Oscar nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ tops the list with 11 nods

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

13th January, 2020

“Joker,” an American psychological thriller film about the mentally ill Batman villain, triumphed at the 92nd annual Academy Awards nominations on Monday morning, earning 11 nods, the most of any film.

Following are the nomination list for famous Oscar categories,

Oscar nominations by movie:

  1. “Joker”
  2.  “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood”
  3. “The Irishman”
  4. “1917”
  5. “Parasite”
  6. “Marriage Story” 6
  7. “Little Women”
  8. “Bombshell”

Best picture

  1. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  2. “The Irishman”
  3. “Parasite”
  4. “1917”
  5. “Marriage Story”
  6. “Jojo Rabbit”
  7. “Joker”
  8. “Little Women”
  9. “Ford v Ferrari”

Best actress in a leading role

  1. Renée Zellweger, “Judy”
  2. Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
  3. Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
  4. Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
  5. Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”

Best actor in a leading role

  1. Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
  2. Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  4. Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”
  5. Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes”

Best director

  1. Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman”
  2. Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
  3. Bong Joon-ho, “Parasite”
  4. Sam Mendes, “1917”
  5. Todd Phillips, “Joker”

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, more popularly known as the Oscars, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2019 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on February 9.

Earlier, ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke made the announcement in a presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour.

“Together with the Academy, we have decided there will be no traditional host, repeating for us what worked last year,” Karey Burke told.

“[It will have] huge entertainment values, big musical numbers, comedy and star power.”

Last year, the Oscars decided to go without a host — the first time in three decades.


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