‘The Revenant’: Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win Oscar after 5 losses? (Photo Gallery)

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Poor Leonardo DiCaprio just can't seem to catch a break at the Oscars. Despite starring in two Best Picture winners — "Titanic" (1997) and "The Departed" (2006) — he still doesn't have a golden statue of his own. Will "The Revenant" turn out to be DiCaprio's Oscar ticket after previously losing four acting races, plus once for producing Best Picture nominee "The Wolf of Wall Street"? Click the photo above to scroll through our photo gallery of DiCaprio's previous Oscar losses.

Photo Gallery: Leonardo DiCaprio's 5 Losing Oscar Bids

Set in the early 1800s, "The Revenant" stars DiCaprio as Hugh Glass, a frontiersman who undertakes an epic journey of revenge after a horrific bear mauling. Triple Oscar winner Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Birdman") directs and Tom Hardy also stars in this highly anticipated film that will be released Christmas day.

According to the Oscar predictions of our Experts drawn from major media outlets like Yahoo, Entertainment Weekly and Variety, DiCaprio is unbeatable for Best Actor.

In fact, all 24 of our Experts now have him winning, which translates to leading 3/2 odds. See up-to-date Oscar odds and rankings from our Experts in all categories right here.

Also in DiCaprio's favor is the fact that he's one of only 13 performers who this year received nominations from the Golden Globes, Critics' Choice and SAG Awards. That shows unanimous support from the tell-tale Oscar precursors.

The other three Best Actor contenders to appear at all three prior kudos are Bryan Cranston ("Trumbo"), Michael Fassbender ("Steve Jobs") and Eddie Redmayne ("The Danish Girl"). While our Experts predict these men will also receive Oscar nominations — along with Matt Damon ("The Martian") — none of them foresee a win for anyone other than DiCaprio.

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Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox

5 thoughts on “‘The Revenant’: Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win Oscar after 5 losses? (Photo Gallery)

  1. This is insane. If Leo does get the oscar, this year it will be out of sympathy. And honestly speaking, each year he was nominated, there was atleast one actor better and more deserving than him each time.
    I have seen all movies except for the danish girl and trumbo, and so far this is the list in which they deserve the Oscar for the Best actor.

    1. Johnny Depp
    2. Michael Fassbender in MACBETH, NOT STEVE JOBS(Steve Jobs was a terrible mistake. He was just playing an arrogant version of himself. Badly miscast)
    3. Tom Hardy, Legend
    4. Leonardo Dicaprio
    5. Micahel Caine
    6. WIll Smith
    7. SIr Ian McKellan

  2. I saw most of the best actor nominated films this year, and no performance comes close to Leo. I’m laughing at people saying Fassbender, Redmayne, and Depp should win.

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