Lights... Cameras... Kick Off! The 2011 Best Picture Oscar nominees remade as football films

The great and the good of cinema will be heading to Hollywood tonight for the 2011 Oscars ceremony.

But what if this year's nominees for the coveted Best Picture award were remade as football films?

The King's Speech
Drama as King Kenny has to deliver an important half-time team-talk - but will anyone in the dressing room be able to understand him?

Toy Story 3
Sequel in which Sir Alex Ferguson has thrown all his toys out of the pram - again! - after a journalist at a pre-match press conference had the temerity to ask what he had for breakfast. Can the United boss round them back up in time for his post-match interview? (Not showing on BBC).

The Social Network
Robbie Savage and Rio Ferdinand are deadly rivals in the race to be crowned the kings of social media banter. Will Rio's Twitter Tekkers prevail, or will Sav's social silks win the day?

Inception
Psychodrama taking place within the dreams of a group of Manchester CIty fans who have fallen asleep while watching their side shut up shop at the Emirates.

The Fighter
Joey Barton is the plucky kid from the wrong side of the tracks who reaches the very top of his profession against all the odds - and beats up a lot of people on the way.

Black Swan
Graceful, balletic striker Didier Drogba undergoes a series of harrowing psychological traumas, to the point where he's unsure if he'll ever be able to stand on his feet again.

True Grit
David Sullivan and David Gold are two cowboys attempting to make a fast buck in the chaotic East End Olympic gold-rush. Can rugged lawmen Daniel Levy and Barry Hearne bring them to justice before it's too late?

The Kids Are All Right
Engaging comedy as Arsene Wenger sets out to win the Carling Cup with an Arsenal side comprised entirely of embryos and foetuses.

127 Hours
Alan Pardew becomes trapped inside St James' Park. Can he survive for longer the titular average life expectancy of a Newcastle manager?

Winter's Bone
Disaster movie in which Sepp Blatter embarks on an ambitious plan to play the 2026 World Cup in the arctic circle.

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