Congratulations to our User Denton Davidson for an outstanding score of 85.71% when predicting the 2018 Golden Globes film winners on Sunday. He is just a notch ahead of four other people who had an 85.71% prediction rate. Our top scorer has a great point score of 12,329 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 3,300 people worldwide predicted these Globe winners in all 14 film categories. The awards ceremony was held in Beverly Hills and was hosted by Seth Meyers on NBC. Our top scorer was perfect in predicting the acting races and correctly picked “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” for Best Film Drama. Some of his other long shot picks that were correct: Allison Janney (“I, Tonya“), and “Three Billboards” for Best Screenplay and Best Film Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell).
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For the seven Gold Derby Editors, Chris Beachum and Paul Sheehan are tied for first with 78.57% correct. Tom O’Neil and Joyce Eng are next with 71.43% correct. Marcus Dixon scored 64.29%. And rounding out the list were Matt Noble, Daniel Montgomery, and Rob Licuria with 50%. See Editors’ leaderboard.
Be sure to check out how our experts rank Oscar contenders in this and the other top races. Use the drop-down menus at the top of each page to see the other categories. Then take a look at the most up-to-date odds before you make make your Oscar nomination predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominees are announced on January 23.