Every Oscar-nominated performance of this decade, ranked.

Bored on a Saturday morning, for shits ‘n’ giggles, I decided to rank every single performance that’s been nominated for an Oscar since 2010 based on my personal preference.

A * indicates the performance won the Oscar.

  1. Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
  2. Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine*
  3. Christian Bale – The Fighter*
  4. Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
  5. Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone
  6. Michael Keaton – Birdman
  7. Cate Blanchett – Carol
  8. Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
  9. Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
  10. Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
  11. Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
  12. Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  13. Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom
  14. Viola Davis – The Help
  15. Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night
  16. Michelle Williams – Blue Valentine
  17. Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
  18. Rooney Mara – Carol
  19. Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
  20. Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
  21. Annette Bening – The Kids are All Right
  22. Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
  23. Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  24. Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network
  25. John Hawkes – Winter’s Bone
  26. Viola Davis – Fences
  27. Christopher Plummer – Beginners*
  28. Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
  29. Octavia Spencer – The Help*
  30. Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
  31. Natalie Portman – Jackie
  32. Denzel Washington – Fences
  33. Jeremy Renner – The Town
  34. Melissa Leo – The Fighter*
  35. Nicole Kidman – Rabbit Hole
  36. Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
  37. Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
  38. Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
  39. Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
  40. Brie Larson – Room*
  41. Natalie Portman – Black Swan*
  42. Edward Norton – Birdman
  43. Brad Pitt – Moneyball
  44. Tom Hardy – The Revenant
  45. Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln*
  46. Amy Adams – The Master
  47. Naomi Watts – The Impossible
  48. Ruth Negga – Loving
  49. Emma Stone – Birdman
  50. James Franco – 127 Hours
  51. Bruce Dern – Nebraska
  52. Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl*
  53. Amy Adams – The Fighter
  54. Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
  55. Emma Stone – La La Land
  56. Demian Bichir – A Better Life
  57. Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight
  58. Naomie Harris – Moonlight
  59. J.K. Simmons – Whiplash*
  60. Isabelle Huppert – Elle
  61. Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs
  62. Sylvester Stallone – Creed
  63. Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
  64. Jessica Chastain – The Help
  65. June Squibb – Nebraska
  66. Denzel Washington – Flight
  67. Reese Witherspoon – Wild
  68. Javier Bardem – Biutiful
  69. Matt Damon – The Martian
  70. Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech
  71. Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables*
  72. Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies*
  73. Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
  74. Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady*
  75. Jonah Hill – Moneyball
  76. Helen Hunt – The Sessions
  77. Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea
  78. Patricia Arquette – Boyhood*
  79. Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
  80. Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
  81. Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
  82. Julianne Moore – Still Alice*
  83. Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln
  84. Judi Dench – Philomena
  85. Jean Dujardin – The Artist*
  86. Nick Nolte – Warrior
  87. Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals
  88. Berenice Bejo – The Artist
  89. Sally Field – Lincoln
  90. Alan Arkin – Argo
  91. Hailee Steinfeld – True Grit
  92. Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook*
  93. Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
  94. Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
  95. Jared Leto – Dallas Buyer’s Club*
  96. Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
  97. Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
  98. Sandra Bullock – Gravity
  99. Meryl Streep – August: Osage County
  100. Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
  101. Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
  102. Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
  103. Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
  104. Colin Firth – The King’s Speech*
  105. Jeff Bridges – True Grit
  106. Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
  107. Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
  108. Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech
  109. Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild
  110. Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything*
  111. Mark Ruffalo – The Kids are All Right
  112. Rachel McAdams – Spotlight
  113. Christian Bale – The Big Short
  114. George Clooney – The Descendants
  115. Dev Patel – Lion
  116. Amy Adams – American Hustle
  117. Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
  118. Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn
  119. Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
  120. Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins
  121. Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
  122. Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
  123. Bradley Cooper – American Sniper
  124. Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
  125. Christian Bale – American Hustle
  126. Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyer’s Club*
  127. Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook
  128. Max von Sydow – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  129. Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street
  130. Nicole Kidman – Lion
  131. Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
  132. Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
  133. Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant*
  134. Meryl Streep – Into the Woods
  135. Ryan Gosling – La La Land
  136. Laura Dern – Wild
  137. Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained*
  138. Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
  139. Robert Duvall – The Judge
  140. Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl

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