THE TOP 12 CONTENDERS FOR THE ACTING CATEGORIES OF 2010

Before I post the next best picture profile, I decided to post the top 12 actors/actresses battling for the five slots on each acting categories.This stands as my predictions on the following races.

Please comment about this year’s contenders and competitions !

(Photos of actors/actresses arranged on their chances of getting a nomination, click photos to enlarge.)

Best Lead Actor

Colin Firth (The King’s Speech)

James Franco (127 Hours)

Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)

Robert Duvall (Get Low)

Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter)

Ryan Gosling (Blue Valentine)

Jeff Bridges (True Grit)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Shutter Island)

Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception)

Paul Giamatti (Barney’s Version)

Javier Bardem (Biutiful)

Stephen Dorff (Somewhere)

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Best Lead Actress

Natalie Portman (Black Swan)

Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right)

Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone)

Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole)

Lesley Manville (Another Year)

Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine)

Julianne Moore (The Kids Are All Right)

Hilary Swank (Conviction)

Anne Hathaway (Love and Other Drugs)

Tilda Swinton (I Am Love)

Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham)

Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)

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Best Supporting Actor

Christian Bale (The Fighter)

Geoffrey Rush (The King’s Speech)

Andrew Garfield (The Social Network)

Jeremy Renner (The Town)

Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)

Bill Murray (Get Low)

John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone)

Justin Timberlake (The Social Network)

Armie Hammer (The Social Network)

Ed Harris (The Way Back)

Sam Rockwell (Conviction)

Michael Douglas (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps)

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Best Supporting Actress


Helena Bonham-Carter (The King’s Speech)

Amy Adams (The Fighter)

Melissa Leo (The Fighter)

Mila Kunis (Black Swan)

Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)

Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit)

Diane Weist (Rabbit Hole)

Miranda Richardson (Made in Dagenham)

Barbara Hershey (Black Swan)

Marion Cotillard (Inception)

Rosamund Pike (Made in Dagenham)

Sissy Spacek (Get Low)

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Who’s your bet? Is your favorite actor here? What do you think about them? Oh, and by the way, Happy Holidays from The Final Oscar!

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8 thoughts on “THE TOP 12 CONTENDERS FOR THE ACTING CATEGORIES OF 2010

  1. For lead I have seen both of DiCaprio’s performances which were both good, although the characters were strikingly similar with their martial problems. He probably will not be nominated and unfortunately Jesse Eisenberg will be who si the only other one I have seen.

    Lead Actress I have only seen Portman who certainly was something.

    In supporting actress I think Mila Kunis has more of chance than Hershey. I did think Hershey gave the better performance though. I thought Cotillard was fine.

    In supporting actor I thought Garfield will be rather deserving of a nomination or a win, Hammer I thought gave a suitable performance, but Timberlake I thought was just bad.

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  2. I saw Portman who is great. Kunis will probably get in, but I think it’s a little odd to nominate her. Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t deserve a nomination, but she’ll get in anyway. I have to rewatch The Kids Are Alright, so I can’t say which one I prefer, but I’m hoping Moore can make i.

    Hailee Steinfeld does not deserve a nomination, and I don’t think she will.

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