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Oscars: Digital Spy readers pick 'Les Mis', Jennifer Lawrence for wins

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Les Misérables has been voted the most deserving 'Best Picture' winner by Digital Spy readers.

Tom Hooper's adaptation of the beloved musical came top in our recent Academy Awards poll with 45.1% of the vote, easily beating its nearest contender Argo, which scored 14.3%.

Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook


Jennifer Lawrence won the 'Best Actress' poll in a landslide for her performance as an unstable young widow in Silver Linings Playbook, with 62.8% of readers voting for her as the deserving winner.

Meanwhile, Daniel Day-Lewis's turn in Lincoln narrowly beat out Hugh Jackman's lead performance in Les Misérables to secure the 'Best Actor' vote, with the stars earning 30.4% and 28.5% respectively.

Day-Lewis picked up the BAFTA award for his performance two weeks ago, while Lawrence was beaten by fellow Oscar nominee Emmanuelle Riva for her performance in Michael Haneke's Amour.

The full results are as follows:

Best Picture (4,681 votes)
Les Misérables - 45.1%
Argo - 14.3%
Django Unchained - 9.2%
Silver Linings Playbook - 8.6%
Life of Pi - 8.4%
Lincoln - 7.3%
Zero Dark Thirty - 4.0%
Beasts of the Southern Wild - 1.7%
Amour - 1.3%

Daniel Day-Lewis teams with Steven Spielberg for a biopic on US President Abraham Lincoln.


Best Actress (4,421 votes)
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) - 62.8%
Naomi Watts (The Impossible) - 14.3%
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) - 10.3%
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour) - 6.9%
Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) - 5.7%

Best Actor (2,081 votes)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) - 30.4%
Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables) - 28.5%
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) - 23.8%
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) - 11.5%
Denzel Washington (Flight) - 5.8%

The 85th Academy Awards take place this Sunday (February 24) at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast on Sky Movies in the UK.

Watch Digital Spy's predictions for the 2013 Academy Awards below:

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