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2016 IndieWire Critics Poll Results: Best Supporting Actor

After over 200 individuals voted in IndieWire's annual Critics Poll, these are who they selected as the top 30 supporting actors of 2016.

Moonlight

“Moonlight”

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We asked critics for their favorite films and performances of 2016. For each of the fifteen categories, respondents ranked their picks. Results were tallied using a reverse points system (e.g. five points for 1st, four points for 2nd, three points for 3rd, etc.) – we’ve listed the top 30 below. A full list of participating critics can be found here.

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

1. Mahershala Ali, Moonlight – 414
2. Alden Ehrenreich, Hail, Caesar! – 165
3. Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea – 153
4. Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water – 149
5 .Trevante Rhodes, Moonlight – 146
6. Ralph Fiennes, A Bigger Splash – 142
7. Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship – 141
8. Andre Holland, Moonlight – 140
9. Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals – 113
10. John Goodman, 10 Cloverfield Lane – 98
11. Issey Ogata, Silence – 64
12. Ben Foster, Hell or High Water – 62
13. Shia LaBeouf, American Honey – 59
14. Craig Robinson, Morris from America – 58
15. Daniel Radcliffe, Swiss Army Man – 57
16. Ashton Sanders, Moonlight – 47
17. Tracy Letts, Indignation – 38
18. Gael García Bernal, Neruda – 36
19. Glen Powell, Everybody Wants Some!! – 35
20. Jack Reynor, Sing Street – 34
21. Michael Barbieri, Little Men – 32
22. Patrick Stewart, Green Room – 30
23. Sunny Pawar, Lion – 29
24. Jared Harris, Certain Women – 27
25. Billy Crudup, 20th Century Women – 26
26. Ralph Ineson, The Witch – 25
27. Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins – 24
28. Jake Gyllenhaal, Nocturnal Animals – 22
29. Peter Sarsgaard, Jackie – 21
30. Aaron Eckhart, Bleed for This – 20
30. Woody Harrelson, The Edge of Seventeen – 20

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

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