How To Make a Winning Oscar Movie? Music and Movies Feb 24, 2013 0 663 You want the Secret to winning an Oscar? Well Here are 7 Steps to get you there. With these 7 Secrets you will have an Oscar in no time. The Average Budget you will need is $41 Million Drama wins 52% of the time Make Sure you have an R Rating Try to use the Words King or Night in your title Get Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson Don’t Make it too long of a film Try to Make Something that Looks Like this.