Best Acting Performances Not Nominated for an Oscar

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The Top Ten

1 Jack Nicholson - The Shining Jack Nicholson - The Shining John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker, having performed for nearly 60 years.

He shouldve won the oscar but instead he wasnt even nominated - zxm

2 Al Pacino - Scarface Al Pacino - Scarface
3 Christian Bale - American Psycho Christian Bale - American Psycho Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.
4 Ray Liotta - Goodfellas Ray Liotta - Goodfellas
5 Edward Norton - Fight Club Edward Norton - Fight Club Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History X and Birdman.
6 Anthony Perkins - Psycho
7 Johnny Depp - Secret Window Johnny Depp - Secret Window John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor.
8 Robert Redford - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Robert Redford - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Charles Robert Redford Jr., known professionally as Robert Redford, is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist. V 1 Comment
9 Jeff Bridges - The Big Lebowski Jeff Bridges - The Big Lebowski Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges is an American actor, singer and producer. He comes from a prominent acting family, and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt, with his father, Lloyd Bridges and brother, Beau Bridges.
10 Christian Bale - The Machinist Christian Bale - The Machinist Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

The Contenders

11 Leonardo Di Caprio - Catch Me If You Can Leonardo Di Caprio - Catch Me If You Can
12 John Cazale - The Godfather
13 Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler
14 Tom Hanks - The Green Mile Tom Hanks - The Green Mile Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. ...read more.

Excellent performances all around, but everyone was upstaged by Michael Clarke Duncan. RIP

15 Michael Keaton - Beetlejuice Michael Keaton - Beetlejuice
16 Bruce Willis - Die Hard Bruce Willis - Die Hard Walter Bruce Willis, known professionally as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and singer.
17 Johnny Depp - The Lone Ranger Johnny Depp - The Lone Ranger John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. V 1 Comment
18 Johnny Depp - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor.
19 Gene Wilder - Young Frankenstein Gene Wilder - Young Frankenstein Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, and author. Wilder began his career on stage, and made his screen debut in the TV-series Armstrong Circle Theatre in 1962. On August 28th 2016, Wilder died due to complications with Alzheimer's ...read more.
20 Donald Sutherland - Ordinary People Donald Sutherland - Ordinary People
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Jack Nicholson - The Shining
2. Christian Bale - The Machinist
3. Tom Hanks - The Green Mile
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1. Jeff Bridges - The Big Lebowski
2. Christian Bale - American Psycho
3. John Cazale - The Godfather
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1. Al Pacino - Scarface
2. Ray Liotta - Goodfellas
3. Robert Redford - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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