The 2023 Academy Awards: Full List of Nominees

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Last year’s brightest film stars will be recognized at the 2023 Academy Awards ceremony, which takes place on Mar. 12—less than two months after the Jan. 24 nominations announcement. Hollywood’s most grandiose event is known for its glitz and glamour; but Oscars night is also a time for industry professionals to recognize those who paved their path to success, champion the causes they hold near and dear, and of course, have the chance to take home a golden statuette. 

As always, the nominations list is full of surprises—particularly in the best leading actress category. With a Film Independent Spirit Awards nod but not a peep from major awards bodies like SAG, the Hollywood Foreign Press, or the Critics’ Choice Association, Andrea Riseborough scored a nomination for “To Leslie” over predicted frontrunners Viola Davis (“The Woman King”) and Danielle Deadwyler (“Till”). Ana de Armas, less of an outlier but still on the edge, also jumped into the category for her performance in Marilyn Monroe biopic “Blonde.” 

Meanwhile, the best leading actor category is filled top-to-bottom with first-time nominees, including Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin”), Austin Butler (“Elvis”), Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”), Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”), and Bill Nighy (“Living”). 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” leads the year with 11 nominations, including best picture, director, original screenplay, and four acting nods: Michelle Yeoh for lead actress, Ke Huy Quan for supporting actor, and Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu for supporting actress. “The Banshees of Inisherin” and “All Quiet on the Western Front” trail right behind with nine nominations apiece. 

Here’s the full list of nominees being recognized at the 95th Academy Awards for their outstanding contributions to the film industry. 

Oscars 2023: Nominations list

Best picture

“All Quiet on the Western Front” 

“Avatar: The Way of Water” 

“The Banshees of Inisherin” 

“Elvis” 

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” 

“The Fabelmans” 

“Tár” 

“Top Gun: Maverick” 

“Triangle of Sadness” 

“Women Talking” 

Director

Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Steven Spielberg, “The Fabelmans”

Todd Field, “Tár”

Ruben Östlund, “Triangle of Sadness”

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Austin Butler, “Elvis”

Colin Farrell, “The Banshees of Inisherin” 

Brendan Fraser, “The Whale” 

Paul Mescal, “Aftersun” 

Bill Nighy, “Living” 

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Cate Blanchett, “Tár” 

Ana de Armas, “Blonde” 

Andrea Riseborough, “To Leslie”

Michelle Williams, “The Fabelmans” 

Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” 

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin” 

Brian Tyree Henry, “Causeway” 

Judd Hirsch, “The Fabelmans” 

Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Angela Bassett, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” 

Hong Chau, “The Whale” 

Kerry Condon, “The Banshees of Inisherin” 

Jamie Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Stephanie Hsu, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Original screenplay 

Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin” 

Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” 

Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, “The Fabelmans” 

Todd Field, “Tár” 

Ruben Östlund, “Triangle of Sadness” 

Adapted screenplay 

Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, and Ian Stokell, “All Quiet on the Western Front”

Rian Johnson, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” 

Kazuo Ishiguro, “Living” 

Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie, “Top Gun: Maverick” 

Sarah Polley, “Women Talking” 

Cinematography

James Friend, “All Quiet on the Western Front” 

Darius Khondji, “Bardo, or False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” 

Mandy Walker, “Elvis” 

Roger Deakins, “Empire of Light” 

Floran Hoffmeister, “Tár” 

Documentary feature

“All that Breathes” 

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”

“Fire of Love”

“A House Made of Splinters”

“Navalny” 

Film editing

Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond, “Elvis”

Paul Rogers, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Monika Willi, “Tár”

Eddie Hamilton, “Top Gun: Maverick” 

International feature film

“All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Argentina, 1985” 

“Close” 

“EO”

“The Quiet Girl” 

Animated feature film

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” 

“Marcel the Shell With Shoes On”

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” 

“The Sea Beast”

“Turning Red” 

Original song 

Diane Warren, “Applause” (from “Tell It Like a Woman”)

Lady Gaga, “Hold My Hand” (from “Top Gun: Maverick”) 

Rihanna, “Lift Me Up” (from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”) 

M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose, “Naatu Naatu” (from “RRR”) 

Ryan Lott, David Byrne, Mitski, and Ryan Lott, “This Is a Life” (from “Everything Everywhere All at Once”)

Original score 

Volker Bertelmann, “All Quiet on the Western Front” 

Justin Hurwitz, “Babylon” 

Carter Burwell, “The Banshees of Inisherin” 

Son Lux, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” 

John Williams, “The Fabelmans” 

Sound

“All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Avatar: The Way of Water” 

“The Batman” 

“Elvis” 

“Top Gun: Maverick” 

Production design

“All Quiet on the Western Front”

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“Babylon”

“Elvis” 

“The Fabelmans”

Visual effects

“All Quiet on the Western Front” 

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Batman”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

“Top Gun: Maverick” 

Costume design

Mary Zophres, “Babylon” 

Ruth E. Carter, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” 

Catherine Martin, “Elvis” 

Shirley Kurata, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” 

Jenny Beavan, “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” 

Makeup and hairstyling

Heike Merker and Linda Eisenhamerova, “All Quiet on the Western Front” 

Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, and Mike Fontaine, “The Batman” 

Camille Friend and Joel Harlow, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Mark Coulier, Jason Baird, and Aldo Signoretti, “Elvis” 

Adrien Morot, Judy Chin, and Anne Marie Bradley, “The Whale” 

Short film (live-action)

“An Irish Goodbye”

“Ivalu”

“Le Pupille”

“Night Ride”

“The Red Suitcase” 

Documentary (short subject)

“The Elephant Whisperers” 

“Haulout”

“How Do You Measure a Year?” 

“The Martha Mitchell Effect” 

“Stranger at the Gate” 

Short film (animated)

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse” 

“The Flying Sailor” 

“Ice Merchants” 

“My Year of Dicks” 

“An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It” 

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