Oscar nominations 2022: ‘The Power of the Dog’ leads with 12 nods

The Oscars 2022 nominations have finally been announced.

The Power of the Dog leads the nominees for the 94th annual Academy Awards, which were unveiled Tuesday morning.

The film landed a total of 12 nominations, including best picture, best director for Jane Campion, and acting noms for star Benedict Cumberbatch and supporting players Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

Dune follows with a total of 10 noms, including best picture, but the film was left out of the directing and acting categories.

Find a full list of the Oscars 2022 nominations below as soon as they’re announced.


Best Picture



Don’t Look Up

Drive My Car


King Richard

Licorice Pizza

Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

West Side Story


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 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



Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Ciarán Hinds – Belfast

Troy Kotsur – CODA

Jesse Plemons – The Power of the Dog

JK Simmons – Being the Ricardos

Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog

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 Director

Kenneth Branagh – Belfast

Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza

Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car

Steven Spielberg – West Side Story


Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

Belfast – Kenneth Branagh

Don’t Look Up – Adam McKay, David Sirota

King Richard – Zach Baylin

Licorice Pizza – Paul Thomas Anderson

The Worst Person in the World – Eskil Vogt, Joachim Troer

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

CODA – Siân Heder

Drive My Car –Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe

Dune –Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth

The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal

The Power of the Dog – Jane Campion

Best International Feature Film

Drive My Car


The Hand of God

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

The Worst Person in the World



Best Animated Feature Film




The Mitchells vs the Machines

Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Documentary Feature




Summer of Soul (Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Writing with Fire

Best Film Editing

Don’t Look Up


King Richard

The Power of the Dog

tick, tick… BOOM!


Best Cinematography


Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

West Side Story

Best Music (Original Score)

Don’t Look Up



Parallel Mothers

The Power of the Dog

Best Music (Original Song)

“Be Alive” – King Richard

“Dos Oruguitas” – Encanto

“Down to Joy” – Belfast

“No Time to Die” – No Time to Die

“Somehow You Do” – Four Good Days

Best Sound



No Time to Die

The Power of the Dog

West Side Story

Best Visual Effects


Free Guy

No Time to Die

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Spider-Man: No Way Home



Best Production Design


Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

West Side Story

Best Costume Design




Nightmare Alley

West Side Story

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Coming 2 America



The Eyes of Tammy Faye

House of Gucci



Best Animated Short Film

Affairs of the Art



Robin Robin

The Windshield Wiper

Best Live Action Short Film

Ala Kachuu – Take and Run

The Dress

The Long Goodbye

On My Mind

Please Hold

Documentary Short Subject


Lead Me Home

The Queen of Basketball

Three Songs for Benazir

When We Were Bullies

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