When a few actors and actresses walk up the stairs to accept their Oscar they’ll most likely thank their families, co-stars and possibly even God. Still, there are a few Hollywood heavyweights who get thanked by winners even more than the man upstairs.

According to a study by Vocativ who analyzed all 1,396 Academy Award acceptance speeches, Steven Spielberg has been thanked 42 times compared to God, who was mentioned in only 19 speeches.

Spielberg’s Oscar-winning films include Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, Jaws, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park among others.

Also, actors and actresses thanked “the Academy” 43 percent of the time. The stars thanked their parents a mere 28 percent of the time.

Here’s the full list of Hollywood directors and producers who all beat out God for Oscar speech mentions:

1. Steven Spielberg (thanked 42 times)

2. Harvey Weinstein (thanked 34 times)

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3. James Cameron (thanked 28 times)

4. George Lucas (thanked 23 times)

5. Peter Jackson (thanked 22 times)

God ranked sixth.

The Academy Awards airs on Nine in Australia today 12:30pm and 8:30pm (repeat).

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