Lights, camera, action! The 95th Academy Awards is just around the corner, and the excitement is palpable. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is one of the most prestigious events in the film industry. It’s an annual ceremony where the best and brightest of the industry come together to celebrate cinema‘s outstanding achievements.

On January 24, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscars Nominees for 2023. The ceremony itself is watched by millions of people around the world. It marks a major cultural event that brings people together.

As part of our research on the upcoming 95th Academy Awards, Real Research, an online survey app, conducted a survey to find out who respondents thought was most likely to win the awards. This report on the survey on the 95th Academy Awards presents the findings of the survey.

Here are the key findings of the survey report:

  • The director of Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Ostlund, got 25.79% of votes for the Best Director Award
  • The Best Picture Award will likely go to Avatar: The Way of Water, with 18.47% of votes
  • Turning Red is likely to win the Best Animated Feature Film Award, as per 27.61%

The 95th Academy Awards

Since the 2022 film season concluded, it has since sparked ahead a highly-anticipated Oscars season. 72.62% of respondents who are aware of the upcoming 95th Academy Awards support this. A smaller percentage (22.78%) are aware of the Academy Awards in general, and only a small minority (4.59%) are unaware of the event.

Survey Says the Best Picture Award Will Likely Go to

Avatar: The Way of Water, with 18.47% of votes. Women Talking (16.69%), Triangle of Sadness (14.79%), and Top Gun: Maverick (10.6%) follow closely.

Figure 1 Who will win the Best Picture Award
Figure 1: Who will win the Best Picture Award?

The survey asked, “who will win the Best Director Oscar 2023?”

Among the five nominees for the Best Director Award, the director of Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Ostlund, got first place (25.79%). For second place, with 20.8%, Steven Spielberg of The Fabelmans, and third placers (20.77%) are Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan of Everything Everywhere All at Once.

Who Will Win the Best Actor Oscar 2023?

According to the survey results, Bill Nighy, who stars in the film Living, was the top choice among respondents, with 24.88% of the vote. Austin Butler, who plays Elvis in the eponymous film, came in second place with 21.33% of the vote, and Colin Farrell, who stars in The Banshees of Inisherin, received 20.25% of the vote.

On the other hand, Michelle Yeoh, who stars in Everything Everywhere All at Once, is the top pick for the Best Actress award, with 32.31% of respondents choosing her as the likely winner. Cate Blanchett, who stars in Tár, came in second place with 18.58% of the vote, while Michelle Williams of The Fabelmans received 17.62% of the vote.

Figure 2: Who will win the Best Supporting Actor Award?

For the Best Supporting Actor Award, Ke Huy Quan, for his role in Everything Everywhere All at Once, was the top pick among respondents, with 30.29% of the vote. Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan, both for their roles in The Banshees of Inisherin, received 18.39% and 17.59% of the vote, respectively.

Meanwhile, Stephanie Hsu is favored to win Best Supporting Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once by 29.34% of respondents. Other contenders include Angela Bassett from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (20.76%) and Jamie Lee Curtis from Everything Everywhere All at Once (17.73%).

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How About the Best Films?

Best Original Screenplay Award is likely to go to Tár, voted by 24.78% of respondents. Everything Everywhere All at Once received 24.12% of votes, followed by Triangle of Sadness with 17.92%.

Figure 3: Who will win the Best Animated Feature Film Award?

But who will likely take home the Best International Feature Film Award? Survey shows The Quiet Girl as the likely winner of the Best International Feature Film Award with 28.3% of votes, followed by All Quiet on the Western Front with 22.14% and Argentina, 1985 with 18.17%.

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And for the Best Animated Feature Film, Turning Red is likely to win the award as per 27.61% of respondents. 20.59% predicted Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, while 18.25% believe The Sea Beast will take the award.

The 95th Academy Awards is shaping up to be an exciting event for movie lovers worldwide. The anticipation for the upcoming awards ceremony is higher than ever. The survey revealed that 49.39% eagerly wait to see who will take home the coveted golden statues. However, 25.29% won’t watch, while 25.31% are still unsure.

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Despite the survey limitations, this report offers insights into the 2023 Oscars winner predictions. The results suggest there’s no clear front-runner and that multiple movies are potential contenders. As the 95th Academy Awards ceremony approaches, it will be interesting to see which of the nominees will ultimately win the prestigious awards and how closely the results will align with public predictions and expectations.


Survey TitleSurvey on the 95th Academy Awards
DurationFebruary 05 – February 12, 2023
Number of Participants15,000
DemographicsMales and females, aged 21 to 99
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