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VOTE Which Film Will Win the Best Picture Oscar in 2015?  

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Which movie will take home the Oscar for best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards? It's time for your predictions as to which film you think should win the 2015 Best Picture Oscar. There are plenty of great 2014 movies vying for the prestigious award including critical favorites like Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Angelina Jolie's Unbroken, and Morten Tyldum's The Imitation Game. But don't underestimate Oscar night mainstays like David Fincher with Gone Girl, Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu with Birdman, or Peter Jackson with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

A couple of 2014's best actresses have multiple movies that are Oscar frontrunners. Reese Witherspoon has two films - Wild and The Good Lie, while Jessica Chastain has A Violent Year, Interstellar, and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby that could all be up for contention. Both actresses have previously won the Best Actress Oscar and might be able to repeat in 2015.

Other Oscar night movies to consider in your Oscar pool include The Theory of Everything and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel. So, which 2014 films snag spots on the Academy's shortlist and which film will win the 2015 Best Picture Oscar? Vote below and feel free to add other films you think might have a chance.

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Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton Birdman or, commonly referred to as Birdman, is a 2014 American black comedy-drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. It stars Michael ...more

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J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Miles Teller This film is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. Starring Miles Teller and J. K. Simmons, the ...more

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Oprah Winfrey, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr. Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and ...more

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voting closed at #4 Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and adapted by Gillian Flynn from her 2012 novel of the same name. It stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Set ...more

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Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane Boyhood is a 2014 American independent coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke. ...more

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voting closed at #7 Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction epic film directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The film ...more

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voting closed at #6 Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep Into the Woods is a 2014 American fantasy musical drama film directed by Rob Marshall, and adapted to the screen by James Lapine from his and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning Broadway ...more

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Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. An ordinary Lego minifigure (Chris Pratt) who finds himself being the only one ...more

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voting closed at #8 St. Vincent Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts

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Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong The Imitation Game is a 2014 historical thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum, with a screenplay by Graham Moore loosely based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. It ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Michiel Huisman, Laura Dern Wild is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, written by Nick Hornby, and based on Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Film Will Win the Best Picture Oscar in 2015?
voting closed at #14 aldous_42 added Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more

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voting closed at #9 ChloeFletcher added Life Itself is a 2014 American biographical documentary film about film critic Roger Ebert, directed by Steve James and produced by Zak Piper, Steve James and Garrett Basch. The film is based on ...more

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voting closed at #11 Dennis Haysbert, Tessa Thompson, Tyler James Williams Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Dear White People is a 2014 American satirical comedy-drama film written and directed by Justin Simien. The film focuses on black students attending a college in America and stars Tyler James ...more

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voting closed at #13 Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly Calvary is a 2014 Irish drama film written and directed by John Michael McDonagh. The film stars Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran and Isaach de ...more

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voting closed at #24 Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo Chef is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Jon Favreau. After a public altercation with a food critic, a professional chef (Jon Favreau) quits his job at a popular Los Angeles ...more

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voting closed at #25 Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton Nightcrawler is a 2014 American neo-noir thriller film written and directed by Dan Gilroy in his directorial debut. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal who starts shooting footage in Los Angeles and ...more

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voting closed at #16 Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones The Homesman is a 2014 American period drama film set in the 1850s midwest produced and directed by Tommy Lee Jones and co-written with Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver, based on the 1988 ...more

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Jamie Fox, Quvenzhan√© Wallis, Rose Byrne Annie is a 2014 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Will Gluck, based on the 1977 Broadway musical. A foster kid (Quvenzhané Wallis), who lives with her mean foster mom ...more

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voting closed at #23 Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern The Fault in Our Stars is a 2014 American romantic drama film directed by Josh Boone, based on the novel of the same name by John Green. The film stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat ...more

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James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is the collective title of three films written and directed by Ned Benson. The films star Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy, and is Benson's first feature film ...more

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voting closed at #29 Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial A Most Violent Year is a 2014 crime drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain with Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, and ...more

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voting closed at #12 Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer Get on Up is a 2014 American biographical drama film about the life of singer James Brown directed by Tate Taylor and written by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth. The film stars an ensemble cast ...more

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voting closed at #21 conniejiang2002 added Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd Divergent is a 2014 American science fiction action film directed by Neil Burger, based on the novel of the same name by Veronica Roth. The film is the first installment in The Divergent Series ...more

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voting closed at #15 Pride Andrew Scott, Bill Nighy, Dominic West