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100 Greatest Male Acting Performances 1990 - Present

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Criteria: - These perfomances are based on characterization, charisma, intensity, and mainly on how well the actor portrayed the role. The genre of the role has no affect on its placement. Comedy, drama, and action, as well as both leading roles and supporting roles were all given a fair consideration.

Newly added names are in Red
Edited By: Pave
Last Updated: 08-02-08
100 Greatest Male Acting Performances 1990 - 2009
(Part 1. Serious Drama/Action)
  1. Silence of the Lambs - Anthony Hopkins-1991
  2. There Will Be Blood - Daniel Day Lewis-2007
  3. Malcolm X - Denzel Washington-1992
  4. American Beauty - Kevin Spacey-1999
  5. Shine - Geoffrey Rush-1996
  6. Capote - Phillip Seymour Hoffman-2005
  7. Scent of a Woman - Al Pacino-1992
  8. Gangs of New York - Daniel Day Lewis-2002
  9. American History X - Edward Norton-1998
10. The Last King Of Scotland - Forest Whitaker-2006
11. Mystic River - Sean Penn-2003
12. Ray - Jamie Foxx-2004
13. I am Sam - Sean Penn-2001
14. Training Day - Denzel Washington-2001
15. Philadelphia - Tom Hanks-1993
16. The Shawshank Redemption - Morgan Freeman-1994
17. The Pianist - Adrian Brody-2002
18. Schindler's List - Liam Neeson-1993
19. Leaving Las Vegas - Nicolas Cage-1995
20. Hamlet - Kenneth Branagh-1996
21. Chaplin - Robert Downy Jr.-1992
22. The Unforgiven - Gene Hackman-1992
23. Braveheart - Mel Gibson-1995
24. No Country for Old Men - Javier Bardem-2007
25. In the Name of the Father - Daniel Day Lewis-1993
26. Gladiator - Russell Crowe-2000
27. The English Patient - Ralph Fiennes-1996
28. A Beautiful Mind - Russel Crowe-2001
29. The Shawshank Redemption - Tim Robbins-1994
30. Brokeback Mountain - Heath Ledger-2005
31. Philadelphia - Denzel Washington-1993
32. Michael Clayton - George Clooney-2007
33. The Usual Suspects - Kevin Spacey-1995
34. Cape Fear - Robert DeNiro-1991
35. Half Nelson - Ryan Gosling-2006
36. Glengarry Glen Ross - Jack Lemmon-1992
37. Monstor's Ball - Billy Bob Thornton-2001
38. Quills - Geoffrey Rush-2000
39. Pulp Fiction - Samuel L. Jackson-1994
40. Carlito's Way - Al Pacino-1993
41. Gods and Monsters - Ian McKellan-1998
42. Dances with Wolves - Kevin Costner-1990
43. The Unforgiven - Clint Eastwood-1992
44. The Apostle - Robert DuVall-1997
45. Fight Club - Edward Norton-1999
46. GoodFellas - Joe Pesci-1990
47. House of Sand and Fog - Ben Kingsley-2003
48. The Aviator - Leonardo DiCaprio-2004
49. Reversal of Fortune - Jeremy Irons-1990
50. Richard III - Ian McKellen-1995
51. The Fugitive - Harrison Ford-1993
52. Sexy Beast - Ben Kingsley-2000
53. The Departed - Leonardo DiCaprio-2006
54. Hustle & Flow - Terence Howard-2005
55. Mystic River - Tim Robbins-2003
56. Dead Man Walking - Sean Penn-1995
57. The Pledge - Jack Nicholson-2001
58. Gangs of New York - Leonardo DiCaprio-2002
59. Cast Away - Tom Hanks-2000
60. The Pursuit Of Happiness - Will Smith-2006
61. Pulp Fiction - John Travolta-1994
62. Walk the Line - Joaquin Phoenix-2005
63. One Hour Photo - Robin Williams-2002
64. Memento - Guy Pearce-2000
65. Hotel Rwanda - Don Cheadle-2004
66. Sling Blade - Billy Bob Thornton-1996
67. Men of Honor - Cuba Gooding Jr.-2000
68. Michael Clayton - Tom Wilkinson-2007
69. A Few Good Men - Jack Nicholson-1992
70. Hamlet - Derek Jacobi-1996
71. The Cider House Rules - Micheal Caine-1999
72. Ali - Will Smith-2001
73. Blood Diamond - Leonardo DiCaprio-2006
74. Schindler's List - Ralph Fiennes-1993
75. Training Day - Ethan Hawk-2001
76. Hurricane - Denzel Washington-1999
77. Pollock - Ed Harris-2000
78. JFK - Gary Oldman-1991
79. The Remains of the Day - Anthony Hopkins-1993
80. Master and Commander - Russell Crowe-2003
81. Good Will Hunting - Robin Williams-1997
82. Before Night Falls - Javier Bardem-2000
83. The People vs. Larry Flint - Woody Harrelson-1996
84. Ulee's Gold - Peter Fonda-1997
85. Good Will Hunting - Matt Damon-1997
86. Gladiator - Joaquin Phoenix-2000
87. GoodFellas - Ray Liotta-1990
88. The 25th Hour - Edward Norton-2002
89. 12 Monkeys - Brad Pitt-1995
90. JFK - Kevin Costner-1991
91. Reservoir Dogs - Steve Buscemi-1992
92. The Age of Innocence - Daniel Day Lewis-1993
93. My Own Private Idaho - River Phoenix-1991
94. Reservoir Dogs - Tim Roth-1992
95. Eastern Promises - Viggo Mortensen-2007
96. GoodFellas - Robert DeNiro-1990
97. Mr. Holland's Opus - Richard Dryfuss-1995
98. A Few Good Men - Tom Cruise-1992
99. Awakenings - Robert DeNiro-1990
100. The Boxer - Daniel Day Lewis-1997
(Part 2. Comedy/Musical)
  1. Forrest Gump - Tom Hanks-1994
  2. Pirates of the Caribbean - Johnny Depp-2003
  3. Adaptation - Nicolas Cage-2002
  4. Lost in Translation - Bill Murray-2003
  5. Man on the Moon - Jim Carrey-1999
  6. The Big Lebowski - Jeff Bridges-1998
  7. Barton Fink - John Turturro-1991
  8. Ed Wood - Martin Landau-1994
  9. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Jim Carrey-2004
10. Nobody's Fool - Paul Newman-1994
11. Sweet and Lowdown - Sean Penn-1999
12. About Schmidt - Jack Nicholson-2002
13. Sweeney Todd - Johnny Depp-2007
14. The Fisher King - Robin Williams-1991
15. Life is Beautiful - Roberto Benigni-1997
16. Lars and the Real Girl - Ryan Gosling-2007
17. The Player - Tim Robbins-1992
18. The Fisher King - Jeff Bridges-1991
19. As Good as It Gets - Jack Nicholson-1997
20. Groundhog Day - Bill Murray-1993
21. Quiz Show - John Turturro-1994
22. The Birdcage - Nathan Lane-1996
23. Fargo - Steve Buscemi-1996
24. O Brother, Where Art Thou? - George Clooney-2000
25. Sideways - Paul Giamatti-2004
26. De Lovely - Kevin Kline-2004
27. American Splendor - Paul Giamatti-2003
28. Living in Oblivion - Steve Buscemi-1995
29. Jerry Maguire - Tom Cruise-1996
30. Out of Sight - George Clooney-1995
31. Flawless - Philip Seymour Hoffman-1999
32. The Nutty Professor - Eddie Murphy-1996
33. The Birdcage - Robin Williams-1996
34. The Savages - Philip Seymour Hoffman-2007
35. Bob Roberts - Tim Robbins-1992
36. Rushmore - Bill Murray-1998
37. Being John Malkovich - John Cusack-1997
38. The Truman Show - Jim Carrey-1998
39. Little Miss Sunshine - Alan Arkin-2006
40. Wag the Dog - Dustin Hoffman-1997
41. Waiting For Guffman - Christopher Guest-1996
42. Being John Malkovich - John Malkovich-1997
43. Benny and Joon- Johnny Depp-1993
44. The Terminal - Tom Hanks-2004
45. In and Out - Kevin Kline-1997
46. Jerry Maguire - Cuba Gooding Jr.-1996
47. Novocain - Steve Martin-2001
48. Best in Show - Eugene Levy-2000
49. Edward Scissorhands - Johnny Depp-1990
50. The Royal Tenenbaums - Gene Hackman-2001
51. Dreamgirls - Eddie Murphy-2006
52. Adaptation - Chris Cooper-2002
53. Bean - Rowan Atkinson-1997
54. Bad Santa - Billy Bob Thornton-2003
55. Ghost World - Steve Buscemi-2001
56. Trainspotting - Ewan McGregor-1996
57. Fargo - William H. Macy-1996
58. Chicago - Richard Gere-2002
59. Shakespeare in Love - Joseph Fiennes-1998
60. Thank You For Smoking - Aaron Eckhart-2006
61. Barton Fink - John Goodman-1991
62. Dumb & Dumber - Jim Carrey-1994
63. Dave - Kevin Kline-1993
64. Matchstick Men - Nicolas Cage-2003
65. Mrs. Doubtfire - Robin Williams-1993
66. Mad Dog and Glory - Bill Murray-1993
67. Cable Guy - Jim Carrey-1996
68. Ed Wood - Johnny Depp-1994
69. The Squid and the Whale - Jeff Daniels-2005
70. The Big Lebowski - John Goodman-1998
71. Pirates of the Caribbean - Geoffrey Rush-2003
72. Wayne's World - Mike Myers-1992
73. Flirting with Disaster - Ben Stiller-1996
74. Little Voice - Michael Caine-1998
75. Breakfast on Pluto - Cillian Murphy-2005
76. Hedwig and the Angry Itch - John Cameron Mitchell-2001
77. Boogie Nights - Mark Walhberg-1997
78. Much Ado About Nothing - Kenneth Branagh-1993
79. Catch Me If You Can - Leonardo DiCaprio-2002
80. Sideways - Thomas Haden Church-2004
81. Kinky Boots - Chiwetel Ejiofor-2006
82. Dumb & Dumber - Jeff Daniels-1994
83. Forrest Gump - Gary Sinise-1994
84. Get Shorty - John Travolta-1995
85. The Mask - Jim Carrey-1994
86. Charlie Wilson's War - Philip Seymour Hoffman-2007
87. Hook - Dustin Hoffman-1991
88. About a Boy - Hugh Grant-2002
89. Grand Canyon - Kevin Kline-1991
90. Moulin Rouge - Ewan McGregor-2001
91. High Fidelity - John Cusak-2000
92. Box of Moonlight - John Turturro-1996
93. Primary Colors - John Travolta-1998
94. Four Wedding and a Funeral - Hugh Grant-1994
95. Six Degrees of Separation - Will Smith-1993
96. Deconstructing Harry - Woody Allen-1997
97. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - Mike Myers-1997
98. Wayne's World - Dana Carvey-1992
99. Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America - Sacha Baron Cohen-2006
100. Mad Dog and Glory - Robert DeNiro-1993




Disclaimer: There is nothing 'Official' about these lists. They are compiled by the 'editor' using the
stated criteria, and revised considering the competent suggestions of visitors to this website only.


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