The 3rd Annual Flickcharters’ Choice Awards Winners!

15 Mar
2014

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2013 was a huge year for great films – everything from instant classic historical biopics, to pushing the boundaries of what film and storytelling in general can do. For the third year in a row, Flickcharters voted for their favorites in a myriad of categories, celebrating the past year in film. The nominees were diverse – showcasing the best, the brightest, and in some cases, the worst that 2013 had to offer. Now, after the Globes and the Oscars are a recent memory, and after all of our votes have been tallied, here are your winners for the 3rd Annual Flickcharters’ Choice Awards!

Best Foreign Language Film

The Act of Killing
Ernest & Celestine
The Hunt
Kon-Tiki
The Past

And The Winner Is…

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Winning by only one vote, The Act of Killing narrowly beat The Hunt in one of the closest contests of the year with 46.8% of the vote. Meanwhile Oscar-nominee Ernest and Celestine became the only nominee in any category in any year to not even receive a vote.

The Act of Killing46.8%
The Hunt44.7%
Kon-Tiki6.4%
The Past - 2.1%
Ernest and Celestine0%

 

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Best Documentary Film

The Act of Killing
Blackfish
Room 237
Stories We Tell
Twenty Feet From Stardom

 

And The Winner Is…

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Becoming the first documentary to win more than one award, The Act of Killing once again takes the lead with 38.5% of the vote, while this year’s Oscar winner in best documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom comes in last place.

The Act of Killing - 38.5%
Blackfish26.9%
Room 237 – 21.2%
Stories We Tell – 9.6%
Twenty Feet From Stardom – 3.8%

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Best Animated Film

The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Epic
Frozen
Monsters University

And The Winner Is…

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 With one of the largest leads of the year, no surprise since it’s also one of the biggest films of the year, Frozen destroyed all other nominees with 62.5% of the votes, over twice as many votes as second place Monsters University received.

Frozen – 62.5%
Monsters University - 26.8%
The Croods – 5.4%
Despicable Me 2 - 3.6%
Epic – 1.8%

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Worst Film of 2013

After Earth
A Good Day to Die Hard
Movie 43
Oz the Great and Powerful
The Purge

And The Winner Is…

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Movie 43 almost earned that percentage of the vote with 42.3% of people saying it was the worst film they’ve seen this year. Not even M. Night Shyamalan, John McClane, Sam Raimi or Ethan Hawke horror could come close.

Movie 43 - 42.3%
A Good Day to Die Hard – 19.2%
After Earth - 15.4%
Oz the Great and Powerful – 11.5%
The Purge – 11.5%

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Most Anticipated Film of 2014

Godzilla
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy
Interstellar
X-Men: Days of Future Past

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And The Winner Is…

Considering that nominees included the resurrection of a Japanese legend, a new Marvel franchise, a combination of X-Men franchises and the latest Christopher Nolan film, it’s sort of surprising the winner that the winner by a significant margin was Wes Anderson’s eighth film The Grand Budapest Hotel with 29.4% of the vote.

The Grand Budapest Hotel – 29.4%
Interstellar – 20.6%
X-Men: Days of Future Past – 19.1%
Guardians of the Galaxy – 17.6%
Godzilla – 13.2%

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Best Underranked Film

The Act of Killing
Frances Ha
Nebraska
Short Term 12
The Spectacular Now

And The Winner Is…

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These five nominees represent some great independent and lesser known films of 2013, yet it was the most successful and only Oscar nominee here for best picture, Nebraska, that ended up taking the prize with 32.1% of all votes.

Nebraska - 32.1%
The Spectacular Now - 20.8%
Frances Ha – 18.9%
Short Term 12 – 15.1%
The Act of Killing – 13.2%

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Most Underrated Film

The History of Future Folk
The Hunt
Jack the Giant Slayer
Prisoners
Short Term 12

And The Winner Is…

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Much like Nebraska, the most successful of the five nominees for most underrated film wins easily, with the consensus saying Prisoners deserves more credit than it received winning with 45.6% of votes.

Prisoners - 45.6%
Short Term 12 – 22.8%
The Hunt – 19.3%
Jack the Giant Slayer – 10.5%
The History of Future Folk – 1.8%

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Most Overrated Film

American Hustle
Gravity
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Man of Steel
Pacific Rim

And The Winner Is…

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The only film nominated for most anticipated film of 2012 to also make the most overrated film of 2013 nominees, Man of Steel becomes the most overrated film of 2013 with 32.3% of votes. Oh what a different a year makes.

Man of Steel - 32.3%
Gravity – 20%
American Hustle – 16.9%
Pacific Rim – 16.9%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – 13.8%

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Most Disappointing Film

American Hustle
Elysium
Man of Steel
Star Trek Into Darkness
The World’s End

And The Winner Is…

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Poor Superman is dominating the negative categories as Man of Steel “wins” most disappointing film of 2013 with 36.1% of votes.

Man of Steel - 36.1%
Elysium – 27.9%
Star Trek Into Darkness – 18%
American Hustle – 9.8%
The World’s End – 8.2%

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Most Surprising Film

Drinking Buddies
Prisoners
This is the End
World War Z
You’re Next

And The Winner Is…

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Prisoners comes out on top once again, surprising 34.9% of voters enough to give it the win.

Prisoners - 34.9%
This is the End – 28.6%
World War Z - 15.9%
Drinking Buddies – 11.1%
You’re Next - 9.5%

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Best Writing

Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater, Before Midnight
Spike Jonze, Her
Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, The World’s End
Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street

And The Winner Is…

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Clearly Flickcharters had an influence on the Oscar winners this year, as Spike Jonze wins here for Her with 39.1% of votes.

Spike Jonze, Her – 39.1%
Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, The World’s End – 21.9%
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater, Before Midnight – 14.1%
Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis – 12.5%
Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street – 12.5%

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Best Directing

Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Spike Jonze, Her
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

And The Winner Is…

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A front-runner from the very beginning and receiving more single votes than any other nominee in any category this year, Alfonso Cuaron easily wins best directing for his phenomenal work in Gravity with 44.9% of votes.

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity – 44.9%
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street – 21.7%
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave – 14.5%
Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis – 10.1%
Spike Jonze, Her – 8.7%

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Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams, Her
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
June Squibb, Nebraska

And The Winner Is…

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Also dominating this category with 43.5% of votes, Lupita Nyong’o for her first film role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave.

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave - 43.5%
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle – 27.4%
Amy Adams, Her – 14.5%
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine – 8.1%
June Squibb, Nebraska – 6.5%

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Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
James Franco, Spring Breakers
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

And The Winner Is…

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Following what the Oscars did again, Jared Leto also easily wins with 35.5% of the votes for Dallas Buyers Club.

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club35.5%
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave - 22.6%
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips - 19.4%
James Franco, Spring Breakers – 14.5%
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street – 8.1%

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Best Actress

Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

And The Winner Is…

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Beating Sandra Bullock by only a few votes, Cate Blanchett earns best actress of 2013 with 35.5% of votes for Blue Jasmine.

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine - 35.5%
Sandra Bullock, Gravity - 30.6%
Amy Adams, American Hustle – 21%
Julie Delpy, Before Midnight - 8.1%
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha – 4.8%

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Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Oscar Isaacs, Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix, Her

And The Winner Is…

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Jeez, about time you guys differ from the Oscars! While Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey wasn’t even nominated, you guys gave it to another top Oscar nominee, Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street, winning with 33.8% of votes.

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street – 33.8%
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips – 24.6%
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave - 16.9%
Joaquin Phoenix, Her - 13.8%
Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis – 10.8%

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Best Overall Cast

American Hustle
This is the End
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
The World’s End

And The Winner Is…

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With an incredible cast that includes Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle easily takes away best overall cast with 37.9% of votes.

American Hustle – 37.9%
The World’s End – 21.2%
This is the End – 15.2%
The Wolf of Wall Street - 13.6%
12 Years a Slave – 12.1%

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2013 Outstanding Achievement in Film

Amy Adams (Man of Steel, Her, American Hustle)
Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)
Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness, 12 Years a Slave, The Fifth Estate, August: Osage County, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug)
Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, American Hustle)
Matthew McConaughey (Mud, Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street)

And The Winner Is…

 Matthew McConaughey

Since we are in the middle of the McConaughissance, Matthew McConaughey gets over half of the votes with 50.7% for a great year with roles in Mud, Dallas Buyers Club and The Wolf of Wall Street.

Matthew McConaughey – 50.7%
Alfonso Cuaron – 20.3%
Benedict Cumberbatch – 15.9%
Amy Adams – 10.1%
Jennifer Lawrence – 2.9%

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Best Scene

The News Team Fight, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The Infirmary Scene, Captain Phillips
Opening Scene, Gravity
The Lemmon Quaaludes Scene, The Wolf of Wall Street
The Pub Fight, The World’s End

And The Winner Is…

GRAVITY

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IT’S A TIE! These two went back and forth but in the end both Gravity and The Wolf of Wall Street both received 30.8% of the votes to give us the only tie this year.

Opening Scene, Gravity – 30.8%
The Lemmon Quaaludes Scene, The Wolf of Wall Street – 30.8%
The Pub Fight, The World’s End - 20%
The News Team Fight, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - 9.2%
The Infirmary Scene, Captain Phillips – 9.2%

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Best Picture of 2013 

Gravity
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

And The Winner Is…

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The first year, Drive won best picture.

Last year it was Django Unchained.

Joining these films to become the best picture of 2013 is… Gravity!

Gravity gets 30% of the vote, with Her coming close behind with 22.9% and the Inside Llewyn Davis, 12 Years a Slave and The Wolf of Wall Street all tying for third with 15.7% each.

Gravity – 30%
Her – 22.9%
Inside Llewyn Davis – 15.7%
12 Years a Slave - 15.7%
The Wolf of Wall Street - 15.7%

Those are your winners for the 3rd Annual Flickcharters’ Choice Awards! Leading the pack with three wins is your best picture winner Gravity, with The Act of Killing, American Hustle, Man of Steel, Prisoners and The Wolf of Wall Street each earning two wins a piece.

Now start watching some 2014 films to get your nominees ready for next year!

  • Derek Armstrong

    McConnaughissance … brilliant.

    Well done, Ross, and thanks for your efforts.

  • http://nevermindpopfilm.blogspot.com/ Colin Biggs

    So glad to see Prisoners get some recognition somewhere. Great movie.

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    Love Leo but I felt everyone of those actors deserved it over him, the biggest problem with Leo is he gives a consistent steak of outstanding performances but he is always giving a 10 out of 10 when someone is giving an 11 out of 10. And I just feel those other performers gave an 11 out of 10 performance. hope he eventually wins an Oscar though.

  • rjclark

    im a big fan and user of flickchart but i wish i had heard about this. . i’ve been a user for 2 years but never heard of voting for this. I never seen or heard anything about this on the cite Id love to hear about it next year and be able to vote