The Feud: The Academy Awards by 42fish [Game Over]

Object of the game:
Give the most popular answer for each category.

Rules:

  1. No reading the thread before answering. This is on the honor system.
  2. Formatting rules must be followed (see below).
  3. Joke answers will not be considered, as it is not fair to other players.
  4. Google (etc.) is allowed, if you desire.
  5. The game will end with 50 entrants, or when I get time to score it.
  6. There is no Rule 6.
  7. Special Rules for this particular Feud: None

Formatting rules:
To make semi-automated scoring possible, and my job easier, make your post look exactly like this:

  1. answer
  2. answer
  3. answer
  4. answer

No double spacing, do not use the “list” function, no smilies, no urls, no periods, no quote marks, and no punctuation if it is not necessary. Put “pass” if you want to leave an answer blank. If you feel you must qualify your answer, do it AFTER THE LIST! If you don’t format like this, your answers might be DISQUALIFIED.

Scoring:
With 50 entrants, an answer with a match is worth 2x the number of people matching it. If 4 people match, they each get 8 points for that answer. No matches = 0 points. Formula: Score = 100 / (# of entrants) x (# of matches) Anyone who responds to a question with two answers will only have the first one counted as their answer.

Good luck!

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Read the rules!
Special Rules for this particular Feud: None

Since we’re nearing that time of year…

  1. Other than Citizen Kane, name a film that should have won the ‘Best Picture’ Oscar but didn’t
  2. Other than the film that beat ‘Citizen Kane’ (FTR: ‘How Green Was My Valley’), name a film that won Best Picture but shouldn’t have
  3. Name a ‘Best Picture’ winner that actually was the best picture of the year
  4. Name an Oscar winner whose award was essentially a career achievement/consolation prize (basically, “Your work in this film wasn’t really the year’s best, but we passed you over on earlier occassions when you were Oscar worthy and we don’t want you to join Richard Burton and Alfred Hitchcock on the ‘How the hell did they never win an Oscar?’ list”)
  5. Name someone who wore a memorable outfit to the Oscar ceremony
  6. Name someone who made a cringe-worthy speech at the Oscar ceremony
  7. You’re an actor/actress who wants to win an Oscar. What kind of role should you take?
  8. When participating in an Oscar pool, name the easiest category to predict a winner in
  9. Name the hardest category to predict correctly
  10. Name a person named Oscar.
  1. Raging Bull
  2. Crash
  3. The Godfather
  4. Martin Scorsese
  5. Cher
  6. Vanessa Redgrave
  7. Mentally handicapped person
  8. Best Animated Feature
  9. Best Screenplay
  10. Oscar the Grouch

4 - For “The Departed”. Good movie, but it was no “Taxi Driver”, “Raging Bull”, or"Goodfellas"
8 - Just pick the Pixar movie.

  1. Saving Private Ryan
  2. Chicago
  3. The Godfather
  4. Joan Fontaine
  5. Cher
  6. Sally Field
  7. Biographical
  8. Best Picture
  9. Best Documentary Short
  10. Oscar Meyer
  1. Pulp Fiction

  2. Forrest Gump

  3. Lawrence of Arabia

  4. Martin Scorsese

  5. Jennifer Lopez

  6. James Cameron

  7. Autistic person

  8. Best film

  9. Supporting Actress

  10. Oscar the Grouch

  11. considered Oscar Robertson, since he was an actual person, and since I couldn’t remember the last name of the Felix and Oscar Oscar.

  1. Goodfellas
  2. Dances With Wolves
  3. The Godfather
  4. John Wayne
  5. Bjork
  6. Jack Palance
  7. Mentally retarded
  8. Best director
  9. Best song
  10. Oscar Madison

Note: I don’t really believe what I said for #1 and #2… I’m just going with the answers I expect from Dopers (I’m one of the very few people who thinks both were great movies, in completely different ways, and would have been happy to see either of them win)

  1. Goodfellas
  2. Crash
  3. Casablanca
  4. Henry Fonda
  5. Bjork
  6. Vanessa Redgrave
  7. Playing someone with a disability
  8. Best Picture
  9. Best screenplay
  10. Oscar Wilde
  1. Star Wars
  2. Dances With Wolves
  3. Silence of the Lambs
  4. Martin Scorcese
  5. Bjork
  6. Kim Basinger, B. Supporting Actress 1998
  7. Disabled person overcomes all odds.
  8. Director
  9. Makeup
  10. Oscar Robertson

In regards to #7, as long as the actor doesn’t go full-retard, they’ll get that gold. :wink:

I’m hoping Dolores takes a broad view of the “disability” answer and doesn’t penalize me for being too specific :slight_smile:

ETA: especially since my other answers seem to have been pretty horrid.

  1. Shawshank Redemption

  2. Crash

  3. Casablanca

  4. Elizabeth Taylor

  5. Bjork

  6. Sally Field

  7. Bio-pic

  8. best movie

  9. song

  10. Oscar Madison

  11. Who eventually won, but for the wrong picture

  12. I know he’s fictional, but Oscar Meyer isn’t even a person

  1. Saving Private Ryan
  2. The Hurt Locker
  3. Forrest Gump
  4. Paul Newman
  5. Renee Zellweger
  6. Mo’Nique
  7. Mentally disabled
  8. Best Picture
  9. Best indie
  10. Oscar Wilde
  1. Apocalypse Now
  2. Kramer vs Kramer
  3. Godfather
  4. Paul Newman
  5. Cher
  6. Sally Field
  7. hooker
  8. best actor
  9. best song
  10. Wilde

War of the Worlds ,original, should have won . But I knew it would have no matches.
Newman could have and should have won a couple. His came way too late .

  1. Brokeback Mountain
  2. The Greatest Show on Earth
  3. The Godfather
  4. Elizabeth Taylor
  5. Jennifer Lopez
  6. Sally Field
  7. Disabled person
  8. Best picture
  9. Best picture
  10. Oscar Wilde

Yes, I know I guessed the same answer for both 8 and 9. I’m hoping it will be popular answer to both question.

  1. Saving Private Ryan
  2. Crash
  3. Annie Hall
  4. John Wayne (True Grit)
  5. Bjork
  6. Sally Field
  7. Old woman
  8. Special Effects
  9. Documentary
  10. Oscar Wilde
  1. Casablanca
  2. Gladiator
  3. The Godfather
  4. Paul Newman
  5. Cher
  6. Michael Moore
  7. Prostitute
  8. Best Picture
  9. Documentary Short
  10. Oscar the Grouch
  1. Brokeback Mountain
  2. Crash
  3. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
  4. Sean Penn (2003)
  5. Cher
  6. Marlon Brando
  7. Ugly role
  8. Best Animated Feature
  9. Best Sound Editing
  10. Oscar Robinson

Indeed. They awarded it to the wrong Fast Eddie.

  1. Chinatown
  2. Forrest Gump
  3. The Godfather
  4. Martin Scorsese
  5. Cher
  6. Sally Field
  7. Mentally disabled
  8. Costumes
  9. Sound mixing
  10. Oscar Wilde

At the risk of losing my gay card, I say the following. Stuff like the Academy Awards is just not a thing I get into, so I shall sit on the sidelines with my beer cooler and popcorn and watch.

Happy Feud Y’all!