Friday, July 8, 2011

84th Oscar Lead Actor Updates (2011-2012 Awards Season) (7/8/11)

Here are today’s rankings for the 84th Oscar Lead Actor race, with previous ranking shown in parenthesis after each entry.

1. Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar (Predicted Winner) (previous rank 1)
2. Ryan Gosling in The Ides of March (previous rank 2)
3. Michael Fassbender in A Dangerous Method (previous rank 3)
4. George Clooney in The Descendants (previous rank 7)
5. Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (previous rank 5)

6. Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 50/50 (previous rank 11)
7. Jean Dujardin in The Artist (New)
8. Antonio Banderas in La Piel Que Habito (The Skin That I Inhabit) (previous rank 4)
9. Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary (previous rank 8)
10. Brad Pitt in Moneyball (previous rank 22)
11. Michael Shannon in Take Shelter (previous rank 17)
12. John C. Reilly in Carnage (previously listed in 85th Oscar race, rank 7)
13. Matt Damon in We Bought A Zoo (previous rank 15)
14. Sam Riley in On The Road (previous rank 10)
15. Anton Yelchin in Like Crazy (previous rank 13)
16. Woody Harrelson in Rampart (previous rank 25)
17. Tahar Rahim in Black Gold (previous rank 12)
18. Daniel Craig in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (New)
19. Ewan McGregor in Beginners (previous rank 14)
20. Brad Pitt in The Tree Of Life (if he is pushed lead) (previous rank 6)
21. Thomas Horn in Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close (previously listed in 85th Oscar race, rank 18)
22. Evan Ross in Mooz-lum (previous rank 9)
23. Matt Damon in Contagion (previous rank 33)
24. Jeremy Irvine in War Horse (previous rank 32)
25. Hunter McCracken in The Tree Of Life (previously listed as supporting, rank 28)
26. Michael Fassbender in Shame (previous rank 27)
27. Ralph Feinnes in Coriolanus (previous rank 34)
28. Demian Bichir in A Better Life (New)
29. Paul Giamatti in Win Win (previous rank 30)
30. Anthony Mackie in Bolden! (previous rank 21)
31. David Hyde Pierce in The Perfect Host (New)
32. Tobey Maguire in The Details (previous rank 20)
33. Cuba Gooding Jr. in Red Tails (previous rank 16)
34. Ryan Gosling in Drive (New)
35. Tom Hardy in Warrior (New)
36. Asa Butterfield in Hugo (New)
37. Eddie Redmayne in My Week With Marilyn (New)
38. Sean Penn in This Must Be The Place (previous rank 19)
39. Peter Mullan in Tyrannosaur (previous rank 31)
40. Luis Tosar in Tambien La Lluvia (Even The Rain) (previous rank 26)
41. James McAvoy in The Conspirator (previous rank 35)
42. Omari Hardwick in I Will Follow (previous rank 18)
43. Dominic Cooper in The Devil’s Double (previous rank 36)
44. James D’Arcy in W.E. (New)
45. Jim Sturgess in One Day (New)
46. Goran Kostic in In The Land Of Blood And Honey (New)
47. James Franco in Maladies (New)
48. Paul Rudd in Our Idiot Brother (New)
49. Steve Carell in Crazy Stupid Love (New)
50. Owen Wilson in Midnight In Paris (New)

As always, check the Tracker Pages in the upper right hand corner of this blog for the most updated predictions in all categories!
See Lead Actor predictions for other years HERE
Or check out the Lead Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress predictions.
See predictions for other categories at the 84th Oscars HERE.
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  1. Just if you are interestet, my new update:

    BTW, I'm working on my 2013 predictions for some time now, and I hope you don't mind that I have used yours for guide. I didn't copy yours just use them as guide to what movies are going to be released in 2012. Hope it's OK?

  2. That's great. I'm honored that you were able to use mine as a guide!