CODA Wins 2022 Oscar for Best Picture – Oscars 2022 News


CODA is the Oscars 2022 Best Picture Oscar winner! Ten films competed to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when The Oscars aired LIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 27 on ABC. The nominees for Best Picture were: BELFAST, CODA, DON’T LOOK UP, DRIVE MY CAR, DUNE, KING RICHARD, LICORICE PIZZA, NIGHTMARE ALLEY, THE POWER OF THE DOG and WEST SIDE STORY. THE POWER OF THE DOG had the most nominations, having been nominated for 12 Academy Awards. NIGHTMARE ALLEY was the fourth Best Picture nomination for Bradley Cooper, having previously been nominated for AMERICAN SNIPER (2014), A STAR IS BORN (2018) and JOKER (2019). WEST SIDE STORY was Steven Spielberg’s 11th Best Picture nomination, which is a record for an individual producer. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Best Picture nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2022 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2022 nomination list right here on Oscar.com.

OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2022 – BEST PICTURE

BELFAST
Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik and Tamar Thomas, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Nine-year-old Buddy’s life in Belfast in 1969 is filled with his close-knit family, music, the magic of movies and a crush on a classmate, but as the Troubles encroach on his neighborhood, his parents must decide whether to remain in their home or move abroad.


CODA – WINNER!
Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, Producers

Movie Synopsis
A tight-knit deaf family in a New England fishing village contends with change when 17-year-old Ruby, a Child of Deaf Adults (CODA), is encouraged to pursue her love of music and embark on a path of her own.


DON’T LOOK UP
Adam McKay and Kevin Messick, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Two astronomers scramble to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth but instead find themselves battling the apathy and self-interest of everyone they approach.


DRIVE MY CAR
Teruhisa Yamamoto, Producer

Movie Synopsis
Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, is happily married to Oto, a screenwriter. Oto suddenly dies, leaving behind a secret. Two years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theater festival and drives to Hiroshima.


DUNE
Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve and Cale Boyter, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Paul Atreides, a young man haunted by prophetic dreams and fated for greatness, is the son of a brave ruler and a warrior priestess. When his family is placed in charge of the desert planet Arrakis, Paul must defend his family’s stewardship of the world’s most valued resource.


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KING RICHARD
Tim White, Trevor White and Will Smith, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Armed with a brazen plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters into history. Along with his wife Oracene, Richard guides their young daughters, Venus and Serena, on their path to changing the sport of tennis and the world forever.


LICORICE PIZZA
Sara Murphy, Adam Somner and Paul Thomas Anderson, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Fifteen-year-old Gary Valentine, at the tail end of his career as a child actor, instantly falls in love with twenty-something photographer’s assistant Alana Kane. Despite their age difference, Alana is attracted to the sincere Gary, and the couple’s friendship deepens during their adventures in the San Fernando Valley in the early 1970s.


NIGHTMARE ALLEY
Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale and Bradley Cooper, Producers

Movie Synopsis
Stan Carlisle escapes his troubled past by joining a traveling carnival and ingrateting himself with its denizens, including a mind-reading duo and a winsome performer. Stan then reinvents himself again as a high-society psychic, and plots to con a tycoon with a mysterious psychiatrist, who proves to be his most formidable opponent yet.


THE POWER OF THE DOG
Jane Campion, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier, Producers

Movie Synopsis
In 1920s Montana, charismatic but caustic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe when his kindly brother brings home a new wife and her teenage son, who is taunted mercilessly by Phil because of his gentleness and intellect. Phil continues to torment them both until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.


WEST SIDE STORY
Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

Movie Synopsis
In 1957, the Puerto Rican gang the Sharks clashes with the Jets, a gang of white youths, over control of San Juan Hill on Manhattan’s West Side, even though the neighborhood will soon be demolished. As the violence escalates, Maria and Tony find love despite their differing backgrounds and strive to realize their dream of a peaceful future together.


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