The 86th annual Academy Awards are upon us this Sunday March 2nd and there’s lots of buzz about who should win and what the stars will be wearing.

Using our global monitoring system, which covers more than 85 thousand websites, Cision Portugal conducted a study to determine which of the movies nominated for Best Picture received the most media coverage throughout the year.

We monitored over 700 million English online news stories, and the results are in for Most Popular Movie in the Media:

And the winner is…

Graphic by Cision Portugal

Image courtesy of Cision Portugal

With more than 102,000 articles published, Gravity was the winner! Followed closely by 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle.

Which movies are you rooting for on Sunday? Let us know in the comments!

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