Oscar 'winners': Google unveils all you ever wanted to know

Written by FE Online | Updated: Feb 24 2014, 20:44pm hrs
GoogleGoogle has analysed the top category nominees and trends basis top searches on the search engine. Reuters
Be it a film buff, movie critic or a fashion fan everyone is awaiting the Oscars with bated breath and coming to their aid, cutting through the uncertainty, are Google trends, showing what the traffic is focussed on, thereby giving an inkling of how the possibilities may actually play out.

On Google, users are searching for their favourite celebrities, most stylish look, colours and more. Google has analysed the top category nominees and trends basis top searches on the search engine. Here's a look at the Oscar nominees and moments that captured the world's imagination and brought people to Google Search.

Search Trends on Oscars (Worldwide):

BEST MOVIE- Directed by American Film Director Martin Scorsese -The Wolf of Wall Street released few weeks ahead of the New Year has gained much interest from the viewers across the world and has topped the Search charts in this category.

1. The Wolf of Wall Street

2. American Hustle

3. Gravity

4. 12 Year a Slave

5. Captain Philips

6. HER

7. Philomena

8. Dallas Buyers Club

9. Nebraska Movie

BEST ACTOR- Winner of Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and Academy Award nominee American Actor and Film producer Leonardo DiCaprio is the most popular nominee in the race for Best Actor for the coming Academy Awards.

1. Leonardo DiCaprio

2. Matthew McConaughey

3. Christian Bale

4. Bruce Dern

5. Chiwetel Ejiofor

BEST ACTRESS- Academy Award Winner Sandra Bullock is leading the race in the Best Actress Category, although Meryl Streep from The Iron Lady in 2011 could well be a dark horse for this years Academy Award.

1. Sandra Bullock

2. Amy Adams

3. Meryl Streep

4. Cate Blanchett

5. Judi Dench

ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE- Jared Leto from Dallas Buyers Club directed by Jean-Marc Valle is the most searched Oscar nominee to be announced next week.

1. Jared Leto

2. Jonah Hill

3. Bradley Cooper

4. Michael Fassbender

5. Barkhad Abdi

ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE: If Google Search trends are something to go by, Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle could well be honoured with Academy Award for Actress in supporting role.

1. Jennifer Lawrence

2. Julia Roberts

3. Lupita Nyongo

4. Sally Hawkins

5. June Squibb

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM- After winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Frozen directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee is all set to be crowned with Academy Awards in its Category.

1. Frozen

2. Despicable Me 2

3. The Croods

4. The Wind Rises

5. Ernest and Celestine

For Nomination Category on Best Visual Effects and Music, I would suggest that we go by Youtube Search Trends which makes better sense in these categories.

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE- Released in 2012, BAFTA winner and a hard hitting documentary feature The Act of Killing directed by Christine Cynn, Joshua Oppenheimer seems to be peoples choice for the Academy Award in this category.

1. The Act of Killing

2. 20 feet from Stardom

3. Dirty Wars

4. Cutie and the Boxer

5. The Square

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM- Winner of the Golden Globe Award, 2013 Italian film The Great Beauty (Italian: La Grande Bellezza) directed by Paolo Sorrentino seems to be the favorite nominee for Best Foreign language film.

1. The Great Beauty

2. The Hunt

3. The Broken Circle Breakdown

4. The Missing Picture

5. Omar

BEST MUSIC (Original Score)- Elegant, intimate score presented in The Book Thief by John Williams is the most preferred choice for this category of Awards to be announced during Academy Awards 2014.

1. The Book Thief- John Williams

2. Gravity- Steven Price

3. Her- William Butler and Owen Pallett

4. Philomena- Alexandre Desplat

5. Saving Mr. Banks- Thomas Newman

BEST MUSIC (Original Song)- "Ordinary Love" song by rock band U2 honour Nelson Mandela from the biography film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is most likely to be rewarded with this year Academy Award for Best Music Original Song.

1. "Ordinary Love" from MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

2. "Let It Go" from FROZEN

3. "The Moon Song" from HER

4. "Happy" from DESPICABLE ME 2

ANIMATED SHORT FILM- Animated movie Get a Horse (2013) and Room on the Broom (2012) have seen close competition and it should not be a surprise if one of these get their hand on this Award during the Academy Awards Ceremony.

1. Feral

2. Get a Horse!

3. Mr. Hublot

4. Possessions

5. Room on the Broom


The most searched Oscar Host was Hugh Jackman (2009) followed by Anne Hathaway (2010) and Ellen DeGeneres (2014) and James Franco (2010). Other hosts such as Seth MacFarlene (2013) and Billy Crystal (2012) were searched the least.

Oscar fashion trends

When it comes to Hollywood glitz and glamour, the Oscars never disappoints -- from glittery, slinky dresses to dramatic haute-couture, the Academy Awards is where it's at.

It's also an opportunity see some of the upcoming season's hottest trends at Oscars.

POPULAR GOWNS Amongst last years popular gowns Prada column gown, Alexander McQueen gown, Louis Vuitton gown, Armani Priv gown, Versace gown, H&M gown, Roberto Cavalli gown, Alexis Mabille gown, Miu Miu gown etc.. we can see Alexander McQueen gown followed by Versace gown followed by H&M gown as the most popular gowns this year


Christian Dior Spring, Elle Saab Couture spring, Valentino Couture Spring, Jaun Carlos Obando Fall, Prabal Gurung Fall, Vera Wang Fall, Armani Prive Spring are some of the most predicted dresses for this Oscar. Valentinos dresses are number one on Google search this Oscars.


Brights and nudes are making noise this season while pastels and shimmer is not that popular

The most searched colors for outfits for the Oscars were black followed by red, white, blue and pink.


Lace on dresses seems to be really popular followed by embroidery, leopard print and beading