Best Actors of the 90s
The Top Ten
tom hanks... very much obvious... the first time this list and I hav like opinions! n I feel so proud...
and I guess the quality n high standards of performance set by hanks are way above the competition...
thanks guys keep voting...
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Tom Hanks is an amazingly talented actor. Well-rounded and imaginative, he has done more for the film industry in the last few decades than many that have tried. I.wonder if he just picks great roles, or does he make a movie great?
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), That Thing You Do! (1996), Saving Private Ryan (1998), You've Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999).
Tom Hanks was the best in Forrest Gump.. He was just awesome. I enjoyed the Green Mile too. I think Tom Hanks is a really nice person and he should be right up their with his acting.. He is truly awesome.
I absolutely find Leonardo DiCaprio very talented and cute. He's now older but he still has all that talent. He's a wonderful person in so many ways. The way he surges for the environment. I've watched some his recent movies.
So good looking and an awesome actor!
I wish he still looked the same because I really wanted
Him to be in my movie that I'm gonna make when I'm older in Hollywood
Based on my novel about vampires. I wish that Leonardo Dicaprio would be
The guy in my movie
Critters 3 (1991), This Boy's Life (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), The Quick and the Dead (1995), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Total Eclipse (1995), Romeo Juliet (1996), Marvin's Room (1996), Titanic (1997), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), Celebrity (1998).
"Leo I love you since I saw titanic and now o watched some movies of you and I can tell you how many talent you have" I think that leo is the top one he is hot, cute... He is the BEST
Days of Thunder (1990), Far and Away (1992), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996), Jerry Maguire (1996), Eyes withe Shut (1999), Magnolia (1999).
A Few Good Men and Mission Impossible were two of the greatest movies of the '90s. He made them very dramatic and interesting.
His personality exudes out any character he plays. It gives the the feeling of optimistic and joyfulness
So many memorable performances, an iconic superstar and very handsome too!
Too Young to Die? (1990), Across the Tracks (1991), Thelma & Louise (1991), Johnny Suede (1991), Cool World (1992), A River Runs Through It (1992), Kalifornia (1993), True Romance (1993), The Favor (1994), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Se7en (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Sleepers (1996), The Devil's Own (1997), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), The Dark Side of the Sun (1997), Meet Joe Black (1998), Fight Club (1999).
Brad Pitt is one of the best actors in History. He is just awesome. Really enjoyed Joe Black, Seven Years in Tibet, Sleepers and my favorite is Legends of the Fall. He should be right up their at the top. You can just see what a great person he is and his beautiful wife Angelina. You can see what a great person he is if you go to New Orleans, you may see him. Helping the people from Hurricane Katrina.
Brad Pitt is one famous actor and deserves all of the credit he gets..He is terrific.
Absolutely very underrated! Love everything about him. Great guy agreat actor!
I Love You to Death (1990), Tune in Tomorrow... (1990), Point Break (1991), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), My Own Private Idaho (1991), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993), Little Buddha (1993), Speed (1994), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), A Walk in the Clouds (1995), Chain Reaction (1996), Feeling Minnesota (1996), The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997), The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Matrix (1999).
Maybe not as good as Tom Hanks, but definitely the best action star in the 90s with movies like Speed and The Matrix.
Lovable! I'm always gonna vote for him. Amazing actor, lovely personality, not to mention his looks...
He is breathtaking taking. And very humble celebrity,he is good person on and off screen.
Cry-Baby (1990), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Arizona Dream (1993), Benny & Joon (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Dead Man (1995), Nick of Time (1995), Donnie Brasco (1997), The Brave (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Ninth Gate (1999), The Astronaut's Wife (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999).
How is it that this amazing actor/man/person is not number one? He is by far the best actor here then mabey tom cruise... And jim carrey, adam sandler, bredon fraiser, will smith, leonardo dicapreo and brad pitt... The others pretty much suck...
Do not forget captain jack sparrow or sweeney todd no one could play like him
Great career considering during this time he went out of his way to not gain comercial success
I agree. Matt Damon was fantastic in Good Will Hunting.
Good will hunting was a phenomenal film
He deserved in 3rd place
The man in super hero
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), The Mask (1994), Dumb & Dumber (1994), Batman Forever (1995), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), The Cable Guy (1996), Liar Liar (1997), The Truman Show (1998), Simon Birch (1998), Man on the Moon (1999).
Ace Ventura, The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, The truman show... aside from the grinch movie from 2000, I enjoy all of his movies, especially liar liar and the cable guy.
Jim Carrey Should be in at least number 2, But I do agree with number 1 Tom Hanks, because Tom is a legend
I just love his movies... He is the best... He should top this list...
Rocky V (1990), Oscar (1991), Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992), Cliffhanger (1993), Demolition Man (1993), The Specialist (1994), Judge Dredd (1995), Assassins (1995), Daylight (1996), The Good Life (1997), Cop Land (1997).
He's epic in every single way, and more than deserves to be in front of Pierce Brosnan
The Rocky series revolutionized the world for the better, and I also love Creed.
Rocky was the greatest movie Sly ever played in..He's an awesome actor.
Total Recall (1990), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Last Action Hero (1993), True Lies (1994), Junior (1994), Eraser (1996), Jingle All the Way (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), End of Days (1999).
Kindergarten cop is definitely one of my favorite movies. I liked the first Terminator movie but my favorite was the second Terminator with Linda Hamilton.
My favorite performance he's done is Terminator
I liked all of his movies he was in
Die Hard 2 (1990), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Hudson Hawk (1991), Billy Bathgate (1991), The Last Boy Scout (1991), Death Becomes Her (1992), Striking Distance (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), North (1994), Color of Night (1994), Nobody's Fool (1994), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Four Rooms (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Last Man Standing (1996), The Fifth Element (1997), The Jackal (1997), Mercury Rising (1998), Armageddon (1998), The Siege (1998), Breakfast of Champions (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Story of Us (1999).
Great man. Not a liberal Hollywood wackadoodle like most
Old skool actor kicks ass
"Henry and June (1991), Darrow (1991), A Show of Force (1991), Consenting Adults (1992), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Ref (1994), Iron Will (1994), Se7en (1995), The Usual Suspects (1995), Swimming With Sharks (1995), Outbreak (1995), Looking For Richard (1996), A Time to Kill (1996), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), LA Confidential (1997), The Negotiator (1998), Hurlyburly (1998), American Beauty (1999)
A Show of Force (1990), Henry & June (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Consenting Adults (1992), Iron Will (1994), The Ref (1994), Doomsday Gun (1994), Swimming with Sharks (1994), The Usual Suspects (1994), Outbreak (1995), Se7en (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), L. A. Confidential (1997), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), The Negotiator (1998), Hurlyburly (1998), American Beauty (1999), The Big Kahuna (1999).
American Beauty, L. A. Confidential, The Usual Suspects, The Negotiator, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Outbreak, Swimming with Sharks, Glengarry Glen Ross.
Hall of Fame material
Desperate Hours (1990), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Freejack (1992), Spotswood (1992), Howards End (1992), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Chaplin (1992), The Innocent (1993), The Remains of the Day (1993), Shadowlands (1993), The Road to Wellville (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Nixon (1995), August (1996), Surviving Picasso (1996), The Edge (1997), Amistad (1997), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998), Instinct (1999), Titus (1999).
Stanley & Iris (1990), Goodfellas (1990), Awakenings (1990), Guilty by Suspicion (1991), Backdraft (1991), Cape Fear (1991), Night and the City (1992), Mad Dog and Glory (1993), This Boy's Life (1993), A Bronx Tale (1993), Frankenstein (1994), Casino (1995), Heat (1995), The Fan (1996), Sleepers (1996), Marvin's Room (1996), Cop Land (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Jackie Brown (1997), Ronin (1998), Analyze This (1999), Flawless (1999).
I was hesitant to see Primal Fear until I saw Norton's incredible performance. And Fight Club remains to be one of my favorite movies of all time. He does everything well, and that's pretty much a must-do for actors. Most of the actors on this list are incredible, but Edward Norton should be higher up.
Surprised to see Edward this low. His performance in American History X was Oscar worthy and Fight Club was great. As the first comment stated, I also wonder what he has been up to. I haven't seen him in many Hollywood movies since his heyday in the late 90s.
American History X, Primal Fear, Fight Club.3 of my favourite films of the 90's. Should have won at least 1 oscar if not 2.
He is one terrific actor. I love the movies he plays in. You are pretty much guaranteed he's the bad guy.
The Hunt for Red October (1990), Miami Blues (1990), Alice (1990), The Marrying Man (1991), Prelude to a Kiss (1992), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Malice (1993), The Getaway (1994), The Shadow (1994), A Streetcar Named Desire (1995), The Juror (1996), Heaven's Prisoners (1996), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), The Edge (1997), Thick as Thieves (1998), Mercury Rising (1998), The Confession (1999), Scout's Honor (1999), Outside Providence (1999).
The perfect Bond for the 90s and many other great performances outside of the franchise like The Thomas Crown affair, Dante's peak and The Tailor of Panama.
1. Am I the only one who knows Pierce Brosnan ONLY cause he was in Mamma Mia 1and 2?
and 2: WHY THE HECK ISN'T JOHN STAMOS ON THIS LIST?!?!?!
His best film of James Bond was a prestigious performance
All bond flicks...remington steele...this guy
Made my 90s
Look Who's Talking Too (1990), Chains of Gold (1991), Eyes of an Angel (1991), Shout (1991), Look Who's Talking Now (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Get Shorty (1995), Broken Arrow (1996), Phenomenon (1996), Michael (1996), She's So Lovely (1997), Face/Off (1997), Mad City (1997), Primary Colors (1998), The Thin Red Line (1998), A Civil Action (1998), The General's Daughter (1999).
Greese was the #1 hit of musical of all time.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent (1991), Encino Man (1992), School Ties (1992), Twenty Bucks (1993), Younger and Younger (1993), With Honors (1994), Airheads (1994), The Scout (1994), The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995), Glory Daze (1995), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), The Twilight of the Golds (1997), George of the Jungle (1997), Still Breathing (1997), Gods and Monsters (1998), Blast from the Past (1999), Dudley Do-Right (1999), The Mummy (1999).
At first he finished his college then became a television actor slowly slowly he gained popularity and came to Hollywood then he married Afton Smith and became successful when Afton saw that he was not earning much she gave him divorce then he was still good but suddenly his career failed and Hollywood had thrown him out now in 2017 Mummy they didn't give him the leading role instead they gave it to Tom Cruise. It has been years since had appeared at the big screen now he's offered "The Field" a Bollywood movie. Best of luck to him if he is reading this comment.☺
He must be back in Hollywood. He is a really talented actor. The reason his career had drown is because of his stupid Ex-wife Afton smith who is a gold digger. Just used him for money. She came into his life and went away just like a passing cloud. But his fans would pray for him to be back in Hollywood. Best of luck for his upcoming Bollywood movie "The fields" ☺
He is the most sexiest men alive! If Rhea Durham don't want him send him my way! Ill put him to good use! Ill make him think the badroom is my bith place!
What? No 23? You guys are crazy...
22? you mad.
Air America (1990), Bird on a Wire (1990), Hamlet (1990), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Forever Young (1992), The Man Without a Face (1993), Maverick (1994), Braveheart (1995), Ransom (1996), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Payback (1999).
Braveheart was one of the greatest films of all time
A man that was and still is truly amazing, he deserved so much more then what he was given
River is honestly the best actor ever? like why the heck ain't he #1. him and keanu are ICONS
River's voice is not dead yet and it never will.
Most promising actor ever
Shakes the Clown (1991), Coneheads (1993), Airheads (1994), Mixed Nuts (1994), Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), Bulletproof (1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), The Waterboy (1998), Big Daddy (1999).
The wedding singer was really good
Gets better & better
He is amazing
Mister Frost (1990), Fathers & Sons (1992), Deep Cover (1992), Shooting Elizabeth (1992), Jurassic Park (1993), Hideaway (1995), Nine Months (1995), Powder (1995), The Great White Hype (1996), Independence Day (1996), Mad Dog Time (1996), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Holy Man (1998).
he was great in the show law and order ci his started I think in 2009? I think so.
The Two Jakes (1990), Man Trouble (1992), A Few Good Men (1992), Hoffa (1992), Wolf (1994), The Crossing Guard (1995), Blood and Wine (1996), The Evening Star (1996), Mars Attacks! (1996), As Good as It Gets (1997).
The best of the best