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Awards season tracker: Early winners ahead of the 2020 Oscars

Who's leading the Oscar race? EW statistically tracks films winning awards this season.
December 04, 2019 at 04:50 PM EST

With the Oscar machine churning out new contenders by the day, it can be daunting for even the most seasoned prognosticators to keep track of every movie, filmmaker, and performer vying for glory on the Academy Awards stage. EW is here to help, as our handy awards tracker ahead will update throughout the season to reflect which films are scoring major industry accolades in the run-up to the 92nd Oscars on Feb. 9.

Ranked purely by the number of prestige accolades they’ve won so far, here’s EW’s statistical ranking of this year’s Oscar contenders. (For our informed Oscar predictions, click here.)

Awards bodies tracked so far:

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1. 1917
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: AFI top 10, Golden Globes – Drama, PGA, DGA, BAFTA
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: National Board of Review (top 10), Critics Choice Awards, WGA – Original, Oscars (pending)

2. Parasite
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: Cannes Palme d’Or, AFI Special Award, LAFCA, ACE Eddies – Drama, SAG Awards – Ensemble, WGA – Original
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, BAFTA, PGA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

3. Jojo Rabbit
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: TIFF People’s Choice Award, AFI top 10, ACE Eddies – Comedy, WGA – Adapted
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: National Board of Review (top 10), Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Musical/Comedy, SAG Awards – Ensemble, PGA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: AFI top 10, Golden Globes – Musical/Comedy, Critics Choice Awards
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Cannes Palme d’Or, National Board of Review (top 10), ACE Eddies – Comedy, SAG Awards – Ensemble, BAFTA, PGA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

5. Joker
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: VIFF Golden Lion, AFI top 10
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, ACE Eddies – Drama, WGA – Adapted, BAFTA, PGA, Oscars (pending)

6. The Irishman
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: National Board of Review (Best Film), NYFCC, AFI top 10
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, ACE Eddies, SAG Awards – Ensemble, WGA – Adapted, BAFTA, PGA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

7. Marriage Story
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: Gotham Awards, AFI top 10
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Indie Spirits (pending), National Board of Review (top 10), Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, ACE Eddies – Drama, WGA – Original, PGA, Oscars (pending)

8. Little Women
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: AFI top 10
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, WGA – Adapted, PGA, Oscars (pending)

9. Ford v Ferrari
Best Picture (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Picture (or equivalent) nominations: National Board of Review (top 10), Critics Choice Awards, ACE Eddies – Drama, PGA, Oscars (pending)

Best Director

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1. Sam Mendes, 1917
Best Director (or equivalent) wins: Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards (tied with Bong Joon-Ho), DGA, BAFTA
Best Director (or equivalent) nominations: Oscars (pending)

2. Bong Joon Ho, Parasite
Best Director (or equivalent) wins: LAFCA, Critics Choice Awards (tied with Sam Mendes)
Best Director (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

3. Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Director (or equivalent) wins: National Board of Review
Best Director (or equivalent) nominations:
Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

4. Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Best Director (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Director (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA, DGA, Oscars (pending)

5. Todd Phillips, Joker 
Best Director (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Director (or equivalent) nominations: Golden Globes, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

Best Actress

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1. Renée Zellweger, Judy
Best Actress (or equivalent) wins: PSIFF Desert Palm Achievement Award, National Board of Review, Golden Globes – Drama, Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA
Best Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Indie Spirits (pending), Oscars (pending)

2. Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Best Actress (or equivalent) wins: SBIFF Outstanding Performer of the Year Award, Indie Spirits (Robert Altman Award)
Best Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

3. Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Best Actress (or equivalent) wins: SBIFF Virtuoso Award, PSIFF Breakthrough Performance Award
Best Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, SAG Awards, Oscars (pending)

4. Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Best Actress (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

5. Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Best Actress (or equivalent) wins:
PSIFF International Star Award
Best Actress (or equivalent) nominations: 
Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

Best Actor

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1. Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Best Actor (or equivalent) wins: PSIFF Chairman’s Award, Golden Globes – Drama, Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA
Best Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Oscars (pending)

2. Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Best Actor (or equivalent) wins: SBIFF Outstanding Performer of the Year Award, Gotham Awards, Indie Spirits (Robert Altman Award)
Best Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

3. Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Actor (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Musical/Comedy, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

4. Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Best Actor (or equivalent) wins: Cannes, LAFCA
Best Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes – Drama, Oscars (pending)

5. Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes
Best Actor (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Golden Globes – Drama, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

Best Supporting Actress

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1. Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) wins: PSIFF Career Achievement Award, NYFCC, Indie Spirits (Robert Altman Award), Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Oscars (pending)

2. Margot Robbie, Bombshell
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

3. Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

4. Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) wins: National Board of Review
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Golden Globes, Oscars (pending)

5. Florence Pugh, Little Women
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) wins: N/A
Best Supporting Actress (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

Best Supporting Actor

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1. Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) wins: SBIFF Maltin Modern Master Award, National Board of Review, Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards, BAFTA
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Oscars (pending)

2. Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) wins: NYFCC
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) nominations: Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

3. Al Pacino, The Irishman
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) wins:
N/A
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) nominations:
Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

4. Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) wins:
N/A
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) nominations:
Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

5. Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) wins:
N/A
Best Supporting Actor (or equivalent) nominations:
Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA, Oscars (pending)

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