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Oscar Poll: Who Should Win For Best Actor?

Cast your ballot with all your Oscar predictions for who and what you think will win this Sunday, but also, tell me: In the Best Actor category, who do you think is most deserving of the little gold guy?

The Visitor photo source, Frost/Nixon photo courtesy of Universal Pictures, Milk photo courtesy of Focus Features, Benjamin Button photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures, and The Wrestler photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight

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ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
for me it's a toss up between sean penn and mickey rourke. i'm a sucker for a come back story but i guess you just never know how their peers are going to vote.
Miss-Shapes Miss-Shapes 8 years
A tough one, but I'm going with Mickey Rourke coz The Wrestler just broke my heart. He was subtly devastating.
sharshar sharshar 8 years
Sean Penn, please! His take on Harvey Milk was absolutely wonderful and amazing.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
I think this is definitely the hardest acting race to call. I have my surefire picks in the other three categories, but this is a tough one.
Lukin Lukin 8 years
I am pulling for Sean Penn, and I feel pretty confident that he will be the winner on Sunday night. I thought his performance in "Milk" was amazing, and much better than the performance he actually won an Oscar for (even though I did love "Mystic River"). My second choice is Frank Langella. He was phenomenal in "Frost/Nixon."
figurine figurine 8 years
I haven't seen Frost/Nixon or Milk yet; for now my vote goes to Richard Jenkins.
tepiza tepiza 8 years
I really loved The Visitor, I would be so happy if Jenkins wins.
cibele cibele 8 years
The only one i watched was Benjamin Button, i liked the movie but wasn't impressed with Pitt's perfomance.
oohsexypenguin oohsexypenguin 8 years
My vote is for Mickey Rourke. I don't think Brad Pitt should have even been nominated - all he did was wear a bunch of makeup.
fashion4ward fashion4ward 8 years
Sean is my favorite actor, so I'm always for him. But Mickey was truly phenomenal. I won't be disapointed if either of them win.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Sean Penn tops my list; his performance is phenomenal.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 8 years
I really love Mickey Rourke and his craziness, so I think he should win :0
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
Not Brad Pitt! Benjamin Button should not win for anything!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
On a side note, Richard Jenkins and The Visitor don't get much love, but it really is a great movie!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
Interestingly, everyone I know who has seen both The Wrestler and Milk is rooting for Rourke to win. Not that that 's statistically significant or anything, just an interesting observation.
EkaterinaBallerina EkaterinaBallerina 8 years
Normally, I hate to see previous winners win again but I thought Sean Penn was fantastic in Milk and I'd love to see him win for it.
emalove emalove 8 years
I haven't seen any of these movies yet...
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
I think they were all good. I'd go with Mickey Rourke for the sympathy vote (apparently his dog just died) but if not, Sean Penn.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
I only root for previous winners when their work outshines the competition. In this case, I think Sean Penn deserves to win this year. But if not, I'd love to see Mickey Rourke win. If he doesn't, he should be happy that his career has been resurrected.
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