Best of 2019, Vol. VII: Film Performances

50. Lily-Rose Depp, The King

49. Cate Blanchett / Kristen Wiig, Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

48. Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

47. Gong Li, Saturday Fiction

46. Matthew Rhys, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

45. Holliday Grainger, Animals / Tell It To The Bees

44. Tom Burke / Honor Swinton Byrne, The Souvenir

43. Julia Fox, Uncut Gems

42. Marianne Jean-Baptiste, In Fabric

41. Keira Knightley, The Aftermath / Official Secrets

40. Meryl Streep, The Laundromat / Little Women

39. Cast of Knives Out, Knives Out

38. Mary Kay Place, Diane

37. Antonio Banderas, Pain And Glory

36. Kaitlyn Dever / Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart

35. Renée Kathleen Zellweger, Judy

34. Timothée Chalamet, The King / Little Women

33. Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

32. Zazie Beetz, Joker / Lucy In The Sky / Seberg

31. Brad Pitt, Ad Astra / Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

30. Hong Chau / Sarah Gadon, American Woman

29. Mariko Tsutsui, A Girl Missing

28. Billy Crudup, After The Wedding / Where’d You Go Bernadatte

27. Octavia Spencer, Luce / MA

26. Susan Sarandon / Mia Wasikowska / Kate Winslet, Blackbird

25. Emily Beecham, Little Joe

24. Julianne Moore, After The Wedding / Gloria Bell

23. Kate McKinnon / Nicole Kidman / Margo Robbie, Bombshell

22. Eddie Murphy / Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dolemite Is My Name

21. Noah Jupe, Honey Boy

20. Charlize Theron, Bombshell / Long Shot

19. Roman Griffin Davis / Archie Yates, Jojo Rabbit

18. Eva Green, Proxima

17. Kelvin Harrison Jr. / Renée Elise Goldsberry / Taylor Russell, Waves

16. Awkwafina / Diana Lin / Zhao Shuzhen, The Farewell

15. Atsuko Maeda, To The Ends Of The Earth

14. Kathy Bates / Sam Rockwell / Paul Walter Hauser / Olivia Wilde, Richard Jewell

13. Sandra Hüller, Sibyl

12. Aisling Franciosi, The Nightingale

11. Michelle Williams, After The Wedding

10. Adèle Haenel / Noémie Merlant, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

9. Robert De Niro / Al Pacino / Joe Pesci, The Irishman

8. Cast of Parasite, Parasite

7. Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

6. Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

5. Florence Pugh, Fighting With My Family / Little Women / Midsommar

4. Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit / Marriage Story

3. Laura Dern, Little Women / Marriage Story

2. Adam Driver, The Dead Don’t Die / Marriage Story / The Report

1. Alfre Woodard, Clemency

Honorable Mentions: Alec Baldwin / Cherry Jones, Motherless Brooklyn; Dakota Johnson / Zack Gottsagen, Peanut Butter Falcon; Elle Fanning, Teen Spirit; Emma Thompson, Last Christmas / Late Night; Helen Mirren, The Good Liar; Jake Gyllenhaal / Zawe Ashton, Velvet Buzzsaw; Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose; Jillian Bell, Brittany Runs A Marathon; Lupita Nyong’o, US; Mark Ruffalo, Dark Waters; Natalie Portman, Lucy In The Sky; Penélope Cruz, Wasp Network; Regina Hall / Marsai Martin / Issa Rae, Little; Sonia Braga, Bacarau; Taraji P. Henson / Sam Rockwell, The Best Of Enemies; Tessa Thompson, Little Woods; Jamie Bell, Rocketman; Ian McKellen, All Is True / The Good Liar; Brandon Scott Jones, Isn’t It Romantic?; Selena Gomez, The Dead Don’t Die / A Rainy Day In New York; Chloë Stevens Sevigny, The Dead Don’t Die / Queen & Slim; Elizabeth Debicki, Vita & Virgina; Juan Barberini / Ramon Pujol, End Of The Century; Maxine Peake, Peterloo; Ralph Fiennes, The White Crow; Jimmie Fails / Jonathan Majors, The Last Black Man In San Francisco; Mame Bineta, Atlantics; Christian Bale, Ford vs. Ferrari; Emilia Clarke, Last Christmas; Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey; Jonathan Pryce / Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes

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JB