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MUBI- Oscar Ballot

by Lynch/Fellini
The Oscars are a big thing in the cinematic community. Hate them or love them, people are still drawn to them and are a guide for the common man as to what quality cinema is. Since the ballot is strictly closed to Academy Voting Members, the common cinephile does not get a say in what wins. But what if MUBI, as a community, had the chance to vote, what would be selected? Rules These selections were strictly restricted to Oscar Nominated films, as this is not to determine what the best film of each year actually is. In the case of a tie, the film with the more views/ratings is selected as the winner. This list by no means represents… Read more

The Oscars are a big thing in the cinematic community. Hate them or love them, people are still drawn to them and are a guide for the common man as to what quality cinema is. Since the ballot is strictly closed to Academy Voting Members, the common cinephile does not get a say in what wins. But what if MUBI, as a community, had the chance to vote, what would be selected?

Rules
These selections were strictly restricted to Oscar Nominated films, as this is not to determine what the best film of each year actually is. In the case of a tie, the film with the more views/ratings is selected as the winner. This list by no means represents its creator’s personal opinions, and is instead the voice of the general site. Also, at the first Academy Awards, there was a category called “Outstanding Unique and Artistic Production”. It is counted here as the second film in the list.

Oscar/Mubi Agreements
In these instances MUBI would have voted for the actual winner

- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- All Quiet on the Western Front
- It Happened One Night
- Casablanca
- The Lost Weekend
- On the Waterfront
- Marty
- The Apartment
- Lawrence of Arabia
- The Godfather
- The Godfather Part II
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- Annie Hall
- The Deer Hunter
- Amadeus
- The Last Emperor
- The Silence of the Lambs
- Unforgiven
- Schindler’s List
- American Beauty
- Million Dollar Baby
- The Departed
- Moonlight

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