Greatest Acting Performances On Film

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81 Paul Newman - Nobody's Fool Paul Newman - Nobody's Fool
82 Isabelle Fuhrman - Orphan Isabelle Fuhrman - Orphan

An absolutely brilliant performance indeed. - Celestius

83 Dustin Hoffman - The Graduate Dustin Hoffman - The Graduate
84 Paul Newman - Cool Hand Luke Paul Newman - Cool Hand Luke V 1 Comment
85 Robert De Niro - The Deer Hunter Robert De Niro - The Deer Hunter

Incredible Film. Whenever you hear that robert de niro's making a new film, you know that its gonna be epic. - Potbellypup3

86 Leonardo DiCaprio - What's Eating Gilbert Grape? Leonardo DiCaprio - What's Eating Gilbert Grape?

I don't think I've ever seen a more convincing performance by anyone in any film I have ever seen. If I wasn't familiar with DiCaprio before watching this film, I would have sworn the actor truly had special needs.

87 Robin Williams - Aladdin Robin Williams - Aladdin
88 Peter Finch - Network Peter Finch - Network
89 Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove
90 Alan Ladd - Shane Alan Ladd - Shane
91 Johnny Depp - Ed Wood Johnny Depp - Ed Wood

Underrated Classic... johnny depp can pretty much play any character you want him to. A very inspiring film from a very inspiring actor. - Potbellypup3

92 Henry Fonda - 12 Angry Men
93 David Cross - Scary Movie 2 David Cross - Scary Movie 2 David Cross is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer, known primarily for his stand-up performances, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr.
94 Samuel L. Jackson - Jackie Brown Samuel L. Jackson - Jackie Brown
95 Gary Oldman - State of Grace Gary Oldman - State of Grace
96 Daniel Day-Lewis - My Left Foot Daniel Day-Lewis - My Left Foot

If you haven't seen it you should. You know they story of Helen Keller - but do you know the story of Christy Brown? Very moving performance by Day-Lewis.

Hands down the greatest performance by a male actor to grace the silver screen.

97 Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
98 Alexander Ludwig - The Hunger Games Alexander Ludwig - The Hunger Games
99 James Fox - Performance James Fox - Performance
100 Edward Fox - The Day of the Jackal Edward Fox - The Day of the Jackal
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