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Poll: TIFF Award Winners that Became Oscar Nominees and Winners (1981-2015)

Toronto International Film Festival, which is considered to be the kick-off to the Oscar season, runs this year from September 8 - September 18, 2016. This very influential film festival has a great track record of highlighting movies that go on to be nominated for, or even winning, the Best Picture Academy Award. The following films have all won the TIFF People's Choice Award and then gone on to be Best Picture Oscar nominees or winners; which is your favorite?

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    Room (2015)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2015 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2016.
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    The Imitation Game (2014)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2014 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2015.
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    12 Years a Slave (2013)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2013 and won the Best Picture Oscar in 2014.
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    Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2012 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2013.
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    The King's Speech (2010)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2010 and won the Best Picture Oscar in 2011.
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    Precious (2009)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2009 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2010.
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    Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2008 and won the Best Picture Oscar in 2009.
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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 2000 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2001.
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    American Beauty (1999)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1999 and won the Best Picture Oscar in 2000.
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    Life Is Beautiful (1997)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1998 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 1999.
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    Shine (1996)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1996 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 1997.
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    Places in the Heart (1984)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1984 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 1985.
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    The Big Chill (1983)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1983 and was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 1984.
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    Chariots of Fire (1981)

    Won the TIFF People's Choice Award in 1981 and won the Best Picture Oscar in 1982.