Posted by Taylor C. Baker

With the Oscar nominations coming in hot at the top of 2020 - we are all thinking back on our favorite performances of 2019. Naturally, it is easy to pick out some long-time beloved A-list actors. After all, there was some stellar talent displayed from our Hollywood favs this year. 

However, what about some of the unexpected names, faces, and performances to come out of 2019 films? Our friends over at IndieWire put together a list of some of the most note-worthy breakthrough performances of 2019. From breakout stars to industry vets trying something new, this list has a little bit of everything. 

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IndieWire - The 16 Best Breakthrough Film Performances of 2019

Breakthrough Film Performances of 2019


What were some of your favorite performances of 2019?

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