The Short Oscar Season Was Tough for Hollywood, but Good for Box Office

Best Picture favorites “1917” and “Parasite” were able to take advantage of the faster countdown to Oscar Sunday

With the historic victory of “Parasite” at the Oscars on Sunday, the book has been closed on the most compressed awards season ever. But while it is unlikely that the Academy will have the Oscars this early again, several films took advantage of the shortened run to Hollywood’s biggest night and, as a result, find box office success.

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com