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    Ranking Every 2023 Oscar-Nominated Acting Performance From Best To Worst

    Austin Butler's Elvis voice, Brendan Frazer's fat suit, and Michelle Yeoh's hot dog fingers all make an appearance.

    Say hello to this year's 20 acting nominees! These 20 Hollywood stars wowed the Academy this year and earned enough votes to have their names read off on nominations morning.

    And because I love ranking things, and I've seen all these movies, I decided, why not rank these twenty performances from worst to best?

    So let's begin.

    20. Ana de Armas (Best Actress) — Blonde

    Ana de Armas sits on a couch

    19. Jamie Lee Curtis (Best Supporting Actress) — Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Jamie Lee Curtis sits at a desk

    18. Brendan Gleeson (Best Supporting Actor) — The Banshees of Inisherin

    Brendan Gleeson stands on a beach

    17. Judd Hirsch (Best Supporting Actor) — The Fabelmans

    Judd Hirsch sits at a dinner table

    16. Austin Butler (Best Actor) — Elvis

    Austin Butler stands in a fair

    15. Andrea Riseborough (Best Actress) — To Leslie

    Andrea Riseborough smiles at a bar

    14. Michelle Williams (Best Actress) — The Fabelmans

    Michelle Williams drives a car

    13. Brendan Fraser (Best Actor) — The Whale

    Brendan Fraser sits on a couch

    12. Barry Keoghan (Best Supporting Actor) — The Banshees of Inisherin

    Barry Keoghan stands in a field

    11. Brian Tyree Henry (Best Supporting Actor) — Causeway

    Brian Tyree Henry sits on a proch

    10. Hong Chau (Best Supporting Actress) — The Whale

    Hong Chau sits on a porch

    9. Bill Nighy (Best Actor) — Living

    Bill Nighy sits on a park bench

    8. Kerry Condon (Best Supporting Actress) — The Banshees of Inisherin

    Kerry Condon sits on a boat

    7. Angela Bassett (Best Supporting Actress) — Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    Angela Bassett walks in a funeral procession

    6. Stephanie Hsu (Best Supporting Actress) — Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Stephanie Hsu walks down the hall in an Elvis costume

    5. Paul Mescal (Best Actor) — Aftersun

    Paul Mescal walks down a hallway

    4. Ke Huy Quan (Best Supporting Actor) — Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Ke Huy Quan stands in an alley smoking

    3. Colin Farrell (Best Actor) — The Banshees of Inisherin

    Colin Farrell walks down a road

    2. Cate Blanchett (Best Actress) — TÁR

    Cate Blanchett stands backstage in a suit

    1. Michelle Yeoh (Best Actress) — Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Michelle Yeoh with a googly eye on her head