Actors that Didn't Win the Oscar But Should Have


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41Josh Hutcherson - The Hunger Games
42Tom Hulce - Amadeus

He was amazing in Amadeus. Both he and Abraham were great in the film, and it would be hard to pick between them, but I would've picked Hulce, as I feel he gave that extra little thing that should've gotten him the Oscar, but at least he lost to someone who was great in a film and not for a political reason.

I gave up watching award shows when Tom Hulce did not win the award for best actor. He brought the movie to life with his portrayal.

43Keanu Reeves - Constantine
44Leigh Whannell - Saw
45Viggo Mortensen - The Road
46Robert Duvall - Apocalypse Now
47Joe Pantoliano - Memento
48Liam Neeson - Taken
49Arnold Schwarzenegger - Terminator 2: Judgement Day
50Robert Downey Jr. - Sherlock Holmes

Who put this one here? It's not Robert Downey Jr. best performance. Lot of actors and actressess were much better in this film than he was. Rachel McAdams should have been nominated and win an oscar for her performance in this film.

51Ted DiBiase - The Marine 2

If only the DiBiase Posse formed most of the voting panel.

52Brad Pitt - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
53Orson Welles - Citizen Kane
54Leonardo DiCaprio - What's Eating Gilbert Grape
55Leonardo DiCaprio - Shutter island
56Idina Menzel - Frozen
57Ewan McGregor - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

He should have nominations and some Academy Awards. I feel he should've been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for all three Star Wars prequels. As much as people may dislike the films, McGregor was always great as Obi-Wan Kenobi. You believe that his Obi-Wan becomes Alec Guinness' Obi-Wan and he gave more depth to the character that wasn't there when Guinness played him, we get to see Obi-Wan go through being a Padawan and a Master while trying to keep Anakin on the right path, so he too can be a Jedi Master. That's just me though.

58Paul Newman - The Verdict
59Samuel L. Jackson - Pulp Fiction
60Tobin Bell - Saw III
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