And Canada says the Oscar goes to….

Will Hugo take best picture? Will Brad Pitt claim best actor? If search is any indication of who the highly coveted golden statues will go to, then Google insights reveals your winners! The results they’ve gathered shines the spotlight on the people and pictures that Canadians are searching for the most on Google, leading up to this red carpet event. If the results below are Canada’s predictions for Oscar winners, we will have to wait until Sunday evening to find out if we were on the mark. But these are the celebrities and flicks currently on the top of our minds north of the border. ~Sonia Prashar

The Awards/ Nominees

• In Canada over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best picture nominees are:
1. Hugo
2. The Help
3. The Artist

• In Canada over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best actor nominees are:
1. Brad Pitt
2. George Clooney
3. Jean Dujardin

• In Canada over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best actress nominees are:
1. Rooney Mara
2. Meryl Streep
3. Michelle Williams

• In Canada over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best supporting actor nominees are:
1. Jonah Hill
2. Christopher Plummer
3. Nick Nolte

• In Canada over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best supporting actress nominees are:
1. Melissa McCarthy
2. Jessica Chastain
3. Octavia Spencer

• In the U.S. over the past 30 days, the top three most searched best director nominees are:
1. Woody Allen
2. Martin Scorsese

Canada vs. U.S. Search Stats

General
• Search for [Oscars] is 18% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.

Best Picture Nominees
• Search for [Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close] is 27% higher Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [War Horse] is 80% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Midnight in Paris] is 43% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Moneyball] is 20% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.

Best Actor Nominees
• Search for [Jean Dujardin] is 70% higher in in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Jonah Hill] is 15% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.

Best Actress Nominees
• Search for [Glenn Close] is 23% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Viola Davis] is 46% higher in the US than in Canada over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Rooney Mara] is 29% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Bérénice Bejo] is 73% higher US than in Canada over the last 30 days

Supporting Actress Nominees
• Search for [Melissa Mccarthy] is 14% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.

Best Director Nominees
• Search for [Martin Scorsese] is 69% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.
• Search for [Woody Allen] is 18% higher in Canada than the US over the last 30 days.

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Comments & Discussion

  1. Daniel H • February 23, 2012 @ 5:40 PM

    ?

  2. Anonymous • February 24, 2012 @ 11:49 AM

    Aren’t people bored of Brad Pitt and George Clooney yet? I hope they both lose!

  3. James • February 24, 2012 @ 6:36 PM

    @ Anonymous :: They’re both great actors.

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