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Updated on Aug 16, 2018. Posted on Aug 13, 2018

Do These Films Belong In The Oscars "Best Picture" Or "Best Popular Film" Category?

What category should Black Panther be nominated in?

Recently, the Oscars announced that they would be adding a "Best Popular Film" category, and people had a lot of ~feelings~:

“The Oscars are creating a special category for Outstanding Popular Film” is the most withering insult I’ve ever heard

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So, here's the deal: Below are some popular movies that either were never nominated or have yet to be nominated for an Academy Award. Your job is to tell us if you think the film belongs in the "Best Picture" or "Best Popular Film" category.

  1. Wonder Woman (2017) directed by Patty Jenkins

    Warner Bros. / DC Films
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  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) directed by Chris Columbus

    Warner Bros.
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  1. Psycho (1960) directed by Alfred Hitchcock

    Paramount Pictures
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  1. Black Panther (2018) directed by Ryan Coogler

    Disney / Marvel
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  1. Mean Girls (2004) directed by Mark Waters

    Paramount Pictures
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  1. Incredibles 2 (2018) directed by Brad Bird

    Disney / Pixar
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  1. Fight Club (1999) directed by David Fincher

    20th Century Fox
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  1. Jurassic Park (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg

    Universal Pictures
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  1. Avengers: Infinity War (2018) directed by the Russo Brothers

    Marvel / Disney
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  1. Singin' in the Rain (1952) directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen

    Loew's Inc.
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  1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) directed by Irvin Kershner

    LucasFilms
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  1. Toy Story (1995) directed by John Lasseter

    Disney / Pixar
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  1. Fruitvale Station (2013) directed by Ryan Coogler

    The Weinstein Company
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  1. The Shining (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick

    Warner Bros.
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  1. The Breakfast Club (1985) directed by John Hughes

    Universal Pictures
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  1. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) directed by Ol Parker

    Universal Pictures
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  1. A Quiet Place (2018) directed by John Krasinski

    Paramount Pictures
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