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Poll: Little Miss Sunshine, The Departed Top Fan Picks for Best Movie

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

American movie fans don’t have a clear favorite as to which film should win the Oscar award for Best Picture. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 994 movie fans found that 15% want Little Miss Sunshine to snag the Oscar for best picture. The Departed is essentially even with 14% thinking it deserves the honor. Clint Eastwood’s war epic, Letters from Iwo Jima , is the third choice at 11% followed by The Queen at 10% and Babel at 5%. In the best actor category, 28% of movie buffs want to see Will Smith take home the Oscar. Smith played Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness . Twenty-one percent (21%) believe Leonardo DiCaprio should win for his performance in Blood Diamond .

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