


The Lion King

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


The awards night should bring plenty of star power to the February 9 ceremony. The show will for the second straight year go without a host. The nominated movies, actors and filmmakers were being unveiled in a pre-dawn announcement, with industry watchers placing Once Upon a Time -- buoyed by a strong showing at the Golden Globes -- in pole position for best film.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences select anywhere from five to 10 nominees for best picture, depending on how many first-placed votes a film gets.

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