Best Acting Performances of 2019

We had so many great performances this year, and these are the best of them.

The Top Ten

1 Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
2 Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon Time in Hollywood)

Nothing new. DiCaprio playing DiCaprio for the umpteenth time. - Tia-Harribel

3 Taron Edgerton (Rocketman)
4 Bill Nighy (Detective Pikachu)
5 Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart)
6 Brie Larson (Captain Marvel)
7 Michael Keaton (Dumbo)
8 Jonathan Majors (The Last Black Man in San Francisco)
9 Robert de Niro (Joker)
10 James McAvoy (Glass)

The Contenders

11 Ken Watanabe (Detective Pikachu)
12 Robert Downey Jr. (Avengers: Endgame)
13 Zac Efron (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile)
14 Angelina Jolie (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil)
15 Justice Smith (Detective Pikachu)
16 Michael Fassbender (Dark Phoenix)
17 Jamie Bell (Skin)
18 Viveik Kalra (Blinded by the Light)
19 Robert de Niro - The Irishman
20 Brad Pitt - Ad Astra
21 Sophie Turner (Captain Marvel)
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Top Remixes

1. Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
2. Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon Time in Hollywood)
3. Taron Edgerton (Rocketman)
1. Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
2. Bill Nighy (Detective Pikachu)
3. Brie Larson (Captain Marvel)


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