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2018 Oscar Predictions: 5 Women Who Have All The Chances To Get Academy Award Nomination For Best Actress

Date November 18, 2017

On January 23, the world will learn the names of the nominees for the 2018 Oscars in all six categories. And while the big day is still a few weeks away, we can already make some predictions on who is the most likely to enter the race for the prestigious trophy. So, here are five performers who have all the chances to get a Best Actress nomination in 2018.

#1 Frances McDormand

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The Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is one of the main favorites of this race. This year's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is considered to be one of McDormand's finest works, and it can easily earn her one more golden statue.

#2 Sally Hawkins

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Guillermo del Toro's film The Shape of Water was honored with a Golden Lion at this year's Venice International Film Festival. And when talking about the movie, many critics were praising the impressive performance of Sally Hawkins. So this year, Hawkins, who already has two nods for the Best Supporting Actress, can enter the race for the major trophy.

#3 Meryl Streep

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The legendary Meryl Streep may be honored with an Academy Awards nomination for playing a Washington Post publisher in Steven Spielberg's drama The Post. The film hits theaters right before the Christmas, on December 22, 2017.

#4 Saoirse Ronan

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Despite her young age, 23-year-old Saoirse Ronan was nominated for an Oscar twice: in 2007 and 2015. And this year's Lady Bird directed by Greta Gerwig can earn Saoirse if not the golden statue, then at least one more Oscar nomination.

#5 Judi Dench

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The role of Queen Victoria in Stephen Frears' biographical comedy-drama Victoria & Abdul may easily earn Judi Dench one more Oscar nod. As of today, the 82-year-old cinema legend already has seven Academy Awards nominations.

Each of these amazing actresses deserves to be recognized for their impressive performances. But the name of the main winner will remain secret up until the night of the 90th Academy Awards ceremony on March 4, 2018.

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