Best Acting Performances Not Nominated for an Oscar

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The Top Ten

1 Jack Nicholson - The Shining

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

2 Al Pacino - Scarface
3 Christian Bale - American Psycho
4 Edward Norton - Fight Club

So underrated. How about American History X or Primal Fear?

5 Ray Liotta - Goodfellas
6 Anthony Perkins - Psycho
7 Jeff Bridges - The Big Lebowski
8 Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler
9 Johnny Depp - Secret Window
10 Robert Redford - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

No reason he should have been.

The Contenders

11 John Cazale - The Godfather
12 Christian Bale - The Machinist
13 Leonardo Di Caprio - Catch Me If You Can
14 Jacob Tremblay - Room
15 Tom Hanks - The Green Mile

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

16 Michael Keaton - Beetlejuice
17 Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
18 Malcolm McDowell - A Clockwork Orange
19 Christian Bale - Empire of the Sun
20 Bruce Willis - Die Hard
21 Jennifer Garner - 13 Going on 30
22 Tim Robbins - The Shawshank Redemption
23 Eli Wallach - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
24 Mark Wahlberg - Boogie Nights
25 Johnny Depp - The Lone Ranger

Is this some kind of joke? - marco-mbs

26 Johnny Depp - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
27 Gene Hackman - The Conversation
28 Gene Wilder - Young Frankenstein
29 Michelle Pfeiffer - Batman Returns
30 Steve Buscemi - Reservoir Dogs
31 Uma Thurman - Kill Bill
32 Annette Bening - 20th Century Women Annette Carol Bening is an American actress. She began her career on stage with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival company in 1980, and played Lady Macbeth in 1984 at the American Conservatory Theatre.
33 Donald Sutherland - Ordinary People
34 Robert De Niro - Mean Streets
35 Harvey Keitel - Mean Streets
36 Robert Redford - All the President's Men
37 Dustin Hoffman - All the President's Men
38 Robert Redford - All Is Lost
39 Johnny Depp - Black Mass
40 Amy Adams - Arrival
41 Pamela Anderson - Barb Wire
42 Winona Ryder - The Crucible
43 Rebecca De Mornay - The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
44 Anne Hathaway - Interstellar
45 Matthew McConaughey - Interstellar
46 Daniel Day-Lewis - The Crucible
47 Jake Gyllenhaal - Southpaw
48 Samuel L. Jackson - The Hateful Eight
49 Jamie Foxx - Django: Unchained
50 Daniel Bruhl - Rush
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1. Jack Nicholson - The Shining
2. Christian Bale - The Machinist
3. Tom Hanks - The Green Mile
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1. Al Pacino - Scarface
2. Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler
3. Jack Nicholson - The Shining
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1. Jack Nicholson - The Shining
2. Malcolm McDowell - A Clockwork Orange
3. Eli Wallach - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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