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Bookmakers 03 dec 2023 at 09:02

"Barbie" or "Oppenheimer." Who will win the Oscar for Best Picture?

Dean Hall
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"Barbie" or "Oppenheimer." Who will win the Oscar for Best Picture?

The nominees for the "Oscar 2024" will be announced on January 23, and the voting by the members of the Academy will take place from February 22 to 27.

The Academy Awards ceremony will be held on March 10, 2024, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Experts will determine the best films, actors, and actresses in 23 main categories.

In the Best Picture category, bookmakers highlight five main films, but all agree that the primary favorite to win in this category is Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer." The three-hour film about the creator of the atomic bomb, starring Killian Murphy, has the highest odds. Specifically, you can bet on the success of "Oppenheimer" in this category with odds of 1.8.

Next is "Killers of the Flower Moon." In Martin Scorsese's crime drama featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, the plot revolves around an FBI investigation in Oklahoma in the 1920s. The success of this film is rated with odds of 3, and closing the top three favorites is the comedy "Poor Unfortunates" with odds of 7.5. Interestingly, the highest-grossing film of 2023, "Barbie," ranks only eighth among the main favorites.

The top 5 looks like this:

  • "Oppenheimer" - 1.8
  • "Killers of the Flower Moon" - 3
  • "Poor Unfortunates" - 7.5
  • "American Fiction" - 9
  • "Left Behind" - 11
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