Complete Oscars 2023 Nominees List—The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

It's that time of year where the public learn which of the best and brightest stars of the movie industry will be shortlist at the Oscars.

The 95th Academy Awards is set to be held on March 12, 2023 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and the nominations were revealed on Tuesday, January 24.

Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams revealed which actors, films and music were set to be celebrated at the event during a live announcement, which was shared on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Metaverse's Horizon Worlds.

Here is everything that viewers will need to know about the nominations, as well as what the biggest snubs and surprises were at the 2023 Oscars.

Complete Oscars 2023 Nominees List—The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

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In this composite image is Michelle Yeoh in "Everything Everywhere All At Once," Paul Mescal in "Aftersun," and Brendan Fraser in "The Whale." All 3 actors were nominated at the 2023 Oscars. A24

The 2023 edition of the Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, which marks his third time hosting the event after doing so in 2017 and 2018.

Everything Everywhere All At Once dominated the nominations with 11 nods, The Banshees of Inisherin earned nine nominations including Best Picture, and Best Actor nods for Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon in the Leading and Supporting Actor/Actress categories.

All Quiet on the Western Front also proved to be a frontrunner in the Oscars 2023 race, as it earned nine nominations including Best Picture and Best International Film.

One big surprise in the nominations included Paul Mescal, who was shortlisted in the Best Actor in a Leading Role category for his performance in Aftersun. He is nominated alongside awards show favorites Farrell, Brendan Fraser, Austin Butler, and Bill Nighy.

The Best Picture nominees saw Everything Everywhere All At Once, All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, Elvis, The Fabelmans, Tár, Top Gun: Maverick, Triangle of Sadness, andWomen Talking get shortlisted.

Angela Bassett became the first actor from a Marvel film to receive an Oscar nomination for their performance in one of the superhero franchise's productions, she received a nod for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Previously Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture in 2019 where the film also won Best Original Score, Best Achievement in Costume Design and Production Design.

A surprise in the Oscars 2023 nominations was Andrea Riseborough who was shortlisted in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category for her performance in To Leslie.

After being snubbed at the Golden Globes, Stephanie Hsu received a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role category for Everything Everywhere All At Once alongside Jamie Lee Curtis.

The Best Director category consisted of entirely male nominees, with Martin McDonagh, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Steven Spielberg, Todd Field, and Ruben Ostlund getting nominated for The Banshees of Inisherin, Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Fabelmans, Tár, and Triangle of Sadness, respectively.

Sarah Polley's Women Talking failed to earn a Best Directing nod at the Oscars, but it was nominated for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

RRR was not nominated in the Best International Film category, but the film did receive a nod for "Naatu Naatu" by M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose.

All Quiet on the Western Front, Argentina, 1985, Close, EO, and The Quiet Girl were nominated in the Best International Film category instead.

Here Are the Nominees for the Oscars 2023:

Best Picture

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • Tár
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Women Talking

Best Directing

  • Martin McDonagh - The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert - Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Steven Spielberg - The Fabelmans
  • Todd Field - Tár
  • Ruben Ostlund - Triangle of Sadness

Best Actor in A Leading Role

  • Austin Butler - Elvis
  • Colin Farrell - The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brendan Fraser - The Whale
  • Paul Mescal - Aftersun
  • Bill Nighy - Living

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Cate Blanchett - Tár
  • Ana de Armas - Blonde
  • Andrea Riseborough - To Leslie
  • Michelle Williams - The Fabelmans
  • Michelle Yeoh - Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Angela Bassett - Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Hong Chau - The Whale
  • Kerry Condon - The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Jamie Lee Curtis - Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Stephanie Hsu - Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best International Feature Film

  • All Quiet on the Western Front - Germany
  • Argentina, 1985 - Argentina
  • Close - Belgium
  • EO - Poland
  • The Quiet Girl - Ireland

Animated Feature Film

Original Song

  • "Applause" - Tell it Like a Woman
  • "Hold my Hand" - Top Gun: Maverick
  • "Lift Me Up" - Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • "Naatu Naatu" - RRR
  • "This is a Life" - Everything Everywhere All At Once

Best Documentary Feature Film

  • All That Breathes
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Fire of Love
  • A House made of Splinters
  • Navalny

Best Documentary Short Film

  • The Elephant Whisperers
  • Haulout
  • How do you Measure a Year?
  • The Martha Mitchell Effect
  • Stranger at the Gate
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A view of the Oscar display before the announcement of the 95th Academy Award nominations at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 24, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. Emma McIntyre/WireImage

Makeup and Hairstyling

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

  • The Batman
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Elvis
  • The Whale

Production Design

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Babylon
  • Elvis
  • The Fabelmans

Film Editing

  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Tár
  • Top Gun: Maverick

Cinematography

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
  • Elvis
  • Empire of Light
  • Tár

Visual Effects

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Batman
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Top Gun: Maverick

Costume Design

  • Babylon
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Elvis
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Achievement in Sound

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • The Batman
  • Elvis
  • Top Gun: Maverick

Original Score

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Babylon
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Elvis

Adapted Screenplay

Original Screenplay

  • The Banshees of Inisherin - Martin McDonagh
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once - Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
  • The Fabelmans - Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner
  • Tár - Todd Field
  • Triangle of Sadness - Ruben Östlund

Live-Action Short Film

  • An Irish Goodbye
  • Ivalu
  • Le Pupille
  • Night Ride
  • The Red Suitcase

Animated Short Film

  • The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
  • The Flying Sailor
  • Ice Merchants
  • My Year of Dicks
  • An Ostrich Told me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It

The 95th Academy Awards is set to take place on March 12, 2023.