By Cody Dericks
A few weeks ago, I asked everyone to consider “If I were an Oscar voter, what would I vote for this year?” We gathered over 650 responses from all of you and have the results. While this is by no means an accurate reflection of the entire internet or surely the Academy itself, this is still an interesting snapshot of what many of you are hoping to happen tonight at the Oscars.
Take a look below at what you chose for the 92nd Academy Award winners.
***(Only Category To Use A Preferential Ballot)***
1917 (RUNNER UP)
Ford v Ferrari
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story (WINNER)
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker (RUNNER UP)
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman (RUNNER UP)
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (WINNER)
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Into the Unknown – Frozen II (RUNNER UP)
I’m Gonna Love Me Again – Rocketman (WINNER)
Stand Up – Harriet
I’m Standing With You – Breakthrough
I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away – Toy Story 4
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Hair Love (WINNER)
Kitbull (RUNNER UP)
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
In The Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re A Girl) (WINNER)
Life Overtakes Me
St. Louis Superman (RUNNER UP)
Walk Run Cha-Cha
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
Brotherhood (RUNNER UP)
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
A Sister (WINNER)
A couple of interesting things…
- “Parasite” did not receive more than 50% of the number 1 votes on the first round of voting but it got there in the second to last round with “1917” coming in second place. Order of elimination was “Ford v Ferarri,” “Joker,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Marriage Story,” “The Irishman,” “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” “Little Women” and finally “1917.”
- The closest vote in the acting races was Best Actress. Scarlett Johansson won by 13 votes over Saoirse Ronan.
- Brad Pitt was the biggest winner in the acting categories garnering 57.8% of the votes.
- “Parasite’s” win for Best International Feature was the largest margin for any category with a whopping 89.3% of the vote.
- The closest vote in any category was Best Documentary Feature where “American Factory” won over “Honeyland” by only 2 votes. “For Sama” was very close as well, missing out by only 29 votes in third place.
- The biggest win in the technical categories was Roger Deakins for “1917” who got 60.7% of the votes.
- The closest technical category was Best Production Design where “Parasite” beat out “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” by 36 votes.
- For the shorts, “Hair Love” was the biggest winner with 59.9% of the vote.
- “A Sister” and “Brotherhood” was the closest race in the shorts with only a difference of 27 votes.
FINAL WIN/RUNNER UP COUNT
Parasite – 6 Wins (Sweep)
1917 – 3 Wins & 5 Runner Ups
Little Women – 3 Wins & 1 Runner Up
Marriage Story – 2 Wins & 1 Runner Up
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – 1 Win & 2 Runner Ups
Joker – 1 Win & 1 Runner Up
American Factory – 1 Win
Avengers: Endgame – 1 Win
Bombshell – 1 Win
Hair Love – 1 Win
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re A Girl) – 1 Win
Rocketman – 1 Win
A Sister – 1 Win
Toy Story 4 – 1 Win
The Irishman – 2 Runner Ups
Ad Astra – 1 Runner Up
Brotherhood – 1 Runner Up
Ford v Ferarri – 1 Runner Up
Frozen II – 1 Runner Up
Honeyland – 1 Runner Up
Jojo Rabbit – 1 Runner Up
Kitbull – 1 Runner Up
The Lighthouse – 1 Runner Up
I Lost My Body – 1 Runner Up
Pain & Glory – 1 Runner Up
St. Louis Superman – 1 Runner Up
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