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My favorite performances of all time!

by Steve
My favorite performances of all time! by Steve
Just a quick list I made up of the what acting performances have affected me the most. Many of the entries have multiple actors because I believe that they work better as a team in the film. 1. Robert De Niro – Taxi Driver 2. Natalie Portman – Black Swan 3. Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood 3.5. Orson Welles – Citizen Kane 4. Anthony Perkins – Psycho 5. Juliette Binoche – The English Patient 6. Anthony Hopkins/Jodie Foster – Silence Of The Lambs 7. James Stewart – Vertigo 8. Harrison Ford – Raiders Of The Lost Ark/Blade Runner 9. Rutger Hauer – Blade Runner 10. Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master 11. Cary Grant – North by Northwest 12.… Read more

Just a quick list I made up of the what acting performances have affected me the most.
Many of the entries have multiple actors because I believe that they work better as a team in the film.

1. Robert De Niro – Taxi Driver
2. Natalie Portman – Black Swan
3. Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood
3.5. Orson Welles – Citizen Kane
4. Anthony Perkins – Psycho
5. Juliette Binoche – The English Patient
6. Anthony Hopkins/Jodie Foster – Silence Of The Lambs
7. James Stewart – Vertigo
8. Harrison Ford – Raiders Of The Lost Ark/Blade Runner
9. Rutger Hauer – Blade Runner
10. Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
11. Cary Grant – North by Northwest
12. Haley Joel Osment – Sixth Sense/A.I.
13. Ralph Fiennes – The English Patient
14. James Stewart/Grace Kelly – Rear Window
15. Alastair Sim – Scrooge
16. Matt Damon/Robin Williams – Good Will Hunting
17. Richard Dreyfuss/Robert Shaw – Jaws
18. Harrison Ford – Frantic
19. F. Murray Abraham/Tom Hulce/Jeffrey Jones – Amadeus
20. Tom Cruise – Magnolia
20.5 Julianne Moore/William H. Macy/John C. Reilly/Jeremy Blackman – Magnolia
21. Marlon Brando/James Caan/John Cazale – The Godfather
22. Mark Wahlberg/Julianne Moore – Boogie Nights
23. Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth
24. Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
25. Clint Eastwood – The Unforgiven
26. Liam Neeson/Ralph Fiennes – Schindler’s List
27. Joaquin Phoenix – The Master
28. Willem Dafoe/Kristin Scott Thomas – The English Patient
29. Christopher Walken/Meryl Streep/Robert De Niro – The Deer Hunter
30. Philip Baker Hall – Hard Eight
31. Sean Connery – Dr. No/From Russia With Love
32. Bruce Willis/Samuel Jackson – Pulp Fiction
33. Ed Harris – Apollo 13
33.5 Bruno Ganz – Downfall
34. Toshiro Mifune – Seven Samurai
35. Jake Gyllenhaal – Zodiac
36. Niels Arestrup – A Prophet
37. Charles Vanel – Wages of Fear
38. John C. Reilly/Don Cheadle/Alfred Molina/Thomas Jane/Philip Seymour Hoffman – Boogie Nights
39. Naomi Watts – 21 Grams
40. Michael Douglas – The Game
41. Shelley Duvall – 3 Women
42. Adrien Brody – The Pianist
43. Firmino Da Hora – City of God
44. Brenda Blethyn – Secrets and Lies
45. Ian McKellen/Viggo Mortensen – Fellowship of the Ring
45.5 Martin Sheen – Apocalypse Now
46. Sylvester Stallone – Rocky
47. Jude Law/Ed Harris – Enemy at the Gates
48. Gian Maria Volonte/Clint Eastwood – For a Few Dollars More
49. Brad Pitt – Seven
50. Sean Connery – Untouchables
51. Gary Oldman – The Professional
52. Tim Roth/Harvey Keitel/Michael Madson/Steve Buscemi – Reservior Dogs
53. Anna Paquin/Holly Hunter – The Piano
54. Sergi Lopez – Pan’s Labyrinth
55. Alain Delon – Le Samourai
56. Jack Palance – Contempt
57. William H. Macy – Magnolia
58. Robert De Niro/Joe Pesci/Ray Liotta – Goodfellas
59. Bill Murray/Scarlett Johansson – Lost in Translation
60. Eli Wallach/Clint Eastwood – Good. Bad and the Ugly
61. Joaquin Phoenix/Reese Witherspoon – Walk the Line
62. Edward Norton – American History X
63. Jean Seberg – Breathless
64. Malcolm McDowall – A Clockwork Orange
65. Christoph Waltz/Brad Pitt – Inglourious Basterds
66. Henry Thomas – E.T.
67. William H. Macy/Steve Buscemi/Frances McDormand – Fargo
68. Rooney Mara – Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
69. Viggo Mortensen – A History of Violence
70. Kevin Costner – JFK
71. Kirsten Dunst – Melancholia
72. Rachel Weisz – The Mummy
73. Javier Bardem – No Country For Old Men
74. Takashi Shimura – Ikiru
75. Jack Nicholson – The Shining
76. Vince Vaughn – Swingers
77. Anna Karina – Vivre Sa Vie
78. Betty Balfour – Champagne
79. Marcello Mastroianni – La Dolce Vita
80. Arletty – Children Of Paradise
81. Leonardo DiCaprio – Django Unchained/Shutter Island

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