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Posted at 3:00 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Oscars 2011: The Best Picture nominees, brought to you by young children

By Jen Chaney

Academy voters: Do not -- I repeat, do not -- decide which film deserves the Oscar for Best Picture until you watch the videos below. Because you haven't fully processed the meaning behind the nominated films until you've seen them summarized in clips (courtesy of AOL) that star little kids.

"The Social Network," for example, takes on a very different tone when children play the lead roles. Although, as these elementary schoolers point out, it still remains the smartest movie ever.

"Black Swan"? Also very different with a more youthful cast:

Check out the kid versions of "The King's Speech" and "The Fighter" after the jump.

"The King's Speech," kid version:

And "The Fighter," minus the crack but still complete with unintelligible Boston accents.

By Jen Chaney  | January 31, 2011; 3:00 PM ET
Categories:  Awards Season, Movies, Pop Culture, Viral Video  
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