Wolf of Wall Street most 'googled' movie among Oscar nominees

Wolf of Wall Street most 'googled' movie among Oscar nominees

'The Wolf of Wall Street', directed by noted filmmaker Martin Scorsese, has topped search trends on Google among the films nominated for this year's Oscar awards to be announced next month.

Golden Globe winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who played male lead in 'The Wolf of Wall Street', was the most searched actor among filmstars nominated for the Best Actor category in the 86th Academy Awards.

"Be it a film buff, movie critic or fashion fan everyone is awaiting the Oscars with bated breath. Each year, as the Academy Awards inches closer we see a major spike in search traffic related to the event," Google said in a release.

Viewers and users are seen searching for their favourite celebrities, most stylish look, colours etc, it added.

Among the Best Movie category, 'The Wolf of Wall Street' topped the search trends followed by 'American Hustle', 'Gravity', '12 Year a Slave and Captain Philips'.

Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Bruce Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the most searched actors who have been nominated in the Best Actor category, Google said.

Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock is leading the race in the Best Actress category on Google search trends, although Meryl Streep from 'The Iron Lady' in 2011 could well be a dark horse for this year's Academy Award, it said.

"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," the US-based firm added. 

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