Top 10 Most Undeserving Oscar Winning Actors

Male actors who won an Oscar for films that many people felt didn't deserve whether for the quality of that performance or due to tougher competition.

The Top Ten

Al Pacino - Scent of a Woman Al Pacino - Scent of a Woman Product Image
Michael Caine - The Cider House Rules Michael Caine - The Cider House Rules Product Image
Jim Broadbent - Iris Jim Broadbent - Iris Product Image
Jack Palance - City Slickers Jack Palance - City Slickers Product Image
Charlton Heston - Ben-Hur Charlton Heston - Ben-Hur Product Image
Cliff Robertson - Charly Cliff Robertson - Charly Product Image
John Wayne - True Grit John Wayne - True Grit Product Image
Art Carney - Harry and Tonto Art Carney - Harry and Tonto Product Image
Denzel Washington - Training Day Denzel Washington - Training Day Product Image

Laughable performance, overrated film too. - truckturner

Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni - Life Is Beautiful Product Image

The Contenders

Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Product Image
Richard Dreyfuss - The Goodbye Girl Richard Dreyfuss - The Goodbye Girl Product Image
Paul Lukas - Watch on the Rhine Paul Lukas - Watch on the Rhine Product Image
Robert Donat - Goodbye, Mr. Chips Robert Donat - Goodbye, Mr. Chips Product Image
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