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Questions - Oscars and Movies - January 15-16, 2013

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National Survey of 500 Movie Goers
Conducted January 15-16, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Which film is most likely to win the Oscar for best picture?

 

Amour
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi

Not sure

 

2* Regardless of which film you think will win, which film do you want to win the Oscar for best picture?

 

Amour
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi

Not sure

 

3* Who is most likely to win the Oscar for best Actor in a leading role?

 

Bradley Cooper
Daniel Day-Lewis
Hugh Jackman
Joaquin Phoenix
Denzel Washington
Not sure

 

4* Who is most likely to win the Oscar for best actress in a leading role?

 

Jessica Chastain
Jennifer Lawrence
Emmanuelle Riva
Quvenzhane Wallis
Naomi Watts
Not sure

 

5* Who is most likely to win the Oscar for best actor in a supporting role?

 

Alan Arkin
Robert DeNiro
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tommy Lee Jones

Christoph Waltz
Not sure

 

6* Who is most likely to win the Oscar for best actress in a supporting role?

 

Amy Adams

Sally Field
Anne Hathaway
Helen Hunt

Jacki Weaver
Not sure

 

7* Is your favorite movie of 2012 one of the Oscar nominees for Best Picture?

 

Yes

No

Not sure

 

8* What's the biggest reason for a film getting an Oscar nomination - how much it makes at the box office, insider Hollywood politics, artistic merit, something else, not sure?

 

How much it makes at the box office

Insider Hollywood politics

Artistic merit

Something else

Not sure

 

9* Are you more likely or less likely to see a movie after it wins an Oscar? Or does winning an Oscar have no impact on your viewing decisions?

 

More likely

Less likely

No impact

Not sure

 

10* Are you more likely to watch movies in a theater or at home?

 

In a theater

At home

Not sure

 

11* When a new movie comes out, are you usually the first person to see it or do you want to hear about it from family and friends?

 

You are usually the first person to go see it

You wait to hear about it from family and friends

Not sure

 

12* When a new movie comes out, do you typically go to an online review site such as Rotten Tomatoes before you see the movie?

 

Yes

No

Not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence