Almost 1,200 Gold Derby readers predicted the winners in all 24 races at the Academy Awards. In total, our Users entered more than 25,000 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click on Oscars 2011.
Certain categories, like Best Picture and both supporting acting races, had the overwhelming support of our Users, Editors and expert Oscarologists.
Then there were those, like Best Actress, where almost all of Experts (26/31) expected Viola Davis ("The Help") to prevail. Just five of them foresaw victory for Meryl Streep ("The Iron Lady") but hundreds of our Users thought she would finally win her third Oscar. Check out the category breakdowns here.
One User, snuggle4, outdid everyone scoring 88%. Ten more Users scored 84%: John, Jacob Burns, Jenna Martin, leiendeckera, Han Seung Min, Larry Gevirtz, Sean Holt, Meg Landau , lenny sadofsky and cmtoughill. See the full leaderboard here.
Our top Experts with 80% each were Pete Hammond (Deadline), Tariq Khan (Fox News) and Sasha Stone (Awards Daily). With 75% each were Dave Karger (EW), Kevin Polowy (Next Movie), Steve Pond (The Wrap), Gold Derby executive editor Paul Sheehan and Susan Wloszczyna (USA Today). The Gold Derby odds also scored 75%.
With 67% were Scott Feinberg (THR), Kevin Lewin (WENN), Guy Lodge (In Contention) and Michael Musto (Village Voice). At 63% were Matt McDaniel (Yahoo! Movies), Sean O'Connell (Hollywood News), Chris Rosen (Moviefone), Anne Thompson (TOH) and Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere).
Thelma Adams (Yahoo! Movies) only predicted 12 races and scored 67%. See all of the pundits' Oscar rankings and predix here. See final score rankings at our leaderboard.
Among our Editors, Darrin Dortch scored 80%, David Schnelwar was at 75%, Marcus Dixon came in at 71%, both Matt Noble and Andrew Pickett scored 67%, and Chris Beachum, Rob Licuria and Daniel Montgomery were all at 63%.
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See contenders' momentum in easy-to-read graphs here. Click links on left side of that page to see more categories. Click here to see the racetrack odds generated when the Experts' predix are combined.
JOSH, Jake and trebor76 all reaped the best scores (80%), but trebor76 wins our contest prize of a $100 Amazon gift certificate because he also had highest point score. Always remember to wager your game points when making predix at Gold Derby. READ MORE
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