award shows 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the categories you can't believe the Academy Awards doesn't already have.

Is there anything greater than millionaires in bespoke haute couture ensembles giving one another gold statues? Nope! That’s why, every year, people across the world smush their faces against a television screen to watch the Academy Awards. It’s not enough to spend cold, hard cash to watch famous people pretend not to be famous, we need to see them win awards for it. For some reason, despite changing tastes, there are some must-have Oscar categories that haven’t been integrated into the ceremony. Once again it seems like it’s up to the riff raff to designate the new Oscars the world needs. It’s the will of the people these new Academy Awards categories come to pass.

There are some Academy Awards you won't believe don't exist. There are no awards, for instance, for best casting, title creation, or trailer, even though all those things play huge parts in the process and enjoyment of a film. The first step in rectifying Oscar categories is figuring out exactly what needs to be recognized at the Academy Awards. Creatives, by their very nature, are incredibly needy people, and the Academy should keep them all happy by bestowing as many trophies on them as possible, be they a sad Affleck brother or the person plastering a dead man’s face onto a stand in with creepy CGI. 

Add the Oscar category you'd love to see introduced in the comments below. 

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Best Ensemble Casting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Ensemble Casting

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Best Fight Choreography is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Fight Choreography

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Best Title Design is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Title Design

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Best Scene Filmed In A Single ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Scene Filmed In A Single Take

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Best Performance By A Comedic ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Performance By A Comedic Actor Who's Trying To Be Taken Seriously

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Best Trailer For A Film That D... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Trailer For A Film That Didn't Live Up To Expectations

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Best Actress Who’s Being Paid ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Actress Who’s Being Paid WAY Less Than Her Male Co-Star

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Best Netflix Original Producti... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Netflix Original Production

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Bravest Weight Gained For A Si... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Bravest Weight Gained For A Single Film

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Best Biopic About A Historical... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Biopic About A Historical Figure You Completely Forgot About

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The "Sorry About Crash"... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
The "Sorry About Crash" Retroactive Best Picture Award

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Best Use Of Expository Dialogu... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Use Of Expository Dialogue

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Best Product Integration (Brou... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Product Integration (Brought To You By GE)

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Least Intrusive Motion Capture is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Least Intrusive Motion Capture

The Best Disney Princesses

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Most Boring Celebrated Film is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Most Boring Celebrated Film

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Best Boston Accent By A Non Bo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Boston Accent By A Non Bostonian

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Most Believable CGI Face In A ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Most Believable CGI Face In A Beloved Science Fiction Franchise

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Best Screenplay About How Writ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Screenplay About How Writers Are The Real Heroes

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Saddest Affleck Brother is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Saddest Affleck Brother

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Best Use Of Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Use Of Mads Mikkelsen

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Least Realistic Computers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Least Realistic Computers

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Most In-Shape Boy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Most In-Shape Boy

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Least Regrettable Post Credits... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Least Regrettable Post Credits Sequence

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Best Shot Of A Disaffected Whi... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Shot Of A Disaffected White Guy Staring Out A Window

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Best Use Of Social Media As A ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Best Use Of Social Media As A Plot Point

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Jumpiest Parkour In A Film is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 25 Oscar Categories That Need To Exist
Jumpiest Parkour In A Film