Oscar Winners List 2024 [Updating Live]

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Find out who has brought home the Academy Award tonight.


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It may feel like just yesterday that All Quiet on the Western Front was dominating the Academy Awards, but that was last year. This year, our Oscar expert Perri Nemiroff has been predicting a very strong evening ahead for Christopher Nolan‘s Oppenheimer—an epic that has already received more Oscar nominations than any film since 2018.

But will those nominations turn into wins tonight? You’ll just have to stick around to find out. Keep reading to find out who is going home with 8 pounds of gold as we update the winners live.

While Oppenheimer’s Best Picture win seems guaranteed, one of the tightest races this evening is between its star, Cillian Murphy, and Paul Giamatti of The Holdovers. Murphy has come home with the most award wins during the lead-up to the Oscars, having picked up wins at the SAG Awards, Golden Globes, and elsewhere. Still, Giamatti’s campaign is been working the “long overdue” angle—which has worked for other A-listers in the past and will likely work for Nolan tonight. However, one could argue that Murphy is just as overdue, as this is his and Lily Gladstone‘s first Oscar nomination. Gladstone is in her own contentious race (aptly dubbed “The Battle of the Stones”) as she goes up against Poor ThingsEmma Stone for Best Actress tonight.

That mention of All Quiet on the Western Front didn’t come out of nowhere, you know. 2024 may be the second year in a row that a German-language film wins Best International Feature. While the United Kingdom submitted The Zone of Interest, the film is entirely in German, much like Germany’s own submission, The Teachers’ Lounge. Similarly, The Zone of Interest’s Sandra Hüller is nominated for her performance in fellow Best Picture nominee Anatomy of a Fall, a French, German, and English-language feature. If the Academy voters want to really throw everyone’s predictions out the window this year, The Zone of Interest,Anatomy of a Fall, or Poor Things could outfox Oppenheimer for Best Picture—but we’ll just have to wait and see.

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Best Picture

  • American Fiction
  • Anatomy of a Fall
  • Barbie
  • The Holdovers
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Maestro
  • Oppenheimer
  • Past Lives
  • Poor Things
  • The Zone of Interest

Best Director

  • Justine Triet (Anatomy of a Fall)
  • Martin Scorsese (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer)
  • Yorgos Lanthimos (PoorThings)
  • Jonathan Glazer (The Zone of Interest)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Bradley Cooper (Maestro)
  • Colman Domingo (Rustin)
  • Paul Giamatti (TheHoldovers)
  • Cillian Murphy (Oppenheimer)
  • Jeffrey Wright (AmericanFiction)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Annette Bening (Nyad)
  • Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Sandra Hüller (Anatomy of a Fall)
  • Carey Mulligan (Maestro)
  • Emma Stone (Poor Things)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Robert Downey Jr. wins Best Actor in a Supporting Role Image by Jefferson Chacon 

  • Sterling K. Brown (AmericanFiction)
  • Robert De Niro (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Robert Downey Jr. (Oppenheimer) — WINNER
  • Ryan Gosling (Barbie)
  • Mark Ruffalo (PoorThings)
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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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  • Emily Blunt (Oppenheimer)
  • Danielle Brooks (TheColorPurple)
  • America Ferrera (Barbie)
  • Jodie Foster (Nyad)
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph (TheHoldovers) — WINNER
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Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Cord Jefferson (American Fiction) — WINNER
  • Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach (Barbie)
  • Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer)
  • Tony McNamara (Poor Things)
  • Jonathan Glazer (The Zone of Interest)
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American Fiction

A novelist who’s fed up with the establishment profiting from “Black” entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that propels him to the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

Release Date December 22, 2023

Director Cord Jefferson

Runtime 117 minutes

Main Genre Comedy

Writers Cord Jefferson , Percival Everett

Producer Ben LeClair, p.g.a., Nikos Karamigios, p.g.a., Cord Jefferson, p.g.a., Jermaine Johnson, p.g.a.

Studio(s) Orion Pictures , Amazon MGM Studios

Best Original Screenplay

  • Justine Triet and Arthur Harari (Anatomy of a Fall) — WINNER
  • David Hemingson (The Holdovers)
  • Bradley Cooper and Josh Singer (Maestro)
  • Samy Burch; story by Samy Burch and Alex Mechanik (May December)
  • Celine Song (Past Lives)
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Anatomy of a Fall

A woman is suspected of her husband’s murder, and their blind son faces a moral dilemma as the sole witness.

Release Date August 23, 2023

Director Justine Triet

Cast Sandra Hüller , Swann Arlaud , Antoine Reinartz , Samuel Theis

Runtime 150 minutes

Main Genre Drama

Writers Justine Triet , Arthur Harari

Production Company Les Films Pelléas, Les Films de Pierre, France 2 Cinéma

Best Cinematography

  • Edward Lachman (El Conde)
  • Rodrigo Prieto (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Matthew Libatique (Maestro)
  • Hoyte van Hoytema (Oppenheimer) — WINNER
  • Robbie Ryan (Poor Things)
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Best Original Song

  • “The Fire Inside” (Flamin’ Hot) music and lyric by Diane Warren
  • “I’m Just Ken” (Barbie) music and lyric by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt
  • “It Never Went Away” (AmericanSymphony) music and lyric by Jon Batiste and Dan Wilson
  • “Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)” (Killers of the Flower Moon) music and lyric by Scott George
  • “What Was I Made For?” (Barbie) music and lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell

Best Costume Design

  • Jacqueline Durran (Barbie)
  • Jacqueline West (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Janty Yates and Dave Crossman (Napoleon)
  • Ellen Mirojnick (Oppenheimer)
  • Holly Waddington (Poor Things)— WINNER
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Best Sound

  • Ian Voigt, Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn, Tom Ozanich and Dean Zupancic (The Creator)
  • Steven A. Morrow, Richard King, Jason Ruder, Tom Ozanich and Dean Zupancic (Maestro)
  • Chris Munro, James H. Mather, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor (Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One)
  • Willie Burton, Richard King, Gary A. Rizzo and Kevin O’Connell (Oppenheimer)
  • Tarn Willers and Johnnie Burn (The Zone of Interest) — WINNER

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Best Original Score

  • Laura Karpman (American Fiction)
  • John Williams (Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny)
  • Robbie Robertson (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Ludwig Göransson (Oppenheimer)
  • Jerskin Fendrix (Poor Things)

Best Live Action Short Film

  • The After
  • Invincible
  • Knight of Fortune
  • Red, White and Blue
  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar — WINNER
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Best Animated Short Film

  • Letter to a Pig
  • Ninety-Five Senses
  • Our Uniform
  • Pachyderme
  • War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko — WINNER
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Best Documentary Feature Film

  • Bobi Wine: The People’s President
  • The Eternal Memory
  • Four Daughters
  • To Kill a Tiger
  • 20 Days in Mariupol — WINNER
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Best Documentary Short Film

  • The ABCs of Book Banning
  • The Barber of Little Rock
  • Island in Between
  • The Last Repair Shop — WINNER
  • Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó

Best International Feature Film

  • Io Capitano (Italy)
  • Perfect Days (Japan)
  • Society of the Snow (Spain)
  • The Teachers’ Lounge (Germany)
  • The Zone of Interest (United Kingdom) — WINNER
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The Zone of Interest

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

Release Date December 15, 2023

Director Jonathan Glazer

Cast Sandra Hüller , Christian Friedel , Freya Kreutzkam , Max Beck

Runtime 105 minutes

Main Genre Drama

Writers Martin Amis , Jonathan Glazer

Best Animated Feature Film

  • The Boy and the Heron — WINNER
  • Elemental
  • Nimona
  • Robot Dreams
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
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The Boy and the Heron

A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi-autobiographical fantasy from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

Release Date December 8, 2023

Cast Soma Santoki , Masaki Suda , Takuya Kimura , Aimyon

Runtime 124 minutes

Production Company Studio Ghibli, Toho Company

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

  • Karen Hartley Thomas, Suzi Battersby and Ashra Kelly-Blue (Golda)
  • Kazu Hiro, Kay Georgiou and Lori McCoy-Bell (Maestro)
  • Luisa Abel (Oppenheimer)
  • Nadia Stacey, Mark Coulier and Josh Weston (Poor Things) — WINNER
  • Ana López-Puigcerver, David Martí and Montse Ribé (Society of the Snow)
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Best Production Design

  • Production design: Sarah Greenwood; set decoration: Katie Spencer (Barbie)
  • Production design: Jack Fisk; set decoration: Adam Willis (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Production design: Arthur Max; set decoration: Elli Griff (Napoleon)
  • Production design: Ruth De Jong; set decoration: Claire Kaufman (Oppenheimer)
  • Production design: James Price and Shona Heath; set decoration: Zsuzsa Mihalek (Poor Things) — WINNER
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Best Film Editing

  • Laurent Sénéchal (Anatomy of a Fall)
  • Kevin Tent (The Holdovers)
  • Thelma Schoonmaker (Killers of the Flower Moon)
  • Jennifer Lame (Oppenheimer) — WINNER
  • Yorgos Mavropsaridis (Poor Things)
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Best Visual Effects

  • Jay Cooper, Ian Comley, Andrew Roberts and Neil Corbould (The Creator)
  • Takashi Yamazaki, Kiyoko Shibuya, Masaki Takahashi and Tatsuji Nojima (Godzilla Minus One) — WINNER
  • Stephane Ceretti, Alexis Wajsbrot, Guy Williams and Theo Bialek (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3)
  • Alex Wuttke, Simone Coco, Jeff Sutherland and Neil Corbould (Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One)
  • Charley Henley, Luc-Ewen Martin-Fenouillet, Simone Coco and Neil Corbould (Napoleon)
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Godzilla Minus One

Post war Japan is at its lowest point when a new crisis emerges in the form of a giant monster, baptized in the horrific power of the atomic bomb.

Release Date December 1, 2023

Director Takashi Yamazaki

Cast Ryûnosuke Kamiki , Minami Hamabe , Yûki Yamada , Sakura Andō

Runtime 124 Minutes

Main Genre Sci-Fi

Writers Ishirô Honda , Takeo Murata , Takashi Yamazaki