2020 Alt-Oscar Nominations: Nominees by Category

Written by: Popcorn Talk Network Staff – January 16th, 2020 9:00am PT

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The 2020 Oscar Nominations were announced Monday, and as per usual, in this ever-increasing glut of movies it has become more and more difficult to recognize all Oscar-worthy films.

We present to you the inaugural Popcorn Talk Alt-Oscars, powered by AfterBuzz TV.

The Alt-Oscars are awarded to films, actors, and actresses who were not nominated for Oscars in their respective categories.


Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe – Greener Grass

Paul Downs Colaizzo – Brittany Runs a Marathon

Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, Katie Silberman – Booksmart

Joraan Peele – Us

Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski – Dolemite Is My Name


Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha, Sarfraz Manzoor – Blinded by The Light

Jérémy Clapin, Guillaume Laurant – I Lost My Body 

David Michôd, Joel Edgerton – The King

Andrew Stanton, Stephany Folsom – Toy Story 4

Gary Dauberman – It Chapter 2


Shia LeBouf – Honey Boy

Zack Gottseigen – The Peanut Butter Falcon

Sam Rockwell – Jojo Rabbit

Archie Yates – Jojo Rabbit

Alan Alda – Marriage Story


Adèle Haenel – Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Toni Collete – Knives Out

Janelle Monáe – Harriet

Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers

Cho Yeo-jeong – Parasite


Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems

Eddie Murphy – Dolemite Is My Name

Daniel Craig – Knives Out

Taron Egerton – Rocketman

Viveik Karla – Blinded By The Light


Ana De Armas – Knives Out

Akwafina – The Farewell

Lupita Nyong’o – Us

Emma Thompson – Late Night

Jillian Bell – Britney Runs a Marathon


Greta Gerwig – Little Women

Josh and Benny Safdie – Uncut Gems

Lulu Wang – The Farewell

Robert Eggers – The Lighthouse

Trey Edward Shults – Waves



The Peanut Butter Falcon

Knives Out

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Avengers: Endgame

Uncut Gems

Dolemite Is My Name

Pain And Glory


A Beautiful In The Neighborhood

To see the winners announced, make sure you tune into our LIVE Alt-Oscars ceremony Sun, Feb 9 at 12pm Pacific Time, as a lead in to the Oscars, on Popcorn Talk Network.

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