Oscars 2012: Handicapping

= Odds to Win
Prometheus

"Prometheus" is a big-budget sci-fi film. Such films frequently win this category. Director Ridley Scott has helmed previous winners in this category: "Alien" and "Gladiator."

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Snow White and the Huntsman

"Snow White and the Huntsman" is a fantasy film. Previous winning fantasy films include "The Golden Compass," "What Dreams May Come," and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

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The Avengers

"The Avengers" is a superhero action film. Such films have been honored in the past, including nominations for "Batman Returns," "The Dark Knight," and the "Iron Man" films. "Spider-Man 2" won this award in 2004.

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Life of Pi

"Life of Pi" is an adventure film directed by Ang Lee. Previous adventure films awarded in this category include "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

"Hobbit" director Peter Jackson has directed four previous winners, including "King Kong" and all three "Lord of the Rings" films.

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