Poll Results: Academy Awards

February 08, 2016, 3:16 PM UTC

These are the topline results of a YouGov/Huffington Post survey of 1000 US adults interviewed February 4-7, 2016 on the Academy Awards. The margin of error is 4.5%.

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If a movie wins an Oscar, would you be:
More likely to see it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
It wouldn’t affect how likely I am to see it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68%
Less likely to see it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

Do you think the Oscars:
Should include a "best comedy" category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67%
Should NOT include a "best comedy" category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%

If you could choose, would you like Hollywood to produce:
More films made by and starring racial minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26%
About the same number as it does now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%
Fewer films made by and starring racial minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%

Do you think Hollywood films do or do not provide an adequate number of roles for racial minorities?
They do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%
They do not . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%

Do you think Hollywood films more often:
Do a good job of portraying racial minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38%
Give into stereotypes when portraying racial minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%