Best Actors of the 90s
The Top Ten Best Actors of the 90s
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). - Alexandr
Philadelphia, Sleepless in Seattle, Big, and the Green Mile showed what rang this guy has. I love him!
Philadelphia, Forrest Gump and Saving Private Ryan sealed the deal for me. To me, he is definitely the most accomplished actor of his generation.
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...
run forrest run... - underhill
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). - Alexandr
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.
"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
He is the best actor of all time. Not only in 90s
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
He is breathtaking taking. And very humble celebrity,he is good person on and off screen.
Lovable! I'm always gonna vote for him. Amazing actor, lovely personality, not to mention his looks...
Maybe not as good as Tom Hanks, but definitely the best action star in the 90s with movies like Speed and The Matrix. - Bman23
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). - Alexandr
Do not forget captain jack sparrow or sweeney todd no one could play like him
Don't forget "The Libertine" starring Johnny Depp
He is awesome whatever role he portrays
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
He deserves to be in top 5 at least.
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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.
He's coming all day it's terrific
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). - Alexandr
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.
No one can act as him like a robot.
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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. - Bman23
Hall of Fame material
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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.
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.
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.
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. - Szonana
His best film of James Bond was a prestigious performance
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?!?!?!
All bond flicks...remington steele...this guy
Made my 90s
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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). - Alexandr
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" ☺
22? you mad.
What? No 23? You guys are crazy...
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!
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). - Alexandr
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
Most promising actor ever
He was unique.Just UNIQUE!
River's voice is not dead yet and it never will.
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). - Alexandr
Gets better & better
He is amazing
The wedding singer was really good
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). - Alexandr
Heart Condition (1990), Mo' Better Blues (1990), Mississippi Masala (1991), Ricochet (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Pelican Brief (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Virtuosity (1995), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Courage Under Fire (1996), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Fallen (1998), He Got Game (1998), The Siege (1998), The Bone Collector (1999), The Hurricane (1999). - Alexandr
Greatest of All Time
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). - Alexandr
The best of the best
Should be higher
Aladdin, Good Will Hunting,Mrs Doubtfire,Awakenings,The Fisher King,Hook,What Dreams May Come, Bird cage,Toys,Patch Adams,Bicentennial Man,Jumanji, Hamlet and so much more! Not all are Oscar worthy but really the first 5 or so are reason enough to admit that this actor dominated the 90s.
Against the Wind (1990), The Mambo Kings (1992), A Woman in the Rain (1992), Outrage (1993), The House of the Spirits (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Of Love and Shadows (1994), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Miami Rhapsody (1995), Desperado (1995), Four Rooms (1995), Assassins (1995), Never Talk to Strangers (1995), Two Much (1995), Evita (1996), The Mask of Zorro (1998), The 13th Warrior (1999), The White River Kid (1999), Play It to the Bone (1999). - Alexandr
Defenetly one of the most iconic actors of the late 90s
Navy Seals (1990), Courage Mountain (1990), Men at Work (1990), Cadence (1990), The Rookie (1990), Hot Shots! (1991), Beyond the Law (1992), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Deadfall (1993), The Three Musketeers (1993), The Chase (1994), Major League II (1994), Terminal Velocity (1994), The Arrival (1996), Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Money Talks (1997), Bad Day on the Block (1997), Postmortem (1998), Free Money (1998), No Code of Conduct (1998), Five Aces (1999). - Alexandr
This guy is top three for In the name of the Father and My left Foot alone. Not to mention The Boxer, Age of Innocence, Last of the Mohicans, There will be Blood, Gangs of New York and Lincoln
The Doors (1991), Thunderheart (1992), The Real McCoy (1993), True Romance (1993), Tombstone (1993), Wings of Courage (1995), Batman Forever (1995), Heat (1995), Dead Girl (1996), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Saint (1997), At First Sight (1999), Joe the King (1999). - Alexandr
My favorite actor ever
Dick Tracy (1990), Billy Bathgate (1991), Hook (1991), Hero (1992), Outbreak (1995), American Buffalo (1996), Sleepers (1996), Mad City (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Sphere (1998), The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). - Alexandr
Presumed Innocent (1990), Regarding Henry (1991), Patriot Games (1992), The Fugitive (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Sabrina (1995), The Devil's Own (1997), Air Force One (1997), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Random Hearts (1999). - Alexandr
Harrison Ford is very good actor, he's role in Indiana Jones made my and many else's childhood.
The most handsome and likeable guy from that era
Revenge (1990), Dances with Wolves (1990), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), JFK (1991), The Bodyguard (1992), A Perfect World (1993), Wyatt Earp (1994), The War (1994), Waterworld (1995), Tin Cup (1996), The Postman (1997), Message in a Bottle (1999), For Love of the Game (1999). - Alexandr
Another one of the best
Lionheart (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Sudden Death (1995), The Quest (1996), Maximum Risk (1996), Double Team (1997), Knock Off (1998), Legionnaire (1998), Universal Soldier: The Return (1999), Inferno (1999). - Alexandr
Fire Birds (1990), Wild at Heart (1990), Zandalee (1991), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), Red Rock West (1993), Deadfall (1993), Guarding Tess (1994), It Could Happen to You (1994), Trapped in Paradise (1994), Kiss of Death (1995), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), The Rock (1996), Con Air (1997), Face/Off (1997), City of Angels (1998), Snake Eyes (1998), 8MM (1999), Bringing Out the Dead (1999). - Alexandr
"I could et a peach for hrs" that's all it took and those sexy gold plated guns in the trench coat before trench coats were a bad thing.
Easily a top 10 actor in the 90’s, you don’t get much bigger than Cage at the box office in the 90’s. Yet here he is listed at 74 behind the likes of Dolph Lundgren lol.
The Big Man (1990), Impromptu (1991), The Trials of Oz (1991), Bitter Moon (1992), Night Train to Venice (1993), Sirens (1993), The Remains of the Day (1993), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995), Nine Months (1995), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Restoration (1995), Extreme Measures (1996), Notting Hill (1999), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999). - Alexandr
I love this actor and I’m so happy to see him acting in HBO Westworld.
The Local Stigmatic (1990), Dick Tracy (1990), The Godfather: Part III (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Scent of a Woman (1992), Carlito's Way (1993), Two Bits (1995), Heat (1995), City Hall (1996), Donnie Brasco (1997), The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Insider (1999), Any Given Sunday (1999). - Alexandr
Blood Oath (1990), The Crossing (1990), Proof (1991), Spotswood (1992), Hammers Over the Anvil (1993), Love in Limbo (1993), The Silver Brumby (1993), For the Moment (1993), The Sum of Us (1994), The Quick and the Dead (1995), No Way Back (1995), Virtuosity (1995), Rough Magic (1995), L. A. Confidential (1997), Heaven's Burning (1997), Breaking Up (1997), Mystery, Alaska (1999), The Insider (1999). - Alexandr
Havana (1990), Sneakers (1992), Indecent Proposal (1993), Up Close & Personal (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998). - Alexandr
Internal Affairs (1990), Pretty Woman (1990), Final Analysis (1992), Sommersby (1993), Mr. Jones (1993), Intersection (1994), First Knight (1995), Primal Fear (1996), Red Corner (1997), The Jackal (1997), Runaway Bride (1999). - Alexandr
Dark Angel (1990), Cover Up (1991), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Joshua Tree (1993), Pentathlon (1994), Men of War (1994), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), The Shooter (1995), Silent Trigger (1996), The Peacekeeper (1997), Blackjack (1998), The Minion (1998), Sweepers (1998), Bridge of Dragons (1999), Storm Catcher (1999). - Alexandr
King of New York (1990), Mo' Better Blues (1990), New Jack City (1991), Jungle Fever (1991), The Waterdance (1992), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Passenger 57 (1992), Boiling Point (1993), Rising Sun (1993), Demolition Man (1993), Sugar Hill (1993), Drop Zone (1994), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995), Money Train (1995), The Fan (1996), Murder at 1600 (1997), One Night Stand (1997), U. S. Marshals (1998), Down in the Delta (1998), Blade (1998), Futuresport (1998). - Alexandr
Hard to Kill (1990), Marked for Death (1990), Out for Justice (1991), Under Siege (1992), On Deadly Ground (1994), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Executive Decision (1996), The Glimmer Man (1996), Fire Down Below (1997), The Patriot (1998). - Alexandr
He was amazing in "The Wonder Years". I think he is very talented. He also direct movies so I'm always excited about new movies he directed!