Movie Trivia: Oscar Buzz

by | Jan 31st, 2012 | 9:00AM | Filed under: Other Bits, Quizzes, Contests & Polls, Uncategorized


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The Academy Awards nominees were announced last week, so we thought we’d give you a challenge this week that recalls some Oscar excitement from years past.

The three actors below won Academy Awards for their leading roles. Can you name what their wins have in common?

Oscar winners

Three participants who answer the question correctly will be chosen by random drawing to each get a free one-day DVD rental.*  All entries will be published on Thursday, February 2 at 3 p.m. ET.

* Here’s the legal stuff the lawyers make us write out: Expires 10/28/2013. 1 code per transaction. 1 time use only. Valid only at kiosk for a 1-day DVD rental or a discount worth the same off a 1-day Blu-ray Disc® or video game rental. Your payment card (necessary for rental) will be charged any excess daily rental fee, plus applicable tax (except MD rental transactions for which additional tax is not charged) for the first night of rental, and the full daily rental fee for all items plus applicable tax (except MD rental transactions) for each day you do not return your items by 9:00 pm local time (at kiosk) after first rental night. Void where prohibited. Cannot be combined with other offers. Not redeemable online, via app, for prior rentals or for cash. Subject to cancellation/change.

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31 Responses to “Movie Trivia: Oscar Buzz”

  1. Katiria Santiago
    Posted on February 1, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    They all won best animated feature film.

  2. Katiria Santiago
    Posted on February 1, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    Can I please Win? Im first and only?

  3. KyungJun Han
    Posted on February 2, 2012 at 3:28 am

    They all won the Academy Awards – Best Actor/Actress for non-English-speaking performances.

  4. Josh C
    Posted on February 2, 2012 at 11:54 am

    They all won for non-English-speaking roles in foreign films.

  5. Redboxcare

    Posted on February 2, 2012 at 11:58 am


    We will post all the answers we’ve received after 3 p.m. ET. You’re entry will count just as much as anyone else’s, so you have a good shot at winning!

  6. Mark Mullicane
    Posted on February 2, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    All three winning actors are from foreign countries.