1 Woody Harrelson - The People vs. Larry Flynt
He deserved the Oscar - Alexandr
2 Ralph Fiennes - The English Patient
Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, director and producer. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. ...read more.
3 Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire
Surprisingly great acting from Cruise - Alexandr
4 Robert De Niro - Awakenings, Cape Fear
Highly recommended to all De Niro fans! - Alexandr
5 Dustin Hoffman - Wag the Dog
Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor and director with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters.
6 Clint Eastwood - Unforgiven
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and political figure.
7 Denzel Washington - Malcolm X
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day.
8 Robert Downey, Jr. - Chaplin
9 Kevin Costner - Dances with Wolves
Great movie and performance. His performance in JFK, was outstanding, and not even a nomination. Probably his best ever.
10 Edward Norton - American History X
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.
Always underrated. Always brilliant!
11 Cuba Gooding Jr. - Boyz n the Hood
Cuba Gooding Jr. is an American actor. He is best known for his breakthrough role as Tre Styles in Boyz n the Hood, his role in Tuskegee Airmen, TheThe Tuskegee Airmen', 'his Academy Award–winning role as Rod Tidwell in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire, his role in the epic Pearl Harbor as historical ...read more.
12 Liam Neeson - Schindler's List
13 Tom Hanks - Saving Private Ryan
14 Russell Crowe - The Insider
Russell Ira Crowe is an actor, film producer and musician. Although a New Zealand citizen, he has lived most of his life in Australia and identifies himself as an Australian.
15 Richard Farnsworth - The Straight Story
16 Gerard Depardieu - Cyrano de Bergerac
17 Nick Nolte - The Prince of Tides, Affliction
Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte is an American actor and former model. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1991 film The Prince of Tides.
18 Warren Beatty - Bugsy
19 Stephen Rea - The Crying Game
20 Laurence Fishburne - What's Love Got to Do With It?
21 John Travolta - Pulp Fiction
John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease.
22 Sean Penn - Dead Man Walking
23 Richard Dreyfuss - Mr. Holland's Opus
24 Billy Bob Thornton - Sling Blade
25 Matt Damon - Good Will Hunting
26 Ian McKellen - Gods and Monsters
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards.