Greatest Acting Performances On Film


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81 Robert Downey Jr. - Iron Man
82 Isabelle Fuhrman - Orphan

An absolutely brilliant performance indeed. - Celestius

This was a good movie but if it weren't for this girls performance, I bet you this film would suck.

83 Joe Pesci - Casino

Casino is without a doubt one of the greatest Gangster movies of all time. I think Joe Pesci alone just made this movie. Don't get me wrong Robert De Niro, Frank Vincent and Sharon Stone had amazing performances, but nobody could beat Pesci in this film!

The performance in this was not just any ordinary performance, he maintains his comedic style of acting along with his superiority as a Mafia boss of Las Vegas. He gives a performance more funnier and character better than Goodfellas

So great in this movie, he had some memorable quotes "i'm what counts out here, not your country or ya T.V. SHOWS! " There's more and it is such a good part. I reckon he made this movie possible!

Probably martin scorsese at his finest with this film. It combines Drama with Crime, Comedy and Adventure

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84 Tom Green - Freddy Got Fingered V 1 Comment
85 Sean Connery - Goldfinger
86 Paul Newman - Nobody's Fool
87 Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea
88 Bibi Andersson - Persona
89 Harvey Keitel - Bad Lieutenant
90 Dustin Hoffman - The Graduate
91 Paul Newman - Cool Hand Luke V 1 Comment
92 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

93 Orson Welles - Citizen Kane

One of the best films of all time

94 Edward Norton - American History X

One of most amazing acting performance. Repulsive yet magnetic.

Really, Norton was robbed of an Oscar! - DJTerrible

So amazing!

95 Peter Finch - Network
96 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.

97 Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove
98 Robin Williams - Aladdin
99 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

100 Henry Fonda - 12 Angry Men
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