Favorite Young Perfomance in a Movie

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21 Macaulay Culkin - Home Alone
22 Dakota Fanning - Hide and Seek Dakota Fanning - Hide and Seek Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress and model. At age seven, her performance in the 2001 film I Am Sam earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in history.
23 George MacKay - Sunshine on Leith George MacKay - Sunshine on Leith George MacKay is a British actor best known for his role as Davy Henshaw in the 2013 musical film Sunshine on Leith (which featured songs from The Proclaimers)
24 Asa Butterfield - Hugo
25 Chloë Grace Moretz - Kick-Ass Chloë Grace Moretz - Kick-Ass Chloë Grace Moretz is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2004 at the age of seven, and her first award nomination came the following year for The Amityville Horror.
26 Jason Schwartzman - Rushmore
27 Wil Wheaton - Stand by Me Wil Wheaton - Stand by Me
28 Abigail Breslin - Little Miss Sunshine Abigail Breslin - Little Miss Sunshine
29 Tatum O'Neal - The Bad News Bears
30 Linda Blair - The Exorcist Linda Blair - The Exorcist

She was very frightening in The Exorcist. She almost made it seem as though she was the devil. And HELLO, she was nominated for an oscar for this role! - nallimcamybloc

31 Nicholas Hammond - The Sound of Music
32 Kerri Green - Lucas

Kerri Green's performance in Lucas is amazing. It's unfortunately overlooked because most people only acknowledge Corey Haim's performance. I'm surprised she never became a bigger star than she did because she can clearly act.

33 Jodie Foster - The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Jodie Foster - The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, director and producer who has worked in films and on television. She has often been cited as one of the best actresses of her generation.
34 Jamie Lee Curtis - Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis - Halloween
35 Jaden Smith - The Karate Kid
36 Anne Hathaway - The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway - The Princess Diaries Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress and singer. Born in Brooklyn, New York and brought up in Millburn, New Jersey, Hathaway was inspired to act by her mother and as a high school student, was nominated for the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for Best Performance by a High School Actress ...read more.

I love Anne Hathaway because she is SO GOOD at acting! Oh, by the way, Anne, I love your haircut. It's looks so cute! - taylorswift24878

37 Jodie Foster - Taxi Driver
38 Lindsay Lohan - The Parent Trap Lindsay Lohan - The Parent Trap Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.
39 Dakota Fanning - War Of The Worlds Dakota Fanning - War Of The Worlds Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress and model. At age seven, her performance in the 2001 film I Am Sam earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in history.
40 Ricky Schroder - The Champ
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1. George MacKay - Sunshine on Leith
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3. Jack O' Connell - Starred Up
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1. Henry Thomas - E.T.
2. Daniel Radcliffe - Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets
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