Movie fans vote on their Oscar picks

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The Blockbuster company conducted a survey among its customers about who should win in various Oscars categories. The results, with only the best actor category being a bit of a surprise ...


BEST PICTURE
"The Departed," with close to a quarter of movie fans choosing the Martin Scorcese mafia tale as their top pick in this category. However, "Little Miss Sunshine" comes in at a close second:

"The Departed" — 24%
"Little Miss Sunshine" — 22%
"Babel" — 14%
"Letters from Iwo Jima" — 13%
"The Queen" — 12%

BEST ACTRESS
Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada," winning America’s hearts while stomping on those of her employees as a ruthless fashion magazine editor.

Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada" — 36%
Helen Mirren in "The Queen" — 21%
Kate Winslet in "Little Children" — 13%
Penelope Cruz in "Volver" — 11%
Judi Dench in "Notes on a Scandal" — 6%

BEST ACTOR
Will Smith in "The Pursuit of Happyness," who inspired close to half of movie fans to select him with his performance as a struggling single dad.

Will Smith in "The Pursuit of Happyness" — 43%
Forest Whitaker in "The Last King of Scotland" — 21%
Leonardo DiCaprio in "Blood Diamond" — 17%
Peter O’Toole in "Venus" — 4%
Ryan Gosling in "Half Nelson" — 2%

SUPPORTING ACTOR/ACTRESS
And sweeping the supporting categories: the stars of "Dreamgirls."

Jennifer Hudson in "Dreamgirls" — 43%
Abigail Breslin in "Little Miss Sunshine" — 20%
Cate Blanchett in "Notes on a Scandal" — 11%
Adriana Barraza in "Babel" — 8%
Rinko Kikucki in "Babel" — 3%

Eddie Murphy in "Dreamgirls" — 32%
Alan Arkin in "Little Miss Sunshine" — 20%
Mark Wahlberg in "The Departed" — 19%
Djimon Hounsou in "Blood Diamond" — 5%
Jackie Earle Haley in "Little Children" — 1%

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