If Movie Audiences Voted for 2014's Best Picture Oscar, What Would Win?
On March 2, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will crown the Best Picture of 2013. There are nine contenders, with varying degrees of mainstream appeal. Will the Academy pick a movie that will cause cheers from the loyal viewers watching at home, or one that elicits eye rolls from everyone not working toward a PhD in film? That remains to be seen. But just for fun, let's imagine which of the nominees might take home the big award if it came down to a good old fashioned popular vote.
Based on CinemaScore, a service that rates a film's appeal with theater audiences, and Rotten Tomatoes' audience voters, which film would have the best odds of winning the popular vote? Click on to see!
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