2022 Oscar winners: See the full list

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the “did Will Smith actually slap Chris Rock on the Oscars stage???” or times. The 2022 Oscars are officially over, and it was a night full of historical, never-before-seen moments — like the aforementioned slap that sent social media into a tailspin. But among all of the chaos of the 94th Academy Awards (and there was so much chaos), some very deserving films, craftspeople, and artists were celebrated for their work.

The success story of the night goes to CODA, a heartfelt film that not only made history for Apple TV+ — marking the first time a streamer has taken home the night’s top prize of Best Picture (sorry, Netflix) — but also won every category it was nominated in, including Best Adapted Screenplay for director-writer Siân Heder and Best Supporting Actor for deaf actor Troy Kotsur. Meanwhile, Denis Villeneuve’s stunning spice epic dune swept the technical categories, winning six Oscars. (Its leading man Timothée Chalamet, while not an Oscar winner, did win the hearts of the people while exposing his bare chest on the red carpet.)

The Power of the Dog helmer Jane Campion became the third woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director in the telecast’s 94-year history. (Yes, let that sink in.)

In a night that wasn’t all that full of surprises on our Oscar ballots — supporting actors Kotsur and West Side Story‘s Ariana DeBose had been locked as winners for months, while Will Smith had looked like a shoo-in for his leading performance in King Richard — Jessica Chastain’s Best Actress win for The Eyes of Tammy Faye felt the most transcendent. But it’s likely the only thing viewers will remember from the 2022 Oscars is Will Smith.

After slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage over a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair, Smith accepted the Oscar for Best Actor in tears, seemingly regretful for his actions during the live show. This was a win decades in the making, and it’s unfortunate that the peak his career will be marred by such a dramatic — dare we say, unprecedented — event.

And that was only the half of it. Check out Oscar night’s full list of winners below.

Best Picture



Don’t Look Up

Drive My Car


King Richard

Licorice Pizza

Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

West Side Story

Best Director

WINNER: Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)

Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)

Ryssuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)

Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)

Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Best Lead Actor

WINNER: Will Smith (King Richard)

Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)

Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick… ​​Boom!)

Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)

Best Lead Actress

WINNER: Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)

Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)

Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)

Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)

Kristen Stewart (Spencer)

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER: Troy Kotsur (CODA)

Ciaran Hinds (Belfast)

Jesse Plemons (The Power of the Dog)

JK Simmons (Being the Ricardos)

Kodi Smith-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER: Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)

Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)

Judi Dench (Belfast)

Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)

Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)

Best Adapted Screenplay


Drive My CarRysuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe

duneJon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth

The Lost DaughterMaggie Gyllenhaal

The Power of the DogJane Campion

Best Original Screenplay

WINNER: BelfastKenneth Branagh

Don’t Look UpAdam McKay, David Sirota

King RichardZach Baylin

Licorice PizzaPaul Thomas Anderson

The Worst Person in the WorldEskil Vogt, Joachim Troer

Best Cinematography

WINNER: duneGreig Fraser

Nightmare AlleyDan Laustsen

The Power of the DogAri Wegner

The Tragedy of MacbethBruno Delbonnel

West Side StoryJanusz Kaminskic

Best Animated Feature Movie

WINNER: encanto



The Mitchells vs. the Machines

Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Animated Short Film

WINNER: “The Windshield Wiper”

“Affairs of the Art”


“Box ballet”

“Robin Robin”

Best Costume Design

WINNER: Cruella



Nightmare Alley

West Side Story

Best Original Score

WINNER: duneHans Zimmer

Don’t Look UpNicholas Britello

encantoGermaine Franco

Parallel MothersAlberto Iglesias

The Power of the DogJonny Greenwood

Best Sound

WINNER: dune


No Time to Die

The Power of the Dog

West Side Story

Best Original Song

WINNER: “No Time to Die” (No Time to Die), Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell

“Be Alive” (King Richard), Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Dixson

“Dos Oruguitas” (encanto), Lin-Manuel Miranda

“Down to Joy” (Belfast), Van Morrison

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

Best Documentary Feature

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




Writing With Fire

Best Documentary Short Subject

WINNER: “The Queen of Basketball”


“Lead Me Home”

“Three Songs for Benazir”

“When We Were Bullies”

Best Film Editing

WINNER: dune

Don’t Look Up

King Richard

The Power of the Dog

Tick, Tick… ​​Boom!

Best International Feature Film

WINNER: Drive My Car (Japan)

Flee (Denmark)

The Hand of God (Italy)

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Bhutan)

The Worst Person in the World (Norway)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

WINNER: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Coming 2 America



House of Gucci

Best Production Design

WINNER: dune

Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

West Side Story

Best Visual Effects

WINNER: dune

Free Guy

No Time to Die

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Spider Man: No Way Home

Best Live Action Short Film

WINNER: “The Long Goodbye”

“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run”

“The Dress”

“On My Mind”

“Please Hold”

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