Top Ten Actors Mostly Likely to Win the Oscar for "Best Actor" at the 88th Academy Awards (2015)

The Top Ten Actors Mostly Likely to Win the Oscar for "Best Actor" at the 88th Academy Awards (2015)

Michael Keaton - "Birdman"
Steve Carrel - "Foxcatcher"
Eddie Redmayne - "Theory of Everything"
Benedict Cumberbatch - "The Imitation Game"

Best actor ever! Sherlock? Sherlock.

Jake Gyllenhaal - "Nightcrawler" Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor, known for his work in films like "Donnie Darko", "Brokeback Mountain", "Prisoners" and "Nightcrawler". He is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner. Jake and his sister Maggie have been ...read more.

I really would like to see him winning this Oscar, but still I think there were a few performances that were slightly better than this one.

Bradley Cooper - "American Sniper" Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three for acting and one for producing, and one Tony Award.
Ellar Coltrane - "Boyhood"
David Oyelowo, "Selma"

Lol my name is Selma

Ralph Fiennes - "The Grand Budapest Hotel" Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, director and producer. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. ...read more.
Channing Tatum - Foxcatcher Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor and dancer. Tatum made his film debut in the drama film Coach Carter.

The Contenders

Ben Affleck - "Gone Girl" Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Miles Teller - "Whiplash" Miles Alexander Teller is an American actor. An alumnus of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, he made his feature film debut in Rabbit Hole.
Matthew McConaughey - "Interstellar" Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, and went on to appear in films such as the slasher Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, the legal thriller A Time to Kill, Steven Spielberg's ...read more.
Bill Murray - "St. Vincent" William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live, for which he earned his first Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Tootsie, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Scrooged, What ...read more.
Timothy Spall - "Mr. Turner"
Joaquin Phoenix - "Inherent Vice"
Oscar Isaac - "A Most Violent Year"
John Lithgow - "Love is Strange"
Tom Hardy - "The Drop" Edward Thomas Hardy, CBE is an English actor and film producer. Originally a model, Hardy made his film debut in Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down.
Brad Pitt - "Fury"
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