Film Poll 2013
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SUPPORTING ACTOR VOTES MENTIONS
James Franco, Spring Breakers10144
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave4622
James Gandolfini, Enough Said4319
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club4318
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street2613
Andrew Dice Clay, Blue Jasmine179
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips177
Will Forte, Nebraska157
John Goodman, Inside Llewyn Davis126
Dwayne Johnson, Pain & Gain96
Matthew McConaughey, Mud95
Daniel Brühl, Rush94
Chris Cooper, August: Osage County84
David Cross, It's a Disaster83
Myles Paige, Computer Chess83
Nick Frost, The World's End73
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle65
Gerald Peary, Computer Chess63
Casey Affleck, Out of the Furnace53
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Escape Plan42
Danny McBride, This Is the End42
Stacy Keach, Nebraska42
Ben Foster, Ain't Them Bodies Saints32
Ben Kingsley, Iron Man 332
Dane DeHaan, Kill Your Darlings32
George Clooney, Gravity32
Jake Gyllenhaal, Prisoners32
Louis C.K., American Hustle32
Charlie Day, Pacific Rim31
Dennis O'Hare, C.O.G.31
F. Murray Abraham, Inside Llewyn Davis31
Fady Elsayed, My Brother the Devil31
Javier Bardem, The Counselor31
Javier Bardem, To the Wonder31
Kyle Chandler, The Wolf of Wall Street31
Neils Arestrup, Our Children31
Paul Dano, 12 Years a Slave31
Tim Blake Nelson, Blue Caprice31
Ventura, Centro Histórico31
Brad Pitt, The Counselor22
Keith Stanfield, Short Term 1222
Tahar Rahim, The Past22
Adam Driver, Inside Llewyn Davis21
Alessandro Nivola, Ginger & Rosa21
Alex Descas, Bastards21
Channing Tatum, Side Effects21
Dan Fogler, Scenic Route21
David Cross, It's A Disaster21
Elyes Aguis, The Past21
Herman Koto, The Act of Killing21
Hugh Jackman, Prisoners21
Josh Pais, Touchy Feely21
Kai-Peter Malina, Lore21
Keith Carradine, Ain't Them Bodies Saints21
Matthew Goode, Stoker21
Michael Stuhlbarg, Blue Jasmine21
Patrick Riester, Computer Chess21
Paul Giamatti, 12 Years a Slave21
Paul Giamatti, Parkland21
René Rupnik, Paradise: Faith21
Rob Reiner, The Wolf of Wall Street21
Ryô Kase, Like Someone in Love21
Sam Rockwell, The Way Way Back21
Sean Penn, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty21
Tom Hanks, Saving Mr. Banks21
Ulysses, Inside Llewyn Davis21
Valeriu Andriuta, Beyond the Hills21
Alan Berliner, First Cousin Once Removed11
Alec Baldwin, Blue Jasmine11
Bill Sage, We Are What We Are11
Bobby Cannavale, Blue Jasmine11
Bobby Sommer, Museum Hours11
Cats11
Cuba Gooding Jr., The Butler11
Denis O'Hare, C.O.G.11
Israel Broussard, The Bling Ring11
Jeffrey Combs, Would You Rather11
Jeremy Renner, American Hustle11
John Gallagher Jr., Short Term 1211
Louis Koo, Drug War11
Mathieu Amalric, You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet11
Maysam Makhmalbaf, The Gardener11
Mel Gibson, Machete Kills11
Nathan Fillion, Much Ado About Nothing11
Paul Dano, Prisoners11
Paul Rudd, All Is Bright11
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire11
Raúl Arévalo, I'm So Excited!11
Reed Diamond, Much Ado About Nothing11
Ruben Blades, The Counselor11
Santiago Figueroa, Night Across the Street11
Sharlto Copley, Elysium11
Soren Malling, A Hijacking11
Vithaya Pansringarm, Only God Forgives11

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How the Film Poll Works

This year, 96 critics from across the country voted for their favorite films, performances, and filmmakers in 13 categories. Films were awarded five points each. A film is eligible only in the year that it was first distributed in the U.S. For six of those categories (Best Film of the Year, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Undistributed Film), critics had the option to either "rank" or "unrank" their votes. For example, in the Best Film category, where ten votes are possible, a ranked ballot's #1 choice was awarded 10 points, the #2 choice nine points, etc. On ballots designated as "unranked," films were awarded five points each, and performances two points. Ties of any kind were not allowed.

Update: A correction — and an upset! We originally listed Oscar Isaac of Inside Llewyn Davis as the winner in our film poll's best actor category. According to our first round of poll math, he had just barely edged out Chiwetel Ejiofor of 12 Years a Slave. After publishing the results, we discovered that we had missed three misspellings of Ejiofor's name in critics' ballots, which meant three Ejiofor votes weren't added to the actor's official total.

After a few more rounds of bug-stomping -- you wouldn't believe how many ways critics can spell names like "Scarlett Johansson" or "Adèle Exarchopoulos" -- we're pleased to announce that Ejiofor has edged out Isaac by two votes, proving once again that poor Llewyn Davis just can't win. Thanks again to everyone who voted. The Voice regrets the error.

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